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DAVE DAVIES @ THE ROXY

February 15th, 2018

Davies clearly reveled in being the frontman, running this beautifully shambolic set like a genially offhand version of his brother, right down to the ad-libbed banter and occasional bursts of showbizzy balletic grace.

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ALLAH-LAS + GABRIELLA COHEN + TIM HILL @ THE LODGE ROOM

February 2nd, 2018

There are certain times when a venue and a band are perfectly matched—The Ramones at CBGB and The Doors at the Whiskey A Go Go serving as prime, bi-coastal examples. It can be a rare occurrence—the music and the mood of the place creating a heightened experience that feels like more of an event, a phenomenon, a happening.

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SURFER BLOOD + TERRY MALTS @ THE HI HAT

January 21st, 2018

Their alt-surf, guitar-heavy sound is bulkier live—the force of “Miranda” and “Instant Doppelgängers” a departure from the restraint of the recorded versions. It was during “Floating Vibes,” that Mills and Pitt really started to play off each other, locking in as McCleary noodled around on top.

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JIM JAMES @ AMOEBA MUSIC

January 19th, 2018

“I feel like it's the place at the end of the galaxy, where we all wind up when we die. And we all listen to records together.”

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OCS + TY SEGALL + SHANNON LAY @ THE TERAGRAM BALLROOM

December 17th, 2017

Photos by Marcos Manrique. Words by Madison Desler With the weather consistently hanging at 80 degrees or higher these past few weeks, things haven’t exactly felt Christmasy around Los Angeles. That changed at The Teragram Ballroom where a sold-out crowd was given the absolute gift…

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TIJUANA PANTHERS + BANE’S WORLD + ENJOY @ THE TERAGRAM BALLROOM

December 11th, 2017

A combination of garage rock, surf rock, and punk, with just a touch of mid-century kitsch, it’s got all the elements that make Tijuana Panthers direct descendants of the punked-out, soda jerk sound mastered by Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers. Retro vibes, thrashy drums, and a rippin’ riff are all you need to get a crowd moving—something the Panthers did all night long.