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Tame Impala don’t let Shrine technical difficulties deconstruct their set

Australia’s Tame Impala are so psychedelic that when you see them live, you feel as though you’re on drugs — even when you’re not. Wednesday night at The Shrine Auditorium, they showed that the jammy and acidy sounds of Cream and other super bands of the ’70’s are still much sought after. Except for the […]

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Slowdive give fans at the Theatre at Ace a magical night to remember

This past Sunday at the Theatre at Ace, indie veteran shoegazers, Slowdive graced Los Angeles with night two of their blissful two night string of performances. They were absolutely stunning, as beautiful and as majestic as the great theatre that housed their very performance. Not only did they leave the crowd in complete awe with twinkles in […]

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The Julie Ruin pack the Troubadour for show six of Red Bull’s #30daysinLA

With a packed house of riot grrrls, punks, feminists and just your usual suspects that come out for quality and meaningful music, Red Bull Sound Select was ready to roll out show #6 of its #30DaysinLA series. The evening’s headliner was The Julie Ruin and as expected, the show was sold-out. Let by the feminist punk […]

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Mark Lanegan Band spellbinds the El Rey with hauntingly beautiful performance

Mark Lanegan Exuding darkness in just about every way possible, Mark Lanegan put fans in complete awe last Sunday at the El Rey Theatre. From the dark stage lighting, to his signature haunting vocals and even his esoteric mannerisms — there was a murky cloud hanging over the stage at all times. It was as though Lanegan […]

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Australia’s POND takes on Halloween at the Echo and goes for blood.

Pond The line for the Echo on Friday night has nearly crossed over the bridge. Below us a similar line is snaking down Glendale in anticipation for Big KRIT. But, upstairs everyone is stoked to see Aussie psych-rock masters POND. Everyone I speak to cannot think of a better way to spend Halloween night. Even […]

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Alice Russell and The Seshen serve a powerful dose of soul at the Skirball

Bringing that sultry soul to the Skirball Cultural Center, British soul singer Alice Russell put on a grooving performance this past Friday at the Skirball. Despite the many technical issues that occurred during Russell’s performance (sound going out), the songbird kept her cool by laughing it off which was pleasant and reassuring to her audience. Commanding the attention […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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TV On The Radio warms up Fonda Theatre with new songs and classics

This past Tuesday, TV On The Radio performed night one of their double-header at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. The show originally scheduled at the brand new Regent Theater in DTLA was moved to the Fonda since the Regent was not yet ready to open its doors. Touring in celebration of their new record, Seeds which is […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |