Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Win Tickets to La Femme at The Regent Theater

When we saw French surf-pop conossieurs La Femme live they gave a howling and unbeatable performance. The band returns to Los Angeles for a headlining show at The Regent Theater on Tuesday, October 25th. Lose yourself in the enthralling, psychedelic-soaked songs such as “Sphynx” and “Septembre” off their second album Mystère, the highly anticipated follow up to 2013’s Psycho Tropical Berlin. […]

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Win Tickets to Hinds at The Regent Theater

Spain’s all female garage pop group Hinds released their debut album Leave Me Alone earlier this year and it’s comprised of 12 tracks of lo-fi splendor. We’ve also seen them put on some seriously badass performances and their upcoming show date at The Regent Theater on Friday, October 21st is no exception. We highly recommend […]

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An Interview with Michael Stock: We Discuss All Things Part Time Punks – From Founding PTP to Vinyl Addiction to Booking Obscure Bands

Part Time Punks, founded in 2005 by DJ and vinyl collector extraordinaire Michael Stock, has a long and storied history in the Los Angeles music scene, providing one of the most beloved club nights (and subsequent KXLU radio show) that features punk, post-punk, new wave, industrial, synth-pop, shoegaze, and other dark, off-beat and deeply satisfying […]

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Nao
Live Review: Nao Reawakens the Spirit of R&B at Sold-Out El Rey Theatre Performance

For anyone in Los Angeles that thinks they know pop music, or who the great vocalists of our time are, there is no conscionable reason to have missed Nao at the El Rey last Wednesday, where the British electro R&B prodigy graced a sold-out crowd of about 800 with a stadium performance. Before the El Rey curtain […]

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Jamie Lawlor |
Beach Goth Festival
Beach Goth 2016: Five Must-See Lesser Known bands

With October right around the corner, the days are getting shorter and the nights colder just in time for The Growlers’ annual Beach Goth festival at Oak Canyon Park. As the sole tribute to the genre phenomena that’s sprung out of Southern California’s surf-rock and DIY grunge-punk scenes, and from which it borrows its name, […]

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How To Dress Well
Win Tickets to How To Dress Well at the Regent Theater

Going out for a date? How about listening to How To Dress Well? The 32-year-old behind the experimental music project, Tom Krell, is currently on tour in support of his fourth album Care. He expressed his joy for the album release by mentioning on his Facebook page that, “The songs are naked and really full of […]

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Quantic
Win Tickets to Quantic at the El Rey Theatre

Quantic (aka Will Holland) always brings the energy to the table with his aesthetic mix of cumbia, funk, jazz, bossa nova, soul, and any others you can think of. The multi-genre player also happens to be a multi-instrumentalist incorporating the guitar, piano, organ, saxophone, and many more into his songs. Since his move to Columbia in […]

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Brissa Sanchez |
Tegan and Sara at the Wiltern
Tegan and Sara dazzle at Wiltern with fan-pleasing show — performing all the nostalgic tracks and polished newbies

  The Wiltern was a night of nostalgia and powerful female vocals this past Thursday night as twin sister duo Tegan and Sara lit up the theatre with their timeless songs. But before taking fans on a ride through one of the best Tegan and Sara shows ever, Shura (aka Aleksandra Denton) primed the evening with […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |