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Thee Oh Sees with The Mallard and Sic Alps – Photos & Show Review – El Rey Theatre

Minus the police-state security tactics and overpriced drinks, the El Rey Theatre is actually a pretty amazing place to catch a band.  Besides, it’s all about the pregame anyway.  San Francisco garage titans, Thee Oh Sees headlined this past Sunday.  It was a who’s who of the burgeoning San Francisco garage scene as fellow Bay […]

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Big Black Delta at the Bootleg Theater – Photos & Show Review – Sept. 7, 2012

After touring North America for a solid month (plus) of spectacular shows with both M83 and Jane’s Addiction, Big Black Delta returned to their home of Los Angeles to play a jam-packed, sold-out show at the Bootleg Theatre this past Friday. We had never seen a Big Black Delta show quite like this — fans were […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (September 10 – 16, 2012)

Trust at the Echoplex – Photo: Monique Hernandez We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie […]

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Hot Band Alert: Check Out Reptar at the Echoplex – Sept. 23, 2012

With a band name like Reptar (and according to the above photo), you would expect to hear some sludgy punk rock riffs straight out of the GG Allin dynasty. On the contrary, Reptar are a catchy and hook-laden indie pop ensemble composed of Ryan Engelberger (bass), William Kennedy (keys), Andrew McFarland (drums) and Graham Ulicny (guitar, […]

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Walk The Moon at the 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse – Photos – Sept. 4, 2012

The charming men of Walk The Moon came to play a very amazing show at the 987FM Hollywood Tower penthouse. These guys are just the bees knees and will charm the pants off you with their fun indie power pop tunes. Have you ever seen anyone play percussion with a set of suitcases? These guys […]

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FYF Fest – Photos & Review – Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012

Sunday brought an end to the two day FYF extravaganza. Festival goers found access and security a little more lax on the second day as the hungover and heat-exhausted waited until later in the afternoon to roll in.  Summer goths were content to watch from the beer gardens in the comfort of shaded trees, though […]

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FYF Fest – Photos & Review – Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012

Scruffy DIYers, snazzy art punks, and other assorted miscreants converged this past Saturday at the Los Angeles State Historic Park for day one of FYF Fest. Festival cofounders, Sean Carlson and Phil Hoelting have been brandishing their unique blend of the underground for nearly a decade now.  This year’s revelries included live screenprinting, Sailor Jerry […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (September 3 – 9, 2012)

We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie and local musicians and venues. Let us know […]

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FYF Fest – Photos – Day One – Saturday – Sept. 1, 2012

Yesterday kicked off day one of the highly anticipated FYF in the Los Angeles State Historic Park. As we prep our full show review and photo gallery, here’s a little preview from Saturday, Sept. 1st! Photography: Monique Hernadez & Wei Shi

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How To Have a Legit FYF Fest Experience

FYF kicks off tomorrow! Are you ready? We certainly are. If you’re new to FYF or just forgetful, below are some helpful tips to make the most out of yours and everyone’s FYF experience. Wear sunblock and plenty of it. There isn’t much shade in the L.A. Historic Park and while you’re at it, bring […]

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