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Prawn at The Echo 4/22/15
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Live Review: Prawn and Frameworks at The Echo 4/22/15

By On April 24, 2015

The audience my have been small, but they were fervent and excited. New York’s Prawn made their way to the Echo for their first ever Los Angeles gig and seemed to be… Read More

Jenny Lewis

April Shows!

By On April 4, 2015

The concert scene here in Los Angeles picks up in a major way with a ton of amazing shows happening every day. Check our comprehensive list below including all our favorite venues… Read More

Gang of Four at the El Rey 3/24/15
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Live Review: Gang of Four and Public Access T.V. at the El Rey Theatre 3/24/15

By On March 29, 2015

It’s a tricky task, for a band as influential and distinctive as Gang of Four, to bring aboard a brand new singer. While the group came through LA several years ago with… Read More

Courtney Barnett at Dilettante Arts 3/13/15
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Live Review: Courtney Barnett and Fraser A. Gorman at Dilettante Arts 3/13/15

By On March 17, 2015

A small Los Angeles audience received a huge treat, as Courtney Barnett and her band (Bones Sloane on bass/vocals and Dave Mudie on drums/vocals) played their latest album Sometimes I Sit And… Read More

Dr. Dog at The Wiltern 2/13/15
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Live Review: Dr. Dog and Hanni El Khatib at the Wiltern 2/13/15

By On February 18, 2015

In true Dr. Dog fashion, the six-piece Philadelphian group brought their full stage decor to Los Angeles’ majestic Wiltern Theatre. Adorning the stage with an arched backdrop, colorful paper lanterns, and faux… Read More

Father John Misty at The Roxy 2/9/15
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Live Review: Father John Misty and Guy Blakeslee at The Roxy 2/9/15

By On February 12, 2015

With his swiveling hips and icy blue-eyed stare, Father John Misty returned to Los Angeles on the eve of his sophomore record release, I Love You, Honeybear. With his mysterious charisma, one’s… Read More

Robert Delong at the Natural History Museum 2/6/15
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Live Review: Robert Delong and Tom Vek at the Natural History Museum 2/6/15

By On February 11, 2015

The Natural History Museum rattled and shook for the 2015 reboot of their annual series of concerts, First Fridays. Right amongst the dioramas of elephant seals and buffalo, Robert Delong and Tom… Read More

Bass Drum of Death at The Echo 2/3/15
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Live Review: Bass Drum of Death, Beach Party, and Criminal Hygiene at The Echo 2/3/15

By On February 6, 2015

Stage diving and crowd-surfing were alive and well as an all ages crowd (read: lots of rambunctious teens) packed in at The Echo for Bass Drum of Death. The Mississippi boys brought… Read More

Rocket From The Crypt at Alex's Bar 1/31/15
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Live Review: Rocket From The Crypt, The Creepy Creeps, and Snakearm at Alex’s Bar 1/31/15

By On February 4, 2015

Like CBGB is to New York and Stubb’s is to Austin, Alex’s Bar has quickly become Long Beach’s iconic venue to see some of the best music in the local scene, as… Read More

Mates of State at the Bootleg Theater 1/26/15
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Live Review: Mates of State, Fictionist, and Babes at the Bootleg Theater 1/26/15

By On January 28, 2015

If you can remember back to when Kori Gardner of Mates of State toted around an enormous Yamaha Electone (nearly as long as she is tall), then you’d be happy to see… Read More

Tim Gray
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Live Review: Tim Gray & The Delusions at Wayfarer Costa Mesa 1/14/15

By On January 21, 2015

Sometimes you can be pleasantly surprised when you check out a band on a whim. On an unassuming Wednesday night Tim Gray & The Delusions took the tiny stage in the corner… Read More

Lemuria at the Constellation Room 12/2/14
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Live Review: Lemuria, Into It. Over It., and Steppe People at The Constellation Room 12/2/14

By On December 9, 2014

For some Southern Californians, the rain was almost cause for canceling plans to see Lemuria. “For those of you in LA on the fence about going to the show because of rain,… Read More

The Blood Brothers at The Observatory OC 11/21/14
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Live Review: The Blood Brothers and Dunes at The Observatory OC 11/21/14

By On November 24, 2014

Don’t think for a second that The Blood Brothers’ triumphant return at FYF earlier this year was enough to satiate their ravenous Southern California fans. With a seven year absence following their… Read More

Mikhael Paskalev
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Live Review: Mikhael Paskalev at The Hotel Cafe 11/4/14

By On November 6, 2014

Norwegian musician Mikhael Paskalev was not having a good Tuesday. On his journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles, he lost his guitar pedals and lamented the absence of the rest of… Read More

Wolfmother at The Observatory OC 7/27/14
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Live Review: Wolfmother and Electric Citizen at The Observatory 7/27/14

By On July 30, 2014

There’s always electricity in the air when Aussie group Wolfmother come through town. It was almost exactly one year ago that the trio leveled Orange County at The Observatory and fans were… Read More