Archive for the ‘Loud Music’ Category

All photos by PK @ COR, 9 March 2013, OC Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa, California

All photos by PK @ Bad Religion, 8 March 2013, OC Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa, California

All photos by PK @ The Vandals, 8 March 2013, OC Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa, California

The MusInk 2013 Tattoo and Music Festival opened on Friday night in Costa Mesa, California, and the beer swilling, ink laden hordes enthusiastically gulped, gaped and got inked.  Where last year’s festival had a heavy rockabilly feel, 2013’s MusInk displayed a more punk inclination. Which is completely understandable given that area punk legends Bad Religion […]

All photos by PK @ Guttermouth, 8 March 2013, OC Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa, California

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have a new album, entitled Push the Sky Away. Only technically, there aren’t any original Bad Seeds left in the group. That is no problem given Nick Cave is more than able to collaborate with just about anyone at this point. Push the Sky Away is merely more recent […]

Kan Wakan at The Echo, 2.25.13

Posted: March 5, 2013 by Ashley Berry in Events - On the Town, Loud Music

By: Ashley Berry If Kan Wakan didn’t already have a dedicated fan base at the beginning of their February 2013 residency at the Echo, they most certainly did by their final performance on February 25th.  When lead singer Kristianne Bautista addressed the crowd and let them know that this was their last Monday night at […]

Listen to Wondrous Bughouse HERE (courtesy of NPR First Listen) Trevor Power’s bedroom pop debut Year of Hibernation harnessed a character that was equal parts timidity and ambition.  A delicate conversation between simple piano hooks and distorted guitar, it’s scratchy lo-fi mix was as reserved as it’s narrator’s vocals, with Powers’ shy voice often beginning with a […]

Tuesday marked the third week of residency at The Echo for  The Lovely Bad Things, who are set to release their first full-length album titled The Late Great Whatever . Every event has had a theme. Week 1 was Psychadelic Judaism night. Week 2 was LA Record night. This past week was Burger Records night, featuring […]

Atoms For Peace : ‘Amok’

Posted: February 20, 2013 by Matthew Bailey in Loud Music
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Listen to ‘Amok’ HERE While brain storming expectations for the much anticipated debut album from Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace, there are a few tangibles to work with.  For one, we know the members – Yorke, Flea, Nigel Goodrich (Radiohead Producer), Joey Waronker (Beck) & Mauro Refosco (dope-ass name).  Additionally, we’ve had a few tracks […]