Monthly Archives: October 2017

Sego Promises New LP Soon, Prepares for Headlining Show at the Echo This Thursday

A New Era of Sego Walking down an unassuming street in an industrial area just a few blocks from Chinatown, I feared I was lost. When I approached the tall iron fence that guards The Cube, I searched for remnants of rock stars, but it was a quiet afternoon, with only some nondescript trucks parked […]

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Silversun Pickups at When We Were Young Fest -- Photo: Steven Ward
Silversun Pickups announce Puerto Rico benefit show at the Theater at Ace

In support of hurricane relief for Puerto Rico, Los Angeles indie darlings, Silversun Pickups have announced a benefit show at the Theater at Ace Hotel for November 25. Performing with them are Minus The Bear. Always coming through with a big heart, Silversun Pickups are no strangers to hosting benefit shows. “What’s happening in Puerto […]

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The Flaming Lips at the Fox Theater Pomona shot by Danielle Gornbein
The Flaming Lips + Mac Demarco spread the love hard at Fox Theater Pomona 

The Fox Theater in Pomona got hit hard this past Monday night with the co-headlining tour of the Flaming Lips and Mac Demarco. The goofy and very eccentric charmer himself, Mac DeMarco got the crowd going on a matter of seconds with his casual demeanor. However, the demeanor only lasted as long as he wanted […]

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Colony House
An Interview with Colony House: From side job hustles to becoming full-time musicians

Colony House’s tracks can be best described as uniquely indie-rock. With grungier, synthesized songs like “3:20” and soft ballads like “This Beautiful Life”, Colony House’s discography truly embodies the entire spectrum of the genre. Anthemic choruses and uplifting lyrics characterize the bulk of Only The Lonely, the quartet’s sophomore studio album. The Nashville-based band’s lineup […]

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Young The Giant at the FivePoint Amphitheater by Steven Ward
Young the Giant bless new Irvine venue the FivePoint Amphitheater at its debut show

For the final show of their Home of the Strange tour, Young the Giant gave the first ever performance at the newly constructed Irvine venue the Five Point Amphitheater alongside Orange County natives Cold War Kids. An already stellar lineup made that much better by the amphitheater’s spacious layout–not to mention margarita vendors and delicious food […]

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Pop-rock icons Sparks talk reinvention twenty-three albums in — L.A. dates at El Rey

Sparks Release 23rd Full-Length Album with Three Los Angeles Dates at the El Rey With a discography spanning decades and legacy of influences across genres, Los Angeles-born pop and rock act Sparks have made a career out of reinvention that’s culminated recently into the release of their twenty-third studio album, Hippopotamus. Comprised at its core of […]

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Song Premiere: Francine Thirteen Flaunts Female Empowerment in “The Huntress”

Though she is not new to creating music, the name Francine Thirteen may be new to you. A quick sift through her Soundcloud will enlighten any layperson what her music is all about, namely, feminine power that bucks male narratives. Her latest project is titled “Lust Heals, Give Me My Sin Again,” of which the […]

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St. Vincent at Paramount Studios shot by Danielle Gornbein
St. Vincent seduces fans at Red Bull Music Academy showcase

Fans flooded the Paramount Studios this past Saturday night for an evening they wouldn’t forget. As part of the month-long Red Bull Music Academy Festival, Miss Annie Clark was on site. The modern rock goddess held a multimedia performance in support of her upcoming release of fifth record, Masseduction, out October 13th. St. Vincent is the well-liked project of […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
BØRNS announces third Los Angeles show date (and it’s FREE)

BØRNS Announce FREE Los Angeles Show Date at School Night! BØRNS has added a third Los Angeles show date to his North American headline tour. The indie-pop singer, songwriter and musician, BØRNS (aka Garret Borns) will now play a special date at School Night at Bardot in Hollywood. To top it all off, as with […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Desert Daze 2016 photos
Desert Daze Reveals Set Times for its 2017 Event

Desert Daze is going off this weekend October 12-15 at the Institute of Mental Physics in Joshua Tree, CA. Nestled in the scenic desert, attendees can enjoy a gorgeous natural landscape (and stars for days) including the visionary architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and son Lloyd Wright. This year’s Desert Daze lineup will include: Iggy […]

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