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Matt Pryor at The Constellation Room 7/25/14
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Live Review: Matt Pryor and What’s Eating Gilbert at The Constellation Room 7/25/14

By On July 29, 2014

It can be easy for musicians who’ve been around for nearly two decades to fade into near parodies of themselves. With Matt Pryor (of The Get Up Kids and New Amsterdams), this… Read More

Say Anything at The Fonda 7/24/14
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Live Review: Say Anything, The Front Bottoms, The So So Glos, and You Blew It! at The Fonda Theatre 7/24/14

By On July 28, 2014

Last week at The Fonda, it felt a little bit like traveling back in time with a killer line-up made up of Say Anything, one of the early rock bands I used… Read More

OK Go at The Echo 7/23/14
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Live Review: OK Go at The Echo 7/23/14

By On July 28, 2014

Alternative rock band OK Go put on a free show at The Echo last week and inspired a long line down the block. Known for their colorful and interesting antics, the band’s… Read More

Goo Goo Dolls at the Greek Theatre 7/22/14
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Live Review: Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry at the Greek Theatre 7/22/14

By On July 28, 2014

Veteran American rock band Goo Goo Dolls, along with co-headliner Daughtry and opener Plain White T’s, played to a very diverse crowd at the Greek Theatre last Tuesday night. The bands was… Read More

No Cameras Allowed
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Review: No Cameras Allowed + Young the Giant at The Wiltern 7/23/14

By On July 27, 2014

Being a music obsessive at a music festival – you can try to sum it up in words, but they always fall short. Being so far removed from everyday life – on… Read More

Sundance Next Fest 2014
Free Stuff

Catch Sundance’s NEXT Film Festival from August 7-10 and win free movie tickets!

By On July 25, 2014

Next month, Sundance brings you the NEXT Film Festival, a celebration of music and film set to take place at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Downtown… Read More

Fucked Up
Shows

Catch Fucked Up live at the El Rey Theatre on August 21!

By On July 25, 2014

Toronto punk band Fucked Up has just released their awesome new record Glass Boys via Matador Records. In support of this new release, they will be bringing their exhilarating live show to… Read More

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 - Day Three
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Pitchfork Music Festival 2014: Day Three

By On July 24, 2014

And here it is, the final day of Pitchfork Music Festival by our Chicago team – photographer Jim Vondruska and writer Mike Ewing. It went by so fast! Who were your favorite… Read More

Iska Dhaaf at Bootleg Theater 7/21/14
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Live Review: Iska Dhaaf at Bootleg Theater 7/21/14

By On July 23, 2014

Last Tuesday, I caught the charming and fun two-piece Seattle band Iska Dhaaf made up of Nathan Quiroga and Benjamin Verdoes live at the Bootleg Theater for the last show of their… Read More

Pitchfork Music Festival - Day Two
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Pitchfork Music Festival 2014: Day Two

By On July 23, 2014

Here’s our report on the second day of this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival by our Chicago team – photographer Jim Vondruska and writer Mike Ewing. Wild Beasts The coiffed gents of Wild… Read More

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 - Day One
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Pitchfork Music Festival 2014: Day One

By On July 22, 2014

This year’s Pitchfork Music Festival lineup was a diverse one, jam-packed with both promising newcomers and heavyweight favorites from almost every relevant genre you can think of. Here’s our report on the… Read More

Joyce Manor
Free Stuff

Win a pair of tickets to Joyce Manor at the El Rey Theatre on July 25!

By On July 21, 2014

California punk rock band Joyce Manor who’s an absolute riot to watch live will headline the El Rey Theatre this Friday, July 25 right before playing again at this year’s FYF Fest.… Read More

Say Anything
Free Stuff

Win a pair of tickets to Say Anything with The Front Bottoms, The So So Glos, and You Blew It! at the Fonda on July 24!

By On July 21, 2014

This Thursday, it’s going to be an awesome lineup with rock favorites Say Anything headlining The Fonda with The Front Bottoms, The So So Glos, and You Blew It! You can get… Read More

Planes Mistaken For Stars at The Echo 7/16/14
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Live Review: Planes Mistaken for Stars and All Eyes West at The Echo 7/16/14

By On July 21, 2014

Last Wednesday July 16th, it felt like Illinois here in California with post-hardcore bands All Eyes West (Chicago) and Planes Mistaken for Stars (Peoria) invading Echo Park’s The Echo. I discovered All… Read More

Jurassic 5 at the Greek Theatre 7/12/14
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Live Review: Jurassic 5, Dilated Peoples, Beat Junkies and MC Supernatural at the Greek Theatre 7/12/14

By On July 15, 2014

Hip hop all-stars Jurassic 5 returned to LA for an extremely special show at the Greek Theatre Saturday July 12th. The show was made extra surreal by a giant saucer of a… Read More