Monthly Archives: April 2016

LCD Soundsystem at Coachella
Sharper than ever: LCD Soundsystem nowhere near losing their edge close out day one of Coachella

LCD Soundsystem Despite its habit for brewing up freak wind and dust storms, Coachella Weekend One was kicked off to a head-rushing start despite an hour-long delay that left festival attendees stranded outside the main gates. Once those gates opened however, a constant stream of music lovers poured into the festival grounds to catch the […]

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Win Tickets to Kid Congo Powers and The Pink Monkey Birds at The Echo

Last time we caught Kid Congo Powers and The Pink Monkey Birds live it was the perfect dose of weird and fun rock n’ roll. Powers has played in other notable bands such as The Gun Club, The Cramps, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds too, but we’re ready to hear him dish up another […]

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Win Tickets to The Avett Brothers at The Greek Theatre

Last time we caught The Avett Brothers live at Shaky Knees festival they truly impressed, bringing their A-game to the stage with their versatile bluegrass and punk infused folk rock sound. Now the band is hitting the road in support of their reflective, forthcoming album True Sadness, due out June 24th. Get a sneak preview […]

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LCD Soundsystem Fox Theater 2016
Reviewed: LCD Soundsystem’s Fox Theater warm up gig from a new fan’s perspective

I had never seen LCD Soundsystem perform before seeing them Monday night at the Fox Theater in Pomona. In fact, the band didn’t even really come onto my radar until 2007, 2008ish after graduating high school. But on Saturday, I was lined up in front of Amoeba Records in the rain to buy two tickets […]

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Must-See Coachella Undercard: The Dead Ships — a ripe dose of rock ‘n’ roll for your soul

Los Angeles indie rock band The Dead Ships have had a helluva start to 2016. They were added to the Coachella lineup around the time it came out. While trying to track down a contact number for the band and even having his Coachella family reach out to those that may have The Dead Ships […]

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Coachella 2016 Set Times Announced — a few important DOs and DON’TS

Coachella 2016 set times have been announced for weekend 1! If you’re headed to the desert this weekend to make your annual pilgrimage to Indio, you can now schedule your live music consumption accordingly. While schedule collisions appear to be minimal this year, there are some significant ones. Will you catch Savages over G-Eazy on […]

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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down band
Win Tickets to Thao & the Get Down Stay Down at the Regent Theater

Taking over The Regent Theater on Friday, April 29th is Thao Nguyen and her band, The Get Down Stay Down. Since the age of 12, she had been playing in a pop country duo until 2003, when Thao & The Get Down Stay Down were formed. Fast forward to 2016, the band has just released their fourth […]

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Calentura
Calentura shakes things up at the Roxy with Buraka Som Sistema and Alo Wala

It’s not even summer yet and the shows coming to Los Angeles keep getting hotter. Calentura, a global booty bass party crew from Los Angeles representing the new generation of dance music from the legendary Fania Records, hosted a most memorable night at The Roxy. Leaving behind all judgements and inhibitions, the crowd gyrated and shook their […]

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St. Germain musician
Win Tickets to St. Germain at the Fonda Theatre

After the release of his two albums: Boulevard and Tourist, St. Germain served as a pioneer for French electronic music artists (Daft Punk, Air). The acid jazz musician has returned with his first album in 15 years, St. Germain, released last year via Primary Society. St. Germain will bring the party to the Fonda Theatre on Thursday, April 21st. Catch […]

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Ladyhawke set for Roxy gig in July, new album due in June

New Zealand multi-instrumentalist Ladyhawke is returning to Los Angeles for an intimate date at The Roxy on Wednesday, July 6. The show will come a month after her latest album, Wild Things, is released in June 3 via Polyvinyl Records. The album will be Ladyhawke’s third, her last Anxiety came in 2012. Produced by Tommy English (Børns, Tiësto, Dark […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |