Monthly Archives: November 2015

Hot Band Alert: No gimmick — Teenaged rockers Regrettes are completely for real

A couple of months ago, I saw a teenaged rock duo called Regrettes open up for Kate Nash at the Echo and was surprised at how competent and legitimate they were – even more-so after learning they were just fourteen years old. A gimmick guitarist Lydia Night and drummer Marlhy Murphy definitely are not. A […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Celebrating Ikey and Aaron Owens — a bittersweet evening of music feat Hepcat, Long Beach Dub All stars, Free Moral Agents and more

Sunday night was a very heavy and bittersweet night of music at the El Rey Theatre. The night was a tribute and benefit concert for Ikey and Aaron Owens presented by Goldenvoice. Just over a year ago, Isaiah “Ikey” Owens passed away from a heart attack while on tour in Mexico with Jack White. Tragedy […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to Purity Ring at the Shrine Expo Hall

Canadian experimental electronic pop duo Purity Ring (aka Megan James and Corin Roddick) are currently on tour in support of their sophomore album Another Eternity, the much anticipated follow up to their debut Shrines. Get out of the house and onto the dance floor at The Shrine Expo Hall where they’ll be headlining on Saturday, December […]

kali uchis
30daysInLA gets hot and sexy with Kali Uchis and a variety of tropical rhythms

Subsuelo DJs Canyon Cody & DJ Ethos Red Bull’s Sound Select #30DaysInLA has taken Los Angeles by storm. This past Sunday, at the Legendary Park Plaza Hotel, a hurricane of beats and soul enveloped the historic hotel for a spicy day of music built to make you groove. In attendance were a most stylish (and sexy) […]

FarahSosa |
Peaches live
Peaches, CHRISTEEN, and Regrettes “rock our fuckin’ socks off” at The Regent

Last Friday was a pretty emotional day in music and in the world. Paris had been attacked and, Los Angeles band, Eagles of Death Metal were performing at the Bataclan Concert Hall where terrorists opened fire in the venue and took over 100 people hostage. Before Peaches took to the stage at The Regent in downtown […]

Wes Marsala |
Win Tickets to Robert DeLong at the Fonda Theatre

The electronic singer-songwriter, Robert DeLong has returned with a second album, In the Cards, released earlier this year as a follow-up to his debut album, Just Movement. By now we’re sure you’ve heard his singles off the new album including, “Long Way Down” and “Don’t Wait Up”, but in case you haven’t, check them out below! It’s no surprise that the one-man band […]

Brissa Sanchez |
Flume live
Flume joined by Miike Snow at The Mayan, superb opening sets by River Tiber and Taskforce

Flume There comes a time in everyone’s week, heck everyone’s day where the need for a pick-me-up is necessary. Some resort to coffee and energy drinks (wink wink Red Bull, nudge nudge Red Bull) while others find a more acoustic/melodic approach; music. Combine the two and you have Red Bull’s Sound Select’s #30DaysinLA music marathon […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Cafe Tacuba
The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Psychedelic Furs, The Big Pink, Halsey and more

We have a packed send off before going into the Thanksgiving holiday. Monday night kicks off with some stellar shows by Psychedelic Furs, The Big Pink and Summer Twins. Lots to choses from for a Monday! Also this week we have big names like Coldplay and Tom Morello coming through. On the underground/indie tip we […]

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La Dispute give fans an intense and emotive show experience at The Observatory

La Dispute This past Wednesday at The Observatory in Santa Ana, post-hardcore band La Dispute shook things up with the help Baltimore indie rockers, Wildhoney and Japan’s Envy. It was an interesting night of music with each band delivering a unique sound and style. Wildhoney consider themselves a “guitar pedal pop band”. Their set was strengthened by […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Ryan Bingham
An Interview with Ryan Bingham: Becoming a father, relationships, new tour and what it’s like being a cowboy in Los Angeles

Ryan Bingham has an unmistakable voice. It’s grungy and raw like truck tires on a gravel road and at the same time airy and crackling like a wise man telling stories on his back porch. He has a quiet way about him. His eyes are deep and caring and when he smiles, his entire face […]

Anne Marie Schiefer |