Posted in Live Shows

Cool Shows in LA 12/31 – 1/6

Tuesday 12/31
The Entrance Band and Jeffertitti’s Nile at the Satellite ($15)
Robert Levon Been from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Harvard and Stone ($30)
Camp Freddy at the Roxy ($50-$100)
Daedelus and Fool’s Golds at Grand Park (Free!)

Wednesday 1/1
Happy New Year!

Thursday 1/2
Happy New Year!

Friday 1/3
-Michael Vidal at the Smell ($10)
-Meiko at the Hotel Cafe ($13)

Saturday 1/4
-Chain and the Gang at the Smell ($10)
-Chromatics and Glass Candy at the Tower Theatre (Free!)

Sunday 1/5
Babies on Acid and Joel Jerome at the Satellite (Free!)

Monday 1/6
-The Luyas at the Bootleg ($12)

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Best of 2013- Concerts

-Sigur Ros at the Santa Barbara Bowl – April 19, 2013

-Jim James at the Jimmy Kimmel Show – September 16, 2013

-Paul McCartney at the Jimmy Kimmel Show – September 23, 2013

Paul McCartney at Jimmy Kimmel Live 9-23
Paul McCartney at Jimmy Kimmel Live 9-23

-Chelsea Wolfe at First Unitarian Church – February 8, 2013
CW Church

-Deep Cotton and Janelle Monáe at Sonos Studio – February 6, 2013

-Sister Crayon and Bosnian Rainbows at First Unitarian Church – June 25, 2013
Sister Crayon

-Culture Collide with The Raveonettes, Bleached, Ice Age, Heliotropes, Terry Poison, & more in Echo Park – October 10-12, 2013

-FYF with Beach House, TV on the Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Chelsea Wolfe, Fear of Men, & more at LA Historic State Park – August 24-25, 2013

-Bed at the Smell – November 11, 2013

-Savages at the Henry Fonda Music Box – September 30, 2013

-Devotchka at the Hollywood Bowl – July 14, 2013

-Arcade Fire at Capitol Records – October 29, 2013

-Queens of the Stone Age at the Gibson Amphitheater – August 17, 2013

-Father John Misty at The Fillmore (SF show) – June 21, 2013

-Eels and Nicole Atkins at the Henry Fonda Music Box – February 15, 2013

Posted in Music

Best of 2013- Albums and EPs

-Chelsea Wolfe- Pain is Beauty

-Bambara- Dreamviolence

-Sister Crayon- Cynic

-Deep Cotton- Runaway Radio EP

-Weekend- Jinx

-Janelle Monae- The Electric Lady

-Hanni El Khatib- Head in the Dirt

-Frankie Rose- Herein Wild

-Mazzy Star- Seasons of Your Day

-Queens of the Stone Age- …Like Clockwork

Posted in Live Shows

Cool Shows in LA 12/24 – 12/30

Tuesday 12/24
Merry Christmas Eve!

Wednesday 12/25
Merry Christmas!
Low End Theory at the Airliner ($10)

Thursday 12/26
Riot Grrrl X-mas Carnival at the Smell ($5)

Friday 12/27
-The Growlers at the Echo (Sold Out)
Moving Units at the Smell ($10)

Saturday 12/28
-The Growlers at the Echo (Sold Out)
Cut Chemist at the Echoplex ($10)

Sunday 12/29
The Growlers at the Echoplex (Sold Out)
Turbo Lightning at the Smell ($5, Cat attire strongly encouraged)

Monday 12/30
VUM and L.A. Witch at the Echo

Posted in Music Video

Best of 2013- Music Videos

-David Bowie- “The Stars (Are Out Tonight) directed by Floria Sigismondi

-Majical Cloudz- “Childhood’s End” directed by Emily Kai Bock

-Mr. Little Jeans- “Oh Sailor” directed by Tim Nackashi

-Beach House- “Wishes” directed by Eric Wareheim

-Phosphorescent- “Ride On/ Right On” directed by Matthew Houck

-Father John Misty- “Fun Times in Babylon” directed by: Josh Tillman and Grant James

-The Knife- “A Tooth for an Eye” directed by Roxy Farhat & Kakan Hermansson

-Glass Candy- “Beautiful Object” filmed by Martin D’ Argensio, compiled and edited by Alberto Rossini

-Washed Out- “Don’t Give Up” directed by Kate Moross

-Silversun Pickups- “Dots and Dashes (Enough Already)” directed by Suzie Vlcek

Posted in Live Shows

Cool Shows in LA 12/17 – 12/23

Tuesday 12/17
Entrance Band at Harvard and Stone (Free!)
-Sarah Jaffe at the Hotel Cafe ($15)

Wednesday 12/18
-Juliette Commagère at the Bootleg Bar ($10)
Lovers at the Smell ($5)

Thursday 12/19
Andrew Bird at the Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian ($45-$63)
The Germs at the Echoplex ($14-$16)

Friday 12/20
Andrew Bird at the Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian ($45-$63)
Hunx & His Punx, Shannon and the Clams, Dunes at the Church on York ($12)

Saturday 12/21
We Are Scientists at Universal Citywalk (Free!)
-Kate Earl at the Hotel Cafe ($13)

Sunday 12/22
The Cult at Ventura Theater ($30)
-Eliza Rickman at the Hotel Cafe ($9)

Monday 12/23
VUM and Death Valley Girls at the Echo (Free!)

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Cool Shows in LA 12/10 – 12/16

Tuesday 12/10
L.A. Witch at the Bootleg ($10)
Childish Gambino at Jimmy Kimmel Live (Free with ticket)
The Head and the Heart and the Wiltern ($40)

Wednesday 12/11
Banks at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery (Sold Out)
Neon Indian (DJ Set) at the Echo ($8)

Thursday 12/12
The Janks at Harvard and Stone (Free!)
Lissie at the Observatory ($18)

Friday 12/13
The Weirdos at the Echoplex ($20)
GRMLN at the Smell ($5)
Lee Ranaldo and The Dust at the Echo ($13)
-Kanye West at the Honda Center ($49-$225)

Saturday 12/14
Deap Vally at the Bootleg ($12)
Bleached at the Glasshouse ($14)

Sunday 12/15
The Living Sisters and Echosmith at the Federal Bar (Free brunch time show!)
Dunes and Roses at the Smell ($5)
Catwalk at the Echo ($10)
Amanda Palmer at the Echoplex ($40)

Monday 12/16
VUM at the Echo (Free!)