WIN TICKETS TO LORD HURON + SHAKEY GRAVES + YOLA ON AUG. 4 AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL!
The Hollywood Bowl is a perfect setting for Lord Huron’s distinct vocals and sweepingly intricate noir-pop textures. Shakey Graves has evolved from a campfire storyteller into a songwriter armed with a full band, and the rich instrumentation clouds around his lyrics like Broadway set designs. Yola’s new Dan Auerbach-produced album—her debut—showcases her electrified country and roots music. Want to go? We've got tickets to give away! Email us at email@example.com with subject 'HURON' and we'll pick winners at random before the show! ►
SADGIRL: CRISP AND REFRESHING
Inspired by the roots of rock & roll, the sun-soaked surf that crashes against California’s golden coastline, and the possibility of a world that exists parallel to our own, SadGirl’s Misha Lindes crafts music wholly authentic to his own experience. I was able to catch frontman and guitarist, graphic designer, and visionary Lindes while lounging at a pool party to discuss SadGirl’s aesthetic, transcendence, and debut album Water—out now on Suicide Squeeze. Their record relase show is Thurs., July 11—get tickets here! This interview by Bennett Kogon. ►
CATE LE BON: WHAT IS IT THAT I LOVE?
Cate Le Bon needed a break. After a decade of making music and four albums to her name—including two with Tim Presley as Drinks—the Welsh musician had come to a moment of reckoning. What was she doing and was she happy doing it? She performs on Fri., July 5, at Pappy and Harriet's—get tickets here—and for free on Sat., July 6, at the Getty Center—more info here. This interview by Daiana Feuer. ►
THE SPITS + SHEER MAG @ ZEBULON CONCERT CAFE
Photos by Matt Cowan Brothers Sean and Erin Wood were back in LA–after a gig down at Alex’s Bar last week–as The Spits delivered a heart pounding set whipping us into a complete frenzy. The slamming that is par for the course ensued, leaving the… ►
JIM JAMES + THE CLAYPOOL LENNON DELIRIUM @ HOUSE OF BLUES ANAHEIM
Photos by Leslie Kalohi Co-headlining a powerhouse of a tour, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James finished off the night at the House of Blues Anaheim with sweeping guitar work and his trademark reverb-tinged vocals. James’ solo outing roared at full throttle right from the… ►
ROCK N’ ROLL CAMP FOR GIRLS LA @ THE TERAGRAM BALLROOM
Photos by Debi Del Grande Empowering girls through music is what Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls LA does and has been doing so for 10 years now! This is a non profit, non discriminatory camp that is truly special. Their showcases have become so… ►