Tag Archives: california

Geographer and Smoke Season captivate the El Rey Theatre with marvelous performances

Geographer played the El Rey this past Saturday night captivating fans with a blissful performance. Michael Deni came out dressed in sleek black, and right away hypnotized the packed room with his charming stage presence and vocals. Deni is a man of many talents and seamlessly transitions from vocals, guitar, keys and sax. The people in […]

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Mark Lanegan Band spellbinds the El Rey with hauntingly beautiful performance

Mark Lanegan Exuding darkness in just about every way possible, Mark Lanegan put fans in complete awe last Sunday at the El Rey Theatre. From the dark stage lighting, to his signature haunting vocals and even his esoteric mannerisms — there was a murky cloud hanging over the stage at all times. It was as though Lanegan […]

Australia’s POND takes on Halloween at the Echo and goes for blood.

Pond The line for the Echo on Friday night has nearly crossed over the bridge. Below us a similar line is snaking down Glendale in anticipation for Big KRIT. But, upstairs everyone is stoked to see Aussie psych-rock masters POND. Everyone I speak to cannot think of a better way to spend Halloween night. Even […]

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Datarock “California” EP — Album Review

Red jumpsuits…check. Party-rocking tunes…check. Music that only comes from Datarock…oh YEAH! So you probably already heard about the band’s Catcher In The Rye EP, which is the “most extravagant single in history” by the same title…but they’ve also included a special bonus and secret EP titled California. Don’t you just LOVE surprises…we do! The five-track […]

Etnies GvR 2008

The highly awaited and fanfuckintastic etnies Goofy Vs Regular is a commin’. Besides the great skating to be seen at the etnies’ Skatepark of Lake Forest, Sol Tech has always provided for some stellar entertainment. With the past couple years enlisting sound legends The Beastie Boys and the rockin’ Yeah Yeah Yeahs, this year they […]