Monthly Archives: June 2016

Kat Von D and synthesizers: Ladyhawke on the chance encounter that spurned Wild Things

Born out of the swirling cauldron of indie-rock that began to overflow in the early 2000’s and gave us acts like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and a little later Santigold and Dragonette, young Pip Brown  (aka Ladyhawke) made a name for herself with her elegantly crafted, 80’s fueled snythpop hooks. After two critically acclaimed albums and a massive tour for […]

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43 Best Los Angeles Concerts This July Featuring Ladyhawke, Mayer Hawthorne, Nas and more

Summer concert season is sizzling and shaping up to be hotter than temperatures in the Valley. July is sporting some seriously fun musical celebrations from In The Red Records’ 25th Anniversary 3-day garage, psych extravaganza to Alice Bag’s Record Release Party to Inner-City Arts’ Summer on Seventh benefit featuring performances by The Gaslamp Killer and J […]

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Stream Vinyl Williams’ new single “Riddles Of The Sphinx” — New Album Brunei Aug. 26

Los Angeles purveyor of psychedelic splendor, Vinyl Williams has shared a new single titled “Riddles of the Sphinx”. With a brilliant visual companion designed by Williams himself, the new track is available to stream below. “Riddles Of The Sphinx” is the first song reveal off Vinyl Williams’ forthcoming album Brunei. Full of otherworldly sounds, “Riddles […]

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Oh Pep! Defies Labels on Debut LP with Rich Bluegrass Instrumentation and Bold Storytelling

You can pretty much sell me on any music that utilizes a banjo. I have regular arguments with my mother about the third Mumford & Sons album, in which they decided to ditch the glorious instrument; she thinks removing it made them sound more modern, but my retort is that any music can sound as […]

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Sunflower Bean delivers brilliant set full of thrash and warm fuzzies at Constellation Room

Brooklyn psych pop trio, Sunflower Bean played a beautiful set this past Sunday at the Constellation Room in Santa Ana. Barley out of their teens, the group has been on an extensive North American tour since March. Not just musicians, the band are also activists that use their music to raise awareness for a good […]

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Real Estate deliver blissful set at Observatory Santa Ana, first performance with new guitarist Julian Lynch

Over the weekend, Real Estate performed a blissful set at the Observatory in Santa Ana. The New Jersey indie rockers played a fan pleasing variety of songs from albums Atlas, Days, and their self titled debut album. The set was very chill, yet fully satisfying on so many levels. Hearing these Real Estate songs played live […]

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Win Tickets to Lion Babe at The Echoplex

Last year we caught ferocious duo Lion Babe, comprised of Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman, kicking off the New Year right opening up for The Roots and we’ve been hooked ever since. We’re ready to get down to their sizzling, groove fueled R&B/nu-soul sound once again when they headline The Echoplex on Friday, August 12th. […]

Grouplove announce free show at Hard Rock Cafe and L.A. tour date at Hollywood Palladium — New album Big Mess out Sept. 9

Group love are back with a new album, tour, and a local free show date! The Los Angeles indie folk/pop darlings are gearing up to release their new album Big Mess on September 9th via Canvasback Music / Atlantic Records. Recorded in L.A. and Seattle with producers Captain Cuts (Grouplove’s own Ryan Rabin) and Phil Ek (Fleet […]

Eagulls Bring the Noise to Teragram Ballroom Alongside Adult Books and Tennis System

Every show I’ve seen at the Teragram Ballroom always exceeds my expectations. Ty Segall put on an unforgettable performance at the beginning of the year, and Julia Holter had enchanted me; now I can ultd Eagulls to that list. They have been on tour for a month supporting their brand new album, Ullages, and stopped […]

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This week’s best L.A. concerts featuring Alice Bag, Death Valley Girls, Big Thief and more!

It’s 4th of July weekend, and as with most holiday weeks, Los Angeles concerts tend to not be so hot. But rest assured, we’ve plucked all the best shows happening this week in Los Angeles. Some of our best show pick recommendations: Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals at Ace Hotel, Kera & The Lesbians […]

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