Tag Archives: alt rock

Pinback at the Echoplex -- Photo: Danielle Gornbein
Pinback make nostalgic return with sold-out gig at the Echoplex

San Diego indie rock staples, Pinback played a solid show at the Echoplex Thursday night. Thursday was night one of two sold-out gigs. Having not toured in five years, these guys knew their presence would cause a 90’s-00’s throwback of sorts. Starting the evening off were Vertical Scratchers. These goofs took the stage with confidence […]

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Teenage Fanclub
Teenage Fanclub announce Los Angeles tour date at Teragram Ballroom

Teenage Fanclub have announced a headlining Los Angeles show date at the Teragram Ballroom on March 17. This past September the band made their long-awaited return with the release of Here, their tenth studio album via Merge Records. The band last released a full-length album (Shadows) in 2010, which was right around the same time […]

The Only Ocean
Song Premiere: The Only Ocean share new single “So Shy So High” — a perfect summer closer

From Lompoc, California (a small coastal town in Santa Barbara) indie rock quartet The Only Ocean have shared their breezy new single “So Shy So High” off their forthcoming EP Too. The EP follows the band’s self-titled debut album released in 2015. With a sound so clean you can almost smell that Santa Barbara ocean […]

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Night Talks
Song Premiere: Stream Night Talks’ Bold New Single “Mr Bloom”

Rumbling through with yet another rousing single, Los Angeles quartet Night Talks have premiered “Mr. Bloom,” the second song reveal off their debut full-length record In Dreams. Led by the vocal prowess of Soraya Sebghati’s bewitching croon, “Mr Bloom” wraps you in an anthemic blanket of sounds. From Sebghati’s classic vocals, heightened by the steady […]

Autolux at Constellation Room
Photos: Autolux envelope fans at Constellation Room with pure aural and visual bliss

Over the weekend, Los Angeles’ Autolux played an incredible 15-song set in the Observatory’s intimate Constellation Room. The L.A. trio started their set on a slower tone with “Reappearing” from their latest album Pussy’s Dead. With deep synth and bass layers, and delicate vocals the song immediately set the tone for the evening. The compelling imagery projected […]

TTNG at the Teragram Ballroom
TTNG drop the melodic rock hard at Teragram Ballroom, Strawberry Girls will blissful noise

Three killer bands left the Teragram Ballroom in complete awe on Friday night. First on the bill was this powertrio of progressive math rock, Sea Monkey See. These guys slayed the night right out of the gates. With gnarly facial expressions and exaggerated stage stances, Sea Monkey See left the crowd with a mathgasm of […]

Adam Topol photo
From Drummer to Frontman, Stream Adam Topol’s Eclectic Debut Solo Album “Regardless of the Dark”

Los Angeles based indie singer-songwriter Adam Topol is widely known as a drummer for the likes of household name acts such as Eddie Vedder, Ziggy Marley, Jack Johnson, Jimmy Cliff and David Gilmour, to name a few. Now, the talented drummer has stepped up from behind his kit and has taken the floor as frontman. […]

This Will Destroy You
This Will Destroy You to play Young Mountain and Debut LP in full at Teragram Ballroom

This Will Destroy You make their way back to Los Angeles for the ten-year anniversary of their debut EP Young Mountain. The Texas-bred experimental rockers will headline the Teragram Ballroom in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, November 5. In addition to their Los Angeles date, This Will Destroy You have announced a small run of live dates across […]

Primal Scream
Primal Scream return to Los Angeles with concert date at The Regent

Primal Scream are back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date at The Regent. The Scottish alt rockers will take over the Downtown Los Angeles venue on Saturday, November 5. Most recently, Primal Scream released their 11th studio album, Chaosmosis on March 18th via their very own First International label by way of Ignition Records. Written and produced […]

Midnight Faces
Hot New Music: Stream Midnight Faces’ new single Heavenly Bodies, June residency at Bootleg Theater

Los Angeles trio Midnight Faces have been grinding away at the release of their third full-length album Heavenly Bodies. Mixed by Abe Seiferth (DFA, Yeasayer, Bear in Heaven, RAC), the nine-track record is quite the pleasing listen. Melding sounds of post-punk with 80s new wave, Midnight Faces deliver a tight record that begs to be performed live. […]

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