Monthly Archives: May 2015

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Teragram Ballroom opens its doors May 31, here’s what you can look forward to…

Michael Swier, co-founder of the Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles is getting a new key player in the live music industry. Spawned from the taste-making seeds of New York’s Mercury Lounge and the Bowery Ballroom comes Los Angeles’ latest live music venue in the downtown L.A. revival: the Teragram Ballroom. A joint venture between music impresario Michael […]

Photos & Review: L7 deliver fierce reunion show at The Echo

Playing their first show in 14 years, the newly reunited veteran grunge riot grrrls, L7, played to a VERY sold out Echo last night. With fans lining up hours since 2pm, this was most definitely the show to be at. It was nice to see Donita Sparks come out and say hi to all the early […]

Win Tickets to Cosmonauts at The Echo

Burger Records recording artist Cosmonauts are ready to take you on an unforgettable, tripped out garage-psych-trance fueled musical journey through time and space. We’ve seen them do it before at Moon Block Party, Desert Daze and alongside The Lovely Bad Things. Cosmonauts’ current West Coast Tour wraps up right here at home in Los Angeles, […]

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Slick Rick gets The Observatory in Santa Ana turn’t up on a Tuesday

As part of his “Eye Patch Tour,” the one-and-only Slick Rick The Ruler came to The Observatory in Santa Ana and treated fans to a very special $5 show on a Tuesday night. With his slick rhymes and welcoming stage presence, Slick Rick took fans to old school hip hop heaven. Soon as The Ruler played […]

Recommended: Michael Rault “Living Daylight” — a lovesick record full of infectious garage and vintage power pop

As the last kiss of spring dries out and you sit dreaming of summer backyard bar-b-q-s, you should really plug-in and take a listen to Michael Rault’s debut full-length Living Daylight to get yourself in the summer frame of mind. Rault comes from our neighborhood to the north, Canada, wearing high top old skool vans […]

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An Interview with Matty Taylor of Tennis System: we talk Echo residency, making LA home, Kanye West & more

Gut-wrenching lyricism and vocals wail amidst glimmering guitar tones that erupt gracefully into explosions of noise and distortion, coupled with an underlying dream-pop aesthetic that makes for the perfect storm of sound on Tennis System‘s newest album Technicolour Blind (PaperCup Music, 2014). The Los Angeles trio previously impressed and were praised by Grimy Goods staff […]

Will Butler of Arcade Fire takes infamous energy to Troubadour for solo gig

Will Butler is well-known for his antics on stage as a member of Arcade Fire. Having released his first solo effort earlier this year, he made his first appearance in Los Angeles from underneath older brother Win Butler’s shadow at the Troubadour last night. That energy was there in spades. I had just seen Butler […]

Win Tickets to Seinabo Sey with James Davis at the El Rey Theatre

Sweden’s Seinabo Sey is an R&B, electro-pop vocalist and song-writer who has been making waves in Sweden with her soulful sound, which can be heard and felt on her newest album releases For Maudo (2015) and For Madeline (2014). Sey has previously performed at the Swedish Grammy Awards, Nobel Peace Prize Concert and SXSW. Be […]

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U2 kicks off five-night Forum stay with a bang

When U2’s latest album Songs of Innocence was released and gifted to all Apple users for free without asking, the band took a bit of a PR hit. On Tuesday, Bono and Co. proved that it didn’t have a negative effect on their drawing power nor their claim as one of the best arena rock bands […]

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Hot Artist Alert: Rudy De Anda — Wild Pack Of Canaries front man goes solo, listen to new song “Visions of Plumeria”

After making his way through small club shows with his Long Beach psych-prog band Wild Pack Of Canaries, Rudy De Anda is spreading those wings and is ready to fly with his solo debut. The past few months De Anda has been getting the cogs turning and hashing out some writing and recordings for an […]

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