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Photos: The Dickies, DM Tina, Cheap Tissue at House of Machines

Friday Night, Cretin Hop put together a multi generational night of punk at House of Machines featuring The Dickies, DM Tina and the Bumps and Cheap Tissue. Warming up the crowd was DM Tina and the Bumps, described as “drag fronted weirdo rock-n-rollers.” DM Tina is an endearing mess of perfectly timed stage banter, saggy […]

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Kim Zsebe |
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Dangerbird’s Monthly Microdose Series Gives Music Lovers a Taste of Greatness

If you are an early aughts indie rock lover, you know Dangerbird Records. Perhaps not in name, but by their alumni artists: Silversun Pickups, Minus the Bear, Hot Hot Heat, Delphic and more. The veteran Los Angeles label has touched greatness and continues to mentor tomorrow’s scene leaders. Traditional deals are of course still being […]

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Holy Wars at The Echo -- Photo: ZB Images
Holy Wars and Draemings deliver a badass ladies night at The Echo

Friday’s night was a double slice of female badassery with stellar performances by local favorites, Holy Wars and Draemings at The Echo. With Holy Wars, led by Kat Leon, as the evening’s main event — Draemings warmed us up quite nicely. Draemings is always a visual and aural delight to see live on stage. Getting […]

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Kim Zsebe |
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Nico Franc Brings a Stadium-Ready Show to Resident in DTLA

Nico Franc has that x-factor that people look for when they need to release, whether its jovial or it’s serious. And they go to arenas for that. They go to stadiums for that. They take their childhood best friend to a nostalgic concert for that…but LA based Nico Franc delivered that at the Resident. Read my […]

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Beach Goth at Hollywood Palladium
The Growlers end three nights of Beach Goth at Hollywood Palladium in a carnival of oddities

Over the years Beach Goth has existed in a variety of forms and venues across Southern California, with each new iteration of the mini-festival never feeling exactly like the last. But this year The Growlers really upped the ante by hosting three nights at the Hollywood Palladium, each with a different lineup and setlist. Night […]

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Steven Ward |
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Halloween in Los Angeles — The Best Halloween Concerts & Club Nights

The Halloween fun is about to commence in Los Angeles. If you’re looking for some cool events for Halloween in L.A. — we got you. Halloween in Los Angeles is about to go off! From underground club nights to ghoulish dance parties, bloody concerts and darkwave discos — here’s all the best musical things to […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Tonight’s Best LA Shows — Oct. 18 — Lizzo, Ms. Lauryn Hill,J.S. Ondara

Tonight’s best concerts in Los Angeles for Friday, Oct. 18 feature: Lizzo at the Hollywood Palladium, Ms. Lauryn Hill at The Mayan, J.S. Ondara at Troubadour, Surf Curse at Fonda Theatre and more! Check out the full listing for tonight’s best shows below! And for more recommended shows in Los Angeles, check out our BEST CONCERTS […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Tonight’s Best LA Shows — Oct. 17: Injury Reserve, Lucero, CLAVVS

Tonight’s best Los Angeles concerts feature Rocketman: Live in Concert Featuring A Special Performance by Elton John & Taron Egerton with the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra at Greek Theatre; Injury Reserve at El Rey; CLAVVS at The W Hotel (FREE); Zooluxx, Shiny Jackets at Echoplex and more. Check out the full listing for tonight’s best shows […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Tonight’s Best Shows — Oct. 16 — Ms. Lauryn Hill, Neon Indian, City and Colour

Tonight’s Best Shows in Los Angeles for Wednesday, Oct. 16 feature: Ms. Lauryn Hill, H.E.R. at Hollywood Bowl, City and Colour at Fonda Theatre, Neon Indian at Teragram Ballroom and more. Check out the full listing for tonight’s best shows below! And for more recommended shows in Los Angeles, check out our BEST CONCERTS OF THE […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Tonight’s Best Shows: Oct. 14 — Kishi Bashi, Ride, Temples

Tonight’s Best Los Angeles Concerts for Monday, Oct. 14 feature: Kishi Bashi at The Regent, Ride at Teragram Ballroom, Temples at the Echoplex, Healing Gems free residency at The Echo and more! Check out the full listing for tonight’s best shows below! And for more recommended shows in Los Angeles, check out our BEST CONCERTS OF […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |