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Contest: Win Tickets to FYP at the Blue Star Cafe (September 28, 2012)

Torrance/San Pedro punk rockers F.Y.P (aka Five Year Plan) play the Blue Star Café on Friday, September 28.  In their most recent incarnation/lineup they are known as the band Toys That Kill but they’re taking one more trip down memory lane so all can relish in the songs and albums that brought them to where […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Menomena at the El Rey – Sept. 27, 2012

Check out indie rock band Menomena at the El Rey this Thursday, September 27.  The duo from Portland, Oregon put on a complex performance, switching off numerous instruments between sets to create a dense sound without the support of backing tracks. They kick off their tour to support their most recent album Moms. Along them […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Ryan Bingham at The Fonda – September 27, 2012

Singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham headlines The Fonda this Thursday, September 27 2012. Bingham has won several awards for the theme song of Crazy Heart, “The Weary Kind” and is honored as the American Music Association’s “Artist of the Year” in 2010. Joining him is La Santa Cecilia, a Latin band that blends cumbia, bossa nova, boleros, […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Earlimart at the Satellite (September 28, 2012)

L.A. duo Earlimart play the Satellite on Friday, September 28.  On tour now in support of their new album, 2012’s System Preferences released on the band’s own label The Ship.  The songwriter/producer/musician partners in crime, Aaron Espinoza and Ariana Murray create delightful, textural indie rock soundscapes.  Peep the new singles “97 Heart Attack” and “10 […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Black Star (Mos Def & Talib Kweli) at Club Nokia (September 22, 2012)

The Lyricist Lounge 20 Year Reunion Party is going off as they present the ultimate hip-hop duo Black Star (Mos Def aka Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli) to rock the Club Nokia stage on Saturday, September 22.  The two lyrical forces came together back in 1998 to make the quintessential BlackStar album, and now they’re re-united […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Delta Rae at the El Rey Theatre (September 22, 2012)

North Carolina’s Delta Rae will be blowing the roof off the El Rey Theatre on Saturday, September 22.  Delta Rae’s debut album Carry the Fire brings out the best in rock, soul, blues and pop and features the chills-inducing single “Bottom of the River” is out now – an instant classic full of heart and soul.  But […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Maximo Park at the El Rey Theatre (September 21, 2012)

U.K. 5-piece Maximo Park play the El Rey Theatre on Friday, September 21.  Maximo Park are wrapping up their U.S. Tour dates in support of their newest album release, 2012’s The National Health.  These UK indie rock-pop titans are leaving a trail of dance floor destruction in their path and you may just want to […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Comedy Mutant: Brian Posehn, Arj Barker and More at Club Nokia (September 21, 2012)

The Comedy Mutant tour invades Club Nokia on Friday, September 21.  Brian Posehn (The Sarah Silverman Program) and Arj Barker (Flight of the Conchords) lead this laugh riot spectacular with special guest comedians Kyle Kinane, Pete Holmes, Fortune Feimster, Ron Funches and Sean Patton.  Warning: you will laugh your ass off all night long and it […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to The Echo’s Church Sessions with Zee Avi at First Unitarian Church (September 21, 2012)

Malaysian singer/songwriter extraordinaire Zee Avi headlines the Echo’s Church Sessions at First Unitarian Church Los Angeles on Friday, September 21.  Her chilled out, jazzy style is anything but a snooze and both her self-titled debut and sophomore album, 2011’s Ghostbird (Brushfire Records/Monotone), have been making musical waves.  Be sure to catch this lovely songstress up […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Broncho at the Satellite (September 21, 2012)

Oklahoma 4-piece Broncho play the Satellite on Friday, September 21.  Broncho are on tour now in support of their debut album Can’t Get Past the Lips (Guestroom Records/CQ Records).  The group’s punk rock energy melds with gritty garage pop, and their powers combine to create an undeniably fierce musical force.  Badassery precedes with support from […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Slug Guts at Blue Star Cafe – September 18, 2012

Coming all the way from Australia is post-punk four-piece group Slug Guts. Their gothic post-punk sound has been consistently compared to fellow Australians, The Birthday Party and their third album Playin’ in Time with the Deadbeat has garnered much praise since its release this summer via Sacred Bones. They’re set to play Blue Star Cafe on Tuesday, September 18. Presented by Blundertown, they […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Rusko with TOKiMONSTA at Club Nokia – Sept. 20 2012

DJ and dubstep record producer, Rusko, plays at Club Nokia on Thursday September 20. A Leeds College of Music graduate, Rusko steers clear from the darker side of dubstep by producing a more upbeat, energetic, and fun approach to the genre. He’s converted many outside the dubstep community by reshaping how traditional dubstep sounds. His […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Dispatch at the Hollywood Palladium – September 26, 2012

Forget trying to slap a label on Dispatch. You’re welcome to give it a shot, plenty of people have, calling them at times a heartfelt acoustic trio, a wailing rock band, a devil-may-care funk act, but the band defies epithets at every turn. Dispatch will headline the Hollywood Palladium on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Doors are […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |