Monthly Archives: September 2015

against me!
Against Me! deliver powerful and inspiring performance at The Observatory

It was a powerful and inspiring night of music this past Friday as punk rockers Against Me! took the stage at The Observatory. With the occasional crowd surfer, Against Me!’s  positive energy was absolutely intoxicating. Led by the empowering front woman, Laura Jane Grace, she gave a perfectly fierce performance smashing on her guitar and […]

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silversun pickups
Win tickets to Silversun Pickups at iHeartRadio Theater LA

Los Angeles alt-rockers Silversun Pickups have announced an intimate show date on Friday, October 2 at the iHeartRadio Theater LA on the Honda Stage. The band are touring in support of their new album Better Nature which was just released today September 25 via their brand new self-owned label, New Machine Recordings. In addition to their iHeart date, […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
blackalicious
An interview with Blackalicious’ Chief Xcel: Faith brings first new record in a decade

“Never let life’s troubles block your flow. Have faith and keep where you’re trying to go, like a winding river in search of the ocean, you must keep your faith in motion.” Those are the opening words from “Faith” off Imani Vol. 1 (off the label OGM) – which came out last week – the first […]

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Cocorosie serves up a delicious dose of Heartache City at The Belasco

One of the greatest things about Los Angeles is without a doubt, the live music. Downtown Los Angeles is bursting with live music venues of the late. It seems like every month a new one opens up. And one of the many venues that constantly delivers top-notch acts in a cozy atmosphere is the The Belasco. […]

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Teen Daze envelopes fans in dreamy soundscapes at The Roxy

Teen Daze, aka the brainchild of Vancouver producer Jamison, brought his extensive discography to the Roxy last Wednesday, subduing fans with his chill-wave tones. Backed by a live band that added even more lush undertones to the already dreamy soundscapes of his records, Jamison’s high-pitched croons echoed within the small venue like an ethereal whisper. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
RYN WEAVER
6 Early-Day Can’t Miss Life is Beautiful Acts

Ryn Weaver In just its first two years, Las Vegas’ downtown music festival, Life Is Beautiful has served as the proving grounds for a number of acts that have gone on to mainstream success in the time since. In its first year in 2013, acts like HAIM, ZZ Ward, Charli XCX, Twenty-one Pilots and Robert […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to Paul Weller at The Fonda or The Fox Theater

Calling all mod/punk fans! English musician, singer-songwriter and member of the legendary band The Jam, mister Paul Weller is headed to Los Angeles this Fall. He’s ready to wow old and new school fans alike with two must-see headlining shows. Grimy Goods is hooking you up with a chance to win tickets to either The Fonda Theatre […]

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Hot Artist Alert: River Tiber’s new EP “When The Time Is Right” gives all the feels

You may hear River Tiber’s distinct voice and custom sounds on tracks such as Travis Scott’s “Oh My Dis Side” and on the BadBadNotGood x Ghostface Killah collab album Sour Soul but where the Toronto based artist (aka Tommy Paxton-Beesley) truly shines is on his new self-released EP When The Time Is Right which features […]

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Win Tickets to Telekinesis at The Echo

One-man band Telekinesis (aka Michael Benjamin Lerner) is set to headline The Echo on Wednesday, October 7th in support of his fourth full-length album, Ad Infinitum. We last caught him a few years ago playing to a sold out show at The Echo following the release of his second album, 12 Desperate Straight Lines, and couldn’t be more excited for […]

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Brissa Sanchez |
glass animals
Glass Animals laid down the heavy “peanut butter vibes” to a passionate crowd at The Observatory

Hear a chirp. A buzz. A cricket. Fog. Palms. Green darkness. Erie. This is the jungle. Hear the roar. It’s the roar of the crowd for Glass Animals. Last night English indie psych-pop band, Glass Animals brought their infectious music to Orange County. Their single “Gooey” from last year’s release, Zabba, seems to have taken over the […]

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Anne Marie Schiefer |