Monthly Archives: August 2014

Win Tickets to Mission of Burma at The Roxy

Boston post-punk rockers Mission of Burma are on tour with a handful of West Coast dates, including a much anticipated stop at The Roxy on Thursday, August 28.  The group’s hey day may be considered by some as the late ’70s-early ’80s but they are back with a vengeance.  Their newest album release, Unsound is […]

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How to let loose, yet avoid being a douche at FYF Fest

Concert etiquette always seems to come into prime focus at large music festivals. The sheer number of attendees instantly means you may be walking a fine line between having the best day of your life or having it ruined by some inconsiderate assholes. Usually some obnoxious behavior is inevitable and here’s some tips on what’s […]

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Subsuelo sizzle Echo Park Rising with global sounds and basketball

The Global Rhythm Stage hosted by the Subsuelo crew and Golden Glue Mngmt was going off this past Sunday at Echo Park Rising. Attendees had a chance to musically travel all over the world without leaving Echo Park. The Subsuelo crew were on fire on this very hot day throwing down global sounds for all […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Watch Action Bronson’s new video for “Easy Rider”

No, it’s not Peter Fonda, it’s Action Bronson! Seen cruising on a chopper, “into the sunset” on a lone desert road with the wind blowing through his hospital gown, Action Bronson delivers his new video for “Easy Rider.” The video is fuckin’ hilarious to say the least and features the Flushing, Queens rapper on a […]

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Win Tickets to Ty Segall’s SOLD OUT Show at The Echo

Get stoked because rock n’ roll shredder extraordinaire Ty Segall kicks off four back to back nights of pure, unadulterated musical mayhem at The Echo starting on Thursday, August 28. His new album Manipulator drops on August 26th via Drag City and is already being heralded by many as his best yet. With Meatbodies and […]

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Win tickets to a private Little Dragon performance at Sonos Studio

Sonos Studio and KCRW are hosting a special live performance by the always awesome, Little Dragon! The special performance takes place on Monday, August 25th from 7-10 p.m. and it’s an invite-only private show (MUST BE 21+). Lucky for you we have your hot tickets into this coveted performance. Little Dragon just released their new record, Nabuma […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Echo Park Rising fills the streets with record number attendees

Together Pangea It seemed nearly every hipster, hippie and hobo in southern California was summoned to the 4th annual Echo Park Rising festival last weekend in Los Angeles, for the limitless supply of free shows and free beer on the menu. With an extra enticing lineup scheduled, featuring such burgeoning acts as Peanut Butter Wolf, […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Stream The Wytches debut album, Annabel Dream Reader

Full of punk aggression, fuzzy doses of reverb and at times those throaty emo vocals, The Wytches have shared their debut album, Annabel Dream Reader. The 13-track album is set for release on August 26 via Partisan Records, but is streaming now in all its entirety. The Wytches just completed their first-ever U.S. tour, supporting […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Berserktown Festival at Los Globos: a stinky chaotic mess of punk goodness

All photography by Lindsey Best It’s Friday night in Los Angeles. Surely, a well perfumed crowd is descending upon Echo Park for Echo Park Rising right at this very moment. But just up the street at Los Globos in Silverlake, the smell of sweat, whiskey and hormones is emanating from every crack of the venue […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to Lee “Scratch” Perry at the Echoplex

The Godfather of Dub and Reggae is back in town with a headlining show at the Echoplex on Wednesday, August 27th. Recognized for his production contributions for many great reggae artists, most notably Bob Marley and the Wailers), Lee “Scratch” Perry has earned himself quite the title. Since 1969 he has released more than 30 albums, […]

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