Photo Galleries

Chief at The Echo – Photos and Review

Opening up for the Local Natives this past, Dec 22, 2009, at The Echo was a pretty sweet band I had yet to hear of: Cheif! Yet another hot rockin’ band populated out of LA. These dude’s got some hair and great tunes to match. Check em’ out! Chief started the night and set the […]

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Salt-n-Pepa at Club Nokia – Photos and Review

It was a flash back to the good ole jams, last Saturday, Dec. 26 at Club Nokia! Not only did we get to see famed 80’s rappettes, Salt-n-Pepa, but we danced our booties off to the old skool tracks of Domino, Rodney O, Skee0-lo and Candyman! It was all ghetto fab and then some! Born […]

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2009 Year in Show Photos!

After sifting through all of our 2009 show coverage, damn we covered a lot of hot shows and festivals. From Wanderlust to Austin City Limits, and venues such as the El Rey Theatre and the Echo in Los Angeles all the way to the Fox Theatre in Oakland, our staff photographers captured some epic shots […]

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Local Natives at the Echo – Photos and Review

On my way to the Echo on Dec 22, 2009, I didn’t know what to expect. The Local Natives show was sold out and I had a hunch there would be some kick ass music and excellent facial hair. I’m pleased to report that my instincts were correct. With opening bands Chief and Voxhaul Broadcast, […]

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Big Light at The Mint – Photo Gallery and Review

Los Angeles got quite the aural treat last Wednesday, Dec. 16, when San Francisco rockers, Big Light, came out to shred The Mint. Playing a midnight set, it was well worth the wait (and the morning hangover). With an EP released in 2008, Big Light has made quite the name for themselves playing numerous shows […]

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Band of Skulls at The Troubadour – Photo Gallery

Band of Skulls is just the ultimate shit! They rock and they rock hard! Packing the house for a sold out show this past Friday, Dec. 11, these UK rockers broke the hard riffs and rolling drums out at The Troubadour for sure! Love the lyrics, love the vocals, love the steez! Check the photos […]

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Thrasher SOTY – Photo Gallery

Drunken good times ensued this past Friday, Dec. 11 at the Thrasher Skater of the Year party! Big congrats to the awesome Chris Cole for taking the honors! With free PBR and vodka flowing all night, there was much madness to be seen and heard at the Herbst Pavilion. A few things we saw: major […]

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The Creepy Creeps at Royal Dive – Photos and Review

One of my favorite things about San Diego, besides the weather and the Mexican food, is easily, The Creepy Creeps! With names like Dr. Creepenstein, the Creepture, Dia de Los Creep, and Creepula, you know these guys don’t take themselves too seriously and are all about having a good time.They never disappoint and with two […]

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Cold Cave at The Echo – Photo Gallery and Video

Philly’s Cold Cave played a beautiful show of experimental synth pop and electro beats this past Sunday at The Echo. Front-man, Wesley Eisold, engaged the crowd with his dark, eerie vocals while band members Dominick Fernow and Caralee McElroy added more electro noise to the entire room. Through distorted vocals as well as catchy hooks, […]

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The Shys at Bottom of the Hill – Photo Gallery

Opening up for The Black Hollies at Bottom of the Hill in in San Francisco, So Cal indie rockers The Shys, played a fun show this past Saturday, Dec. 5. I absolutely loved their 70’s inspired stage sign that read loudly, “The Shys.” That shit was pretty glam! Repping one of my favorite spots in […]

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