Monthly Archives: September 2015

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5 Early-Afternoon Can’t Miss Acts at KAABOO Fest

The inaugural KAABOO Music Festival kicks off this upcoming weekend, Sept. 18-20 in beautiful Del Mar San Diego. The lone non-EDM festival will feature acts like No Doubt, The Killers, Slightly Stoopid, Ben Harper, 311 and other big name performances. But as with any music festivals, there’s a lot of value to be found in the […]

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Win Tickets to KDAY’S Fresh Fest at the Shrine Expo Hall

Old school hip hop station 93.5 KDAY will host their annual Fresh Fest featuring both classic and contemporary hip hop artists at the Shrine Expo Hall on Friday, September 25th! Back in 2010, the earliest known date of the festival, Ice Cube headlined along with Tha Dogg Pound and Warren G. This year, the festival […]

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Win Tickets to Hi-Fi Rockfest feat. Dead Kennedys & More at The Queen Mary (Long Beach)

The first annual Hi-Fi Rockfest is coming to the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach on Saturday, September 26th for the ultimate day of punk rock, garage, and hardcore musical mayhem. Brace yourself because it’s gonna get loud! Expect badass performances from Dead Kennedys, Street Dogs, Naked Raygun, The Sonics, Richie Ramone, Luicidal, Dirty Filthy Mugs, […]

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Interview with Wavves — new album V, acid trips, LA shows and more

Earlier this summer, I saw San Diego garage punk rockers Wavves perform a highly spirited set at Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Music Festival. It was quite a sight to see as I never saw so many full $8 beers being tossed in the air in pure jubilation. That’s the kind of excitement these guys jolt out of […]

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Win Tickets to Saul Williams at the Lyric Theater

If you checkout the lineup of artists the rapper/singer/songwriter, Saul Williams has performed with you’d be quite amazed: Nas, Erykah Badu, Zack De La Rocha, Nine Inch Nails, and so many more. We can’t forget to mention that on top of this, Williams is notably recognized as an open mic poet, actor, and writer. His music career […]

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Ryn Weaver to headline Belasco Theater in November

Rising pop-star Ryn Weaver will return to Los Angeles this November after playing a sold-out gig there in July at the El Rey Theatre. Weaver will headline a show on Saturday, November 7 at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Also featured on the bill are HOLYCHILD and ASTR, making it quite the packed […]

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Pool Party A-Go-Go caps magnificent Labor Day weekend of music feat. Bleached, Summer Twins and more

After not getting home from Burger A-Go-Go 2 until 3 AM on Saturday night, I wasn’t sure how I was going to rally for a sweet unofficial Burger pool party that was headlined by Bleached at a rad house in Eagle Rock. Once I got there it was easy to find the energy. The party […]

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An interview with The Vitals — New EP, new “Pigskin ” video, UK Tour

Los Angeles trio The Vitals have concocted a magical elixir of atmospheric rock infused with both dreamy and heavy sonic elements that make up their latest release, a four-track EP entitled Gold Night. When asked about what the band does in their time away from music, singer/guitarist Kate Strand divulges: “There isn’t much time left […]

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Red Bull Sound Select’s #30DaysInLA lineup announced: GRIMES, Flume, Chromeo, TV On the Radio and more!

Last year, Red Bull Sound Select did the unfathomable and put together a completely-booked November featuring big-name and rising artists playing in mostly small or peculiar venues, as well as some special events mixed in. What it meant was there was something awesome to do every day of the month, from seeing Run the Jewels […]

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Win Tickets to Phases at The Lyric Theatre

Photo Credit: Vincent Perini Los Angeles up and coming alt electro-pop quartet Phases are celebrating the release of their brand spankin’ new album For Life, due out September 18th via Warner Bros. Records. The band features members of Phantom Planet and Rilo Kiley and they’ll be headlining The Lyric Theatre on Thursday, September 24th. Don’t miss […]

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