Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Metronomy deliver an arsenal of whimsical visuals and antics to the Fonda

English electro songsmith, Joseph Mount and his quartet known as Metronomy, appeared for the final date of their North American tour last night at the Fonda Theater, ambushing the full Los Angeles crowd with an arsenal of whimsical visuals and antics. After a set by charismatic Australian outfit Cloud Control, channelers of the traditional “indie” […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Win Tickets to Talib Kweli at the Echoplex

After releasing the critically acclaimed album, Prisoner of Conscious, during May 2013 which featured collaborations with Nelly, Miguel, Curren$y, Kendrick Lamar, and Busta Rhymes, the Brooklyn rapper, Talib Kweli released yet another album late last year titled, Gravitas. In support of these two albums, Kweli has a headlining show at the Echoplex this Sunday, June 22nd. […]

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Jesus Sons, Battleme, and Isaac Rother & The Phantoms take the Echo

Good ole rock ‘n’ roll was the flavor of the night this past Thursday at The Echo. From the early 60s surf/rock sounds of Isaac Rother & The Phantoms to the 70s Americana rock of Jesus Sons, all the way to the more modern sounds of Battleme — it was an interesting night of live music. Maybe because […]

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Win Tickets to The Menzingers at The Roxy

Philly punk rockers The Menzingers are set to headline The Roxy on Saturday, June 21.  We last caught the band opening for Hot Water Music and their high energy was ferocious and contagious. The band is on their Rented World Tour now, in support of their 2014 album release of the same name. Supporting acts Lemuria, […]

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Kitten’s debut record is full of impeccable sheen and relentless energy

L.A. based band Kitten formed in 2010 and have since released three EPs, Sunday School, Cut It Out and Like A Stranger. The band has come full circle in a short time and are set to release their self-titled, full-length debut on June 24th via Elektra Records. The new album traverses heavily and primarily through ’80s […]

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Win Tickets to Jessica Lea Mayfield at The Roxy

Bluesy, indie-folk singer songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield is headlining The Roxy on Friday, June 20.  She is a favorite and collaborator of Dan Auerbach/The Black Keys and has also opened for the likes of The Avett Brothers, Band of Horses and more.  She can certainly rock on her own though and is on tour now in […]

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The Notwist captivate and amaze fans at the Fonda Theatre

Formed in 1989, Germany’s The Notwist brought their unique blend of experimental indie rock to the Fonda Theatre this past Sunday. With a wide array of genres etched in their catalog, The Notwist dabbled in everything from dark rock/metal to jazz-electro, and more recently digging deep into an indie-electronic sound with their 2014 album Close to the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Phantogram announce headlining L.A. date at Fox Theater Pomona

Phantogram have announced a headlining show date at the Fox Theater in Pomona on Thursday September 4! The New York duo recently sold-out the Hollywood Palladium (check out photos) this past February in celebration of their incredible new album, Voices. Creating a gorgeous blend of organic sounds with chopped rhythms and electric guitars that can […]

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Elton John adds second concert date at STAPLES Center

Due to popular demand, Elton John and his band have added a second performance at STAPLES Center on Sunday October 5. With Elton John’s original STAPLES date of Oct. 4 now being sold out, a second concert has been added and we highly recommend you grab tickets before this one too sells out. As part […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Lumerians, Dahga Bloom and JJUUJJUU melt the walls off Los Globos

This past Thursday, San Francisco’s Lumerians delivered a cosmic dose of space rock to Los Angeles with an incredible performance at Los Globos. Also on the evening’s bill were local psych favorites, JJUUJJUU and Dahga Bloom. It was a mind-bending journey of psychedelic sounds and epic guitar shreds. Were you there? Check out our photos […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |