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PRINCESS NOKIA @ THE EL REY THEATRE

January 21st, 2018

Photos by Maximilian Ho New York rapper Princess Nokia brought her raw and edgy sounds to the El Rey Theatre. The adoring fans sang along to songs off her debut album 1992 Deluxe, which included “Brujas” and the hypnotic “G.O.A.T”. DJ Suzi Analogue kept the…

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SURFER BLOOD + TERRY MALTS @ THE HI HAT

January 21st, 2018

Their alt-surf, guitar-heavy sound is bulkier live—the force of “Miranda” and “Instant Doppelgängers” a departure from the restraint of the recorded versions. It was during “Floating Vibes,” that Mills and Pitt really started to play off each other, locking in as McCleary noodled around on top.

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TEENAGE WRIST + TENNIS SYSTEM + SOUVENIRS @ THE HI HAT

January 21st, 2018

The band kicked off the evening by debuting some new tracks off their forthcoming record, Chrome Neon Jesus set for a March release. Hints of alternative influence accompanied by some heavy riffs took over the room.

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WOLF PARADE + CHARLY BLISS @ THE FONDA THEATRE

January 21st, 2018

Playing against a backdrop of dramatic lighting, the sparkling, anthemic melodies from Spencer Krug on the keyboards and driving, seductive guitar lines from Dan Boeckner propelled Wolf Parade's show to the next level.

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JIM JAMES @ AMOEBA MUSIC

January 19th, 2018

“I feel like it's the place at the end of the galaxy, where we all wind up when we die. And we all listen to records together.”

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THE BUTTERTONES + WILD WING + TRACY BRYANT @ THE TROUBADOUR

January 16th, 2018

Photos by Patrick Do Music lovers of all ages came to let loose with The Buttertones at the sold Troubadour show. Fans sported Buttertones’ Ts and 50s greaser attire, ready to circle and slam. As soon as the guys took the stage, the crowd screamed…