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HERON OBLIVION

Trip Out To Heron Oblivion

It was two years ago that I first experienced Heron Oblivion aptly sending minds into ecstatic, musical oblivion. I was making my way through the overstuffed halls of The Observatory during its annual Burgerama festival when I noticed that I had a gap in my schedule. So, I found myself wandering amongst the unfamiliar sound waves of bands I hadn’t heard of, in search of … [Read More]

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PORTUGAL. THE MAN

Portugal. The Man Rebels For Kicks

In a perfect world, Portugal. The Man’s catchy single, “Feel It Still”, would be the song of the summer, blasting out of car radios, iPads, retail playlists, etc. … [Read More]

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Colin Hay

Colin Hay And His Band Of Immigrants Embark On SoCal Driving Tour

With a string of soon to be sold out shows in and around SoCal, Colin Hay is at the top of his game as a solo artist. Once the lead singer for 80s group Men At Work, … [Read More]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Jyki69 “Helsinki Vampire”

ALBUM REVIEW: Jyki 69 “Helsinki Vampire”

Jyrki 69, lead vocalist for Finnish Goth rockers The 69 Eyes, releases his first solo album via Cleopatra Records Helsinki Vampire, a dark and moody piece of work as … [Read More]

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moroccan lounge

Moroccan Lounge New L.A. Venue

The principal owners of Downtown-LA's acclaimed music venue, the Teragram Ballroom, announce their latest addition to the LA live-music scene, The Moroccan Lounge. … [Read More]

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Sons of Texas

Sons of Texas: A Tale From The Photo Pit

Sons of Texas opened for heavyweights Hellyeah at the Observatory North Park, San Diego. When asked to cover Sons of Texas, I was excited to see Hellyeah (one of my favorites) but I did my research and listened to Sons of Texas’ CD Baptized in the Rio … [Read More]

Concert Reviews

pinky pinky

Pinky Pinky Jump Start The Night

Local teens, Pinky Pinky, had fun while remaining serious about playing their music at The Constellation Room. First of two bands on the bill for The Strokes’ Nick Valensi’s current band CRX, Pinky Pinky played to what began as a low-keyed audience of early … [Read More]

Album Reviews

Michael Monroe

ALBUM REVIEW: Michael Monroe “The Best”

On his latest release The Best (available Jul 7 on Spinefarm Records) Michael Monroe sings, sneers and struts his way through the 29 songs on this excellent double disc collection of his solo output. Monroe is one of the true believers. One of those artists … [Read More]