Lina Lecaro Moscow Girls.Club Moscow, the popular 18 live music and dance night marked seven years strong last night at Boardner's. Even after all this time, the place is still packed with the hippest haircuts and happiest faces at a Hollywood club.
The bands are pretty much always good he ... More >>
SMD is headed to MIB in L.A.The nu-electro revolution. Boy, that came and went fast. Case in point: British act Simian Mobile Disco, which has moved on to that boom-tss dance-floor sound known as ... techno.
You'd have to drag us kicking and screaming to see Steve Aoki or Shiny Toy Guns. But ... 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 >>
Flying LotusAvant-garde beatmaker Flying Lotus is the toast of the town right now, the release of his new album "Cosmogramma" having hit the shores of electronic music like a tsunami and folks still buzzing over his eye-popping set at Coachella. For the man born Steve Ellison, this weekend's ... More >>
Editor's note: Two weekends ago writer Ryan Ritchie traveled with Long Beach band On Blast as they gigged at the debut of the annual Goliath Festival in Mexico City. He submitted a report on the gig, which West Coast Sound will be running in installments this week. What follows is part one.
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View more photos in Timothy Norris' "Sunset Strip Music Festival" slideshow.
God bless the Sunset Strip. Hipsters can pooh-pooh it all they want as they ride their purple-tired fixed-gear bikes through Silver Lake, but for a sheer what-the-fuh!? parade of humanity, nothing beats the Sunset Strip.
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Eric VanBeekOzzy Osbourne last month at BlizzConThe Sunset Strip Music Festival occurs this Saturday at Sunset and Doheny in West Hollywood. They're closing down Sunset, will plant a stage at each end, and will open a few clubs for bands all day and night.
Below is the schedule:
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By Dennis Romero
For the 13th year Los Angeles promoter Pasquale Rotella and his company Insomniac are putting on one of the nation's largest dance music festivals, Electric Daisy Carnival. We say festival because rave just doesn't do it justice, even though he started off in the glowstick undergro ... More >>
"It's overwhelming," said Sisely Treasure, vocalist of L.A. synth-rock band Shiny Toy Guns, "how many people are here and all of the new gear."
Treasure and her band mates were at the 2009 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show, held at the Anaheim Convention Center, to demonstrate ... More >>
This weekend was one of celebration in Los Angeles, packed with more events than we could scramble to cover. Friday night kicked off with a special VIP party at Crewest Gallery in Downtown L.A. where The Label Lab hosted the opening of the "The Z-Boy Show—Direct from the Source," featuring work fr ... More >>
Time to play catch up kiddies.
The holidays are behind us, and so far, the ‘08 social calendar is proving to be more jammed-packed -and jammin’- than ever.
But first, in case you didnt' see it, see our look back here. Oh, and here's a little something on what our backs actually looked like.
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