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ECHO PARK RISING! (SUNDAY)

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Thank you Samantha Saturday for running around all weekend in the heat and through crowds to bring us these photos of QunQ, Kiven, Dante Elephante, LA Font, The Far West, Gateway Drugs, Rainbow Jackson, Susan, Bloody Death Skull, Dead Dawn, Froth, Bonfire Beach, and Bouquet. See ya next year!

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ECHO PARK RISING! (SATURDAY)

August 18th, 2014 · No Comments

When a music festival is free, it can get crowded. Saturday had music fans everywhere you turned. Samantha Saturday was able to get some sweet photos of Cheers Elephant, StaG, Meatbodies, Gothic Tropic, Pisces (oh hey, Sarah Negahdari), Feels, Plague Vendor, Feels, Aaron Embry, Doja Cat, Thee Rain Cats, The Groms, Washing Machines, Girlpool, Bouquet, [...]

THE HELIO SEQUENCE + LIAM FINN @ THE ROXY

August 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Cortney Armitage Portland based The Helio Sequence played The Roxy as they took a break from recording their new album to play a mini West Coast tour. The alternative rock duo played tracks from their previous albums and tested tracks from the upcoming one. The duo’s chemistry had no problem filling [...]

SUPERCHUNK + MIKE KROL @ CENTER FOR THE ARTS, EAGLE ROCK

August 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by David Valera Center For The Arts, Eagle Rock (a former library) packed in an appropriate crowd rocking thick rimmed glasses, vintage rock t-shirts and plaid – lots of plaid. Superchunk, the quartet from the Chapel Hill, NC music scene still on their promotional campaign, I Hate Music. Bassist and founding member, [...]

THE SONICS + THEE MIDNITERS + CRYSTAL ANTLERS @ THE ROXY

August 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande There were many options Friday night for your live listening pleasure. But when a legendary band that you’ve never seen before is playing, you go. A group from Tacoma, WA that started in 1963 and paved the way for so many bands for a garage rock sound that [...]

THE ANTLERS @ MACK SENNETT STUDIOS

August 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Emily Cohen The legendary Mack Sennett Studios was the perfect location for The Antlers to play a dreamy and intimate set. The Brooklyn band garnered, what some estimated to be, a couple hundred fans to the fifth and last “Pandora Presents: Stubhub’s┬áNext Stage” concert series, having the crowd almost lap a [...]

ECHO PARK RISING! (FRIDAY)

August 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Samantha Saturday is out and about capturing the sights and sounds of Echo Park Rising this weekend. Photos below of Vision, Crystal Skulls, Paul Bergmann, Matt Kivel, Dream Boys, Kera and the Lesbians, Cherry Glazerr, Woods, Avid Dancer, DeLux, Allah-Las, Kevin Morby, The Echo and The Sound, Dub Thompson, Dante Vs Zombies, and Neo Globs

FOXYGEN + GARY WILSON @ THE FONDA THEATRE

August 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Photos and words by Cortney Armitage If the rumors of the magical night that Ziggy Stardust and Iggy Pop were together are true, it produced a love child and that love child now fronts the band called Foxygen. Sam France is the perfect blend of Iggy’s wild child and and Ziggy’s alien sexual ambiguity. At [...]

ANTEMASQUE + LE BUTCHERETTES @ THE ROXY

August 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos Maximilian Ho In-your-face times at the Roxy as ANTEMASQUE and Le Butcherettes took over. If the fro looks familiar, yes, it’s Cedric Bixler-Zavala (At The Drive-In and The Mars Volta) who delivered an electrifying performance. The band kicked off their sold out show playing “Hangin’ In the Lurch” to a rowdy crowd. We didn’t [...]

REIGNWOLF + THE FUTURES LEAGUE @ THE TROUBADOUR

August 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Who is this guy? What just happened? Where did he come from? Do I need better earplugs? These are a few questions I’ve heard at Reignwolf gigs. Jordan Cook can leave you feeling that you’ve had the wind knocked out of you. When a guitarist/singer/drummer/songwriter like him oozes [...]