PHOTOS+VIDEO: Yukon Blonde | Troubadour | 4/8/15

Toronto based, indie synth-rock band Yukon Blonde opened for Nate Mendel’s bad Lieutenant at the Troubadour 4/8/15. It took a while, but we finally posted some photos from their gig.

The Electric Sons | The Roxy | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/2/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught During Red Bull Sound Selects “30 Days In LA” CLICK HERE THE ACT: The Electric Sons | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: This band from Altanta Georgia impressed me. Their polished synth and drum driven melodies had the packed house at the The Roxy moving to their beat, and it was prettyContinue reading “The Electric Sons | The Roxy | Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days In LA” | 11/2/14 [Photos]”

The Mercy Beat | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Review & Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  The Mercy Beat | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: [Excerpted from M. Sloves full-day review that you can read HERE.] “[…] Mercy Beats was already playing and the crowd was slowly starting to fill out a bit […] Dude on vocals was hitting a lotContinue reading “The Mercy Beat | Culture Collide | TAIX Main Stage | 10/17/14 [Review & Photos]”

De Lux | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Band We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT: De Lux | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: I don’t know how many times can I say it. I love this band. When I first saw them play opening for Omar Souleyman, I knew that I’d have to see them play again. Catching them at CultureContinue reading “De Lux | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]”

The Lone Bellow | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Way Over Yonder, CLICK HERE! THE ACT: The Lone Bellow | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: These guys were great to watch live. This Brooklyn-based group of transplanted Southerners have a brand of Americana (a rocking and rolling, country sound) that is a perfect soundtrack for a beautiful summer afternoon byContinue reading “The Lone Bellow | Way Over Yonder | Santa Monica Pier | 9/27/14 [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 DJsContinue reading “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 (theContinue reading “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 2011Continue reading “Cults | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | 7/10/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]”

Cults | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | 7/10/14 [INSTAGRAM VIDS]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! Below are Instagram clips from most, if not all, of the songs from Cults’ set at the Santa Monica Pier as part of the Twilight Concert Series. Enjoy. CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight ConcertContinue reading “Cults | Twilight Concert Series | Santa Monica Pier | 7/10/14 [INSTAGRAM VIDS]”

Free Concert Alert | Cults at the Santa Monica Pier | 7/10/14 [Preview]

CLICK HERE to check out the other acts I plan on checking out this Summer at the Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier! Whenever I have friends visiting Los Angeles during the summer and they ask me for suggestions, I always recommend attending a concert at the Santa Monica Pier. After all, thereContinue reading “Free Concert Alert | Cults at the Santa Monica Pier | 7/10/14 [Preview]”