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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

Hugh Laurie
Shows

Catch Hugh Laurie with the Copper Bottom Band at The Fonda on June 2!

By On April 3, 2014

You may or may not know this, but Hugh Laurie, aka Dr. House, is an accomplished musician and will be headlining the Fonda Theatre on Monday, June 2 with the Copper Bottom… Read More

The Futures League at The Satellite 4/1/14
Photos and Reviews

Live Review: The Futures League and Son of Stan at The Satellite 4/1/14

By On April 3, 2014

Collectively, the six musicians present Tuesday, April 1st at the Satellite represented some of the most exciting and fresh new local talent these eyes have seen in quite a while. One third… Read More

The Mountain Goats
Shows

The Mountain Goats set to play the Mayan Theater on June 17!

By On April 1, 2014

Exciting news, everyone! The Mountain Goats will play the Mayan Theater on June 17 as the venerable duo John Darnielle and Peter Hughes embark on Twin Inhuman Highway Fiends Tour. Tickets go… Read More

Architecture in Helsinki
News

Architecture In Helsinki drops new album today!

By On April 1, 2014

Pioneers of feel-good, infectious pop songs Architecture In Helsinki from Australia has a new album out today called NOW + 4EVA via their own label Casual Workout. Check out track “Dream a… Read More

Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks at the El Rey 3/28/14
Photos and Reviews

Live Review: Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks and Speedy Ortiz at El Rey Theatre 3/28/14

By On April 1, 2014

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks rocked the El Rey Theatre last Friday as part of their tour for new record Wig Out at Jagbags. It was a fully attentive and supportive young… Read More

Orcas
News

Yearling, the new album by Orcas, is officially out this Friday!

By On March 31, 2014

Orcas, aka Benoît Pioulard and Rafael Anton Irisarri, is officially out this Friday via Morr Music and comes in limited edition white vinyl that includes a digital download. If you want to… Read More

Panda Bear
Shows

Panda Bear announces North American dates, to play the El Rey on May 27!

By On March 31, 2014

Panda Bear aka Animal Collective’s Noah Lennox will be emabrking on a North American tour in support of his forthcoming solo album for Domino Records. He will be stopping by the El… Read More