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THE WAR ON DRUGS + PHOEBE BRIDGERS @ THE GREEK THEATRE

October 6th, 2017

Granduciel is a gentle presence, a genius in beat-up denim and a flannel shirt—the iconography of his forebears. While he readily winks at the synth-heavy, harmonica-accented American rock that came before him, he’s managed to create something completely new.

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SHEER MAG + TENEMENT + GUN OUTFIT @ THE ECHO

October 6th, 2017

Fronted by wildcat Tina Halladay, Sheer Mag peddle a mix of fist-aloft protest songs and classic odes to romantic desire, all grounded by riffs that are guaranteed to make your AC/DC-loving dad whip out the old air guitar.

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BRONCHO + BILLY CHANGER + BOYO + LILY WATERS @ THE HI HAT

October 4th, 2017

After an appearance at Music Tastes Good on Saturday, BRONCHO made a surprise appearance as a special guest of Billy Changer at his free show at The Hi Hat on Sunday.

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DEPECHE MODE + WARPAINT @ SANTA BARBARA BOWL

October 4th, 2017

We knew we would be spiritually saved, if only for a few hours.

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MUSIC TASTES GOOD FESTIVAL @ LONG BEACH MARINA GREEN PARK

October 3rd, 2017

For a year that has seen the loss of beloved MTG founder Josh Fischel, MTG 2017 act Charles Bradley less than a week before he was to perform, Garbus paused mid-set to set things straight: “We are lucky to be here, lucky to be dancing.”

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ROBYN HITCHCOCK + YO LA TENGO @ THE REGENT THEATRE

October 3rd, 2017

In true Hitchcock fashion, he would add his own little hysterical commentary on life which sometimes did not have anything to do with the following song being played.