Tag: indie rock

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Chet Faker | Mack Sennett Studios | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/29/14 [Review & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: Chet Faker | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Chet Faker. Girls love him. Guys wish they could write music like him. I saw Chet Faker earlier this year at The Roxy. Musically, there is no question that Nicholas James Murphy a/k/a “Chet Faker” has the musical goods. His … Read More Chet Faker | Mack Sennett Studios | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/29/14 [Review & Photos]

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James Supercave | Mack Sennett Studios | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/29/14 [Review & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: James Supercave | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram  SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: If you are the kind of person who likes to check out new bands in concert, it would behoove you to not limit your perception of said band on just one performance. Personally, if I even slightly enjoy new band’s performance, … Read More James Supercave | Mack Sennett Studios | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/29/14 [Review & Photos]

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Young The Giant | Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour | Barker Hangar | 11/6/14 [Photos & Setlist]

I don’t often “win” prizes, but when I do, I love it when those prizes are music related. I’m not sure when I registered for it, but apparently I had registered to win tickets for a Mercedes-Benz sponsored concert event featuring Young the Giant and Alabama Shakes. I guess it goes without saying … I won tickets. The concert was held in Santa Monica Airport’s Barker … Read More Young The Giant | Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour | Barker Hangar | 11/6/14 [Photos & Setlist]

Dead Sara | The Viper Room | 11/1/14 [Photos & Video]

THE ACT: Dead Sara | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram THOUGHTS: The Viper Room. It’s a storied venue that’s had everyone from Tom Petty and the Hearbreakers, Bruce Springteen and Johnny Cash to Stone Temple Pilots, the Go-Go’s and Oasis. Christina Applegate once tended bar one night. With a capacity of only 250, when certain shows get announced, it’s often times only the hard core fans, or fans in the … Read More Dead Sara | The Viper Room | 11/1/14 [Photos & Video]

The Filthy Souls | The Viper Room | 11/1/14 [Photos & Video]

THE ACT: The Filthy Souls | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Brit indie-rockers, The Filthy Souls are in indie-rock band whose released a self-titled debut EP this year. It’s a solid, 7 song set of pulsating music that straddles the pop and hard rock lines with a delicate balance. Their performance at The Viper Room, opening for Dead Sara, was a rocking affair that I’m sure made believers of … Read More The Filthy Souls | The Viper Room | 11/1/14 [Photos & Video]

Fire In The Hamptons | The Viper Room | 11/1/14 [Photos & Video]

THE ACT: Fire In The Hamptons | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Fire in the Hamptons is an L.A. based indie rock band fronted by Zack Arnett. Their latest EP, “Chosen Ones”, was funded by a Kickstarter campaign, and they seem to have enough fan-backing to get their recent projects seen through. Their live show is energetic and enjoyable. Their music is polished and danceable. They’ve put … Read More Fire In The Hamptons | The Viper Room | 11/1/14 [Photos & Video]

“The End Of The Road” | Queens of the Stone Age & The Kills | The Forum | 10/31/14 [Photos, Setlists & Video]

As much as I enjoy getting drunk at a bar and ogling scantily clad women dressed slutty with a purpose, I was debating my plans for Halloween this year. I was hoping for something different; something memorable. Thankfully, a friend (who, by the way, may just be too cool for me), offered me her extra ticket to see Queens of the Stone Ages’s final concert of … Read More “The End Of The Road” | Queens of the Stone Age & The Kills | The Forum | 10/31/14 [Photos, Setlists & Video]

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]

PINS | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: PINS | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS  [Written by Kate M.]: I love this band for their total sound and style.  This UK band is what the Go Gos circa 2014 would sound like if they went dark Indie Rock, or, if they stayed Punk circa 1978.  Pins’ lead vocalist even has a vocal … Read More PINS | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

Banoffee | Culture Collide | The Echo | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: Banoffee | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS  [Written by Kate M.]: Pop, rhythm and EDM.  Singer/producer Banoffee is an Australian artist whose performance included mixing her own R&B and sometimes Reggae style beats, throwing down versus once or twice, singing and frontin’ the ultimate cool chick persona and musical ability.   Her music … Read More Banoffee | Culture Collide | The Echo | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

Takeoffs & Landings | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: Takeoffs & Landings | Facebook | Twitter SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS  [Written by Kate M.]: Good band, they got it done.  On lead vocals is Naama, her voice has a unique sound, one you don’t hear often these days in the music age of Electronic and Dance Pop.  Truth, I love this girl’s voice – it’s a slightly raspy, … Read More Takeoffs & Landings | Culture Collide | World Stage | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

Torches | Culture Collide | The Methodist Church of Echo Park | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: Torches | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS  [Written by Kate M.]: Pop, Indie Rock, EDM, Punk – one reason I liked this festival is that every band had unique musical stylings and combinations of sounds, and the US band Torches was no exception.  Torches is an Indie, Rock, Electronic blend and the second band … Read More Torches | Culture Collide | The Methodist Church of Echo Park | 10/18/14 [Review, Vids & Photos]