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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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Win Tickets to Bass Drum of Death’s SOLD OUT show at The Echo

Get ready for a jam-packed night of rock n’ roll, moshing, and head-bobbing at the Echo this Sunday, October 19th! Bringing this medley of bliss to L.A. is the Mississippi band, Bass Drum of Death. What used to be a one-man band is now composed of founding member John Barrett, Len Clark, and Josh Hunter. […]

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57 Best Los Angeles Concerts This October

Queens of The Stone Age — Photo by Monique Hernandez It’s Rocktober ladies and gents, the month before we go into a holiday slump. But before shows begin to slow their roll, take advantage of the flurry of concert activity and go out with a bang this October! There’s a little bit of everything going on […]

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Everything All The Time: An Interview with Burger Records’ Sean Bohrman

Interview feature by Emily Saex Since 2007 Burger Records has quickly snowballed into one of the most influential record labels in Southern California. With a D.I.Y. ethos and pure enthusiasm for music and supporting bands, there is no denying its integral place at the forefront of the Southern California music scene. Label co-founders Sean Bohrman […]

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Hot Band Alert: L.A. based Locas are chock-full of balls to the wall garage punk

Photography: Ian Pohl San Fernando Valley duo, Locas may be a young 19 and 21 years old, but they are already getting the ball rolling with the release of their debut six-track EP Demonstration, available on Bandcamp and via cassette on White Raven Records. Formed in 2012 by Andy Locas (guitar/vocals) and Eddie Locas (drums), the band […]

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Hot Band Alert: Mexican Slang – Fierce punk transcending atmospheric psych

Sometimes an unexpected run-in of like-minded people can create a significant change in our lives. Sometimes it all comes down to fate. While they may not have won the lottery or anything, a little touch of fate is what made Toronto psych-punk, noise-pop trio Mexican Slang what they are today. Vocalist/guitarist Annabelle Lee started Mexican Slang […]

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Hot Band Alert: Priests – D.C. Quartet Packs a Punch with their Fearless Noise Punk

Washington, D.C.’s Priests deliver a packed punch (seven tracks in 17 minutes) of aggressive yet catchy-as-fuck tunes on their debut EP Bodies and Control and Money and Power. The EP dropped on June 3 on Don Giovanni Records/Sister Polygon and was recorded at Inner Ear Studio (Arlington, VA) and Fancy Time Studio (Philly, PA). The […]

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Hot New Band Alert: SOS — experimental pop that takes you on a sultry cinematic journey

By far one of the most innovative and sensual sounding albums of this year, is set to be released by Portland’s hot new band, SOS. Comprised of singer Randa Leigh and producer/multi-instrumentalist Brian Vincent, the duo blend an awesome aura of experimental R&B and pop that is perfect for the airwaves as well as the big […]

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Hot New Band Alert: Candide – modern electro influenced by the sounds of Berlin’s EDM scene

Everyone is always encouraging everyone else to travel, to get out of our little boxes and cultivate ourselves. The experiences that come toward us from then on define us and for the Brooklyn-based band, Candide, that’s exactly what has defined them. After an extended trip to the great city of Berlin, Candice Strongwater and Adam […]

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Kitten’s debut record is full of impeccable sheen and relentless energy

L.A. based band Kitten formed in 2010 and have since released three EPs, Sunday School, Cut It Out and Like A Stranger. The band has come full circle in a short time and are set to release their self-titled, full-length debut on June 24th via Elektra Records. The new album traverses heavily and primarily through ’80s […]

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