Monthly Archives: November 2012

Contest: Win Tickets to Wild Belle at The Echo – November 26, 2012

Wild Belle of siblings Natalie and Elliot Bergman will be taking the stage at The Echo on Monday, November 26. Their self-titled EP features their soulful, groovy, electronic beats that’ll take you right back to summer. Watch them bring those sounds to life along with Deep Sea Diver, Jessica Dobson’s solo project turned full-fledged band. Pageants will open. […]

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Hot Band Alert: Crushed Out at Satellite – Photos and Show Review – November 16,2012

After listening to Crushed Out’s debut full-length record, Want To Give, released Nov. 6 via Clear Water Records — I was instantly hooked. The month prior to their Satellite show, I probably listened to their album about 100 times. It’s catchy with hokey harmonies that quickly roll into high energy garage-punk riffs with a touch of […]

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Win Tickets to Dom Kennedy with Ty Dolla $ign at Club Nokia – November 23, 2012

Leimert Park hip-hop legend Dom Kennedy brings his Yellow Album Tour to Club Nokia on Friday, November 23.  Ty Dolla $ign, Niko G4 and Audio Push are also on the bill.  Check it before you wreck it.  The show is all ages, doors at 8 p.m. and this show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Delicate Steve at the Satellite (November 24, 2012)

Much praised band Delicate Steve will be at the Satellite on Saturday, November 24.  This five-piece band has been compared to the likes of Vampire Weekend, The Fall, and Ravi Shankur. Their sound is unlike any other so it’s really hard to say which genre they fall under. One has said that their music can make you […]

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Gary Clark Jr. with ZZ Ward at The Troubadour – Photos & Review – Nov. 15, 2012

When we first feasted our ears on Gary Clark Jr. a couple years ago, he was playing very small shows in Los Angeles with crowds of 50 people or less such as at the Foundry on Melrose and the Hotel Cafe. In 2011 we caught him at It’s a School Night and fans seemed to […]

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Vintage Gold: J.J. Fad – “Supersonic” – Classic Video

Formed in L.A.’s golden years of hip-hop, J.J. Fad originally began as a six-piece female rap group. They slimmed down to three members after being plagued by management and financial issues, leaving MC J.B., Baby-D, and Sassy C with support by DJ Train. Discovered by Eazy-E, they released their 1987 hit single, “Supersonic” via Ruthless […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to The Internet w/ Check Yo Ponytail 2 at the Echoplex – November 20, 2012

Trip-hop/soul duo, The Internet, will be playing the Echoplex this coming Tuesday, November 20. The Internet (made up of Syd tha Kyd and Matt Martians of OFWGKTA) are due to release a new EP this December, and will certainly give you a taste of things to come at this show. Additional acts include  Quadron and Robert Raimon […]

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Petty Fest West with Johnny Depp, The Strokes & More – Photos & Review – Nov. 14, 2012

Day one of Petty Fest last night at the El Rey Theatre was one hell-of-a party. From actors to musicians and comedians and show-goers — everyone in the house had a happy Jameson whiskey-induced smile form doors to close. Although this was a collaborative performance where musicians and celebrities celebrated the great music of Tom […]

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Win Tickets to Tamaryn with Tropic of Cancer at the Echo – Nov. 23, 2012

Shoegaze dream-pop duo, Tamaryn play the Echo on Friday, November 23.  Tamaryn released their second album Tender New Signs (peep our review here) last month and are on tour now in support.  L.A.’s dark and moody Tropic of Cancer and the Henry Rollins playlist approved VUM are also on the bill.  The show is 18+ […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Ana Tijoux at the Echoplex – November 18, 2012

After selling out an intense show at the Echo this past May, Chilean MC (and all around badass female), Ana Tijoux returns to Echo Park with a headlining show at the Echoplex on Sunday, November 18. Supporting Tijoux are Kamasi Washington, Chicano Batman, and DJ Ethos.  Tickets are $13-15(not including any fee’s), doors open at 8:30 PM, and this event is 18+. Enter […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |