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An Interview with Michael Stock: We Discuss All Things Part Time Punks – From Founding PTP to Vinyl Addiction to Booking Obscure Bands

Part Time Punks, founded in 2005 by DJ and vinyl collector extraordinaire Michael Stock, has a long and storied history in the Los Angeles music scene, providing one of the most beloved club nights (and subsequent KXLU radio show) that features punk, post-punk, new wave, industrial, synth-pop, shoegaze, and other dark, off-beat and deeply satisfying […]

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Win Tickets to Hibou at The Echo

Seattle artist Peter Michel previously toured as the drummer for the band Craft Spells and now he’s stepping into the spotlight with his solo indie pop project Hibou who are hitting the road on their first headlining Summer tour. Part Time Punks is presenting this special show at The Echo on Sunday, June 19th, where […]

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Win Tickets to Modern English at The Echoplex

Part Time Punks, the ultimate post-punk dance night, is celebrating their 11th anniversary with a very special show on Sunday, May 15th at The Echoplex featuring old-school new wave heroes Modern English. ME will be performing their classic debut album Mesh & Lace in its entirety, and quite possibly other 4AD material from their early hey […]

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Win Tickets to Ringo Deathstarr at The Echo

Part Time Punks is presenting a fantastic night of shoegaze and post-punk music including a headlining set by Austin rockers Ringo Deathstarr at The Echo on Sunday, February 21st. The band is hitting the road, in celebration of the release of their incredible new album Pure Mood which features badass tracks such as “Guilt” and “Heavy Metal […]

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The Pop Group celebrate their first album in 35 years at Echoplex

Post-punk pioneers, The Pop Group, took over the weekly edition of Part Time Punks at The Echoplex this past Tuesday. The UK based band are touring in support of their first record in 35 years, Citizen Zombie. The imposing frontman, Mark Stewart, took to the stage like an animal let loose from its cage as […]

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Win tickets to Iconoclast with Resist and Exist at The Echo

Celebrate a night full of punk recklessness at Part Time Punks at the Echo on Sunday, June 15. It’s Father’s Day weekend and if dad is into having some fun, take him! Anarcho Punk Nite will bring Los Angeles punk bands like the 1982-1985 peace punk band Iconoclast, Resist and Exist, and ACxDC. Tickets are $8 (ADV)/$10(DOOR), […]

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Stream Tennis System’s New Song, “Call It Home”

Clad in his biker leather, L.A’s Tennis System (aka Matty Taylor) has delivered a new lo-fi punk jam titled “Call It Home.” The new song has an 80s post punk flare and will have you dancing (or convulsing) around like the late-and-great Ian Curtis. Boasting a sound as nostalgic as his vintage inspired motorcycle leather, […]

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Win Tickets to the Queers at the Echo – Sept. 29

80s pop punk band the Queers headline the Echo on Sunday, September 29. Joe King, the principal member created the name to poke fun at the “Art Fag” community of New Hampshire. Their music was created simply for the fun of it all, instead of sending out a political or social message. They sing songs […]

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Win Tickets to Moving Units at The Echo – Sept. 22

Part Time Punks boasts an ace lineup at the Echo on Sunday, September 22 – with L.A. indie/nu disco favorites Moving Units headlining (warning: dancing shoes required), and expect nothing short of amazing with additional performances by Blouse, Feathers and Some Ember as well.  Moving Units are on tour now in support of their new album […]

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Win Tickets to Wax Idols at Part Time Punks at the Echoplex – Mar. 31, 2013

Oakland’s post-punk upstarts Wax Idols headline Part Time Punks at the Echoplex on Sunday, March 31. The group’s sophomore album, Discipline & Desire, drops this month on Slumberland Records – be one of the first to hear the dark, new tunes live!  Supporting acts are Cold Showers, The Mallard, and Dream Boys. The night’s event starts at 10:00 […]

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Emily Saex |
Win Tickets to Bush Tetras at Part Time Punks at the Echo – Feb. 3, 2013

Celebrate Bush Tetras return to the stage at Part Time Punks at the Echo on Sunday, February 3.  The NYC garage punk meets African rhythm driven quartet, are re-surfacing from their 1980s heyday and are ready to rock your face off – you won’t want to miss it!  Supporting acts include chainsaw pop favorites Terry […]

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Emily Saex |
Win Tickets to David Bowie Nite at Part Time Punks at the Echo – Jan. 20, 2013

Celebrate David Bowie’s 66th Birthday at the David Bowie Nite at Part Time Punks at the Echo on Sunday, January 20, featuring DJ Jose Maldonado of Sweet & Tender Hooligans.  The legendary singer recently dropped a new single and video and is set to release a new album in March.  But new hits and old […]

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Emily Saex |
Win Tickets to Terry Malts (Part Time Punks 7 Year Anniversary) at the Echo – Nov. 4, 2012

Bay area chainsaw-pop, punk trio Terry Malts play the Echo on Sunday, November 4 in celebration of Part Time Punks 7 year anniversary.  The weekly Sunday night club has been spinning all kinds of tunes, from synth-pop to post-punk to shoegaze, for L.A.’s dance floor pleasure for 7 years strong and shows no signs of slowing […]

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Emily Saex |