Tag: indie pop

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PHOTOS: Cults | Shaun White Presents AIR+STYLE | The Rose Bowl | 2/22/15

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Future Islands | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: Future Islands |  Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: (Excerpted from the Full Length Concert Review that you can read by CLICKING HERE) “[…] When Future Islands walked out on stage, you could tell that the crowd that was unmistakably on a mission to move and be moved. Singer Samuel … Read More Future Islands | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

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Rose Quartz | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: Rose Quartz |  Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: (Excerpted from the Full Length Concert Review that you can read by CLICKING HERE) “[…] The band’s musicianship gave gravity to the group’s spacey nature and I appreciated the strength of their live show; they gave their all and played an enthusiastic … Read More Rose Quartz | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

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SPEAK | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: SPEAK |  Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: (Excerpted from the Full Length Concert Review that you can read by CLICKING HERE) “[…] Joey, Troupe, and Nick (bass, vocals, guitar) heralded three part harmonies that maintained the attention of an audience caught off guard by the band’s naïve appearance and … Read More SPEAK | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Video]

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Future Islands, Rose Quartz & SPEAK | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Concert Review]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE Written by G.Bonilla and D. Lee There was a line almost 2 blocks long waiting to to get into the venue before doors had opened. Future Islands, who were playing club gigs last year, are now selling out storied venues like the Wiltern. It’s not easy … Read More Future Islands, Rose Quartz & SPEAK | The Wiltern | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/20/14 [Photos & Concert Review]

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS  [Written by Kate M.]: I love these guys!  I have partied with them in the past, partied to their Indie Rock sound throughout my life.  Their sound is good listening with beer on a beach or an indoor venue when it’s snowing … Read More Clap Your Hands Say Yeah | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

Beat Connection | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Review, Vid & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  Beat Connection | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: [Excerpted from M. Sloves full-day review that you can read HERE.] “[…] They had a Jamiroquai-esque sound but didn’t feel super-derivative. Melodic lyrics floated over a heavy drum beat. Good dance vibe for a crowd that was starting to hit critical mass for getting dancey. … Read More Beat Connection | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Review, Vid & Photos]

MØ | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  MØ | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS:  I’d thought that I’d be over female fronted, beat-driven, electro pop, but wow … MØ was something else. Her live show was something fierce. She may have been criticized for her “off” performance with Iggy Azalea on Saturday Night Live, but I’ve witnessed MØ performing live, and she is a … Read More MØ | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

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Future Islands | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Future Islands | Facebook | Twitter INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: To think that I almost missed out on seeing Future Islands perform at Coachella 2014. If it wasn’t for their lead singer, Sam Herring, convincing me to check them out, I would have missed out on music that I have perched high … Read More Future Islands | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

De Lux | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! Opening for Omar Souleyman was the Los Angeles-based, indie neo-disco band De Lux. I had gotten a little sampling of their music online, but listening to this band’s music live was something else. De Lux is a favorite of KCRW DJs across the board (they are one of the few … Read More De Lux | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

The Slightlys | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! Opening for De Lux and Omar Souleyman was a local band named The Slightlys. Performing in a local “battle of the bands” contest, they won their right to play the pier after weeks of competition. This preteen band (the oldest member of the band is only 18) took … Read More The Slightlys | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

Cults | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | 7/10/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! Headlining the first concert of the 2014 Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier was the lo-fi, psychedelic, indie pop duo Cults. Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivian’s 60’s infused, experimental pop music received great acclaim in 2010 and 2011 with strong reviews by publications like NME and Pitchfork. … Read More Cults | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | 7/10/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]