Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Suffers
The Suffers wail as they ignite a sonic fire at The Wiltern

Congas rattling your bones, horns blaring, keys tingling your limbs, guitars yanking at your heart strings and a powerhouse voice sending chills through your body… That is The Suffers, a 10-piece ensemble from Houston Texas. They are a group of talented musicians that quit their jobs one year ago to follow a passion that many […]

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Kera and The Lesbians Girlschool Field Day
This week’s best Los Angeles Concerts featuring Empress of, Ms. Lauryn Hill, No Age and more

This week in Los Angeles, things get real hot before SXSW. Old school punks Battalion of Saints will perform at The Echo, while Face to Face hit Alex’s Bar. Underground act Plague Vendor will tear up the Troubadour and No Age will play a Bernie Sanders benefit at The Smell. Best Coast and Wavves tag […]

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Kera and The Lesbians
An Interview with Kera Armendariz — blazing her own trail, loneliness and debut LP release with Kera and The Lesbians

Kera of Kera and The Lesbians is unmistakable. Not easily defined or categorized she roams the tumultuous landscape of life owning who she is while embracing the dream of what she is yet to become. Born and raised in San Diego to conservative parents, Kera is one of four children. She knew early on that […]

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Win Tickets to Eliot Sumner at The Echo

Photo Credit: Alex Franco Alt synth-pop artist Eliot Sumner was born from pop music royalty, as the daughter of Sting, but the talented musician thrives well on her own with her latest and greatest release Information, which features tantalizing tracks such as “Halfway to Hell” and “Dead Arms & Dead Legs.” Sumner has also worked with […]

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Neon Indian
Neon Indian transforms Fonda Theatre into disco thumping odyssey

One of the many trade-offs that comes with being a millennial is that while I’ll never know what it’s like to step onto the dance floor of a disco club in the heat of the 80s, I can carry the equivalent with me in my pocket on my phone rather than on a bulky Walkman […]

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Win Tickets to Galactic feat. Cyril Neville at the Fonda Theatre

Photo Credit: Jim Arbogast New Orleans is home to some of the funkiest, grooviest musical groups out there and Galactic is no exception! Re-live the Fat Tuesday magic when Galactic’s little slice of NOLA musical heaven rolls through Los Angeles with a headlining show at the Fonda Theatre on Friday, March 4th. Get down to funky […]

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Young Fathers
Young Fathers and Massive Attack share spellbinding new video for “Voodoo In My Blood”

Scottish trio Young Fathers first caught our attention with their exhilarating performance last year at The Echo. The band that doesn’t quite identify with any one genre, and are a powerful mix of sounds and lyricism that range from hip hop, pop, punk and much more. It’s their unique flavor of sounds and enthralling stage […]

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10 Best Coachella 2016 Niche Bookings

One of the things that makes Coachella special compared to every other festival is their ability to step outside of the box with their bookings. With more than 150 total acts on the lineup, they’re able to pull from niche genres that don’t get a lot of mainstream love without compromising the amount of name-recognition talent […]

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Win Tickets to Black Tiger Sex Machine at the El Rey Theatre

Sporting state-of-the-art tiger helmets and a synchronized light up show set are the electronic producers, Black Tiger Sex Machine. The Canadian trio is currently touring in support of their latest album, Welcome To Our Church released via their own label, Kannibalen Records. Black Tiger Sex Machine will headline the El Rey Theatre on Thursday, March 3rd with […]

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Damien Jurado
Damien Jurado to headline The Troubadour — watch new video for “Qachina”

Damien Jurado returns to Los Angeles with a headlining show date at The Troubadour in West Hollywood on Wednesday May 18. Jurado is touring in support of his new (and 12th) studio album, Visions of Us on the Land, out March 18 via Secretly Canadian. Jurado’s new work is chockfull of 17 tracks and cut once […]

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