Monthly Archives: October 2012

Eraas – Self-Titled – Album Review

From the rubble of the now disbanded, New England experimental rock band, Apse, core members Robert Toher and Austin Stawiarz have regrouped and transformed into the new Brooklyn based quartet Eraas, a group with simpler but more carefully crafted sounds.  Eraas’ self-titled debut, released on Felte on October 2, 2012, plunges straight into the sonic […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Metric at the 98.7 FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse – October 9, 2012

Here’s a chance to win tickets to an intimate Metric show at the 98.7FM Hollywood Tower penthouse on Tuesday, October 9 from 1:30 – 3:30 PM. The penthouse not only provides you with an up close and personal show, but also lets you better understand the band and their newest work as there is often […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Passion Pit at the 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse – Oct. 8, 2012

Exciting news! Super electropop band Passion Pit will be at the 987FM Hollywood Tower penthouse on Monday, Oct. 8 from 5–7 p.m for a private performance that will surely blow your socks off. Their new album Gossamer was described as a fascinating proof of the band’s originality. Sounds about right! This intimate show simply cannot be missed and […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Check Yo Ponytail 2 with DIIV and Violens at the Echoplex (October 9, 2012)

Check Yo Ponytail will be poppin’ with DIIV and Violens headlining a night at the Echoplex on Tuesday, October 9.  Usher in the Autumn season with the dance floor vibrations of some of Brooklyn’s finest – the dreamy shoegaze of DIIV and the guitar fueled psych-pop of Violens.  Cold Showers and Deathday also lend their musical support […]

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Emily Saex |
Menomena at El Rey – Photos Review – Sept 27, 2012

We love seeing talented hot boys with music instruments.  Direct from Portland, multi-instrumentalist, Menomena swung back and fourth between guitars, winds and so much more that we couldn’t be more stoked by their great performance at the El Rey theatre. Not to mention, they are good looking too.  Their new album was just released so you will […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Mono w/ Chris Brokaw at The Glass House – Sunday, Oct. 7 2012

See Mono at the Glass House this Sunday October 7. This Japanese instrumental rock band have been touring since 1999 and just released their most recent album For My Parents.  Their music is influenced by experimental rock and shoegaze, adding in some classical music and noise. Seeing Mono live, there is plenty of dynamics in […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (October 1– 7, 2012)

We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie and local musicians and venues. Let us know […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |