[Editor's note: Highland Park four-piece Fidlar made a name for themselves last year for their explosive skate pop-punk. As we wrote in March, they were either on the brink of getting huge or flaming out; looks like it was the former. On the eve of their just-released self-titled debut album -- and ... More >>
By Ian Joulain
Highland Park four-piece Fidlar made a name for themselves last year for their explosive skate pop-punk, which led to scarred limbs and broken mic stands at house parties across L.A.
As we wrote in March, they were either on the brink of getting huge or flaming out; looks like it w ... More >>
Monday, January 21
Baron von Luxxury, Yellow Alex, Yung Skeeter
Electro-pop comes in splendiferous shapes and sizes. And Baron von Luxxury brings the wicked-wit version, in which DeBarge, ELO, Hall & Oates and other formerly uncool '80s soul stylists float through the disco in super-s ... More >>
See also: Fidlar on Hangovers, House Parties, and How They Came Up With Their Name
The Hives with Fidlar
Better than... getting kicked in the face with a bandy skate.
Only the Hives can pull out a pan-punk-genre-fest kumbaya like they did last night -- even if they're hitting ... More >>
Fidlar and Superhumanoids
SXSW Black & White Iris Showcase
March 13, 2012
Better than: Playing bridge with your grandma.
Once everyone got over the homeless guys being used as hot spots and the half mile line for tacos made with Doritos shells, folks settled in for the music portion of SXSW. Weekl ... More >>
See also our feature story: Fidlar Are Drunk, Reckless and Proud of It
Our print feature story this week focuses on Fidlar, Highland Park-based garage punks who are creating major industry buzz without seeming to give a fuck.
Over the course of a beer-drenched BBQ at their home-recording studio, ... More >>
Purgatory Pizza is a squat, diminutive joint just east of the L.A. river, across from the Pico Metro stop. Driving by, you might not notice the place -- they rarely illuminate the ramshackle sign that hangs out front. Or, you might be deterred from going in by the skate punks that constantly loiter ... More >>