Monthly Archives: May 2014

Win Tickets to Suzanne Vega at the El Rey Theatre

Does Tom’s Diner sound familiar? Maybe the catchy “Du du du duh du du du”‘s ring a bell. Suzanne Vega‘s hit song, was first introduced in 1987, inspiring many to recreate their own versions of the song including 2Pac’s “Dopefiend Diner”. Since 1982, she has released eight albums, with her latest titled, Tales from the […]

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Morrissey and Tom Jones show the L.A. Sports Arena how it’s done!

Morrissey Upon walking into the Los Angeles Sports Arena this past Saturday for the all-star line-up of Morrissey and Tom Jones, I immediately felt like I was at a rockabilly / rebel quinceniera. We all know that Mexicans LOVE Morrissey — but my goodness — I swear my photographer was one of 50 white people there (and that’s […]

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The Naked and Famous gear up to headline the Echoplex this August

The Naked and Famous — Photo by Angela Holtzen The Naked and Famous will headline the Echoplex on Thursday, Aug. 21st! The five-piece indie pop band from New Zealand just played two fantastic sets at Coachella and have a prime spot lined up at First City Festival this August. But why not catch them in a […]

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M.I.A. PHOTOS
Win tickets to M.I.A. at the Shrine Expo Hall

The fiery rapper/singer has extended her tour Matangi tour and will return to the West Coast with a headlining date at the Shrine Expo Hall on May 29th, in addition to new tour dates in San Diego, Las Vegas and Mountain View. M.I.A. is touring in support of her new album, Matangi, which was released on Nov. 5th via […]

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A Cinquanta celebration for Maynard Keenan featuring Puscifer, A Perfect Circle and Failure

In celebration of Maynard Keenan’s 50 years of life, he put on a most spectacular “Cinquanta” performance this past Saturday at the Greek Theatre. His 50th birthday celebration featured performances from Puscifer, A Perfect Circle and Failure, along with some very special surprise guest appearances. Check out the photos below from Maynard Keenan “Cinquanta” featuring […]

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Big Freedia
Invasion of the Booty Snatchers: Big Freedia and Hi Fashion Take Over the Echoplex

I have never seen so much booty bouncing in my entire life than when Big Freedia invaded the Echoplex. Hi Fashion supported Big Freedia with their own blend of half naked dancers, and yes, even more butt-shaking. It was a loud and totally fun concert, and their wasn’t a single person in the audience who wasn’t baptized […]

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la sera
Katy Goodman shreds new album at La Sera record release show at Echo

It was ladies night at the Echo last night as La Sera took the stage to celebrate the release of their new album, Hour of the Dawn. Supporting La Sera were L.A. shredders, Colleen Green and Springtime Carnivore. I jokingly said I’d start a mosh pit for La Sera, but after watching Katy Goodman shred, I realized the […]

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Win Tickets to Chevelle at the Wiltern

Coming in from Illinois, the alternative metal band Chevelle will be headlining a show at the Wiltern on Friday, July 11. The band has just kicked off a tour in support of their seventh album, La Gargola with which the single “Take Out the Gunman” was released (check it out below!). Tickets to the show […]

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Listen to Arctic Monkeys cover Tame Impala’s “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”

It’s not as floaty and trippy, but it sure is lovely. Alex Turner and Matt Helders of the Arctic Monkeys have covered Tame Impala’s “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”. The cover was recorded for Australia’s Triple J radio where every Friday morning a musician or band comes into the studio to play one of […]

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Win Tickets to XXYYXX at the Echoplex

Marcel Everett, the 18-year-old behind the chillwave project XXYYXX, has a headlining show coming up at the Echoplex on Thursday, May 22. Everett has described his music as, “Doing drugs on a freeway…underwater”, which perfectly comes across in his latest self-titled album. His most notable song, “About You” captured music listeners with its trippy, slow-mo […]

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