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WIN TICKETS TO THEE COMMONS + LA DIABLA + MUCH MORE ON SUN., JULY 31, AT THE ECHOPLEX!

July 27th, 2016

Thee Commons are coming home after a big tour supporting their recent Loteria Tribal (on Burger), and we wanna send you to this this welcome-back show at the Echoplex with La Diabla, the Altons, Cutty Flam and DJs King Steady Beat and Chicano Playboy. Wanna go for free? Email us at rsvp@larecord.com subj COMMONS and we'll pick winners Friday! (Must be 18+)

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ALBUM PREMIERE: FRANKIE AND THE WITCH FINGERS ‘HEAVY ROLLER’ (OUT JULY 29 ON PERMANENT!)

July 22nd, 2016

When L.A. garage transplants Frankie and the Witch Fingers put out their self-titled album in 2015, we called it "one of the strongest contenders for garage psych album of the year." And now they're just about to release the monster Heavy Roller, which looks (and sounds) (and looks like a Beefheart album, doesn't it!) to be a very worthy sequel.

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WIN TICKETS TO DIRTY PENNI FEST w CHERRY GLAZERR, NO PARENTS, LOVELY BAD THINGS AND MANY MORE!

July 18th, 2016

Great name, great fest, great people playing and great people putting it on ... and what if you could go for free? Also probably great?! Email us at rsvp@larecord.com subj DIRTY and we'll pick winners Friday! (Must be 18+) And don't miss the special Dirty Laundry TV compilation that just hit, which you can check out here!

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ONE REPORTER’S OPINION SPECIAL EDITION: SLASH, A PUNK MAGAZINE FROM LOS ANGELES, 1977-1980

July 18th, 2016

Slash magazine is an L.A. legend and one of the original animating spirits of L.A. RECORD, as well as basically the paper of record of L.A.'s early punk scene. (Respect to Flipside, too, of course!) Original copies are way too hard to find these days, but now—after what seems like a lifetime of waiting—an official Slash anthology book is finally hitting print! Editors J.C. Gabel and Brian Roettinger will join L.A. RECORD's Chris Ziegler for a deep reading of Slash, accompanied by music selected by Zig Zags' Jed Maheu. Starts at noon PST on Wed., July 20, on dublab.com—listen live!

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WIN TICKETS TO LOW END THEORY FEST w GHOSTFACE + RAEKWON, INVISIBL SKRATCH PIKLZ AND MUCH MORE!

July 18th, 2016

Low End Theory Fest returns this weekend, and we wanna give you a chance to go for free! Just email us at rsvp@larecord.com subj LOW END and we'll pick a winner at random Friday! (Must be 18+) Good luck!

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WIN TICKETS TO THE IN THE RED ANNIVERSARY w TY SEGALL, MIKAL CRONIN, THE GORIES, THE HUNCHES, BOSS HOG AND MUCH MORE!

July 8th, 2016

The legendary In The Red label is turning 25, so it's time to celebrate for 72 straight hours at the Echoplex with a generation and then-some of the good stuff: Ty Segall and Mikal Cronin doing Reverse Shark Attack, the Gories, the Oblivians, thee mighty Wounded Lion and of course many more. Wanna go for free? Email us at rsvp@larecord.com subj IN THE RED to enter! (Must be 18+) We'll pick winners randomly next week, or you can get your tickets here too!