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WIN TICKETS TO DRILL: LOS ANGELES w WIRE + BOB MOULD + JULIA HOLTER + MANY MORE ON MAR. 30-APR. 2 AT THE ECHO + ECHOPLEX!

Legendary innovators Wire—the people who truly put the "post" in "post-punk"—will celebrate the band's 40th anniversary with a new album called Silver / Lead and a precisely curated L.A. festival all on the same weekend! This installment of Wire's Drill (happening Mar. 30-Apr. 2 at the Echo and Echoplex) brings together generations of musicians with both sonic and spiritual connections to Wire. Want to enter to win tickets to this mind-rewiring event? Just email us at rsvp@larecord.com subj DRILL! We'll pick winners at random next week. (Must be 18+ to enter and please include your full name!)

Interview

THE BUTTERTONES: WE PLEAD THE FIFTH

The ever-so-stylish Buttertones recently signed with Innovative Leisure, and recorded their latest album, Gravedigging, with Jonny Bell at Jazzcats in Long Beach. The songs are full of romance, blood, guts, ghosts, surf, doom, and delight—it's like they crammed all their favorite movie plots into three minutes or less. Their record release show is Sat., Mar. 25, at the Bootleg. This interview by Daiana Feuer.

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CAMERON AVERY + PART FRIEND @ THE TERAGRAM BALLROOM

Usually someone from the crowd will shout "I love you!" But last night at The Teragram Ballroom, an excited female shouted "Your eyelashes are so damn long!"

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THE KILLS + DREAM WIFE @ HOUSE OF BLUES, ANAHEIM

Many hits, "M.E.X.I.C.O.," new sweet tunes from their fifth studio album Ash & Ice and a room filled with adoring fans helped to celebrate the continuing magic that is Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince.

Interview

TASHAKI MIYAKI: SUCH A MOVING SOUND

The world is just about to welcome Tashaki Miyaki’s long-long-long awaited full-length The Dream, produced by band frontwoman Paige Stark and due out April 7. It’s a powerfully dreamy album, drawn from the break-of-dawn dreamstate that Mazzy Star knew so well, with waves of sound bringing both treasure and wreckage as they break against the shore. They perform at the Echo every Monday in March. This interview by Christina Gubala.

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TEENAGE FANCLUB + BRITTA PHILLIPS @ THE TERAGRAM BALLROOM

It may have been an Irish celebration on Friday, but inside The Teragram Ballroom, it was all about Scottish band Teenage Fanclub in celebration of their 10th studio album Here.

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