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BANDS TO SEE AT MOON BLOCK PARTY 2014 (PLUS Q+A WITH BRMC + DEAP VALLY)

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments

The Party has quite a lineup. Spoon, The Black Angels, Band of Skulls, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Metz, Black Lips, Cosmonauts, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and so many others will be busting the ear drums of anyone willing to drive out for the show at the Fairplex. So let’s break a few of these down.

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BOMBAY: BARS AND BEATS FOR US

August 1st, 2014 · No Comments

photo by NADIA Producer Bombay is responsible for the beats on Good To Be Home, the new album by L.A.’s Blu. (Who performs Aug. 1 with MED at the Terrace in Pasadena.) He speaks now about his beloved Playstation 1, the back and forth that finally brought him to Blu and the kind of grit [...]

VIDEO PREMIERE: HABITS – “ALL THE FIGURES”

July 29th, 2014 · No Comments

The video is the message and the message is dancing and the dancers are the notes and the notation is video … enjoy the latest video by HABITS!

CORNERS: LIKE TO MAKE MUSIC MUCH

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

angela ratzlaff Corners dismantled a classic L.A. punk sound—something between the Plugz and the Gun Club, and/or a slightly more alternate-world Repo Man soundtrack—and reassemble it for their own personal purposes, as documented on a series of Lolipop releases and a recent split with Dirt Dress. They conclude their residency at the Echo on Mon. [...]

VIDEO: ALICIA MURPHY “BE A DOCTOR”

June 11th, 2014 · No Comments

[Murphy's] new video … directed and edited by Gabriel “Gabotron” Gaete and L.A. RECORD’s own Sé Reed, points her words straight at the thin veneer us common folk use to cover our hearts!

SOFT SAILORS ARE HARD AS FUCK (AND THEY PLAY PEHRSPACE THIS FRIDAY)

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Don’t call it a comeback! He’s been here for years!

L.A. RECORD PRESENTS DESERTED AT THE PALMS MUSIC FESTIVAL

April 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Get Deserted At The Palms on May 17 with Thee Oh Sees, Cate Le Bon, Prince Rama, White Fence, Nite Jewel, Chrome Canyon, Dream Boys, Amanda Jo Williams, Bloody Death Skull, Gun Outfit, HOTT MT, Alex Lilly, Geneva Jacuzzi, Sex Stains, Rainbow Arabia, and The Sibleys.

EYAD KARKOUTLY, YOU WERE ONE OF THE VERY BEST. I’LL MISS YOU.

April 7th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Last time I talked to Eyad Karkoutly, I was cursing him out on Facebook. “FUCK YOU for being such a good rock writer.”

ADVICE FROM PARADISE ROUND 5

March 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Round 5 of Advice From Paradise with Nedelle Torrisi.

ADVICE FROM PARADISE ROUND 4

February 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Round 3 of Nedelle Torrisi’s love column, in which she says “frak Valentine’s Day.”