Monthly Archives: January 2015

Win Tickets to Helms Alee & Marriages at Jewels Catch One

Helms Alee Alternative sludge metal rockers Helms Alee are touring in support of their raw and rockin’ new album Sleepwalking Sailors, out now on Sargent House. The Washington trio will be supporting Russian Circles later this year, and now you can see them up close and personal at Jewels Catch One on Friday, January 23rd. Los Angeles […]

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Ryan Bingham gives charming performance at GRAMMY Museum in support of new album, Fear and Saturday Night

Singer/Songwriter/Rocker/Grammy-Golden Globes-Academy award winner Ryan Bingham is about to release his 5th studio album, Fear and Saturday Night, on January 20th. In anticipation of the album release he gave a small and lucky crowd at the Grammy Museum a preview of the new material. The evening began with an interview where Bingham talked about why […]

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Listen to Blunda’s new single “Surrender”

Blunda is the solo project of former Fastball and Paloalto guitarist Andy Blunda. The North Hollywood-based musician has released a new single called “Surrender” that is worth a listen — particularly if you’re a fan of the new wave genre that has begun to make a comeback in recent years. Blunda throws down a song […]

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Gossip Girl’s Leighton Meester serenades an intimate crowd at the Hotel Cafe

Gossip Girl’s, Leighton Meester performed an acoustic set at the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood, California this past Tuesday night. It was a dark and intimate scene with a room that looked like it was out of an old-time movie. The red curtains were drawn and Meester’s quintet came out and played a beautiful set. There […]

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Cult of Luna, Sleep and Pentagram to headline Psycho California at The Observatory

Psycho California is making its festival debut as the west coast’s first annual metal festival brining together the best in doom, heavy psych, sludge and more from all over the world. Taking place at the Observatory in Santa Ana across three days from May 15 through May 17, the first wave wave of artists have […]

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Holychild seduce The Echo, while Decorator get things funky and Travelers make their debut

Holychild seduced a crowd of Angelinos this past Monday night at The Echo. The band started playing and soon Liz Nistico would come out in a fur, pink baby doll dress, and leopard skin high heels boasting a pretty sexy performance. I saw them a few months ago opening for MØ, and in just a few […]

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Win Tickets to The Hood Internet at the Echoplex

Listed as one of our 30 Best L.A. Concerts This January, The Hood Internet will headline The Echoplex on Friday, January 30th! The hip hop/indie rock mashup duo consists of ABX (pronounced like three consecutive letters) and STV SLV (pronounced “steve sleeve”) who began in 2007, releasing several mixtapes along the way. Their debut album […]

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Hot Band Alert: From Los Angeles, listen to Rosechild’s debut EP Remedies

Los Angeles-based alternative rock band Rosechild has released their debut EP, titled Remedies. There’s a certain enjoyable ’90s alt-rock sound to this four-piece band. Only three songs in length, Rosechild’s first EP leaves you wanting more. The songwriting is superb and lead singer Haile Meirow’s voice is reminiscent of ’80s and ’90s rockers Edie Brickell (particularly […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Band of Horses announce concert date at The Observatory in Santa Ana

Band of Horses have announced a headlining show date at The Observatory in Santa Ana on Wednesday, January 28th. As previously mentioned in our 16 Highly Anticipated Albums to be Excited for in 2015 feature, Band of Horses are set to release a new album this year. The band recently announced via their Facebook that […]

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Tamaryn and Puro Instinct spellbind fans at The Echo with electrifying performances

This week’s edition of the long running LA night, Part Time Punks, was focused a bit more on the dream pop/shoegaze side of things with New York’s Tamaryn headlining the night. Opening up the evening was Seattle based band, Hibou. Fronted by the energetic and charismatic Peter Michel, Hibou got the party started right. It […]

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