Photo Galleries

The Henry Clay People at The Troubadour – Photo Gallery

LA’s The Henry Clay People opened up for Dios this past Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 at The Troubadour for Dios’ “We Are Dios” record release party. Peep the photo gallery below and be sure to also check out the photos of Dios here! Photos: Craig Parker Click on thumbnails to go BIG!

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Nouvelle Vague at the Fonda Music Box – Show Review, Video and Photo Gallery

What’s the difference between Nouvelle Vague and you average dive bar cover band? Two hot French chicks! When I caught Nouvelle Vague a couple weeks ago at the Fonda Music Box, I was excited to see this hot band that had received quite a lot of hype (especially for a cover band). Led by musicians […]

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Editors at The Wiltern – Show Review and Photos

Although many fans I had talked to at the Editors show at the Wiltern this past Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, weren’t too keen on their new album “In This Light And On This Evening,” they most definitely were awe-struck by their live performance. Playing a variety of songs from previous albums, as well as their […]

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Imaad Wasif and Becky Stark at Spaceland – Show Review

Singer-songwriter Imaad Wasif gave a haunting and ethereal performance last Tuesday night at Spaceland in Silver Lake. The second show of his three-date residency at Spaceland stayed within the new-age folk vibe established by Stetson-wearing opener Voice on Tape, and the beautiful voice of Becky Stark as the second act. Becky Stark has the voice […]

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The Antlers at the Wiltern – Show Review and Photos

If you’re familiar with the Brooklyn based indie band, The Antlers, you’re already aware of how beautiful and emotive they’re music is. Last Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, The Antlers played a spectacular set at the Wiltern opening up for the Editors. The story behind The Antlers and front-man Peter Silberman is one that is most […]

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The Thermals at Detroit Bar – Photo Gallery

The last time we caught The Thermals was at over the summer at FYF Fest! With fierce lyrics, designed to showcase a path of religious tyranny that America might take, these kids can definitely sugarcoat it with their pop-punk sound. With catchy riffs and edgy power chords, you would think they were singing about a […]

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Thao With The Get Down Stay Down at Detroit Bar – Photo Gallery

The San Francisco based, Thao With The Get Down Stay Down game down South to play a kick-ass show this past Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 at the Deroit Bar in Costa Mesa opening up for The Thermals. I first got word of this petite talent with a delicious voice a few years ago when I […]

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The Art of Lisa Hanawalt at Secret Headquarters – Photo Gallery and Review

Secret Headquarters has been hailed as the classiest comic book shop around, and damn is it ever!  The warm space has leather chairs and dark wooden shelves holding tons of comics and graphic novels.  On Friday, they featured The Art of Lisa Hanawalt and offered up free beer and whiskey. Her art is captivating and […]

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The Drowning Men at Bar Pink – Photo Gallery and Review

Um, excuse me, why didn’t I catch these guys during the 10 years I lived in San Diego? The Drowning Men are fuckin’ rad. Love the vox, love keyboards, love the guitars, love the drums, and I absolutely love their style. They have a very raw indie sound that can rock your soul and even […]

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Hotel St. George at Silverlake Lounge – Photo Gallery and Review

San Diego’s Hotel St. George came out to LA last week to rock the Silverlake Lounge. I got tuned on to these boys when they’re last album “City Boy Lemon” came across my inbox. Instantly, I couldn’t get over front-man, Matt Binder’s distinct vocals. They have that unusual Jello Biafra sound, but Matt brings it […]

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