Monthly Archives: August 2017

Aug. 13 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Soft Kill, Royal Blood, Creepy Creeps

SUNDAY – AUGUST 13, 2017 SOFT KILL Second Still (Record Release Party!), Human Leather, IntimatchineThe Echoplex (FREE before 5pm) Grand Ole Echo – Caleb Caudle, Shiny Ribs, I See Hawks in L.A., Ruby Force, Dominique PruittThe Echo (FREE) Jazzy AshLevitt Pavilion LUKE SWEENEY / PART TIME, Healing Gems, Cassandra, DJ Neil Martinson (SMiLE!)Bootleg Theater (Bar […]

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Photos: Outside Lands 2017 kicks off year 10 with a fury

My 10th Outside Lands began by listening to Hundred Waters close out their set on the Lands End stage. For a set at noon on Friday, the crowd was massive. They were warm and bright, perfect for getting warmed up for a day of music. These folks also curate the FORM festival in Acrosanti, AZ, […]

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Aug. 12 — Tonight’s Best Shows: DREAMCAR, Nite Jewel, Geographer 

SATURDAY – AUGUST 12, 2017 DREAMCAR with SuperetFonda Theatre Nite Jewel with Geneva Jacuzzi and Harriet BrownTeragram Ballroom (FREE) La Misa NegraLevitt Pavilion One More Time: A Daft Punk Tribute w/ Mr. Puzi, Pzb, Orlove Entertainment, L’Affaire MusicaleThe Regent (FREE before 10:30pm) Funky SoleThe Echo MEAT WAVE, Dasher, Rad Payoff, Clown SoundsBootleg Theater (Bar Stage) […]

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Aug. 11 — Tonight’s Best Shows: The Avett Brothers, Imaad Wasif, James Vincent McMorrow

It’s Friyay! Tonight’s best shows in and around Los Angeles feature The Avett Brothers at the Greek Theatre, Imaad Wasif with The Birth Defects at The Hi Hat (check out Wasif’s killer new album), James Vincent McMorrow at Ford Theatre, Tracy Bryant at The Echo, KUČKA at Resident and more. Check out our show list […]

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Susy Sun
Video Premiere: Susy Sun navigates complex infatuations in the desert in music video for new song “I Can’t Wait To Get Your Clothes Off”

Susy Sun might be an unfamiliar name at the moment, but the Los Angeles-based by way of Seattle singer/songwriter/pianist’s delicate croons are about to become an end of summer playlist staple with the music video debut of her song “I Can’t Wait To Get Your Clothes Off.” A lilting hymn about the nubile moments of […]

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Geographer let the heartache flourish on “Read My Mind” off upcoming Alone Time EP

Geographer, the grandiose synth-pop project with cello-allure helmed by Mike Deni have unveiled their newest ambitions in the form of the Alone Time EP of which their single “Read My Mind” is a first glimpse of. As lush as any Geographer track, “Read My Mind” perches its surging soundscape on the aches and yearnings of Deni’s […]

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Alice Glass shares new single + video “Without Love” — LA date at The Echo

Alice Glass is back with a new single and video “Without Love.” This is Glass’ first new bit of music since her 2015 solo debut single “Stillbirth” and since leaving Crystal Castles. Directed by Floria Sigismondi, watch the surreal video for “Without Love” below and stay tuned for more new music from Glass set for release this year. Additionally Alice […]

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Aug. 10 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Mon Laferte, Buscabulla, Travis Scott,

Tonight’s best shows in and around Los Angeles feature a variety of awesome shows; some free, some not so free. Our top recommendations include Mon Laferte with Buscabulla at Santa Monica Pier, Buyepongo at Levitt Pavilion, Billie Eilish at The Hi Hat, Feels at Acerogami in Pomona and more. Check out our show list for […]

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Song Premiere: LA-born indie project NONA shares newest song “Fathers Day”

After years of touring with a variety of other bands (Goldroom, The Moth and the Flame), LA-native Michael Goldman’s newest project NONA was inspired by the need to create something uncompromisingly true to himself. Employing a lush indie-rock tone complete with jangly surf guitars, Goldman’s rugged crooning bounces around melodically on his first single for […]

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Imaad Wasif Added to Desert Daze Lineup on Heels of Career Best LP

Imaad Wasif has an impressive resumé. Wasif has been part of collaborations for most of his career, so the pivot to making his own material felt like a promising turn. He put out three diverse, vaguely spiritual rock-leaning records in the late 2000s, and wrote three more that never made it to release. One Wasif […]

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