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Pokey LaFarge returns to Los Angeles with show at Pico Union Project

Pokey LaFarge is back in Los Angeles with a special performance scheduled for April 25 at Pico Union Project. The throwback rock ‘n’ roll artist is always an incredible time live. His unique gospel-pop sound is absolutely iresistible and will have you dancing and smiling from ear-to-ear. LaFarge’s latest album, Manic Revelations was released in […]

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Antlers
Antlers celebrate 10-year anniversary of Hospice with Los Angeles show at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their gorgeous album Hospice, the Antlers have announced a special Los Angeles acoustic show at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever. I dunno about you, but this was one my most favorite indie albums. I used to play the “Sylvia” over and over again, blurting out the chorus “Sylvia, get […]

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Bikini Kill reunite with Los Angeles show at Hollywood Palladium

Rejoice! Bikini Kill has reunited for select Los Angeles and New York shows this spring! The iconic feminist-punk group Bikini Kill has a Los Angeles concert date scheduled for April 25 at the Hollywood Palladium. Known for their raucous, politically confrontational live shows, Bikini Kill will be performing with three original members: Kathleen Hanna on vocals, […]

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The Coathangers
The Coathangers back in L.A. with a show at Teragram Ballroom — new album, new song revealed

The Coathangers are coming through with a whole lotta new! The Coathhangers have announced a Los Angeles show date for February 21 at the Teragram Ballroom. The garage rock trio are touring in support of their new album The Devil You Know. The 11-track record will be released March 8 via Suicide Squeeze Records. And […]

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Bad Suns
Bad Suns to play “surprise” Los Angeles gig at The Echo in celebration of Epitaph Records debut

Bad Suns have announced a “surprise” Los Angeles performance tonight at The Echo! Today is Thursday, Jan. 10 (for those of you wondering what day it is). These indie rockers have done some WERK clocking in over 250 million Spotify streams and opening for the acts like Halsey and The 1975, in addition to playing festivals […]

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Ex Hex
Ex Hex announce new album with LA show at Teragram Ballroom — stream new song “Cosmic Cave.”

Ex Hex are back with a new album and are laying down some tour dates with a Los Angeles performance at the Teragram Ballroom on April 25. The Washington, D.C. trio are gearing up to release their second album It’s Real, coming March 22 of Merge Records. You can pre-order it today on CD, LP, and magenta […]

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SASAMI announces debut album with L.A. show at The Echo — watch video for lead single “Jealousy”

If you missed SASAMI’S recent gig at The Echo, don’t worry, she just booked another one. SASAMI will headline The Echo on April 3. The former Cherry Glazerr bandmate (keys and guitar) just announced her self-titled debut album out March 8 via Domino. To coincide with the album announcement, SASAMI has shared a video for the album’s […]

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nick waterhouse
Nick Waterhouse announces LA gig at The Regent — stream new single “Song For Winners”

L.A. favorite, Nick Waterhouse has announced a local date at The Regent in Downtown Los Angeles for April 26. The throwback crooner is performing in support of his newly announced self-titled album set for March 8th release via Innovative Leisure. the new album was recorded at LA’s legendary Electro-Vox Recorders, and co-produced with Paul Butler (Michael Kiwanuka, […]

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Ladytron adds second L.A. date at Fonda Theatre

If you missed out on those tickets to Ladytron at the Fonda Theatre, here’s your next chance to redeem yourself! Ladytron has added a second headline Los Angeles date at the Fonda Theatre, scheduled for February 28! The band previously announced performances in Mexico City, Los Angeles, and San Diego in February and March following a […]

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Best Los Angeles Concerts of the Month: January 2019

It’s a new year! We’ve combed through our emails, scoured ticket / venue websites to find the best Los Angeles concerts of the month. As always, we focus on lesser known / indie acts, but don’t be surprised if you see a few well-known names in the mix. This month of January, catch recommended acts […]

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Beck to play a very intimate performance at McCabes Guitar Shop in Santa Monica

