Monthly Archives: July 2018

mod pods
Modpods shake things up at the Troubadour, opening for Melvins

A chance meeting led underground LA music scene veterans Modpods to share the stage with icons The Melvins on Friday at legendary music venue The Troubadour. It was a huge opportunity for founder and front woman/beat maker/songwriter Myriad Slits and her bandmates Mindee Jorgensen and Daniel Guzman who take turns playing bass, guitar, and drums. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Twin Temple flip expectations with the satanic doo-wop of their self-titled debut album

Twin Temple, the creation of Alexandra and Zachary James, is the Satanic doo-wop you never knew you needed. In an unlikely collision of tastes and interests, Twin Temple’s freshly released debut album is a love letter to the bygone genre of the 50s-60s and the tones that iconized it, all delivered with a heavy dose […]

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Steven Ward |
Get Down With the Young & Sick-ness This Weds at the Moroccan

Nick van Hofwegen takes his art seriously, no matter which medium. He is more widely known as Young & Sick, a local (by way of Holland then London) musician and visual artist with quite a lot planned for the next few weeks. This Wednesday, July 25th, he plays live for the first time in four […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Premiere: French songstress Livia Blanc echoes an old-world blues with debut EP “Amour Amour”

Even if you don’t speak or understand a lick of French, Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Livia Blanc’s debut EP Amour Amour will still find ways to enthrall you by the end of its five tracks. Right away Blanc establishes her penchant for coyly meandering chamber-pop with the EP’s titular track “Amour Amour”; singing almost entirely in her native […]

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Steven Ward |
Cat Power
Cat Power announces tour with Los Angeles show at Theatre at Ace Hotel

Cat Power will headline the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, November 21! Presale ticket and password info are noted below! The talented vocalist, songwriter, musician, and producer Chan Marshall, is touring in support of her new album Wanderer set for release on October 5, 2018, via Domino. The album was […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Yip Yops
Yip Yops prove good things come from the desert with latest Echo residency night

Youngsters the Yip Yops have passed a lot of big milestones this last year from their first tour with local superstar Lauren Ruth Ward to the July residency spot at The Echo / Echoplex. The band has been gaining momentum and notable fans at a meteoric rate. Yip Yops are vox / guitarist Ison, drums […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Dragon Inn 3
Song Premiere: Dragon Inn 3’s “Club Sauce” is the Entrance to the Sweetest Circle of Hell

Dragon Inn 3 is finally ready to debut a song that has been in the works for 15 years. Vocalist and founding member of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Philip Dickey, created Dragon Inn 3 with his wife Grace Bentley and his sister Sharon Bowie; the project leans more electronica than rock. The new […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Connan Mockasin to perform at the beautiful Vista Theater in Los Angeles

Are you “feeling lovely”? Hopefully you will be after hearing the news that Connan Mockasin will headline the beautiful Vista Theater in Los Feliz! It’s a rare treat when you get to see a live band at this historic single-screen movie theater; truly one of Los Angeles’ gems. #IfYouKnowYouKnow Connan Mockasin will perform at the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
lola kirke
Hot Artist Alert: Lola Kirke shares new single & video “Sexy Song”

Lola Kirke is winning our hearts of the late. The talented singer / guitarist, who’s also an actress (Gone Girl, Mistress America, Mozart in the Jungle) has such a delicious voice and we just can’t get enough of it. Good thing Lola Kirke has satiated us once again with her new single “Sexy Song.” Similar […]

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DAF [Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft]
Cloak & Dagger returns, lineup featuring only U.S. appearance by DAF (Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft)

Cloak & Dagger makes its return for 2018 featuring the only North American appearance for industrial legends DAF / Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft. Taking place Saturday, Nov. 10 at the historic State Theater in  Downtown Los Angeles, this year’s Cloak & Dagger will also include performance by She Wants Revenge, The Faint, HEALTH, Boy Harsher, Tamaryn, BOAN, Black Mare […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |