October 24, 2014
SELECT SHOWS ADDED TO THE SITE THIS WEEK
10/27 La Femme, Circa Waves, Seinabo Sey, Saskwatch @ Bardot
10/31 Domo Genesis, Hodgy Beats, Leftbrain (DJ Set), Mike G (DJ Set) @ Jewels Catch One
11/01 Honeyhoney, Boys School @ Bootleg
11/03 Secret Chiefs 3 (performing John Zorn's Masada) @ El Cid
11/03 EyeHateGod, Power Trip, Iron Reagan, Witchhaven, Dead Beat @ Los Globos
11/05 TraPsPs, Adam Payne and Pacific Coast Editions @ The Echo
11/06 Lusine @ King King
11/07 Jacques Renault, Justin Miller, Cooper Saver @ Jewels Catch One
11/07 Weezer @ The Belasco
11/07 YACHT, Jerome LOL, Beginners, Sage Caswell @ The Regent Theater
11/08 Connan Mockasin, Lydia Ainsworth, Corners @ The Regent Theater
11/09 Lewis Watson, Patrick Park @ Troubadour
11/10 Lovelife, Parade of Lights @ The Observatory
11/11 Be Forest, Tennis System, Cre-scen-do @ Los Globos
11/13 Kraak & Smaak @ King King
11/15 The Memories, AJ Davilla @ The Observatory
11/16 Roses, Susan, Bad Machine, Band Aparte @ Bootleg
11/16 The Oh Hellos, The Collection @ Troubadour
11/20 Alexz Johnson, Jared and The Mill, Patrick Droney, Party Gardens @ Bootleg
11/20 Anciients, Morfin, Philthy Heathens @ Jewels Catch One
11/20 De Lux @ The Observatory
11/21 D.D. Dumbo @ The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian
11/23 Roses, Basement Babies, Crystales, Hair Perfect @ Bootleg
11/23 Biz Markie, Peanut Butter Wolf, J. Rocc, Break Beat Lou @ The Echo
11/24 Riff Raff @ The Observatory
11/25 Erik Hassle @ The Echo
11/25 Mr. Little Jeans @ Troubadour
11/28 Mansions on the Moon @ The Lyric Theatre
11/30 Roses, Post Life, Terminal A, Moaning @ Bootleg
11/30 Jamestown Revival, Nikki Lane, Pete Molinari @ Troubadour
12/03 Jonny Two Bags, The Abigails, Jaime Wyatt @ The Echo
12/05 Tokimonsta @ The Observatory
12/06 The Adolescents, CH3, The Widows @ The Observatory
12/06 Jonny Two Bags, The Abigails, Jaime Wyatt @ The Observatory
12/09 Dear Boy, Nightmare Air, HALFBLUUD @ Bootleg
12/09 Kan Wakan, Niia @
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October 23, 2014
This song by the WU LYF guy:
Sounds like this song by The Who guy:
October 21, 2014
There are many good shows in LA this week. But there are only 5 shows that are worth your time, patience, money and energy. If a show you’re interested in is NOT on this list below it stinks!
JK I luv u, bb bae bae boo boo. And, like, what does “subjective” even mean, man?
This Brooklyn band has been slinging the hits since 2001. Pick one of two venues (or both if you’re a hardcore TVOTR head) and go see them this week. They’ll most certainly play songs off their upcoming album - their first in 3 years. But be sure to stick around for the deep catalog cuts, too. TV on the Radio: 13 years of staring at the sun.
Speaking of Brooklyn and bands that are good, Big Ups and LVL UP play a couple shows together and I appreciate that for more than just name symmetry. Big Ups play aggressively fun “smart” shreds for punker rockers and those who love them. LVL UP will lo-fi up your fuzzy heart and fix that murmur of discontent STAT. Two bands for one = a good deal.
Consider heading over to UCLA (pronounced: YOU-CLAE) tonight if you like Andy Warhol and mostly famous people playing songs from the super famous soup man’s unreleased films. Mostly famous people participating = Tom Verlaine of Television + Dean Wareham of Galaxie 500 + Eleanor Friedberger of The Fiery Furnaces + Bradford Cox of Deerhunter. Also. Wanna watch an Andy Warhol documentary now? You do? Great! Here ya go!
Perhaps the emo-ist band of the emo ‘90s have reunited, don’t you know. I already saw Mineral on this "Hello Again - Let's Cry Some More Tour" and they sounded better than when they were around the first time. I love when that happens. Don’t forget to bring your tear stained diary from 1997 to get signed. Also. You can sing along to the choruses, of course, but let Chris Simpson handle the verses, will ya? He’s better at it. Cool. Thanks. The following is the best Mineral song that they didn't play when I saw them. :(
HEY BU-DDY. This one had me at “Hosted by Pauly Shore.” And if The Encino Weasel Man approves of something/anything, who am I to say otherwise? There are a lot of good bands playing this thing, actually. Would you like to know some of their names? Great! Try The Drums + Joyce Manor + Cherry Glazerr + Foxgyen + Com Truise + Bleached + DIIV on for size. And I totally didn’t just list them all. That’s so Totally Pauly! I always believed The Weasel, even after the Hollywood missteps of “Son in Law” + “In the Army Now” + “Jury Duty” + “Bio-Dome.” Good to have you back, BU-DDY.