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Viva Halloween! (Even When It’s Not Halloween) — An Interview with P L a N E T S

Interview feature by Emily Saex / Photo by Lemuel Thornton  Anyone that’s seen Los Angeles based music/performance art collective P L a N E T S live can attest to the grand and striking performances that they give, nothing short of 110% every time. P L a N E T S currently have a Halloween […]

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Photos & Review: Hunx & His Punx with Cherry Glazerr, Criminal Hygiene & Upset at Echoplex

Hunx and his Punx had three L.A. shows this past week, but the line-up that absolutely took reign was this past Thursday’s gig at the Echoplex. Performing with support from L.A.’s Cherry Glazerr, Criminal Hygiene and Upset, Hunx and his Punx’s high energy, punk n’ roll sound is nothing but good times, which is why their […]

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Outside Lands 2013 Photos & Review – Day Three

Day three of Outside Lands was all about trying to see, do and eat as much as possible. Despite all the overlapping set times and big crowd (just as big, if not bigger than Saturday), I bounced around to try and catch at least a little bit of everything. Foals rocked an impressive early set, […]

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Outside Lands 2013 Photos & Review – Day Two

Day two of Outside Lands Festival featured sets from Milo Greene, James McCartney, Youth Lagoon, The Growlers, etc. and massive crowds came in to experience it. Jurassic 5‘s bombastic set included revamped classics such as “I Am Somebody” and “Concrete Schoolyard” and had folks dancing every which way. J5 did a somber but powerful “Freedom” tribute […]

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Outside Lands 2013 Photos & Review – Day One

Outside Lands 2013 kicked off on Friday, August 9 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. The crowds and clouds began to roll in heavy and the day kicked off with beers flowin’ (first stop, beer tent!) and feet dancin’ to the sweet sounds of a Grimy Goods fave, The Heavy.  Headlining the Sutro stage […]

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Divine Fits with Lord Huron at Hotel Cafe – Photos Review – August 21, 2012

Have you been missing some Spoon in your life? We have and just as we were wondering what the hell happened to them, we got received word of Brit Daniel’s new “supergroup,” Divine Fits. The first time we heard their song, “Would That Not be Nice,” we automatically thought — SPOON! However, “It’s a Thing Called […]

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Wildcat! Wildcat! at the Echo – Photos – August 13, 2012

Los Angeles’ Wildcat! Wildcat! are comin’ in hot! The trio have been holdin’ down a tight residency at the Echo this entire month of August and last Monday’s show was a packed house. If you’re into bands like Passion Pit, Grizzly Bear, Yeasayer, and M83 — you need to get on one of their final […]

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Geographer at Levitt Pavilion Macarthur Park – Photos – August 12, 2012

Geographer should be called “babeographer.” Aside from the beautiful electro dream pop these S.F. boys create, they look absolutely stunning in these photos. Were you at their free outdoor performance at Levitt Pavilion Macarthur Park? Check out our photo gallery below!   Photography: Monique Hernandez Click through the photo gallery below for more photos!

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Outside Lands 2012 – Photo Gallery & Review

We ventured out of our Los Angles music bubble to return to San Francisco’s Outside Lands this past weekend. Aside from that long stretch from Lands End to Twin Peaks (that was not fun after three runs), the festival was primo. The weather was a refreshing getaway from the heatwave that was hitting L.A. and […]

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Alabama Shakes at the 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse – Photos – Aug. 14, 2012

The Alabama Shakes are on fire and kicked off a string of L.A. shows yesterday at the  987FM Hollywood Tower penthouse! This was a private show for about 150 lucky winners and invited guests. Fans were able to witness the Shakes bring those wild blues-rockin’ soul jams under the beautiful California sky (and it was a scorcher). Check out […]

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Bear in Heaven at the Echoplex – Photos – August 7, 2012

Brooklyn trio Bear in Heaven played the Echoplex last week and they rocked-the-fuck-out! It was truly a high energy set that inspired fans to get their groove on. Their 2012 album release I Love You, It’s Cool is out and these self-proclaimed “Motown-filtered through acid-house and infinite prog rock” rockers did not disappoint. We last covered Bear In Heaven at the […]

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Real Estate with Sun Araw and Melted Toys at the Fonda Theatre – Photos – August 3, 2012

Real Estate and Sun Araw just played an amazing set at the  Fonda Theatre last week! Did you attend the show? Check out our photo gallery of  all three bands below. Photography: Trish Reyes REAL ESTATE SUN ARAW MELTED TOYS   Click through the photo gallery below for more photos!

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Minus the Bear Private Performance at Sonos Studio – Photos Review – August 2, 2012

Minus the Bear just held a a private intimate performance at Sonos Studio for the opening of the “Bottle Tones” exhibition last Thursday, August 2. We were lucky enough to attend this special event where the band previewed songs from their new album, Infinity Overhead (August 28 on Dangerbird Records). After listening to their live performance, we can predict […]

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Swingin’ Utters at the Casbah, San Diego – Photos Review – July 20, 2012

The Swingin’ Utters swung their punk rock tunes through the Casbah, San Diego a few weeks ago. Check out our photo gallery from all the action! Photography: Big Swig Click through our photo gallery below for more pics of the Swingin’ Utters!

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The XX at the Fonda Theatre – Photos & Show Review – July 23, 2012

It’s been almost three years since the XX played a U.S. show, but this past Tuesday, Los Angeles was graced with a performance by the charming trio not once, but twice in one day. Kicking off a beautiful sunny California day, the XX played a private performance at the 987FM Penthouse (click here for the […]

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The XX at 987 FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse – Photos & Show Review – July 23, 2012

Yesterday, The XX played their first U.S. show in almost three years at the 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse. Those invited to their private performance were in for a very special treat as the rooftop only accommodated some 150 invited guests boasting a most intimate performance, under the beautiful California blue skies. Clad in their signature black attire, the XX looked […]

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Cosmonauts with The Lovely Bad Things at the Standard – Photos Review – July 12, 2012

The Standard put on a wild party with help from Blundertown and L.A. Record last week featuring Cosmonauts and the Lovely Bad Things. It was thrashing good time. Were you there? Check out out photo gallery below! Photography: Cassie La Russa Cosmonauts The Lovely Bad Things Click through the photo gallery below for more photos!

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Vivian Girls at the Casbah, San Diego – Photos Review – July 13, 2012

Vivan Girls came to shred the Casbah in San Diego last week! Check out our photo gallery of these rippin’ babes below! Photography: Sergio Garcia   Click through the gallery for more photos!

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Jail Guitar Doors Benefit with Wayne Kramer of the MC5 – Photos Review – July 12, 2012

It’s not every day you get to see the legendary Wayne Kramer of the MC5 perform live! Fans were graced with the Motor City icon on Thursday, July 12 at the Echoplex for the Jail Guitar Doors benefit featuring numerous musicians such as David Yow of the Jesus Lizard, Chris Shiflett of the Foo Fighters, Gilby […]

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The Bouncing Souls with The Mezingers at the Mayan – Photos Review – July 12, 2012

New Jersey punk rockers, The Bouncing Souls played the Mayan this past Thursday to a packed house of long-time fans. The Bouncing Souls performed in support of their new album release, Comet, but have been going non-stop since 1989 putting on endless high-energy live shows. This performance was no different from their predecessors. With a pogoing mix of songs old […]

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