Monthly Archives: January 2016

Omar Velasco
Hot Artist Alert: Omar Velasco Steps Into the Spotlight with New Album “Golden Child” and Bootleg Residency

Omar Velasco has toured with Jonathan Wilson and A Fine Frenzy, as well as having opened for Tom Petty, Wilco and Neil Young and now the talented singer-songwriter is stepping into the spotlight with his beautifully arranged debut Golden Child, which you can stream and purchase via Bandcamp. He’ll be showcasing the ten brand new tracks at […]

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The Cure, Florence + The Machine, Alabama Shakes top Sasquatch! bill

Robert Smith and The Cure will headline 2016’s Sasquatch! Music Festival at The Gorge in Washington. If that’s somehow not enough, Florence + The Machine, Alabama Shakes and Disclosure top the bill at the most laid-back camping festival I attended last year. The four-day festival takes place over Memorial Day Weekend from May 27-30. Tickets […]

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David Bowie
Remembering David Bowie: a death nobody was expecting, a life that will always be remembered

As I sit here, listening to my favorite David Bowie songs and writing this post, I can’t help but feel so fucking sad. Last night, right before going to bed, I read the news of Bowie’s untimely passing. At first glance I thought (and hoped) it was one of those stupid online clickbait hoaxes. But […]

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Surfer Blood
Surfer Blood and Cayucas deliver vibrant double-bill at LA’s Teragram Ballroom

Headlining in support of their third studio album 1000 Palms, a reshuffled Surfer Blood lineup impressed at the Teragram Ballroom with fellow surf-pop rockers Cayucas in support. Their beach rock sound was welcomed happily on a gloomy Friday night in downtown Los Angeles. Guitarist Thomas Fekete and bassist Kevin Williams are no longer in the […]

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The Best Shows in Los Angeles feat. Part Time Punks David Bowie Night, Oh Wonder, Ty Segall and more

It’s a sad day Los Angeles (and around the world) as we mourn the untimely passing of the greatest musician ever, David Bowie. Every week we highlight our favorite concert picks in Los Angeles, featuring bands who many, if not all, had Bowie as major influence in their music. While we’re sure more Bowie-related shows […]

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Video Premiere: Watch Veronica Bianqui’s new video for “If Love’s A Gun, I’m Better Off Dead”

After spending some time across the pond and playing gigs around the UK, Los Angeles’ Veronica Bianqui is back home and ready to rock your heart away. Today she’s premiered with Grimy Goods her official video for “If Love’s A Gun, I’m Better Off Dead.” Back in August we premiered the song with a Hot […]

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Win Tickets to Futurebirds at the Echo

You could probably hear a Futurebirds song playing in the background as you make your way across the California coastline or on your way to your road trip destination. We last caught the Georgia band playing at The Echo where they put us under their spell with a country rock set. Catch them as they make their […]

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Governors Ball is to New York, what Coachella is to Southern California

It’s that time of year again as we await the announcement of lineups for some of the nation’s biggest music festivals, and next on the list is the homegrown Governors Ball which takes place the first weekend of June at Randall’s Island Park. The event, which last year saw massive performances by Drake, Deadmau5, and […]

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Win Tickets to Martin Courtney (of Real Estate) at The Echo

Martin Courtney may be better known as the front man of Real Estate but the singer-songwriter has shifted gears, sharing his new solo project with fans and new listeners alike. Hear new stripped down tracks from his latest album Many Moons, available now via Domino Recording Co. Sway on to all the new tunes, including catchy single […]

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Nevermen
Nevermen (Faith No More’s Mike Patton, TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Doseone) announce tour with LA date at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

What do you get when you put Faith No More’s Mike Patton, TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, and Doseone together. You get one badass group called Nevermen. The band have previously shared songs “Tough Towns” and “Mr. Mistake”. Now the band have announced a smalll tour in support of their self-titled debut album. Nevermen’s […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |