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September 16th, 2010 · No Comments
Dream come true news of the week: Cha Cha Lounge will be celebrating the launch of shop.chachalounge.com (and Suspect zine!) with a live silkscreening party on Tuesday, Sept. 21, and for one night only you’ll be able to get L.A. RECORD pint glasses! Come by and either buy one of several custom new shirts or [...]
VOL. 4 ISSUE 12: THE SOFT PACK + THE MAGNETIC FIELDS + HARLEM + MAYO THOMPSON + PRINCETON + ANCESTORS + SAINT VITUS + PIT ER PAT + INFINITE BODY + MORE!
February 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Download: The Soft Pack “Answer To Yourself” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (from the self-titled LP out now on Kemado) New issue! See you at the release party tomorrow at the Cha Cha Lounge! Find print issues here, buy back issues here and obtain a print subscription here. Please contact us if you’d [...]
November 9th, 2009 · No Comments
Time again for L.A. RECORD‘s release party—this time with Piper from Pearl Harbor (as seen on the cover of the new issue) and Cole from Haunted Graffiti (UPDATE: Cole can’t make it but don’t worry, we got plans…) joining us in the back booth with the turntables plus who knows what other special guests? Free [...]
September 9th, 2009 · No Comments
Fuck Katy Perry and Sheryl Crow—I have rarely seen a band more suited for playing to soggy people on a sunny Saturday afternoon than Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head. These party-rock synth kids got some damned lucky breaks to be playing for crowds this big, and they were appreciative, giving and smiley, their keyboardist-cum-bassist-singer wearing a Delicious Vinyl t-shirt and yachting cap like a man steering his hometown crowd towards the shores of Par-Tei. They did all the hits—at this point, they have nothing else to play—and after song after catchy song about sideways ponytails and Bis-esque beard lust, I realized that this may be the best intentionally shallow band I’ve heard since Poison.
June 8th, 2009 · No Comments
Hello to all! Tonight we celebrate the release of Vol. 4 Issue 4—Pasadena country singer DAVID SERBY on the cover and the much-touted NOSAJ THING decked out on the poster, and then inside you’ll find BRUCE LaBRUCE discussing love and romance and STEVE ALBINI of SHELLAC discussing fish, food and forest fires! Plus the mighty [...]
April 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment
VIA: FISHBOWL L.A. We dunno if L.A. Record has a party every time they release a new issue, but given that they’re one of the few publications out there that is managing to grow, we wouldn’t blame them if they did. The celebratory event on Monday night at the Cha Cha Lounge not only had [...]