Monthly Archives: February 2013

Local Natives hummingbird album cover art
Are Local Natives the Next Fleetwood Mac?

    Remember the Ohio-based collective Pere Ubu?  How about NYC No Wave band DNA? Well those were some the best avant-garde bands of the late 70s.  Totally great, innovative rock bands, they pushed musical boundaries and made albums I still listen to today. Great, but difficult albums are an important part of rock; however, […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Victor Wooten at El Rey – Feb. 22, 2013

American bassist Victor Wooten is considered as one of the best bassists of our time and has multiple Grammy awards under his belt to prove it. He’s a true blue musician who’s been at it since the late 80s. Bringing his funky show to Los Angeles, he’ll be at the El Rey on Friday, February […]

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Win Tickets to Tomahawk w/ Retox at the Mayan – Feb. 19, 2013

Experimental alt-rock/metal super group Tomahawk rock the balls off the Mayan on Tuesday, February 19.  The band was formed by Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle) and Duane Denison (The Jesus Lizard) in 2000, and now includes Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Fantomas) and John Stanier (Helmet) in the lineup.  Their newest album Oddfellows is […]

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Presale Tickets: fun. with Tegan and Sara at Greek Theatre
Presale Tickets: fun. at Greek Theatre – Sept. 4, 2013

Well these guys just swept up a ton of GRAMMYS. fun. will headline the Greek Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Unfortunately, Los Angeles doesn’t get very special guests, TEGAN AND SARA, however, according to what Tegan and Sara told us at their private 987FM Penthouse performance, you can expect them at some smaller venue Los […]

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Tickets Yo La Tengo at Fonda Theatre May 9
Tickets: Yo La Tengo at Fonda Theatre – May 9, 2013

Hoboken, New Jersey’s, Yo La Tengo are making their way to Hollywood with a headlining show at the Fonda Theatre on Thursday, May 9, 2013. The melodic indie rockers are touring in support of their new album, Fade, released January 15, 2013. Tickets are priced at $25 + service fees and the show is all […]

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Tickets: !!! (chk chk chk) at El Rey Theatre – June 1, 2013

Just minutes ago we shared a very hot new track from dance punk band, !!! (chk chk chk), titled “Slyd.” You can download the classic club banger by clicking here. To complement the banging new track they just shared, !!! (chk chk chk) also have blessed us with a headlining Los Angeles show date at the El […]

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Download the New !!! (chk chk chk) Song: Slyd
Download the New !!! (chk chk chk) Song: Slyd

This track is just straight up groovealicious. !!! (chk chk chk) have shared a new track from their forthcoming album, THR!!!ER, out April 30th via Warp. “Slyd” is a sexy, bombastic banger sure to get your booty bouncing. It takes it back to the late 80s/early 90s club days of sample-based club-floor classics. Rather than […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Jim James A new life music video
Jim James “A New Life” – New Music Video

A couple weeks ago we shared a gorgeous new song (“A New Life”) from My Morning Jacket frontman, Jim James. “A New Life” is from Jim James’ solo project Regions of Light and Sound of God coming out February 5th, 2013. The album demonstrates James’ soulful songwriting, his captivating voice and showcases his talents as […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Buke and Gase at The Echo – February 19, 2013

Brooklyn-based duo Buke and Gase are set to take the stage at the Echo on Tuesday, February 19. They’re known for their live performances that are fueled with strong visuals that go well with their eargasmic tunes. Tickets are available for $10-12 and the show is 18+ only! Enter the contest below for a chance to […]

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Graveyard at El Rey
Win Tickets to Graveyard at the El Rey Theatre – Feb. 17, 2013

All the way from Sweden, Graveyard  are set to headline the El Rey Theatre this Sunday, Feb. 17. Not only are these guys badass, but they’re total babes. We like to call them ‘Babeyard’ (internally, of course). Graveyard are not just a rock band with a raw and vintage sound, these long-haired Swedish rockers, are […]

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