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Fall in Love with Sleater-Kinney’s New Album “No Cities to Love”

Indie rock trio Sleater-Kinney last left listeners with the spectacularly dark, edgy and gut-wrenching album The Woods back in 2005, before they went on an indefinite hiatus the following year. Some of the band’s riot-grrl rooted previous releases like Dig Me Out and The Hot Rock had already been on the peripherals of my musical radar. […]

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Wildling Set The Satellite Aglow At Monday Night Residency

Wildling It was Monday night in Silver Lake, the first one of 2015; The Satellite’s monthly residency, sponsored by KROQ Locals Only featured Wildling with supporting acts Lemmo, City City and Rosechild. The show was free and 21+; but, on the way in, everyone was given a stamp on their wrist that looked kind of […]

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Vintage Gold: Patti Smith “Because The Night” – Classic Video

Back when Patti Smith and her group were recording their third studio album, Easter, with producer Jimmy Iovine, her paths crossed with Bruce Springsteen who was in the same studio recording his highly regarded album Darkness on the Edge of Town. From this happenstance was born a little ditty called “Because The Night” which is […]

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Vintage Gold: Gang of Four “To Hell With Poverty” – Classic Video

British post-punk rockers Gang of Four have been sharing their spirited sound and influencing the likes of Flea, Kurt Cobain and others since they formed in 1977. The group is currently scheduled to release their new album, What Happens Next, in February 2015, followed by a North American Tour.  The current lineup is fronted by sole original […]

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Indigo Music Festival Complete Lineup Announced: The Melvins, Deafheaven, Blonde Redhead & More!

The Observatory in Santa Ana is scheduled to host the Indigo Music Festival and they’ve announced the complete lineup for its 2015 dates – Saturday, January 31st and Sunday, February 1st. This year’s two-day music fest will be headlined by The Melvins, Deafheaven, and Blonde Redhead on Day 1 and Rocket From the Crypt, The Black Angels and Converge on […]

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Chrissie Hynde gives fans a lesson in rock ‘n’ roll at Pantages Theater

Well the middle aged rolled into the Pantages Theater this past Saturday to get rocked by Chrissie Hynde. Honestly, I know that Hynde’s prime was in the 80s, but her music still lives up to this day and I was shocked that there was not a larger mix of the old and younger generations. Although that theme would […]

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Viva Halloween! (Even When It’s Not Halloween) — An Interview with P L a N E T S

Interview feature by Emily Saex / Photo by Lemuel Thornton  Anyone that’s seen Los Angeles based music/performance art collective P L a N E T S live can attest to the grand and striking performances that they give, nothing short of 110% every time. P L a N E T S currently have a Halloween […]

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Stream Presidents of the United States of America’s live performance at Slim’s via Yahoo! Screen

The 90s were alive and well this past Sunday at FYF Fest as Presidents of the United State of America performed an enthusiastic afternoon set full of that sweet 90s nostalgia. For those that were unable to attend the sold-out event and take part in the splendour of the Presidents’ thrilling performance, we have some great […]

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Deer Tick rowdy the Echoplex with beer-spittin’ rock ‘n’ roll

The Echoplex was packed this past Thursday for a night of rowdy rock ‘n’ roll with heavy elements of folk, blues and country. The raucous boys of Deer Tick left their Rhode Island digs to embark on an epic tour performing tracks off their latest album Negativity (Partisan Records) along come classic heavy hitters that had the crowd […]

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Stream Jack White’s new solo album, Lazaretto

You can now stream Jack White’s entire new solo album, Lazaretto, one week before its official release date. The album features 11 tracks of blues, country, and even songs that come off like rap-rock. The title track, “Lazaretto” and “That Black Bat Licorice” are songs that have that annoying rap-rock appeal — a combo I never enjoy — however, […]

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