Beck is playing a very intimate Los Angeles performance at McCabe’s guitar shop in Santa Monica on Friday, Jan. 11. This performance will celebrate 60 years of McCabe’s in Santa Monica and 50 years of McCabe’s concerts. Tickets are not cheap though! Tickets to Beck at McCabe’s guitar shop in Santa Monica are priced at […]

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Laura Jean Anderson
Video Premiere: Laura Jean Anderson Puts on a Brave Face Ahead of Dec 11 Bootleg Show

The holiday time brings cheer for most, but when spent away from family or friends, one may become forlorn. Laura Jean Anderson’s recent EP should alleviate the pain, not only for anyone in such a position this December, but for all who have felt self-doubt at any point in their lives. She recorded a series […]

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Best Los Angeles Concerts of the Month: December 2018

We haven’t done our Best Los Angeles Shows of the Month in quite some time. In all honesty, it’s a lot of fucking work — and since having a baby my life and time has changed drastically. Managing Grimy Goods while managing a successful spin-off brand (Grimy Diapers) is time-consuming AF, not to mention raising […]

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Hot Artist Alert: DeathByRomy brings the ‘Monsters’ to Moroccan Lounge this December

Rising goth pop star DeathByRomy revealed her debut full-length record, Monsters, this past September and it is fierce. The local artist exhibits a wide range of sounds on the album; it begins with Lana Del Rey-like ballads and moves into melodic pop tunes where the bass is turned up to eleven. She will be celebrating […]

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Singer/songwriter Maria Taylor to returns to Los Angeles for holiday stint at The Moroccan Lounge

Singer/songwriter Maria Taylor is prepping for a pseudo-homecoming this December when she returns to Los Angeles, the city where she lived for a time before returning back to her original home of Birmingham, Alabama. Once one-half of Azure Ray alongside Orenda Fink, Taylor’s solo career has resulted in six studio albums with the latest In the […]

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Helena Deland
Helena Deland Brings Her “Sincere Pop” to The Echo

Montréal-based artist Helena Deland makes her Los Angeles debut with a co-headline show at the The Echo on December 15th. Her latest release, From The Series of Songs “Altogether Unaccompanied” Vol III & IV (Luminelle Recordings), is a menagerie of songs that are as poetic as they are mesmerizing. Self-described as “sincere pop,” Deland’s songs […]

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Sing Along to HAERTS’ Anthemic New Record at the Moroccan on December 17

For a gut punch of empathy, check out the latest album from German duo HAERTS. The band has origins in Munich, but came to prominence in New York, where they are currently based. Their sophomore record came out earlier this year, and given its themes, New Compassion is an appropriate title. They will be playing […]

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Tor Miller
Tor Miller to Grace the Stage At the Moroccan Lounge With His Cheerful Melodies

On December 11th, Los Angelenos have the pleasure of hearing the latest from Americana-inspired singer-songwriter Tor Miller, who will be joined by Dresage and Graham Norwood, at the Moroccan Lounge. With his latest release Surviving the Suburbs, Miller has left his seaside hometown and journeyed through the energetic cities of the U.S. as he continues […]

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middle kids
Middle Kids are a sweet addiction that you can’t kick, catch them in LA at Echoplex

After selling out the Lodge Room back in June, Australian trio Middle Kids are back with a headline show at the Echoplex on December 14th. Their debut album Lost Friends was released back in May, and it’s indie-rock with heart at its finest— melodies that stick with you long after a song is over, and […]

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Conner Youngblood
Conner Youngblood translates personal experience into resounding bliss on “Cheyenne”

A multi-instrumentalist armed with an entrancing, soul-scraping set of vocals, Conner Youngblood navigates all the vaporous realms of alt-R&B and soul with a hefty emotionality. Celebrating the release of his sophomore attempt Cheyenne this past summer, Conner Youngblood operates between the elegant cracks of atmospheric buzz and droning instrumentals that dot his songs. Amidst the whirl […]

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