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Polica Steam Up the Fonda Theatre with a Blistering Hot Performance

Alt-synthpop group, Polica packed the Fonda Theatre this past Wednesday for an incredible set. Touring in support of their sophomore album, Shulamith, Polica’s streamy electro-psych and R&B sounds got the crowd intoxicated with their sexy vibes. It was a captivating performance where Polica closed with a Leslie Gore encore. Supporting Polica were Marijuana Deathsquads.  They were an interesting electronic noise band and totally different […]

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Los Angeles Concert Calendar – Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2013

Alright, it’s that time of year — next to Christmas, Thanksgiving week is the slowest concert week of the year! And that’s because of most of you L.A. show-goers aren’t even from L.A. and it’s surrounding cities! While the streets of L.A. simmer down this week, there’s still some rad shows popping off. This week we […]

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The Echo empire continues to grow with Mitchell Frank’s latest and biggest Downtown L.A. venue, the Regent Theatre

From the bro-ed out sands of Santa Monica, to the hipster-infested hills of Echo Park, the Echo and Spaceland Presents have been dominating the indie music scene the past 18 years. What started off as a small local music venue, has grown into a full blown indie virus that is just as infectious in spreading hot new music, as […]

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Win tikcets to Julianna Barwick at the historic Church on York in Highland Park

Although Julianna Barwick can pretty much put on a spectacular show at any venue, next Friday’s Los Angeles performance is going to be one-of-a-kind. With gorgeously haunting vocals that sound like they belong in a old gothic church, this is going to be an event not to be missed. Fresh off supporting Sigur Rós on […]

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Listen to Xiu Xiu’s new single “Stupid in the Dark,” from their forthcoming album.

Xiu Xiu are back and have a seductively dangerous single to share with you. “Stupid in the Dark” is an unsettling new track that will send pleasurable shivers down your spine in true Xiu Xiu fashion. It’s dark, it’s mysterious and it’s full of danger. The song is the first single from Xiu Xiu’s forthcoming […]

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Mayer Hawthorne announces 2014 tour dates, show booked at Hollywood Palladium!

Mayer Hawthorne is ready to put on another headlining performance in Los Angeles. We last caught Mayer Hawthorne at the Troubadour this past July and now he is set to headline the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 as part of his U.S. Where Does This Door Go tour. Mayer Hawthorne also has show dates lined up in […]

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Electronic beat masters, Nosaj Thing and Prefuse 73 headline the Echoplex!

Get ready for an evening of beats, unique sound and good vibes as Prefuse 73 (aka Guillermo Scott Herren) and L.A’s ultimate alt-tronic beat master, Nosaj Thing take over the Echoplex on Friday, January 24, 2014. The two acclaimed producers/musicians are ready to transport you to another dimension with their wide variety of soundscapes; from […]

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Australia’s Cloud Control to headline the Satellite, get your tickets!

Aussie indie rockers, Cloud Control, are leaving down under and headed up to America for their 2014 North American tour! Cloud Control have scheduled a headlining show date at the Satellite on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. The band will be playing songs from their newly released Dream Cave LP which is out now on Votiv. […]

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De Lux at the Echo, download their debut EP for free!

UPDATE: We featured De Lux on our “top emerging L.A. bands to watch in 2014” list. Click here to read the feature! In a time where everyone is attributing some sort of “post” genre to their “about me” sections, here’s another new band classified as post-disco to add to your playlist (and they’re actually pretty […]

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Just Announced: Glasvegas at the Echo – March 4, 2014

Scottish indie rockers, Glasvegas are back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date at the Echo on Tuesday, March 4, 2014! It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen the band perform live. In fact, I think their last L.A. date was back in June of 2011 at the Troubadour and it was sold-out! […]

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Just Announced: The Pack A.D. at the Satellite – Feb. 7

The Pack A.D. at the Satellite (Oct. ’13) – Photo: Paul R. Giunta The Pack A.D. are back in Los Angeles with another headlining show date at the Satellite. After blowing everyone away at Filter magazine’s Culture Collide festival, the Pack A.D. have scheduled a show at the Satellite on Friday, Feb. 7. This female […]

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Stream Röyksopp’s sultry new B-side, “Something in My Heart”

Whatever happened to the Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp? It’s been at least a couple years since we’ve seen Röyksopp live in Los Angeles, let alone a new LP, EP or single. Good news though, Röyksopp have announced their first single since 2011, “Running to the Sea.” Featuring the vocals of Susanne Sundfør, the single is […]

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Just Announced: Franz Ferdinand at Wiltern – April 29

Franz Ferdinand at Echoplex – Photo: Bryan Olinger If you weren’t at Franz Ferdinand’s one-off show at the Echoplex this past July (which by the way, it was fucking awesome), here’s your second chance to see the indie Glasgow rockers live in Los Angeles. Franz Ferdinand will headline the Wiltern on Tuesday, April 29! As […]

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