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Contest: Win Tickets to Passion Pit at the 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse – Oct. 8, 2012

Exciting news! Super electropop band Passion Pit will be at the 987FM Hollywood Tower penthouse on Monday, Oct. 8 from 5–7 p.m for a private performance that will surely blow your socks off. Their new album Gossamer was described as a fascinating proof of the band’s originality. Sounds about right! This intimate show simply cannot be missed and […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to The Album Leaf at the Satellite (September 29, 2012)

Ambient rock band The Album Leaf from San Diego play the Satellite on Saturday, September 29.  Started in 1998 by Jimmy LaValle as a solo musical project, he is known for his use of synthesizers and electronics as well as visual art during performances (which is common now with most ambient rock performers). Opening for them are Omniflux […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Dragonette at the El Rey Theatre (September 25, 2012)

Dragonette has been everywhere playing across five continents and touring with other incredible artists over the last two years. Their music has also appeared in various TV shows and commercials while their YouTube videos have garnered more than 100 million views. You can catch them take the stage at the El Rey on Tuesday, September […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Band of Horses at the 98.7 FM Studio – September 24, 2012

Band of Horses is set to play a number of shows already here in Los Angeles, but before that we want to give you a chance to attend their private in-studio performance at the 987FM studios in Burbank before their new record Mirage Rock drops. This intimate performance will take place on Monday, September 24 […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Reptar at Echoplex – September 23, 2012

One of the funnest bands from Athens, GA Reptar is coming back to Los Angeles to play at Echoplex on Sunday, September 23. On tour for their unbelievably catchy album Body Faucet, they’re known to be quite unstoppable on stage with their intense energy and smooth dance moves. Apart from their crazy good stage presence, they’ve […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Yob at The Down and Out – September 20, 2012

Eugene, Oregon doom metal rockers YOB are set to play The Down and Out on Thursday, September 20. The three-piece band hitting the road again in support of their last album Atma which boasts of crazy riffs and distortions which critics have described as divine and  glorious. Presented by Blundertown, they will be joined by Norska, also a […]

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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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ESP – Self-Titled EP – Album Review

L.A. trio, ESP, self-released their six-song, self-titled EP on August 28, 2012. Brother/sister duo Aska and Seiya Matsumiya take charge on the keyboards/vocals/electronics while Bobby Evans provides backbone with the drums/additional electronics, bringing us a teaser of tripped out tunes that crisscross through experimental dream pop and shoe-gaze soundscapes with mesmerizing ease. The title-track starts […]

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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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