Monthly Archives: July 2016

Mark Lanegan at THE ROXY
Mark Lanegan captivates The Roxy with moving performance, Sean Wheeler open with lively set

The Roxy was packed on a Tuesday night when the mysterious Mark Lanegan showed up for a mesmerizing performance. His opener, the rough and raw, Sean Wheeler, sang with soul. He was breaking people’s hearts and connecting to the audience with some folk, blues, and oldies. His warm and lively performance complimented well with the […]

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Defining “Indie” — A Look Inside Indie Culture, Where It Started, Where It’s At Today

Looking Back on “Indie” Culture in 2016 Opinion Feature by Jamie Lawlor Close your eyes and imagine the sounds that accompany each of the following genre titles: jazz. folk, reggae, heavy metal… EDM. Each evokes their own trademark silhouette of rhythms, themes, and instrumentation. Now think of the genre known as “indie” in the same context. […]

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BEACH GOTH 2016 LINEUP
Beach Goth 2016 lineup and new location at Oak Canyon Park: Bon Iver, Future Islands, James Blake, more

Check out our photos and review from Beach Goth Day 1! Check Out Our Beach Goth Day 2 Coverage (Shit Show)!   The Growlers have announced the lineup for their annual Beach Goth festival. Taking place in its new home at Oak Canyon Park in Orange County, Beach Goth 2016 will pop off Saturday, October […]

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This Will Destroy You
This Will Destroy You to play Young Mountain and Debut LP in full at Teragram Ballroom

This Will Destroy You make their way back to Los Angeles for the ten-year anniversary of their debut EP Young Mountain. The Texas-bred experimental rockers will headline the Teragram Ballroom in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, November 5. In addition to their Los Angeles date, This Will Destroy You have announced a small run of live dates across […]

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Primal Scream
Primal Scream return to Los Angeles with concert date at The Regent

Primal Scream are back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date at The Regent. The Scottish alt rockers will take over the Downtown Los Angeles venue on Saturday, November 5. Most recently, Primal Scream released their 11th studio album, Chaosmosis on March 18th via their very own First International label by way of Ignition Records. Written and produced […]

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Win Tickets to Dirty Penni Fest with Cherry Glazerr & More at The Echoplex

Dirty Laundry TV and Penniback Records are teaming up to take Los Angeles for a wild, all-day musical spin on Saturday, July 23rd at The Echo and The Echoplex. Headlining the festival are super cool indie noise rockers Cherry Glazerr and punk hooligans No Parents. The badass lineup also includes Guantanamo Baywatch, Mike Watt & The […]

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Win Tickets to Wye Oak at Teragram Ballroom

Wye Oak fans get stoked! It’s been two long years since Baltimore indie rock duo Wye Oak wowed us with their critically acclaimed album Shriek but the wait for new music is now over! We’re excited to welcome them back to Los Angeles where they’ll be headlining Teragram Ballroom on Saturday, July 16th, playing a fresh collection of songs, […]

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Franky Flowers at Bootleg Theater
Margaret Glaspy and Her Incredible Voice Shone at the Bootleg, Supported by Franky Flowers

Margaret Glaspy is a rapidly rising star. She has been featured in some of the most high profile publications imaginable — The New Yorker, New York Times, NPR — and she deserves it. As the youngest in a family of musicians living in northern California, Glaspy learned to play the fiddle, but eventually abandoned it […]

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Top 17 Dynamite Eats and Drinks at LA Food Fest 2016

The 2016 LA Food Fest went off without a hitch this weekend at the brand spanking new location of Exposition Park, a food haven nestled neatly between the Natural History Museum and California Science Center. I donned my proverbial stretchy pants (leggings in my case) and headed over early for “Golden Hour,” the first two […]

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Charlene Kaye
Interview with Charlene Kaye: From Kickstarter funding to being the new face of San Fermin, and now reborn as KAYE

San Fermin’s Charlene Kaye, Revitalized and Ready to Rock as KAYE — Debut Honey EP Out Aug. 18   Charlene Kaye is tired, she has to be, but the eager excitement that gushes from the other end of the phone line seems to overwhelm whatever physical exhaustion she’s carrying. In between her return home to New […]

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