Stuff by: Kim Zsebe

Lord Huron at The Hollywood Bowl -- Photo by ZB Images
Lord Huron, Shakey Graves and Yola sprinkle their magical sounds all over the Hollywood Bowl

The Hollywood Bowl hosted a magical night of music this past Sunday with the perfect line up of Lord Huron, Shakey Graves and newcomer Yola. Yola commanded attention and left the seasoned Hollywood Bowl audience on their feet (something I have never seen a first slot opener do). She is definitely a rising star  with […]

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The Dils in San Francisco -- Photo By ZB Images
WAR STORIES: Tales of 70’s & 80’s Punk Mayhem Told By The Perpetrators Themselves, featuring The Dils

Bands come and go. We all have our favorites that we wish we could hear one more time. For many who witnessed the original California punk scene back in the 70’s The Dils were one such band. Although founding brothers Chip and Tony Kinman were musical partners for many years The Dils existence was as […]

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Thunder Pussy at El Rey Theatre
Things get delightfully physical with Thunderpussy and Black Pistol Fire at the El Rey

Whoever thought to put Thunderpussy and Black Pistol Fire on the same bill is a genius. This past Wednesday night at the El Rey Theatre was a sweatastic event. Thunderpussy started their set very quiet and mellow with guitarist Whitney Petty bowing her strings in a spot light. One-by-one the band took the stage until […]

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The Chats at The Regent
Australia’s The Chats leave their mark at The Regent LA with wild sold-out show — Dave Grohl, Josh Homme in attendance

You know you made the right decision about what show to go to when Dave Grohl and Josh Homme are in attendance along with a herd of teenagers. Australian natives, The Chats,  had a lot of questions for their sold-out audience at The Regent, a show that had to be moved from The Echo due […]

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Photos: The Rec Center gets Wrecked by Devour Records with Katatonic, Trap Girl and more

There were so many great shows on Friday night but it’s likely Devour records birthday celebration at DIY venue The Rec Center, for founder Sergio Candelario was the most wild. Sergio and his band Katatonic with longtime bandmates Giuliano Scarfo and Brian Melendez, and scream queen Nathalie Martin opened the night so the band could […]

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Prettiest Eyes at Zebulon
Ty Segall and Prettiest Eyes join CFM at final night of Zebulon Residency

Zebulon has been hosting rockers CFM all month and this past Monday included some very special surprise guests. Those in the know, which were way fewer than one might imagine, were treated to the first guest friend of the band Ty Segall who performed a beautifully fun DJ set. Segall took the stage bundled in […]

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Brass Box at The Echo
Brass Box Enchant The Echo at Night Three of June Residency, joined by Crook and Dol Ikara

The Echo’s free Monday night residency features Brass Box this June. Brass Box is music for goth mermaids. It is somber, dark, and muffled. Their sound slips into the depths, sinking like a treasure chest thrown into the sea, shimmery and heavy. This past Monday at The Echo, Brass Box played under the cover of […]

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The Longshot Teragram ballroom
All the greats (especially Green Day) get some shine at The Longshot’s Teragram Ballroom gig; Billie Joe Armstrong’s side piece

Green Day fans traveled from far and wide to line up hours before the doors opened at the Teragram Ballroom in order to get a good spot to see Billie Joe Armstrong and his side project, The Longshot. The Longshot is part Green Day with touring guitarist Jeff Matilda joining Armstrong on bass and part […]

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Yip Yops take that stage as two at The Satellite, and still light shit up

Thursday night was a fun combo of favorites at The Satellite. The Yip Yops appeared in their new slimmed down version. Ison Van Winkle and Ross Murakami have gone out on their own Murakami on drums and manning a laptop and backing vocals while lead singer Ison switches between synth and guitar. The duo has […]

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The Stiches at Echoplex -- Photo by ZB Images
Friday Night Left the Echoplex in Stitches

Friday night was a solid four-band line up at the Echoplex. Opening the night were The Brutalists, a bit of LA Guns with a smidge of Quireboys with some dirty post punk and a dash of ska. Next up were LA natives, Cheap Tissue, who turned up the energy and made the transition to total […]

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