Live Concerts

Aggrolites and LONGWAY at Slidebar – Photos and Review

Since the band’s spring release of their fourth studio effort simply titled “IV,” The Aggrolites have been the ambassadors of their brand of dirty reggae. A potent mix of sweaty soul, base driven funk, and reggae reminiscent of the Kingston legacy of the 1960s. The Slidebar in Fullerton was at capacity with a line out […]

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Freelance Whales at The Echo – Video Review

Brooklyn’s latest “it” band, the Freelance Whales played quite the impressive show last week at the Echo. If you didn’t check the photos and review we posted, click here to get the full scoop. Point being, these kids are pretty fuckin’ amazing and are on everyone’s radar right now. Peep the vid below to see […]

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Peaches at the Wiltern – Photo Gallery and Review

“That was the most bizarre show I’ve ever been to,” said our LA photographer, Craig Parker. It was his first time checking Peaches and we sent him deep into the muck of it all! With boots and an occasional Peache’s ass cheek in his face, Craig managed to capture some crazy ass shots from Peaches […]

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Crystal Antlers at the El Rey Theatre – Photo Gallery

Long Beach’s Crystal Antlers rocked the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 18, opening up for The Big Pink, alongside io echo. I had seen them play this past summer at FYF Fest and was totally stoked on their explosive energy. Drummer, Kevin Stuart is a beast behing that kit! Dude was bangin’ out the […]

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Freelance Whales at the Echo – Photo Gallery and Review

I was so excited about seeing Fanfarlo at The Echo on Monday, Nov. 23 that I didn’t even think about who was going to open. Freelance Whales were more than a pleasant surprise. They are five of the cutest kids from New York, singing through smiles and swapping around a range of instruments that they […]

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Fanfarlo at The Echo – Photo Gallery and Review

What happens when you spend months totally loving an album? Obviously you do everything you can to go see that band play. Apparently a lot of other people felt that way about Fanfarlo’s Reservoir because there was a thick line before the doors opened at The Echo, and there were plenty of kids with hopeful […]

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Neon Indian at the Echoplex – Show Review and Video

Some people say they’re overrated, some people say they’re red hot! Austin/Brooklyn’s rapidly rising electro outfit, Neon Indian, played their first show of their first headlining tour this past Friday, Nov. 20 at the Echoplex. The venue had a great turn out, which I think was also in part to Tigercity. Unfortunatley, we came a […]

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The Big Pink at Detorit Bar – Photo Gallery

THE BIG PINK! If you don’t know how rad these guys are, you need to get on their debut album, “A Brief History of Love!” We just covered the first show of their inaugural North American tour last week at the El Rey Theatre and it literally blew us away. Check out the videos, photos […]

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Ghostland Observatory at the Key Club – Photo Gallery and Review

As I walked downstairs to the Ghostland Observatory pre-party at the Key Club last Thursday, Nov. 19, the place was packed! Some chick and her husband were the ultimate superfans, clad in their Ghostland Observatory gear. Her hubby even wore a cape just like the drummer/synth master, Thomas Ross Turner. “Oh my God girl, you […]

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IO Echo at the El Rey Theatre – Photo Gallery

LA’s IO Echo opened up for The Big Pink at the El Rey Theatre this past Wednesday, Nov. 18. Yet another very awesome band coming out of LA. Keep an eye out for this duo, just like The Big Pink, they have bright future ahead. Photos: Craig Parker

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