Michael OrloskyMidnight Juggernauts Last night the line to get into the Echoplex stretched all the way down the driveway and around the block. Security guards had to shoo away alternate lines that started forming by those who were still hoping in vain for an extra ticket even though the place ... More >>
Vincent GalloTonight's musical headliner at the El Rey Theatre has no albums, no mp3s, no songs on the Internet, scant YouTube presence, and not even any merch, unless you count guitar picks from a 2007 tour, and those are sold out.
No, with the experimental rock ensemble RRIICCEE, you get o ... More >>
Lina Lecaro The "final" Check Yo with Erol Alkan at the Echoplex 2 years ago. In our years covering the popular dance party Check Yo' Ponytail (which started at the now-defunct Safari Sam's) we always felt the best thing about it was the mix of patrons: from ironic indie rockers to day-glo-ga ... More >>
Sebastian MlynarskiPhosphorescentGood things some to those who ... make good music?
Ah, it'd warm our blog band-besotted cackles if it were always so. But there is a happy story to tell about Phosphorescent, the Brooklyn-based, Athens, Ga.-born alt-country band who this spring released the t ... More >>
Midnight JuggernautsAustralian dance-rock trio Midnight Juggernauts have all the bombast of a Shiny Toy Guns, but, instead of an emo bent, the synth-pounders from Down Under have managed to put a psychedelic twist on their bottom-heavy dance-rock.
Their new album "The Crystal Axis" puts Pink ... More >>