Tag Archives: indie pop

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Little Boots brings out the “Working Girl” and works The Echo into a dance frenzy

Kicking off her U.S. tour, English electro-pop artist, Victoria Hesketh aka Little Boots, played to a sold out show at The Echo last night. The night didn’t start off smoothly as doors opened nearly 45 minutes after they were supposed to, due to the last minute addition of pop singer, Leland. Once the doors did […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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MisterWives light up The Independent, San Francisco with magnetic performance

This is a big year for New York based indie pop band, MisterWives. A band that’s only been together since 2012, they’re making some big moves that will no doubt propel them nicely in their career. With the launch of their first full length LP, Our Own House, they’ve been hitting the festival circuit this […]

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Watch Chelan’s video for “Before it All” from new LP

Southern California duo (Joshua Tree and Los Angeles), Chelan launched the video for “Before It All,” the first video from their recent LP Equal Under Pressure. A bit of CHVRCHES meets The Cardigans,  Chelan blends the electronic and pop genres seamlessly throughout the eight-song record. Vocalist Jen Grady sounds eerily similar to Azure Ray’s Maria Taylor, […]

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Passion Pit announce 2015 tour dates and share two new songs

Passion Pit are back with new music and a new tour! We last caught Passion Pit at the inaugural First City Festival where they put on an electrifying set. Touring in support of their new album, Kindred, which is set for release April 21st via Columbia, Passion Pit have announced a slew of tour dates to […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Cage The Elephant at The Observatory: Late, but totally worth the wait

Cage The Elephant Delay after delay kept Grammy nominated Cage the Elephant from the stage at The Observatory in Santa Ana last night. First, it was the delay of doors pushed back an hour creating an insane line that snaked through the parking lot. Then it was the delay of actually letting people into the […]

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Bad Suns and Coasts charm fans with vibrant performances at the El Rey Theatre

It was a night of charming indie rock and adoring fans at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, California. On January 25th, Bad Suns played to a packed house full of screaming ladies and a few dudes here-and-there. You could tell that the band was really excited to play in their hometown, they seemed […]

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Toro y Moi announces performance date at Fonda Theatre

Toro y Moi (Chaz Bundick) is back with a brand new album titled What For? and is set for release on April 7th via Carpark Records! To celebrate the new music, Toro Y Moi will take off on a North America and Europe tour this spring which includes a headlining show date at the Fonda Theatre […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Castro bring a new wave Sound to The Echo, while Potty Mouth deliver a dose of punk

It was a chill setting and people trickled in slowly at The Echo this past Tuesday for Castro’s headlining performance. Unfortunately, there was a small crowd in attendance which is such a shame because it was a really stellar night of good music featuring Castro out of Los Angeles and Potty Mouth from Massachusetts. If […]

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Wes Marsala |
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Alt-J to perform a “secret show” in Los Angeles on December 11

Alt-J will perform a “secret show” in Los Angeles on Thursday, December 11 as part of the Artist Den’s live series. If you’re 21 and over and would like to attend this show, you can score a pair of tickets for you and a guest by entering the ticket lottery here. It’s quick and easy. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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La Femme at Echoplex: a rip in a stocking and a hand on the throat

The French band, La Femme are like a rip in a beautiful woman’s stocking. There are signs of a struggle, but there is no concern for her well-being because you understand that it was a consensual act between two lovers. They are musical mutts that are howling in a cage at the pedigree in the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |