Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Recommended Album Review: Lonnie Holley – Keeping a Record of It

First off, this is not the typical record that your average, casual music listener is used to — and fo’ sho’, Lonnie Holley has not taken the career path that your normal indie rocker have taken,  but please let me implore you to really take in this music because it is rewarding as fuck. Indirect, […]

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Presale: Kanye West at STAPLES Center – Oct. 26

Earlier this week we had announced that Kanye West will be headlining THE STAPLES Center on Saturday, Oct. 26 and that tickets would go on sale to the general public on Friday, Sept. 13 at 12pm PDT. Well, now there is a PRESALE! Starting today (Thursday, Sept. 12) at 10am you can purchase presale tickets […]

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Grimy T.V. Interview with Terry Malts

Bay Area/Los Angeles trio, Terry Malts are kickin’ out the jams with their sophomore album, Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere, and let us tell ya it’s “Ooooh boy smelly.” With tequila as their drink of choice, you will not find any love songs on this punk record, but maybe some themes about people eating and […]

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Win Tickets to Check Yo Ponytail with Sh*t Robot at the Echoplex – Sept. 16

Since 1992 Marcus Lambkin, also known as the disco-inspired act Sh*t Robot, began DJing in New York City, quickly being recognized by venues after passing out several mixtapes of his work. His single in 2010 “Take ‘Em Up” caused commotion among disco lovers, featuring background music similar to Kavinsky’s “Nightcall”. His creations of infectious dance beats […]

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Just Announced: Big Freedia at the Echoplex – Nov. 14

Move your bony ass Smilley Virus, and let the real Queen of twerk through! The Queen Diva of New Orleans “bounce music,” Big Freedia is set to take her high energy show to the Echoplex on Thursday, Nov. 14. She helped popularized the hip hop genre called bounce music since her rise to fame in the […]

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Win Tickets to Rock The Bells at Shoreline Amphitheatre – September 14-15

Last month we gave away tickets to Rock The Bells Los Angeles, and now we’re giving away weekend passes to Rock The Bells San Francisco! The massive hip hop festival will hit the Shoreline Amphitheatre in San Francisco this Saturday, Sept. 14 and Sunday, Sept. 15 featuring Wu-Tang Clan, Kid Cudi, Black Hippy (Kendrick Lamar + Schoolboy […]

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JUST ANNOUNCED: DEATH at the Echoplex – Oct. 29

Now this is a badass Check Yo Ponytail line-up. The seminal garage punk band, DEATH, has a headlining show coming up at the Echoplex on Tuesday, Oct. 29. If you’re into garage, punk, and anything that rocks fucking loud and with a pulse, we highly recommend you attend this show as DEATH are a huge […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Photos: Talib Kweli’s Private Show and Interview at Sonos Studio

New York’s Talib Kweli was in town last week for his set at Rock The Bells! While en route to the renowned hip hop festival, Kweli made a stop in Los Angeles for a very special (and private) performance at Sonos Studio in conjunction with Pandora. Fans were treated to a live Q & A curated by Billboard, followed by […]

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Just Announced: Real Estate at the Troubadour – Oct. 22

Real Estate are back in Los Angeles with a headlining show scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the Troubadour! We last caught Real Estate at the Fonda Theatre in August of 2012. The band are getting closer and closer to finishing work on their third album and they will more than likely play a number […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to Gold Panda at the Fonda Theater

The notorious chillwave UK producer, Gold Panda will headline the Fonda Theater on Friday, September 20. With up-and-coming artists of the genre such as XXYYXX and Washed Out, Gold Panda has held up to his standards on his second LP Half of Where You Live, released in June this year. His thumping beats, beautiful chimes, […]

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Brissa Sanchez |