Monthly Archives: October 2014

Win Tickets to Delta Spirit at the El Rey Theatre

Southern California favorites, Delta Spirit are bringing their Americana infused indie rock to the El Rey Theatre on Thursday, October 30th. Delta Spirit are touring in support of their fourth full-length album, Into The Wide which was released on Sept. 9 of this year. We covered Delta Spirit this past summer at First City Festival, but we sure […]

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Alice Russell and The Seshen serve a powerful dose of soul at the Skirball

Bringing that sultry soul to the Skirball Cultural Center, British soul singer Alice Russell put on a grooving performance this past Friday at the Skirball. Despite the many technical issues that occurred during Russell’s performance (sound going out), the songbird kept her cool by laughing it off which was pleasant and reassuring to her audience. Commanding the attention […]

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Win Tickets to Big K.R.I.T. at The Echoplex

Mississippi bred rapper Big K.R.I.T. (King Remembered in Time) is a rising underground star and he brings the best of Southern flavor and culture to his hip-hop style. His Pay Attention Tour, in support of his forthcoming album release Cadillactica (available Nov. 11) hits The Echoplex on Friday, October 31st – booya! Kicking off the Halloween […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles – October 27 – November 2, 2014

It’s Halloween week in Los Angeles, and the concerts don’t stop, they just get creepy cool. From Queens of the Stone Age’s epic Halloween Bash with the Kills, to Marilyn Manson at the Roxy and Australia’s POND at the Echo — there’s a lot of musical fun to be had on Halloween. The best concerts […]

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Win Tickets to Hodgy Beats & Domo Genesis (of Odd Future) at Jewels Catch One

Hodgy Beats – Photo by Ryan Bussard Still slackin’ on Halloween plans? Well look no further, because Los Angeles’ very own alternative hip-hop heavyweights Domo Genesis and Hodgy Beats of Odd Future fame are set to stir up something wicked this Halloween with a headlining show at Jewels Catch One on Friday, October 31st.  Fellow […]

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Beach Goth 3 unravels at The Observatory with its biggest and best lineup yet

Foxygen Every 15-20 years, Orange County blows up in an eruption of young bands. Young bands who become tastemakers for the rest of the country, their generation and indeed, the world. What is it about Orange County that spawns these movements? Is it the suburban setting and overflow of empty garages, which demand to be […]

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Win tickets to Mark Lanegan Band at El Rey Theatre

Mark Lanegan at Fonda Theatre — Photo by Farah Sosa Mark Lanegan Band returns to Los Angeles for a headlining performance at the El Rey Theatre on Sunday, November 2nd. Touring in celebration of his ninth release under his own name, his 20th if you include his collaborations, and close to his 50th if you include […]

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Life is Beautiful day two ruled by rap, balanced by Lionel Richie, and blown away by Flaming Lips

Outkast hadn’t played Las Vegas in more than a decade when they headlined Saturday’s Life is Beautiful smorgasbord on the second day of the downtown Las Vegas festival. Outkast had made the festival rounds on their reunion this year, to mixed results. Their week one Coachella set was knocked for being a bit shaky, but […]

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Life is Beautiful day one capped by — what else — a Kanye rant

Downtown Las Vegas’ second-year music festival Life is Beautiful kicked off Friday capped by a typically awesome and rant-filled Kanye West set. Now three days after being just two in its inaugural year, the festival has grown in more than just length of time. The festival grounds felt like they have doubled in size and […]

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La Femme at Echoplex: a rip in a stocking and a hand on the throat

The French band, La Femme are like a rip in a beautiful woman’s stocking. There are signs of a struggle, but there is no concern for her well-being because you understand that it was a consensual act between two lovers. They are musical mutts that are howling in a cage at the pedigree in the […]

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