Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Watch SOKO’s hilarious new video for “Lovetrap” featuring Ariel Pink

SOKO has shared the new video for her song “Lovetrap” featuring Ariel Pink. The 80s-esque number gets a hilarious visual with this video. Directed and produced by SOKO, the quirky French multi-instrumentalist also stars in the video as herself, and what appears to be Ariel Pink on crack. Or maybe he’s that high strung and […]

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Win tickets to Roky Erickson & The Hounds of Baskerville at The Roxy

The iconic godfather of psychedelic rock, Roky Erickson has a show coming up this Friday, March 27th at the The Roxy with his son’s band, The Hounds of Baskerville. The Austin native and founding member of the 13th Floor Elevators has been rocking since 1965. If you don’t know much about this psych rock pioneer, […]

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Exene Cervenka and John Doe bring folk and roots-based punk to First Unitarian Church performance

John Doe and Exene Cervenka of X There’s an old cliché that all one needs for great rock is three chords and the truth. One of the great examples of the three chord/truth paradigm is LA’s own X. Kings and Queens of 70s/80s LA punk scene, X, featuring John Doe and Exene Cervenka (in classic […]

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Win Tickets to Echosmith’s SOLD OUT show at the Fonda Theatre

The indie pop group, Echosmith will headline a SOLD OUT show at the Fonda Theatre on Friday, March 27th! Known for their radio hit, “Cool Kids”, Graham, Sydney, Noah, and Jamie Sierota (they’re all siblings!) released their debut album in 2013 and an EP last year titled, Acoustic Dreams. The band has played the Vans Warped Tour […]

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MUSINK Day 2: Bad Religion, OFF! and Ignite take the stage

We have more photos from MUSINK for you! On Saturday at MUSINK, the stages were once again exploding with punk rock and hardcore mayhem. Bad Religion, OFF! and Ignite all put on thrashing performances while the crowd engaged in moshing and other wild antics. Also on the evening’s event schedule was the highly anticipated MISS […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Best Concerts in Los Angeles featuring Burgerama, Pete Rock + Slum Village, Rocky Erickson & more

Now this is what concerts in Los Angeles are all about. This week’s show list is dripping with a tremendous amount of indie, alternative and underground acts. Not that much greatness in the mainstream work this week, except for maybe Boys II Men (yes, old school 90s R&B) and Weezer (headlining Burgerama). More importantly, this […]

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Rancid, Sick Of It All and The Interrupters kick off the tattooed madness at MUSINK Day One

It was night one of a weekend music and ink festival. Musink went off without a hitch and the bands of night one really knew how to get the festival started. I walked around the grounds for awhile while waiting for the music to start. There were two warehouses full of tattoo artists giving tattoos […]

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An Interview with Emily Armstrong of Dead Sara: New Album, Disneyland & Staying True to Yourself

Last year we caught Dead Sara absolutely tearing it up at The Echo with a show that left me breathless and relieved. It was a clear reminder that rock n’ roll remains far from dead. The band gave us a sneak peak at some of the new songs at the show but now the true […]

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Stream Sufjan Stevens’ new album “Carrie & Lowell”

With his new album dropping next week, Sufjan Stevens is now streaming his new record, Carrie & Lowell via NPR. The album is set for release on March 31 on Stevens’ own Asthmatic Kitty Records, but why wait you can listen it a week early! Heralded by many as his greatest album ever, the intimate record […]

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Win Tickets to Boyz II Men at Club Nokia

Philadelphia’s BoyzIIMen are the most commercially successful R&B group ever, having sold millions of albums and giving us emotionally driven, soulful ballads and sweet a capella harmonies over the years with hits such as, “End of the Road” and “On Bended Knee.”  The boys are all grown up, performing as a trio and in support […]

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