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Franky Flowers at Bootleg Theater
Margaret Glaspy and Her Incredible Voice Shone at the Bootleg, Supported by Franky Flowers

Margaret Glaspy is a rapidly rising star. She has been featured in some of the most high profile publications imaginable — The New Yorker, New York Times, NPR — and she deserves it. As the youngest in a family of musicians living in northern California, Glaspy learned to play the fiddle, but eventually abandoned it […]

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Bob Mould Teragram Ballroom
Bob Mould electrifies Teragram Ballroom, joined by Ryan Adams, Fred Armisen, Mike Krol

The Bob Mould Band know how to rock, loud! It’s no surprise the show on Friday night at Teragram Ballroom was sold out. Fans of Bob Mould’s past work were surely pleased to witness a handful of Sugar and Hüsker Dü songs performed along with selections of Mould’s most recent album, Patch The Sky. Starting […]

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Vetiver
Photos: Vetiver and Big Search at The Troubadour

San Francisco’s Vetiver kicked off their US tour at the Troubadour this past Friday. Performing songs from their latest record Complete Strangers and past albums, the band delivered a good set. Singer Andy Cabic said the show was their “live practice” as it was the first stop on the tour. Devendra Banhart, occasional Vetiver collaborator, and […]

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White Denim Showcase Their Talent and Technical Abilities With Nearly Non-Stop Performance at Teragram Ballroom

White Denim are a group of incredibly talented and technical musicians. Their latest album, Stiff, and live improvisation skills are a testament of their abilities. Heavy leading bass lines and intricate guitars filled the Teragram Ballroom on Thursday night to a nearly sold-out room. Between songs and jam sessions the band left little room for […]

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New Order at Shrine Auditorium shot by Manuel Dominguez
New Order Welcomed With Ecstatic Praise at Shrine Auditorium

New Order‘s tenth full-length and first album in ten years, Music Complete, is one that fans had been waiting for, or perhaps not expecting at all. In the ’80s New Order became one of the most influential bands, merging rock and electronic dance music. With Music Complete the band set out to make a solid […]

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Tijuana Panthers
Burger x Observatory 5 Year Anniversary delivers all colors of the rock ‘n’ roll rainbow

The week long festivities came to an exciting end on Sunday for the Burger x Observatory 5 year anniversary show in the OC. The day started off strong on the main stage with the captivating Kim and the Created and Jigsaw Seen in the Constellation Room. Moving Units started to get the people dancing and […]

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Futurebirds
Futurebirds belt The Echo with high-quality country-rock

Wednesday night, Athens, Georgia’s Futurebirds brought their brand of country-rock to The Echo. Playing mostly songs from their 2015 record Hotel Parties, though the venue wasn’t sold out, it was filled with fans passionate for their tunes. One interesting thing I found while watching this band is how they alternate vocals between their three main […]

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Saintseneca
Saintseneca Command Silence with Des Ark at the Echo

An echo is a sound that reverberates and returns to the original sound-maker. Like when skipping stones, if the initial force isn’t strong enough, then the result will always be a disappointment. In a way, this can be the case at the Echo Park venue, The Echo; loudness is typically a necessity. On Tuesday night, […]

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Ty Segall & The Muggers
Ty Segall Goes Back to the Womb Saturday Night at the Teragram Ballroom

How many times has Ty Segall reinvented himself? This is a man who can churn out albums like no one I’ve seen before, and every time it’s a new experience altogether. His band always varies, and with his newest album Emotional Mugger out now, he has embarked on his tour with “The Muggers.” Charles Moothart, […]

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Gary Clark Jr. live
Gary Clark Jr. delivers virtuoso performance at Fonda for third sold-out night

Gary Clark Jr. might be the best American guitarist going these days. That was my main takeaway after witnessing the virtuoso both Friday and Saturday nights at the Fonda Theatre – the second and third of a three-night sold-out stint at the famed Hollywood venue. Saturday, I was covering the show for Grimy Goods and […]

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