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Weezer return to the sunshine of their youth with tenth studio album, “The White Album”

Weezer has been making music for a long, long, long time–so long that I haven’t known a world without a Weezer album. Their self-titled debut was released three days before I was born and they’ve been pedaling out their audacious take on rock nonstop ever since. But within that massive discography, it’s always been the string of […]

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Hot New Music: Stream Sand Babes New Song “Lush” – West Coast Tour Dates Announced

When we last caught up with Echo Park locals Sand Babes they had just premiered the sweet psychedelic elixir known as “Carousel” and they were knocking our socks off live with an impressive set at Echo Park Rising. The band is back in action sharing with us their new single “Lush” due out on 7″ […]

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The Soft White Sixties
Hot New (to LA) Band Alert: The Soft White Sixties Bring Their Vintage Rock n’ Soul Sound to Los Angeles

For the second year in a row, rock n’ soul band The Soft White Sixties sold out a gig during San Francisco’s Noise Pop Festival last month. Over the years, the four-piece had gained a big following in the Bay Area city that they made their home. But just a few months ago, they decided […]

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Kevin Morby drops new video for “Dorothy,” plays Bootleg Theater in June

Singer-songwriter Kevin Morby wowed us at FYF Fest last year and we’ve been anxiously awaiting new tunes from him ever since. Morby has delighted us with a new video for the song “Dorothy,” which comes off his upcoming album Singing Saw, due out April 15 via Dead Oceans. In the video, Morby walks down a […]

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Catfish and The Bottlemen release new video for “Soundcheck,” new album due in May

With elements of The Strokes meets Kings of Leon meets The Killers, UK rockers Catfish and The Bottlemen are seemingly destined to play arena shows across the globe. Catfish and the Bottlemen’s debut full-length album The Balcony was met with critical acclaim and they’ve been playing massive crowds at home. Now they look to conquer America with their […]

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Kera and The Lesbians
Kera and The Lesbians’ Record Release Show at Basic Flowers Reeks of Authenticity and Manic Passion

At a non-decrypt spot in downtown Los Angles you’ll come across a grungy “store front” called Basic Flowers. Inside there’s a room with only a single standing lightbulb, random chairs set against walls, a table made out of a house shutter, a stick tree displaying shirts for sale that are designed with sharpies.  Wandering your […]

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Alabama-Shakes
Win tickets to Alabama Shakes’ 2nd show at Greek Theatre LA

Did you miss out on scoring tickets to Alabama Shakes at the Greek Theatre? The GRAMMY-winning band sold-out their first Greek Theatre date slate for Tuesday, August 9 shortly after swooping on GRAMMYs for “Best Rock Song” and “Best Alternative Music Album.” Naturally, the band was booked for a second and final gig at the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Drive Like Jehu
Do you compute? Drive Like Jehu rips through the Echoplex

  22 years; some of these me first, try hard kids at this show weren’t even conceived the last time Drive Like Jehu played in LA City. Now they stand straight legged and self-assured with lofty expectations of questionable origin. Five minutes into the set these milquetoast Snapchat warriors were all I could notice in […]

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At The Drive-In add second Los Angeles date at Hollywood Palladium WITH Le Butcherettes

At The Drive-In have added a second Los Angeles date at the Hollywood Palladium! If you didn’t score tickets to their March 23rd Fonda Theatre gig, you’re in luck! At The Drive-in will now headline a second LA date at the Hollywood Palladium on Wednesday, June 1st!  To top it all off, Le Butcherettes will […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop announces Post Pop Depression Tour with Los Angeles date at Greek Theatre

You’ve probably heard the buzz around Iggy Pop and Queen’s of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme working together on Iggy’s new album, Post Pop Depression. Today Iggy Pop has announced a limited run of Post Pop Depression tour dates with a Los Angeles date scheduled on Thursday, April 28th at the Greek Theatre! The Post […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |