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Mount Kimbie at El Rey Theatre
Mount Kimbie fire up the El Rey Theatre with a wild dance party

UK Electronica outfit Mount Kimbie are currently on tour and made their Los Angeles stop this past Friday. The duo packed the El Rey Theatre full of music lovers. Mount Kimbie’s ambient noise, synths and percussion immediately set the audience into an entrancing state. The band has grown from their past “post-dubstep” to a more mature and […]

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Fenech-Soler bring the glitz and glam to Bootleg Theater debut

Drawing on an eclectic array of inspirations, which include Michael Jackson’s Dangerous, electro-funk band Fenech-Soler made their Los Angeles debut to a packed Bootleg Theater and baptized the crowd in the shimmering grandiose of their synth-drenched tunes. Comprised of brothers Ben (vocals) and Ross Duffy (guitar), as well as Daniel Soler (bass) and Andrew Lindsay (drums), […]

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Ex-Sage rings in night one of Bootleg residency with Twin Temple, Bones and Blood Red Shoes

Helping Angeleno beat the case of the Monday blues, Ex-Sage’s residency at the Bootleg Theater on December 5th gave attendees a reason to anticipate the dreaded day. Kicking off the night with a promoted secret performance, UK band Blood Red Shoes surprised and delighted attendees at the crowded venue. Continuing the lineup of supporting performances, Bones, also from […]

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The Horrors and Moon Duo take fans at The Mayan on a darkwave ride of excellence

From the UK, The Horrors made their way to Los Angeles for a thrilling performance at the Mayan in Downtown L.A. this past Wednesday, October 15th. With dark lighting casting enigmatic silhouettes of the band, The Horrors bestowed a most engaging performance for Los Angeles. Touring in support of their new album, Luminous, the follow up to 2011’s Skying, […]

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James Blake to headline The Roxy as part of new tour dates announcement

James Blake has announced a headlining show date at The Roxy in West Hollywood on Tuesday, December 9th! As part of a short tour that kicks off on November 30th in Paris, Blake also has tour dates scheduled in Brooklyn, San Francisco and Miami (more tour dates listed below). Since the released of his eponymous […]

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From the UK, Wild Beasts return to L.A. with a show at Troubadour!

Wild Beasts are back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date at the Troubadour on Thursday, March 6. The UK band are set to release their fourth album, Present Tense, on February 25 via Domino. Present Tense is the follow-up to their 2011 full-length record, Smother. In 2009, Wild Beasts were nominated for an […]

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Win Tickets To Disclosure with Samo Sound Boy at the El Rey – Oct. 31, 2012

Garage-house duo, Disclosure plays the El Rey this Halloween, Wednesday Oct. 31. The UK brothers, Guy and Howard Lawrence, debuted their single in 2010 on Moshi Moshi records and released their debut album The Face this past June. They have toured with SBTRKT and Hot Chip and joining them on this tour are Samo Sound Boy, […]

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Presale Password: The Vaccines with Tennis at the Music Box (Sept. 13, 2011)

We caught the Vaccine’s L.A. debut at the Satellite back in January and since then the blokes have released their debut album What Did You Expect From The Vaccines and have been touring up a storm. If you missed any of their recent L.A. performances, here’s your chance to check them out again! The Vaccines […]

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Mogwai Cancels Five U.S. Tour Dates Due to Visa Issues

It looks like Mogwai will have to stay a little longer in Glasgow before they can embark on their U.S. tour. According to their Web site the band had to cancel five of their upcoming East Coast tour dates. They all will be postponed to sometime in October. But don’t worry Los Angeles, we still […]

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The Vaccines at the Satellite – Photos, Video and Review (Janaury 22, 2011)

After months of heavy anticipation, fueled by UK media and indie blogger hype, the London’s latest indie sensation, the Vaccines, made their Los Angeles debut this past Tuesday, January 22, 2011 at the Satellite (formerly Spaceland). Without a doubt, these chaps have been dealt a heavy hand in terms of living up to their hype. […]

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Hot Band Alert: The Vaccines at The Satellite (Formerly Spaceland) on January 25, 2011

With just a demo and a one minute and 25-second single, the Vaccines have been getting a lot of attention the past few months from indie blogs and UK media. Although not quite yet flooding the indie/underground airwaves in the States, you best believe these boys have some ruckus to stir up in the coming […]

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SCANNERS to Release Sophmore Album “Submarine” February 2010

Sweet London indie pop that’s 50 percent fem! Looks like the SCANNERS are set to release their sophomore album in February of 2010 through Dim Mak. With two chicks up in the mix, Sarah Daly fronting the vocals while handling the bass and violin, they also have hot female guitarist, Amina Bates, who also pounds […]

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The Rakes Split Up!

As 60’s pop singer, Neil Sedaka says, “Breaking up is hard to do.” Looks like British indie rockers, The Rakes have called quits. Their LA Halloween show at The Roxy as well as all other shows are now canceled. Photo by Mathieu Zazzo To our fans, sorry if this abrupt end is an unpleasant surprise […]

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