Posted in Live Shows

Cool Shows in LA 1/27 – 2/2

Tuesday 1/27
Tijuana Panthers at the Troubadour ($5)

Wednesday 1/28
The Entrance Band at the Satellite ($12)
Mini Mansions at the Troubadour (Sold out)
The Vaselines at the Roxy ($18-$25)

Thursday 1/29
Patti Smith at the Theater at the Ace Hotel ($56)
Body/Head at the Echo ($15-$17)
So Many Wizards at Amoeba (Free!)

Friday 1/30
Patti Smith at the Theater at the Ace Hotel ($56)

Saturday 1/31
Body/Head at the Getty (Free with RSVP)
Afternoons at the Echo ($8)

Sunday 2/1
Part Time Punks at the Echo ($5-$8)

Monday 2/2
Patti Smith at the Roxy (Sold out)
Run River North at the Troubadour ($17)

Posted in Live Shows

Cool Shows in LA 1/20 – 1/26

Tuesday 1/20
Andrew Bird at Largo (Sold out)

Wednesday 1/21
Low End Theory at the Airliner ($10)

Thursday 1/22
Twin Shadow at the Troubadour (Sold out)

Friday 1/23
Marriages at Jewels Catch One ($12)
LA Witch at the Echo ($8-$10)
Adult Books at the Smell ($7)
Puddles Pity Party at the Troubadour (Sold out)

Saturday 1/24
GRMLN at Origami Vinyl (Free!)

Sunday 1/25
Go Betty Go at the Roxy ($12)

Monday 1/26
Wolf Alice at Bardot (Free with RSVP)

Posted in Live Shows

Cool Shows in LA 1/13 – 1/19

Tuesday 1/13
Fairbanks at the Echo (Free!)

Wednesday 1/14
Run the Jewels and Until the Ribbon Breaks at the Regent (Sold out)
French Exit at the Echo ($7)
POS at Low End Theory ($10)

Thursday 1/15
Chain and the Gang and Sex Stains at the Satellite ($12)

Friday 1/16
Death Valley Girls at the Regent ($19-$24)
Hanni El Khatib at Pappy and Harriet’s ($15)

Saturday 1/17
The Cold and Lovely at El Cid ($5)
Joel Jerome at Origami Vinyl (Free!)

Sunday 1/18
Jose Maldonado at Part Time Punks at the Echo ($8-$10)

Monday 1/19
Night Riots at Bardot (Free with RSVP)

Posted in Music

Best of 2014- Songs and Albums

1. Angel Olsen- “Hi-Five”

2. Johnny Marr- “Easy Money”

3. Ryan Adams- “Stay with Me”

4. Mark Lanegan Band- “I Am the Wolf”

5. Jenny Lewis- “Head Underwater”

6. Future Islands- “Seasons”

7. TV on the Radio- “Happy Idiot”

8. Banks- “Fall Over”

9. Dum Dum Girls- “Rimbaud Eyes”

10. Karen O- “Body”

1. The War on Drugs- Lost in the Dream 

2. Ex Hex- Rips

3. Angel Olsen- Burn Your Fire for No Witness

4. Little Dragon- Nabuma Rubberband

5. Jessica Lea Mayfield- Make My Head Sing…

6. The New Pornographers- Brill Bruisers

7. Mr. Little Jeans- Pocketknife

8. Le Butcherettes- Cry is for the Flies

9. Tycho- Awake

10. Spoon- They Want My Soul

Posted in Live Shows

Best of 2014- Concerts

1. Frankie Rose at the Echo on 2/2/14

2. FYF Fest with Darkside, Flying Lotus and more at the LA Sports Arena and Exposition Park on 8/24/14

3. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at the Shrine on 7/11/14

4. Culture Collide with Nina Persson, Sleep Thieves, and more on 10/16/14 – 10/17/14

5. Angel Olsen at El Rey 12/14/14

6. Sarah McLachlan at the Valley Performing Arts Center 12/5/14

7. Karen O at Amoeba 9/16/14

8. Aaron Behrens and the Midnight Stroll and Ranch Ghost at the Satellite 10/4/14

9. Nicole Atkins and Dan Wilson at The Federal Bar 8/17/14

10. Sex Stains at Echo Park Rising 8/16/14

11. Eels and Chelsea Wolfe at the Orpheum 6/11/14

12. La Femme at the Roxy 4/19/14

13. Le Butcherettes at the Roxy 4/6/14

14. Tom Vek at the KCRW Masquerade 10/25/14

15. The Kills at the Forum 10/31/14

Posted in Music Video

Best of 2014- Music Videos

Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar- “Never Catch Me” directed by Hiro Murai

Tennis- “I’m Callin” directed by Keith Musil

Angel Olsen- “Windows” directed by Rick Alverson

TV on the Radio- “Happy Idiot” directed by Danny Jelinek

Spoon- “Do You” directed by Hiro Murai

Tkay Maidza- “U-Huh” directed by Mathematics 

Alvvays- “Archie, Marry Me” directed by Gavin Keen and Allison Johnson 

Karen O- “Rapt” directed by Barney Clay 

Posted in Live Shows

Cool Shows in LA 1/6 – 1/12

Tuesday 1/6
Under the Skin screening with Wild Up, Wordless Music orchestra ($23-$38)

Wednesday 1/7
Michael Vidal at the Echo ($8)
King Tuff at the Observatory ($15)

Thursday 1/8
Drinking Flowers at Harvard and Stone (Free!)
Pastilla at La Cita (Free!)

Friday 1/9
GRMLN at the Smell ($5)

Saturday 1/10
The Janks at the Wayfarer ($5)

Sunday 1/11
Tamaryn at the Echo ($12-$15)

Monday 1/12
Ivy Levan at Bardot (Free with RSVP)