MAR. 3: L.A. RECORD PRESENTS TOTAL WRECK w DJs DEAN SPUNT (NO AGE) + SHORT SHORTS + CHRIS ZIEGLER (L.A. RECORD)
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January 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Download: Raw Geronimo x Total Wreck Mixtape 1 – Kings Of The Wild Frontier – Adam and the Antz 2 – Janitor – Suburban Lawns 3 – This Town Ain’t Big Enough For The Both Of Us – Sparks 4 – Adult Books – X 5 – Vitamin C – Can 6 – Clear Spot – Captain Beefheart 7 – Sat In Your Lap – Kate Bush 8 – Jump Into The Fire – Harry Nilsson 9 – If It Were Left Up To Me – Sly and the Family Stone Laena Geronimo of Raw Geronimo (and the Like, Starlite Desperation and tons more!) has just released her second 45 and will be helping us DJ at Total Wreck at Footsie’s this Saturday night!…
JAN. 28: L.A. RECORD PRESENTS TOTAL WRECK w DJs LAENA GERONIMO (RAW GERONIMO) + SHORT SHORTS + CHRIS ZIEGLER (L.A. RECORD)
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It’s easy to imagine Emily Lacy living inside of a giant old tree, and fairies come to her for wisdom about saving the world. For the past few months, Lacy has been rallying for the revolution with her Occupy shows in town, and she’s teamed up with producer Scott Barber to put it on virtual wax. Opening song “Beat” reveals she’s riled up with some psychedelic details and plenty reverb. The big tree she lives in, it has great natural reverb chambers. Flowers bloom out of its cracks when the sound escapes. “Country” is a catchy battle cry. “Riches” encompasses with guitars while “Rise” digs its fingers into some beautiful feedback as Lacy wails like a proto-punker. Stylistically, “America” and “Goodbye” will please fans of…
June 15th, 2011 · No Comments
You know Mark Sultan from his work with the King Khan & BBQ show, but he also has two new solo albums and a new 7″, and is about to embark on a June tour that will take him to L.A.’s Blue Star Bar Friday. (Last day to win tix here!) He speaks now about In the Red Records, excrement, and so much more. This interview by Lainna Fader.
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This week’s contest to win Bare Wires tickets was a grueling one—how much copy/paste can you take? We had tickets saved for whoever could send us the most “
June 9th, 2011 · 2 Comments
If The Warriors had ended with a dance party instead of a guy getting a switchblade through the wrist, Bare Wires could have been provided the soundtrack. Lead singer-songwriter-guitarist Matthew Melton discusses high school beatings, late ‘80s Memphis underground cassette rap and exactly which American city lives up to its frightening reputation. This interview by Tom Child.
June 8th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Ishmael Butler is known by many names, most of which we aren’t meant to ever discover. Now he stands at the center of the universe of the mysterious Shabazz Palaces, holding court as Palaceer Lazaro in the first hip-hop group ever signed to Sub Pop. He speaks here about divine inspiration, being in love, and keeping perspective. This interview by Lainna Fader.
June 7th, 2011 · No Comments
Shabazz Palaces’ Black Up out June 28, 2011 on Sub Pop Seattle’s experimental hip-hop collective Shabazz Palaces is coming to town and playing this Thursday at the Troubadour and we wanna see you there! The fine folks at Sub Pop have offered us two pairs of tickets to give away to L.A. RECORD readers so send us an email at email@example.com and tell us what bug Palaceer Lazaro was in a previous lifetime!