Monthly Archives: October 2012

Win Tickets to Divine Fits with Cold Cave at Fonda Theatre – November 4, 2012

Comprised of  Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade and Handsome Furs, and New Bomb Turks’ Sam Brown, with Alex Fischel helping out on keyboards — Divine Fits played a very intimate show at the Hotel Cafe  this past August and we were there to catch all the divine action. We also caught them at the Echo and it […]

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Two Door Cinema Club at the 987FM Penthouse – Photos Review – October 25, 2012

Northern Ireland-based electro-rockers, Two Door Cinema Club, played a private show at the 987FM Hollywood Tower penthouse this past Thursday. With 80-degree weather in October, it was a perfect California show under the blue sky and bright sun! Two Door Cinema Club made a bang in the indie music scene with their 2010 debut release of “Tourist History”, and now […]

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Two Door Cinema Club with Friends at Hollywood Palladium – Photos Review – October 25, 2012

Two Door Cinema Club crossed the pond from Ireland and returned to Los Angeles to headline the Hollywood Palladium this past Thursday with support from Brooklyn’s Friends. The band are touring in support of their sophomore album, Beacon. Two Door put on a hell of a performance and you can see just how much fans enjoyed their performance in our […]

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Miike Snow
Win Tickets to Miike Snow – Hollywood Palladium – Oct. 30, 2012

Swedish and American electro-pop trio, Miike Snow, play the Hollywood Palladium on Tuesday, October 30, a stop on their Fall U.S. Tour.  Last time MS rocked L.A. they engaged the crowd into a euphoric, dance frenzy – and the good music vibes are bound to strike again!  Peep the Grimy Goods live review and photos […]

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Emily Saex |
Local Natives at the Satellite – Show Review & Photos – Oct. 23, 2012

One the best and most talented indie bands in Los Angeles, Local Natives held a surprise show for fans at the Satellite this past Tuesday. The last-minute show was announced the same morning and sold-out in a few minutes. In attendance were a happy house of fans, friends, family and the L.A. blogosphere. I recall Oscar from the Scenestar […]

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Win Tickets to Balmorhea with Spindrift – The Echo – Oct. 30, 2012

Get down and spooky with the haunting instrumental tunes of Balmorhea (pronounced Bal-more-ay) when they ride into town and play the Echo on Tuesday, October 30.  The Austin 6-piece are on tour now in support of their fifth studio album, October 2012 release Stranger (Western Vinyl).  Prepare to also trip out to the jams of L.A. […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Lights with Arkells at the Fonda Theatre – Oct. 28, 2012

Canadian electropop songstress Valerie Poxleitner, also known as LIGHTS, is taking the stage at the Fonda Theatre this Sunday, October 28. In 2009, she won the Juno Award for New Artist of the Year. Her full-length album Siberia has been praised by many critics and has also received a nomination for a Juno Award for Best […]

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Contest: Brother Ali w/ Blank Tape Beloved at the El Rey – Saturday, Oct. 27 2012

Brother Ali is bringing hip hop and soul to the El Rey on Saturday, October 27. Starting out with just a cassette demo, Brother Ali has gained widespread popularity with his gospel-like performances. His music narrates events that played out throughout his life and his appearance is unique, fitting into his creative live performances. The […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to The Presets at Club Nokia – October 27, 2012

Australian electronic music duo, The Presets, will be bringing down Club Nokia this Saturday, October 27. The two are touring in support of their new album “Pacifica“. This record is more than just another electronic/house album, it has so much influence from outside sources and is a joy to listen to. Supporting acts are Flight […]

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An Interview with The Balconies from Toronto

  Toronto’s indie rock-pop trio, The Balconies blew Echo Park away at Culture Collide Festival.  I got my chat on with band, siblings Jacquie (singer/guitarist) and Steve (bass) as well as, Liam (drummer) in the Taix parking lot to discuss their music, L.A. experience, and the finer things in life like beer and the best places […]

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Emily Saex |