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Premiere: Bone Acre is Post Punk for the #MeToo Era — watch riveting new video for “It’s OK”

High desert-based Bone Acre is a powerful story and a new music act fronted by Caroline Heerwagen. When they appear live, they are a quartet comprised of Jason Obergfoll, Adam D’Zurilla, Sean Burgess and Ashley Mendel. Bone Acre plans to put out a full-length record this Friday, after today’s premiere of a moving new music […]

Shame Sing Songs of Praise and Resistance at the Echo

“THIS NIGHTMARE MUST END: The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go!” Such was the valiant proclamation of a sign hung above the merch table at the Echo last Friday night. The headliner that night was Shame, a band from London, and though the UK is undergoing its own political turmoil, it was the second band on the […]

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Tim Darcy
Interview: Ought’s Tim Darcy Pushes New Boundaries on Solo LP, Saturday Night

Drawing from his deep reservoir of talent, Tim Darcy is a Renaissance man by any estimation. He is best known as the lead singer for the Montreal-based rock band, Ought, whose last album came out two years ago. It was around this time that Darcy began the process of writing for his debut solo record, Saturday Night, […]

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Not looking back: the U.K.’s Wire still going strong forty-years into their evolving sound

Words: Steven Ward  Even if you’ve never delved very deep into the historical roots of the budding punk scene that developed in the UK during the 1970s, chances are if you’ve been a fan of rock music in the last four decades, you’ve had a taste of Wire. Attributed to expanding the sonic limits of […]

Steven Ward |
Adam Ant at Fonda Theatre -- Photo: ZB Images
Adam Ant celebrates Kings of the Wild Frontier with extraordinary performance at Fonda Theatre

Adam Ant, the legendary lead singer of post-punk group Adam and the Ants gleamed this past Thursday at the Fonda Theatre Hollywood! The pop icon touring in celebration of the 35th anniversary of his landmark Kings of the Wild Frontier album, lit up the Fonda as though he were in his prime.  Adam Ant’s 1980 release Kings Of The […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Photos: DRAEMINGS rings in birthday with sold-out gig at Resident in Downtown L.A.

On October 18, DRAEMINGS’ emerged to play another spectacular sold out LA show at the Resident in addition to celebrating singer Kimi Recor’s birthday. DRÆMINGS, the musical incarnation of singer and multi-instrumentalist Kimi Recor, conjured up an indescribable, intoxicating, and infectious post punk-kissed alternative show from the band’s new album, the Eternal Lonesome. Listen to […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Echo and the Bunnymen at Observatory Santa Ana
Echo and the Bunnymen envelop fans at The Observatory with dazzling post-punk nostalgia

The stage at the Observatory in Orange County was dark and the backdrop displayed a distorted bunny(man) as the iconic Echo and the Bunnymen made their entrance. As Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant walked on stage, the crowd roared with excitemet. Echo and the Bunnymen were just now kicking off their North American tour, and […]

Wes Marsala |
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 […]

Emily Saex |
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Must-See FYF Fest Undercard: Preoccupations — fine crafted disorienting melodic rock propulsions

Why You Need to See Preoccupations at FYF! Words: Steven Ward FYF Fest 2016 is just three days away! Rolling out yet another must-see act that lives on the lower lines of the stacked FYF bill, you really need to get in on this action. Pull that schedule back out, it’s time to add a new […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Midnight Faces
Hot New Music: Stream Midnight Faces’ new single Heavenly Bodies, June residency at Bootleg Theater

Los Angeles trio Midnight Faces have been grinding away at the release of their third full-length album Heavenly Bodies. Mixed by Abe Seiferth (DFA, Yeasayer, Bear in Heaven, RAC), the nine-track record is quite the pleasing listen. Melding sounds of post-punk with 80s new wave, Midnight Faces deliver a tight record that begs to be performed live. […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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