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best songs of 2013
Best Songs of 2013 – Indie, Mindie, Underground & everything in between

2013 is rolling out the door, but before we kiss it goodbye we want to share with you our selections for the best songs of 2013. From mainstream artists such as Queens of the Stone Age and Daft Punk, to underground bands such as Diane Coffee and together Pangea — we’ve come up with a […]

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Los Angeles Concert Calendar — Aug. 12 – 18, 2013

Check out all the goods on our show list below! While keeping it selective, we’ve handpicked shows from all genres to satisfy your musical palette. The show listings with hot pink hearts are our top show picks! Let us know if we missed something good on our Los Angeles Concert Calendar (Aug. 12-18, 2013). ♥ […]

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Win Tickets to Deap Vally with JJUUJJUU at the Troubadour

Deap Vally, the valley girl duo, blues singer, and rock’n’rollers, headline the Troubadour on Tuesday, August 13. For a band that’s been around for only a year, they’ve played and gained popularity in the U.S. and the U.K. Their music is similar to that of The Black Keys and the guitar blues style of Jack […]

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Photos: Guadalupe Plata with Daddy Long Legs at Cameo Gallery in Brooklyn

It pained us not to be at this show! Guadalupe Plata had their New York debut this past Thursday, June 20 at the Cameo Gallery in Brooklyn. While I was not there, my good friend Brian caught the show live as we have both have been fans of the Spanish swamp-punk-blues rockers for quite some […]

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Gary Clark Jr at Wiltern – Sept. 26
Just Announced: Gary Clark Jr. at Wiltern – Sept. 26, 2013

Gary Clark Jr. has announced a nationwide theater tour after spending the summer performing at festivals across Europe. The singer, songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire is set to return to Los Angeles on Thursday, Sept. 26 with a headlining show date at the Wiltern! We last caught Gary Clark Jr. at the Troubadour in November and […]

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Win Tickets to Bob Log III at The Satellite – June 29, 2013

All American, slide guitar, One Man Band, Bob Log III headlines the Satellite on Saturday, June 29. His performances are described as a guitar dance party. It sounds like three drummers, two guitar players, and one singer. Bob Log carried on his Delta blues style from his previous project Doo Rag, with more emphasis on […]

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New Music Video Guadalupe Plata Milana
New Music Video: Guadalupe Plata “Milana”

From Spain, swampy blues rockers, Guadalupe Plata have released a new music video for their song “Milana” off their latest self-titled album. Aside from the Spanish vocals, it’s hard to make out what lead singer, Pedro de Dios is crooning through his muffled vocals and reverb. We’ve made the song out to be an ode to […]

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Tickets: Son Volt at Troubadour – August 1, 2013

From his earliest recordings in the 1990s as a founding member of Uncle Tupelo, Jay Farrar has been a keen observer of the American landscape: its beauties and its tragedies, salvations and poisons. With almost two-decades as the leader of Son Volt (as well as impressive turns as an acclaimed solo artist and collaborator) Farrar’s […]

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Los Angeles Concert Calendar (March 25–31, 2013)

While last week was popping with amazing shows, this week is good, but nothing to go crazy about—except for Billy Bragg! There are some other great shows going down this week (ICEAGE, Heartless Bastards, Poolside, Ghostface Killah, Foxygen, Daedelus, Veronica Falls, Wax Idols, Paid Dues Fest, Death Hymn Number 9…), but Billy Bragg is some seminal […]

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Win Tickets to Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe w/ Howlin Rain at the El Rey – Feb. 1, 2013

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe headlines the El Rey on Friday, Feb. 1. Many will recognize him as a member of Lenny Kravitz’s band playing sultry sounds through his sax. Denson has co-founded and led The Greyboy Allstars as well as record with artists such as Blind Boys of Alabama, Joe Foreman, and Dave Holland. Karl […]

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