Tag Archives: indie music

What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (June 4 – June 10, 2012)

Primus at The Wiltern – Photo: Ciera Leisenfelder 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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Mount Eerie – Clear Moon – Album Review

Don’t expect tunes that are going to pump you up or really motivate you to shimmy across your bathroom floor as you’re getting ready in the morning. Instead, Mount Eerie’s (Phil Elverum) new effort, Clear Moon, is music that will help you nod off if you’re having trouble sleeping. As the first of two releases […]

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Simian Mobile Disco “Unpatterns” — Album Review

On their own, Jas Shaw and James Ford do a multitude of things within the music world. They produce, engineer, DJ and create music together as Simian Mobile Disco. The UK electro duo have been part of the EDM scene for more than five years and released their first effort, Attack Decay Sustain Release, back […]

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Cut Chemist – Outro (Revisited) – EP Review

It has been six years since renowned turntablist, Cut Chemist, has released any new original music, but the former Jurassic 5 member has just released his Outro (Revisted), a four-track EP that includes the original track, with an instrumental and two remixes. He recorded the track as an ode to the tough times he faced after being […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Willis Earl Beal at the Echo (May 2, 2012)

Chicago singer/songwriter, Willis Earl Beal will play the Echo on Wednesday, May 2.  His amazing debut album, Acousmatic Sorcery,  just dropped earlier in March and he’s already causing quite a stir in the music world. His booming, soulful voice helped get him signed to Hot Charity–an imprint of powerhouse indie XL (Adele, Vampire Weekend, M.I.A.). Emily Kokal (Warpaint) will be opening […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (April 30 – May 6, 2012)

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros at the Railroad Revival Tour – Photo: Wei Shi 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 […]

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Explosions In The Sky with We Were Promised Jetpacks at The Glass House – Photos – April 18, 2012

Explosions In The Sky has to be one of the most magnificent live performances. What they do live with no vocals, is absolutely astounding considering many bands don’t even come close to the energy they evoke with their music: all without words. Supporting Explosions In The Sky were We Were Promised Jetpacks. These Scottish boys also put on one hell-of-a-show. Their orchestrations […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (April 23 – 29, 2012)

Screaming Females at Echoplex – Photo: Ivette Orenos 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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Miike Snow – Happy To You – Album Review

Miike Snow first tantalized our musical senses with their hit “Animal” off of their 2009 self-titled debut album, which captured our animalistic souls. Now the Swedish/American trio are back with the same melodic tendencies we fell in love with for their sophomore effort, Happy To You. “Animal” may have introduced us to the indie pop […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (April 2 – April 8, 2012)

Hanni El Khatib at the Echo – 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, […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (March 26 – April 1, 2012)

Crosses at the Glass House – Photo: Ciera Leisenfelder 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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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (March 19 – 25, 2012)

Temper Trap at Henry Fonda Theatre – Photo: Craig Parker 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 […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (March 12 – 18, 2012)

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros at the Railroad Revival Tour (April 22, 2011) Photo: Wei Shi 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 […]

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