Stuff by: Emily Saex

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Win Tickets to The English Beat at The Roxy

Get excited ska fans! 1980’s Two-tone era living legends The English Beat, led by front man Dave Wakeling, are coming to Los Angeles and headlining The Roxy on Saturday, August 15th for what will no doubt be an upbeat, dance-crazed night of music. Expect to hear and sing along to all the boss classics such […]

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Win Tickets to Cayucas at the El Rey Theatre

We recently caught indie pop duo Cayucas engaging fans with sweet Summer vibes and rich, charming melodies and songs off their new album, Dancing at the Blue Lagoon. Summer isn’t over just yet though, so be sure to celebrate the sunshine along with Cayucas when they headline the El Rey Theatre on Friday, August 14th. […]

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Video Premiere: Watch Sad Robot’s New Video “Battered” Off New Album Apres Moi, Le Deluge

Los Angeles indie synth-pop duo Sad Robot (aka Katherine Pawlak and Nicolas Perez) are constantly working hard and playing hard when it comes to writing and releasing songs that fuel the inner desire to dance. That kind of musical and songwriting strength combined with a gracious attitude towards their fans, also makes the band genuinely […]

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Win Tickets to A.A. Bondy at The Echo

Noted by some as the hillbilly Kurt Cobain, the deeply intense singer-songwriter A.A. Bondy has made some beautiful records over the past couple of years, including his most recent Believers (2011, Fat Possum Records). Even though he’s been off our musical radar for some time we are stoked that he’s back on tour this Summer […]

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Win Tickets to Low End Theory Festival feat. Flying Lotus & More at Shrine Expo Hall

Since the mid-2000’s every Wednesday night in Los Angeles Low End Theory has been bumpin’ with the best in experimental electronic and hip-hop music and often features up and coming acts before (and even after) they blow up on the scene. Now the second annual Low End Theory Festival is coming to the Shrine Expo Hall on […]

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An Interview with Alice Bag: We talk new book “Pipe Bomb For The Soul,” Sandinista revolution, punk rock & more

Educate yourself. Empower yourself. Change your world. While those words of wisdom may sound a little cliché, when Alice Bag says it, it strikes a chord within you and you believe it. The famed punk rock singer (The Bags, Alice Bag Band, Cholita, etc), feminist, educator and author recently released her self-published, diary-style memoir “Pipe […]

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Win Tickets to Django Django at The Mayan

Scottish four-piece Django Django are back on U.S. soil and ready to rock your world with fresh songs off their sophomore album Born under Saturn, which features the catchy single, “First Light.” Their specialty brand of psych-infused electronic art-rock and addictive harmonies will have you hooked in no time. Hear it and feel it live […]

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Hot Band Alert: Sand Babes Premiere New Song “Carousel” From Forthcoming EP

Echo Park’s Sand Babes may be fairly new to the local music scene but already they are bringing a bright sense of honesty to their music as they begin to hone and craft their dreamy psychedelic sound. The band will be releasing their self-titled debut EP in full on August 5th but we are stoked […]

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Win Tickets to Milky Chance at the Shrine Expo Hall

Last year we caught German folk-tronica outfit Milky Chance driving Los Angeles fans wild. Now they’re back on tour in the states and ready to do it all over again with a headlining show at The Shrine Expo Hall on Tuesday, August 4th. Hear catchy songs off their debut album Sadnecessary, including international hit “Stolen […]

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Win Tickets to High On Fire at the Echoplex

Oakland stoner heavy metal trio High On Fire have been gaining accolades for their newly released, seventh full-length album, Luminiferous. Get ready to headbang along to new songs when the group blazes through Los Angeles with a headlining show at The Echoplex on Friday, July 31st. Listen to single “The Black Plot” and hear exactly why […]

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