The room listened in soft stillness. Blakeslee could have been taking me straight to the gates of hell. I’d have been fine with it. I‘m blessed to have witnessed his performance in Pehrspace’s intimacy.
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DESERT DAZE FINAL NIGHT: AKRON/FAMILY, ENTRANCE BAND, PITY PARTY, HERE WE GO MAGIC, NATURE’S SON, TROPICAL POPSICLE, INCAN ABRAHAM, BARBARIANS
May 8th, 2012 · 2 Comments
Testicles do NOT equal great rock ‘n’ roll. Can I just say “swollen labia” instead? As in, “Sure, on some late 70s recordings, Mick Jagger successfully mimicked the staccato exclamations and off-key groans of Richard Hell and Stiv Bators–but he never had their swollen labia!”
APR. 12-22: MOON BLOCK PARTY PRESENTS DESERT DAZE FESTIVAL w DENGUE FEVER + AKRON/ FAMILY + MOVING UNITS + DEAD MEADOW + MORE
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March 16th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Entrance Band “I Want You” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (out April 16 on Black Tent Press) The Entrance Band has done a mighty cover of The Troggs’ “I Want You,” which will be released on April 16th as a vinyl single for Record Store Day through Black Tent Press. The B-side is a [...]
September 30th, 2010 · No Comments
Just when you think summer’s over, a heat wave comes to L.A. and Waved Out 2 comes to the Echoplex, to hose us down with the reverb-soaked sounds of teenage noise pop, chill wave, surf punk and psych-folk. I didn’t know what to expect.
August 18th, 2009 · No Comments
Stream: The Entrance Band “Lookout!” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (off their Self Titled release out Sept 1st on Estatic Peace)
June 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Headlining that night was The Entrance Band. Not missing a beat, their set seemed to explode from the moment the members took the stage, with a fierce combination of psychedelic, blues, and rock—it almost feels like a martian attack on your soul, especially as Guy Blakeslee’s vocals reach their coda, like watching the sky opens up for the birth and death of an actual star.
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