Monthly Archives: June 2018

A Place To Bury Strangers
A Place To Bury Strangers rip and roar through The Regent, SEXTILE and Prettiest Eyes support

A Place To Bury Strangers — Photo: ZB Images Saturday night A Place To Bury Strangers along with SEXTILE and Prettiest Eyes packed The Regent in downtown LA. Prettiest Eyes an electro punk/space LA band warmed everyone up with bassist/cowboy Marcos Rodriguez’s undulating hips and riffs, while keyboardist Paco Cassanova hid mysteriously behind his locks […]

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Premiere: Sikemor Remain Upright With a “Leg To Stand On”

Seeking success too often feels like a desperate bid for attention. This is especially true in this day and age, when impressions and clicks determine who breaks through and who wallows in obscurity. Local indie rockers Sikemor grapple with this, expressing the conflict in their brand new single, “Leg To Stand On,” premiering exclusively below. […]

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LA duo Deap Vally return with a charmed haphazardness in music video for “Get Gone”

When we last spoke on the heady-ramblings of Los Angeles rock-duo Deap Vally, they were relishing in the post-sophomore ecstasy of Femejism and releasing superbly bizarre music videos for songs like “Julian.” This time around, Julie Edwards Pirrone and Lindsey Troy are no less voracious in the execution of their hot-white, kinetically-inclined rock in the new music video […]

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francine thirteen
Interview: Francine Thirteen Reclaims Her Vices Ahead of Her Show at the Standard

To understand ritual pop artist Francine Thirteen, one must open up to ideas of feminism that would make the virtuous cringe. Francine Thirteen wants to recontextualize and redefine lust and power, two aspects of womanhood that have been exploited in centuries past.  Ahead of her performance next week at the Standard, we were able to […]

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chromatics
Chromatics Reveal New Single from Their Long-Awaited Album Dear Tommy

Chromatics fans got another promising taste of the band’s forthcoming album, Dear Tommy, with the release of “Blue Girl.” This is particularly exciting because the record had originally been announced in 2014, but Johnny Jewel infamously destroyed what they had been working on and re-did it front to back. Apparently though, there will be no […]

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beach goth 2018 lineup
Beach Goth Reveals 2018 lineup featuring The Voidz, The Drums, Barrington Levy

The Growlers have announced the official 2018 Beach Goth lineup, and we’re giving away a pair of tickets! This years Beach Goth will feature The Growlers, The Voidz, The Drums, Barrington Levy, Gwar, Doug E. Fresh, Starcrawler, Bleached as The Ramones and many more acts. Take a look at the entire Beach Goth 2018 lineup below! […]

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Yo La Tengo at Teragram Ballroom -- Photo: Kiby Gladstein
Yo La Tengo continue to impress fans with stellar performance at Teragram Ballroom

At first glance of the extensive assemblage of instruments on stage, one might assume indie rock trio Yo La Tengo is actually an octet. Prior to the show, murmurs among the crowd indicated many fans were attending both evenings of their two night stay at the Teragram Ballroom, solidifying LA’s contingent of the die hard, […]

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Speedy Ortiz at The Echo by Steven Ward
Speedy Ortiz overtakes The Echo with blistering bombast

The Echo played host to a flurry of female-fronted badassery ignited by indie-rock darlings Speedy Ortiz‘s stop there late Friday night. The band, led by Sadie Dupuis, let loose wave after wave of face-melting guitar work throughout their set, drawing from their recently released third album Twerp Verse. Hailing from the grungy, unpolished realms of indie-rock that […]

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King tuff live photos
King Tuff and Cut Worms end their spring tour with a bang at Teragram Ballroom

“Are you filled with joy?” asks Kyle Thomas, also known as King Tuff. Crowds were restless at the Teragram Ballroom last Thursday night, buzzing for the polished rock acts of the night. SASAMI, formerly of Cherry Glazerr, opened up the night, with retro outfit Cut Worms filling in the middle slot. By the time King […]

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Interpol
Interpol and The Kills to play the Hollywood Bowl in October

Interpol have announced a headline Los Angeles gig at the iconic Hollywood Bowl on Thursday, October 4! Pre-sale is happening now, and general on-sale tickets go on sale this Friday, June 15 at 10AM. Supporting Interpol at the Hollywood Bowl will be our editor’s personal favorite, The Kills. Sunflower Bean open up this awesome trifecta. […]

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