Monthly Archives: April 2013

Desert Daze 2013 Photos: Warpaint, Chelsea Wolfe, Golden Animals, Lumerians & more!

While some of you were getting your musical kicks at Coachella, there was also an incredible music festival going off about 25 miles East on the magnificent Sunset Ranch in Mecca, CA — Desert Daze. It was a most friendly, real and magical musical experience — especially one that true lovers of music and the […]

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Los Angeles Concert Calendar (April 22 – 28, 2013)

Coachella is finally over. That means residencies should be stronger for the month of May, so be ready. Not to mention, festival season has officially started. This week we have some great shows for you: Japandroids/Cloud Nothings, Crystal Castles, Chuck Ragan, Beach Day, Bass Drum of Death, Telekinesis, Raekwon, Danzig, DJ Shadow, and more! While keeping it […]

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Coachella 2013 Photos: New Order, Savages, Descendents, The Make-up, Franz Ferdinand & More

2 CHAINZ I’m not into “flash-rap,” but I am into real hip hop and 2 Chainz is all about the bling bling. We opted to check 2 Chainz just for the pure novelty of witnessing the flashy, big-ego-ed rapper live and it was rather lackluster as friends had mentioned about his weekend one Coachella performance; but […]

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Win Tickets to CHAPPO with Francisco The Man at The Satellite – April 26, 2013

CHAPPO is set to play The Satellite on Friday, April 26. This fuzzy space rock band instantly hit gold with their self released Plastic Universe EP, Come Home, which ended up on an Apple iPod commercial. Following their release, they have gained Pitchfork approval, continued to independently release music, and maintained a reputation in the […]

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Win Tickets to Los Amigos Invisibles at The Fonda Theater – April 26, 2013

Los Amigos Invisibles headline the Fonda Theater on April 26. Their first album in 1995 has helped develop the band with sounds that are irresistible with the fusion of Latin rhymes with funk and lounge music. David Byrne, from the Talking Heads, discovered the band and immediately signed them to his label. Through Bryne, Los […]

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Win Tickets to Har Mar Superstar at The Satellite – April 25, 2013

Bye Bye 17, is the newest album from singer, songwriter, and performer Har Mar Superstar, is set to be released April 23. This is his fifth full-length release following his 2009 release, Dark Touches. Julian Casablancas, founder of Cult Records, notes, “he’s the man with the golden voice, and we’re excited to try and turn […]

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Coachella Photos: Grinderman, Jurassic 5, Blur, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Palma Violets & More

Last night kicked off day one of Coachella weekend two. It was hot, it was dusty, it was dry as hell — my allergies were going crazy with their own multiple personalties — however, the music was incredible and made all my ailments disappear will in the presence of such breath-taking performances. The YEAH YEAH YEAHS were […]

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Win Tickets to Jeff Bridges & The Abiders at the El Rey Theatre – April 25, 2013

Jeff Bridges and The Abiders play the El Rey Theatre on Thursday, April 25.  The iconic actor, and self-proclaimed life long music fan, puts as much heart and soul into his music as his acting.  His self-titled album was released on Blue Note Records in late 2011 with a little help from his friends, including Grammy Award winning […]

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New Video: Savages “Shut Up”

We just covered what might be the best band of 2013 (Savages) and today the post-punk thrashers have released a riveting new short film for their song “Shut Up.” Directed by, Giorgio Testi, the first minute of the video is a powerful spoken prelude that cuts into the gunning guitar riff of “Shut Up.” It’s […]

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Win Tickets to Japandroids at the Glass House – April 22, 2013

  After two weekends of performing at Coachella, the Japandroids will return to the Glass House in Pomona on Monday, April 22, along with Cloud Nothings. Both bands have received Best New Album reviews by Pitchfork, with the Japandroids’ notorious sophomore album, Celebration Rock, given a score of 9 out of 10 by the magazine Spin. […]

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