Monthly Archives: September 2016

55 Best Los Angeles Concerts This October featuring Miike Snow, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Beach Goth Festival And More

Rocktober is here and Los Angeles music fanatics can certainly raise a glass in cheers to that because this month is chock full of must-see live concerts. Rocktober boasts wickedly good double headers such as Young The Giant and Ra Ra Riot at the Greek Theatre, Black Rebel Motorcyle Club and Death From Above 1979 […]

Damian Marley sizzles at sold-out Roxy gig — the Marley legacy is strong

Damian Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a. “Junior Gong,” son of reggae legend Bob Marley lit up The Roxy theatre with fire from new songs as well as classics. The crowd was fiercely holding on to their spots to catch some of the energy that was about to ensue. They said it would be an intimate show, however the […]

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Interview With Pill: Feminist-Art Punks Discuss Noise-Fueled Debut “Convenience” – A Thought-Provoking Call To Political and Personal Action

NYC’s feminist art-punk four piece Pill have a big, bold and urgent sound that plays like a call to action — to stand up for what you believe and exercise your freedoms. The band’s debut full-length Convenience was released August 19 via Mexican Summer and it propels their passionate socio-political concerns and unwavering artistic expressions. Pill doesn’t shy […]

Win Tickets to Tobacco at The Echoplex

Thomas Fec is the front man for mysterious, psych rock group Black Moth Super Rainbow, and when he plays solo he goes by Tobacco. Tobacco is currently on tour in support of his fourth full-length record Sweatbox Dynasty which was released this past August. Expect to hear an array of mind-melting, out-of-the-box synth fueled songs such […]

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Win Tickets to Stockholm, CA with Little Dragon & More at Shrine Expo Hall

“Music By Sweden, Weather By California,” is the perfect catch-phrase to describe Stockholm, LA, the first all Swedish Music Festival coming to The Shrine Expo Hall on Saturday, October 15th. The immaculate line-up is music to our ears and concert-goers should wear comfortable shoes because they’ll be dancing all day long. The lineup includes performances by Little […]

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25 Must-See Underground Acts in Los Angeles this October

October is repping hard with a surplus of underground / indie acts performing in Los Angeles. From electronic beat makers to gritty desert rock, powerful singer-songwriters and garage punk —there is something for everyone. Take a look at our selections below for this month’s best underground / indie shows in Los Angeles! Stream music from all 25 […]

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Premiere: Stream mini bear’s new single “Clique” — analog synth with a breakbeats backbone

Los Angeles native, mini bear (aka Lauren Kop) is serving up yet another 80s synth pop gem titled “Clique.” The new single follows “Prophecy Girl,” mini bear’s previous song reveal, and is one of five delicious electro tracks heard on her forthcoming Mind Control EP. With a dark electronic flavor doused in analog synth and […]

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Fans at Teragram Ballroom get blissfully lost “Between Waves” with The Album Leaf 

Downtown LA was in for a very special treat Tuesday evening as The Album Leaf took over the Teragram Ballroom for an epic night of music. San Diego’s Jimmy LaValle is the incredible mastermind behind The Album Leaf’s music. Not always this calm with his art, LaValle was actually behind numerous experimental hardcore projects prior […]

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SURVIVE’s New Album RR7349 Sonically Eclipses their Stranger Things Soundtrack

Scoring a Netflix series is a rare triumph in itself, but it’s not likely that Survive, the Austin analog synth quartet that soundtracked Stranger Things, knew that glowing red logo would become like Coca Cola in the states, and that those four child actors would virtually turn into today’s Beatles. They also might not have […]

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Win Tickets to The Budos Band at The Echoplex

The Budos Band are read to spark some serious mystical grooves that draw from a well of musical styles, from jazz to psychedelic to soul. Hear tantalizing instrumental tunes such as “Magus Mountain” and “Aphasia” off their new album Burnt Offering, out now via Daptone Records. Get hyped up and ready to sweat because this funky […]