Monthly Archives: July 2016

The National
The National and The Lone Bellow Share Heart Tugging Anthems at The Greek Theatre

Vocalist Matt Berninger anxiously paced the Greek Theatre stage last night, plodding around pregnant with a secret that had him on the verge of collapse. As the rest of The National played through each heart tugging anthem they built a strong, resistant sonic wall behind him. This smooth water belying the storm-on-the-horizon dynamic is quintessentially […]

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Win Tickets to Tijuana Panthers at the Teragram Ballroom

One of our favorite local surf rock bands, Tijuana Panthers, are back in town with a headlining show at the Teragram Ballroom on Saturday, August 6th! The trio have been on a continuous tour in support of their latest album, Poster. We caught them last November when they were part of the first ever lineup to […]

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Win Tickets to Smoke Season at The Echo

Enchanting electro soul duo Smoke Season know how to light up a stage and captivate a crowd with their passionate performances as we’ve witnessed time and time again. Lose yourself in the sounds from their debut EP Ouroboros, which also features an accompanying video clip created and dedicated specifically to each track. Be sure to […]

Modest Mouse at the Forum
Photos: Modest Mouse and Brand New Tag-Team The Forum with Thrilling Performances

Filling the fabulous Forum last night were fans from all walks of life. The only thing remotely in common with everyone in the room was a love for Modest Mouse and / or Brand New. Once the stage was decorated with fresh and vibrant flower arrangements, Brand New their made way to the stage. “We’re Modest […]

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White Sea shares illustrious new single “Yesterday”

White Sea, also known as Morgan Kibby, has shared a new single titled, “Yesterday.” The catchy song is the fourth track White Sea has revealed from her interactive art project “Postcards From Nowhere.” The unique new work finds White Sea getting closers to her fans through sharing postcards, demos, polaroids, correspondence, and more directly with fans […]

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Win Tickets to Ryan Adams & The Shining at The Greek Theatre

Grammy nominated alt-folk rocker Ryan Adams shines on stage as does his aptly titled backing band The Shining and we are stoked to see them headlining The Greek Theatre on Friday, August 5th. We couldn’t take our eyes off him when we recently caught him jamming alongside Bob Mould and we were highly intrigued to […]

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Win Tickets to HÆLOS at Teragram Ballroom

When we saw London synth pop outfit HÆLOS opening up for Miguel at Bardot earlier this year we were instantly sucked into their hypnotic, celestial sound and they quickly became one of our must-see Coachella undercard acts. The trio will be headlining Teragram Ballroom on Friday, August 5th and we highly recommend taking advantage of the […]

Sia at Panorama Festival
Photos & Review: Panorama Festival Day Three Featuring Sia, LCD Soundsystem, Run The Jewels

Panorama dances itself clean with LCD Soundsystem homecoming on day three Words & Photography: Steven Ward Kicking off day two of Panorama Festival, locals and New Jersey natives, The Front Bottoms had quite the fan base present for their afternoon slot on the Panorama stage. By the end of their set, they no doubt had […]

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Win Tickets to Marissa Nadler at The Echo

Ambient folk singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler recently released her riveting new album Strangers via Sacred Bones and now you can see her live at The Echo on Wednesday, August 3rd performing dark, delicate tunes like “Janie In Love,” and “Hungry Is the Ghost.” Nadler is touring with a full backing band and supporting acts Wrekmeister Harmonies and Muscle and […]

Blood Orange at Panorama Festival
Photos & Review: Panorama Festival Day Two Featuring Kendrick Lamar, The National, Blood Orange and more

Kendrick Lamar unites East and West hip-hop with electric performance for Panorama day two Words & Photography: Steven Ward British synth pop duo Oh Wonder were the first set to draw in the crowds on Saturday afternoon at Panorama Festival, wooing fans with the sublime atmospherics of its two angel voiced crooners. Relatively immobile behind […]