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 Men | First City Festival | 8/24/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: The Men | Website | Record Label INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS: Though I wasn’t able to stick around for their entire set, I was able to get a sense of what The Men were all about. Mixing elements of punk, psychadelic andContinue reading “The Men | 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 DJsContinue reading “De Lux | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]”

The Damned | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

 CLICK HERE TO SEE OTHER ACTS I WAS ABLE TO CATCH AT INK-N-IRON Formed the year I was born, 1976, The Damned are a rock band from London, England. I was particularly interested in checking out there set as they are known to be one of the forerunners of the “gothic” music genre: a musicContinue reading “The Damned | Ink-N-Iron |6/7/14 [PHOTOS & VIDEO]”

White Lies | Coachella | 4/12/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! When I googled “White Lies” to check out some of the music videos they had out, I was immediately drawn to their sound. “There Goes Our Love Again” and  “Bigger Than Us” were the first two videos I found, and I quicklyContinue reading “White Lies | Coachella | 4/12/14 (PHOTOS)”

Drowners | Coachella | 4/12/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA!   The Drowners are a post-punk band from New York City whose music, critics write, is heavily influenced by the Smiths, the Strokes and the Arctic Monkeys. Since I like the Smiths, the Strokes and the Arctic Monkeys, I decided to checkContinue reading “Drowners | Coachella | 4/12/14 (PHOTOS)”

The Replacements | Coachella | 4/11/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! When one of the most influential rock & roll bands of the 80’s decides to play at Coachella, you go. Period. Though their set may not have been filled with the booze and testosterone that I’ve read about, heard or watched (click HERE or HERE for examples ofContinue reading “The Replacements | Coachella | 4/11/14 (PHOTOS)”

No Age | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013

To check out pictures of other bands I was able to catch at the festival, CLICK HERE. No Age is a two-person, lo-fi punk band based in Los Angeles. They performed earlier in the summer as part of Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concert series, but I wasn’t able to attend the free concert, so I figured I swingContinue reading “No Age | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013”

Yeah Yeah Yeahs | FYF Festival | August 24, 2013

To check out pictures of other bands I was able to catch at the festival, CLICK HERE. I’ve already professed my love for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs earlier this year after I saw them at Coachella back in April, so I’m going to limit this entry to pictures that I took at FYF Festival. The band stillContinue reading “Yeah Yeah Yeahs | FYF Festival | August 24, 2013”

Savages | El Rey Theatre | July 23, 2013

I wanted to catch Savages‘ set at Coachella in 2013. From what little I knew about them at the time, they were an all-female, loud, punk band based out of the United Kingdom. They didn’t have a lot of music out, but from what I was able to hear and watch online, they definitely piqued my curiosity. AsContinue reading “Savages | El Rey Theatre | July 23, 2013”