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Tune-Yards at the Natural History Museum – Show Review and Photos

Psychedelic-folk-pretty-music! That’s what the Tune-Yards sound like to me! Tune-Yards is the name for the creative solo effort done by New England-based musician Merrill Garbus. But when she goes live, Garbus rolls with Nate Brenner on the bass (aka Brenner-nator percussion) and occasionally with other friends on drums, bass, cello, saxophone, guitar, etc. Tune-yards played […]

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Atlas Sound at The Natural History Museum – Show Review and Photo Gallery

He may look like some dorky kid from Georgia, but Atlas Sound’s Bradford Cox, is pretty much the shit and he can put out some pretty epic music. Also the man behind Deerhunter, Atlas Sound is a name Cox has used since he was 10 to refer to his own music. Drenched with a psychedelic […]

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Voxhaul Broadcast at The Echo – Photos and Review

Voxhaul Broadcast took the stage at The Echo on Dec. 22, 2009 as they opened up with Chief for Local Natives. You could totally feel the anticipation building for these guys. Ladies in the bathroom were gossiping about how excellent they are, and the rumors are all true! Voxhaul Broadcast delivers a delectable Motown punch […]

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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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