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Say Anything to headline The Echoplex as part of Spring Tour

Emo pop rockers Say Anything have booked a headlining show date at the Echoplex! The LA rockers will perform at the famed Echo Park venue on Tuesday April 26. Supporting Say Anything at the Echoplex are mewithoutYou, Teen Suicide, and Museum Mouth. As part of Say Anything’s Spring Tour, the band has also announced show […]

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Coachella 2016: finally moving away from being a boys’ club?

Feature written by Mark E. Ortega According to an April 2013 Buzzfeed article, Coachella hadn’t seen a ratio of male-fronted acts to female-fronted ones below 80% since 2008. Last year, female-fronted acts represented less than 16% of the lineup with names like Florence + The Machine, Alabama Shakes, Jenny Lewis and St. Vincent being some […]

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44 Best Los Angeles Concerts This November

Thee Commons While the concert heavy month of Rocktober leaves much to be desired, November isn’t letting us down. Be thankful concert heads because there are plenty of chances this month to catch some spectacular live acts. From living legends like Dave Davies of The Kinks bringing down the house old-school style to up-and-coming pop stars […]

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Hollywood Bowl magically whipped by epic Blur and Courtney Barnett bill; Fred Armisen guests

The first concert I ever saw was Oasis in 2005. Tuesday night, I was at the Hollywood Bowl, one of the most iconic music venues on the west coast, to see Blur — their biggest rivals in the Britpop invasion. As I took in a momentous, nearly two-hour performance from Damon Albarn and his mates, […]

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A Night With Bradford Cox — from controlled chaos with Atlas Sound to the transcending sounds of Deerhunter

Earlier this year, Deerhunter was slated to play FYF. “We had to cancel because we had a lot of personal shit to deal with,” Bradford Cox told the crowd Friday night at The Regent. It seems the only thing that Cox has ever had to deal with had been unpleasant, and that’s an understatement. From […]

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Best Concerts in Los Angeles: Janet Jackson, Florence and The Machine, Marina and The Diamonds

It’s probably the strongest show week in Rocktober, and the ladies are coming in hot! This week we have Janet Jackson at The Forum, Marina and The Diamonds at Fox Theater Pomona, Florence and The Machine at Hollywood Bowl, Wolf Alice at The Fonda Theatre, Misterwives at The Belasco, Regrettes at The Smell, White Sea […]

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Kendrick Lamar, surprise Killers set, Halsey and Death Cab for Cutie cap off Life is Beautiful

Kendrick Lamar The third-annual Life is Beautiful Festival in downtown Las Vegas saved some of their best tricks for last. Kendrick Lamar topped off a weekend that included many memorable performances. Perhaps it was perfectly fitting that Kendrick — perhaps the hottest thing in rap today — would close out a festival that is clearly […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Grace Jones, Future Islands, Shamir and more

This week’s best concerts in Los Angeles are priming Rocktober very nicely. From big name acts like Grace Jones with Future Islands at the Hollywood Bowl, Foo Fighters at The Forum and Chris Cornell at the Walt Disney Concert Hall—you also mustn’t skip out on the lesser known, indie acts. Our top selection this week […]

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Watch Deerhunter’s new video for new song “Breaker”

Deerhunter have shared a glistening new song and video for “Breaker”. The track is the second to be shared from the band’s forthcoming album Fading Frontier. The song is a bright and lovely number which for the first time, features two of Deerhunter’s founding members, Bradford Cox and Lockett Pundt, sharing vocal duties in their […]

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Deerhunter to headline The Regent in support of new album “Fading Frontier”

Did you miss Deerhunter at FYF this past weekend? Don’t worry, so did everyone else. As we all know, Deerhunter did not end up performing at FYF this year; however, not only have they booked a Los Angeles date, but they also have a slew of tour dates and a new album underway! Deerhunter is […]

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