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Ragged Point Inn
Places

Ragged Point, CA

By On April 23, 2014

Well, that escalated quickly. This trip, no matter how well-planned, did not start out like we imagined. Indeed, a car accident ten minutes after entering the freeway at 8pm on our way… Read More

The Kooks
News

The Kooks releases new EP ‘Down’ today!

By On April 22, 2014

British band The Kooks has released a new EP today called Down via Astralwerks. It has four new songs by the band including the very catchy title track, whose music video is… Read More

Neko Case at The Orpheum Theatre 4/17/14
Photos and Reviews

Live Review: Neko Case and The Dodos at The Orpheum Theatre 4/17/14

By On April 21, 2014

The hauntingly talented Neko Case captivated audiences at The Orpheum Theatre last Thursday. Outside, signs were posted asking fans not to take any videos during the show. In the midst of her… Read More

American Football
News

American Football to reunite and release reissue of their self-titled debut album

By On April 21, 2014

Many of us woke up to some awesome news today – American Football will be reuniting for two shows in September and October. They will play The Pygmalion Festival on September 28… Read More

Mogwai at the El Rey Theatre 4/17/14
Photos and Reviews

Live Review: Mogwai and Factory Floor at the El Rey Theatre 4/17/14

By On April 21, 2014

Post-rock masters Mogwai dazzled a packed house at the El Rey Theatre last Thursday with their melodic bass guitar lines and a killer light and fog show to accompany their tunes. Playing… Read More

Sam Smith at The Belasco Theater 4/16/14
Photos and Reviews

Live Review: Sam Smith and Keta at The Belasco Theater 4/16/14

By On April 18, 2014

Breakout English singer-songwriter Sam Smith played two sold out shows at The Belasco Theater this week giving fans a taste of what’s to come with his much-anticipated debut LP called The Lonely… Read More

Bombay Bicycle Club at the El Rey - 4/16/14
Photos and Reviews

Live Review: Bombay Bicycle Club, Bear Hands, and Royal Canoe at the El Rey 4/16/14

By On April 18, 2014

The four buddies from London have come a long, long way and if the sold out Bombay Bicycle Club at the El Rey last Wednesday was any indication, they’re bound for a… Read More

Amoeba Records
Features

Record Store Day 2014: Our Top Picks

By On April 17, 2014

Record Store Day is fast approaching and before you line up this Saturday to grab some limited edition wax, check out our picks from the long list of special releases we’ll be… Read More

Outside Lands 2014
News

Check out the single day line-up for Outside Lands 2014!

By On April 16, 2014

Outside Lands Music Festival has the official daily line-up now on their site. Every single day is crazy packed with Kanye West capping the first night on Friday, August 8th. The Killers… Read More

William Fitzsimmons
Features

Top 10 Most Calming Singing Voices (Male Edition)

By On April 9, 2014

Sometimes, when I’m feeling way too much of something – too stressed, too sad, too anxious – I put on my headphones and listen to one of my go-to favorites for relaxing… Read More

Outside Lands 2014
News

Here’s the lineup for Outside Lands 2014!

By On April 8, 2014

Finally, one of the most awaited festival lineups is out! Outside Lands never ever disappoints. Top billed is the great yeezy, Kanye West with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Killers, Macklemore… Read More

Woodsist Festival
News

Real Estate, Angel Olsen to play Woodsist Festival in Big Sur!

By On April 8, 2014

If you’re looking for a more relaxed alternative to big music festivals like Bonnarroo and Coachella, you should probably know about Woodsist Festival happening at the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur… Read More

The War on Drugs at the Troubadour 4/4/14
Photos and Reviews

Live Review: The War on Drugs at the Troubadour 4/4/14

By On April 7, 2014

I made it out to the first of two sold out shows of indie rock band The War on Drugs at the legendary Troubadour, whose latest album Lost in the Dream has… Read More

S. Carey, Range of Light
Spotlight

Spotlight: “Range of Light” by S. Carey

By On April 6, 2014

S. Carey is the drummer and supporting vocalist of Bon Iver, a once obscure indie folk band from Wisconsin that unexpectedly grew larger than life. But S. Carey, or Sean, tells us… Read More

Petty Fest 2014 / Juliette Lewis 4/3/14
Photos and Reviews

Live Review: Petty Fest 2014 at El Rey Theatre 4/3/14

By On April 5, 2014

The Best Fest did it again with this year’s sold out Petty Fest Los Angeles. Generously sponsored as usual by the awesome folks at Jameson Whiskey, they made it possible to have… Read More