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ModPods at The Satellite
Photos: ModPods at The Satellite

Modpods were playing their last show of the year opening the night at The Satellite and although it was not super packed it was well attended for an opening act and very enthusiastically. Modpods are disarmingly open and vulnerable while commanding attention and having a great time. Front woman Myraid told a multipart story about […]

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Holy Wars at The Echo -- Photo: ZB Images
Holy Wars and Draemings deliver a badass ladies night at The Echo

Friday’s night was a double slice of female badassery with stellar performances by local favorites, Holy Wars and Draemings at The Echo. With Holy Wars, led by Kat Leon, as the evening’s main event — Draemings warmed us up quite nicely. Draemings is always a visual and aural delight to see live on stage. Getting […]

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Kim Zsebe |
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Talktime close Satellite Residency with Opus Vitae and Georgi Kay

Talk Time just wrapped up their month long residency at The Satellite with a final show including Opus Vitae and Georgi Kay. If you missed Talk Time, the band is quintessentially Californian with a beach-y experimental pop sound. Fronted by Edison Choi, Talk Time mixes tight harmonies with laid back guitar parts. The musical equivalent […]

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Object as Subject at The Satellite
Object As Subject Set To Tear Up July Residency At The Satellite — Grimy Goods Co-Presents July 15 (it’s FREE)

LA Based art-grunge band Object As Subject are bringing their raw performances to the Satellite for a July residency. Led by violinist turned punk singer Paris Hurley, the powerful group stands as a response to the narrative that women exist without agency in a society that degrades female sexuality. Destroying limitations and hypnotizing the masses, […]

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Yip Yops take that stage as two at The Satellite, and still light shit up

Thursday night was a fun combo of favorites at The Satellite. The Yip Yops appeared in their new slimmed down version. Ison Van Winkle and Ross Murakami have gone out on their own Murakami on drums and manning a laptop and backing vocals while lead singer Ison switches between synth and guitar. The duo has […]

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Spare Parts for Broken Hearts at The Satellite
Spare Parts for Broken Hearts blast our brains to “Mush” at night one of Satellite Residency

Spare Parts for Broken Hearts kicked of their Satellite residency this past Monday with a badass rock show full of thrashing drums and riveting guitars. The Los Angeles-based rockers performed with supporting acts Melted Bodies, SP/BH and Taleen Kali with DJ sets by KNGWMN. It was a ripping’ show and Spare Part for Broken Hearts […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Spare Parts For Broken Hearts
Grimy Goods Presents: Spare Parts for Broken Hearts Residency at The Satellite October 8

Spare Parts for Broken Hearts are kicking off their Monday night residency tonight at The Satellite! The Los Angeles-based rockers will perform tonight (October 8) with Melted Bodies, SP/BH, Taleen Kali and DJ sets by KNGWMN. The trio just released their new single “Mush” and you can stream it below. The track is full of that 90s grunge flavor and soars […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
The Diamond Light at The Satellite
The Diamond Light keep on shining — don’t miss their May residency at The Satellite

Clear your calendar because Mondays in May should be spent at The Satellite in Silverlake. The Diamond Light have risen from the ashes and this phoenix shines bright. Joining original members singer/guitarist Griffin Young and drummer Ian Ochs on this residency are superb guitarist, Spencer Trent, who has made the rounds with The Mowgli’s and […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Rebel and a Basketcase at the Satellite shot by Danielle Gornbein
Rebel and a Basketcase steal the show and take zero prisoners at Satellite gig

They were just one of the openers, but nobody seemed to have relayed that message to dynamic duo Rebel and a Basketcase as they hit the stage at the Satellite Thursday night. Comprised around the talents of Evan Rachel Wood and Zach Villa, everything about the two screams 80’s rock and glam; from their very name (a […]

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Warbly Jets
Hot Band Alert: From couch surfing to rock ‘n’ roll, Warbly Jets open up ahead of January Satellite residency

In the land where jangly guitars and 60’s psychedelia have latched firmly onto the sound of what seems nearly every band is producing, Los Angeles newest addition Warbly Jets espouse unfiltered, against the grain rock that gleefully trades the nostalgia of yesterday for a face-melting tomorrow. Unsigned, with only one sizzling single to show, and […]

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Strokes Guitarist, Nick Valensi forms new band CRX — Los Angeles dates at The Hi Hat and The Satellite

Nick Valensi of The Strokes has a new band called CRX, and they’re playing two L.A. dates at The Hi Hat and The Satellite!   If you were part of the fortunate group of people who recently experienced The Stokes at the Wiltern,  you probably got yourself a Nick Valensi fix. Well now you can […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
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Andy Clockwise to play April show at Satellite for EP release

Australian multi-instrumentalist and producer Andy Clockwise will be celebrating the release of his latest EP titled The Good Book with an April 28 gig at The Satellite. Clockwise spends a lot of his time in Los Angeles and that’s reflected via the special guests that appear on the EP — from Warpaint drummer Stella Mozgawa to John […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
The Wombats -- Photo by Ceethreedom
The Satellite brings back six nights of FREE live and local music with Satellite Nights

Broke after the holidays? Yeah, join the club. This week in Los Angeles, The Satellite brings back their annual Satellite Nights: six nights of free live and local music. The music series kicked off yesterday, but runs through Friday, January 8th. Admission is FREE, and you must be 21-and-over to enter the venue. Check out […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Win Tickets to Radio Moscow (Live Recording) at The Satellite

We love supporting kick ass music and hard-rockin’ psych-blues power trio Radio Moscow are no exception. The band has churned out five badass albums including their latest Magical Dirt, available now via Alive Records. Radio Moscow are slated to do a double live recording at The Satellite this month on Thursday, December 10th and Friday, December 11th and […]

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The Bulls, Gothic Tropic blow away packed Satellite show

Monday night, LA shoegazers The Bulls returned to their weekly residency at The Satellite, playing to a packed house. The band — comprised by Anna Bulbrook of the Airborne Toxic Event (sometimes also Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros) and The Duke Spirit’s Marc Sails — played through songs from their debut EP Small Problems, due out on […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
cassandra violet
Cassandra Violet mesmerizes The Satellite with stunning vocals, funky loops and sass

Donning a vibrant colored dress, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, Cassandra Violet took the stage at The Satellite this past Tuesday, ready to charm fans with her enchanting vocals. As noted in our Hot Band Alert feature spotlighting Cassandra, by day, she’s a high school English/theater teacher in East L.A.—and a coaxing, songstress by night. Her vocal […]

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Song Premiere: Stream Cassandra Violet’s powerful new single “Lady”

She’s a high school teacher by day, and a blooming songstress by night. Los Angele-based singer-songwriter, Cassandra Violet has just revealed her gorgeous new single “Lady.” With her siren-like vocals, Violet pulls you in with an enchanting voice that takes you on a journey through rising mountains and subdued valleys. “Lady” has a story-like appeal where Violet’s bewitching vocals […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
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Hot Band Alert: Riothorse Royale set to ignite Satellite with September residency

Most of last year, I was a regular at Bardot’s weekly free-with-RSVP It’s a School Night showcase. I often went without knowing any of the bands that were playing and more often than not walked away with some new tunes to look up when I got home. Few nights fit that description better than when […]

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Mark Hoppus
Mark Hoppus of blink-182 crashes Power Violence comedy show at The Satellite

Mark Hoppus of blink-182 It’s nights like Tuesday night at The Satellite in Silver Lake that top the list of reasons that I love Los Angeles. Having just returned from two weeks in the South for Shaky Knees and Hangout Fest – also spending a night in the Charlotte airport when a delay caused me […]

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Badbadnotgood & Ghostface Killah — Sour Soul
Swami John Reis & The Blind Shake bring Modern Surf Classic to life at The Satellite

While I may not be a big fan of surf music, I can definitely stand behind Swami John Reis & The Blind Shake, the latest side project from John Reis (Rocket From The Crypt, Hot Snakes, Drive Like Jehu). In celebration of the recent release of Modern Surf Classic the band took over The Satellite in […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |