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The Growlers Live at Beach Goth

A male singer

Kayla Fernandez

November 18, 2019

Growing up in Southern California and being a huge fan of alternative music, I have always been a fan of the Beach Goth lineups of the past eight years. I never had the chance to attend any of them, but I was excited to finally have a chance to experience the hyped-up production.This was the first year that t...

A Surfing Night at the Lodge Room

Two men

Kayla Fernandez

September 20, 2019

On Sept. 7, Melbourne-based synthwave duo dropped their fourth studio album, "Emotion." Surfing is the project of Penny Van Hazelberg and Leroy Honeycomb, together they make glistening nostalgic synth tunes. If you’re looking for a new indie band, definitely check out Surfing. To celebrate this ex...

White Sea entrances the Bootleg Theater

White Sea entrances the Bootleg Theater

Neelofer Lodhy

March 21, 2014

Coming in with a wave of stimulating electronic grooves, Morgan Kibby’s impressive solo effort known as White Sea, enraptured concert-goers with a free show in Los Angeles on Monday March 17. Cleverly hidden within the 2000 block of Beverly Blvd stands the quaint and incognito Bootleg Theater, ...

Just the nature of the Dog: Dr. Dog rocks the Wiltern

Just the nature of the Dog: Dr. Dog rocks the Wiltern

Jake Tully

March 1, 2014

In the always-able fashion purported by the band, Dr. Dog played the Wiltern in Hollywood on Thursday, February 27th. Having gathered perhaps one of the largest indie followings as of late, Dr. Dog is just as wild about their fans as the concertgoers are of Toby Leaman and company. It’s a rare tr...

DJ Muggs and Bambu collaborate on a mixtape project

DJ Muggs and Bambu collaborate on a mixtape project

Raul Magana

November 8, 2010

DJ Muggs and Bambu celebrated the official release of the “Los Angeles, Philippines” mixtape with a live performance at Backside Records Friday in Burbank. After a quick session by Muggs, Bambu took the stage. He performed a wide range of songs, including some older hits and new songs off the...

Good Charlotte plays on new stage at Universal City Walk

Reanna Delgadillo

November 5, 2010

Pop- punk band Good Charlotte played to an energetic crowd Thursday night at the unveiling of the new City Walk stage. Fans started lining up well before 6 p.m. for the 8 p.m. concert. The concert was free to the public as part of the new “Plugged In” concert series put on by Universal. This concert...

Audio issues damper Sleigh Bells show but audience still pleased


October 20, 2010

Sleigh Bells played to a packed house at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa Tuesday, Oct. 19. After three opening acts and nearly four hours after the doors had opened, Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller, otherwise known as the voice and music of Sleigh Bells, finally took the stage. Since the release of their...

90 minutes of Fran Healy’s sweet, calculated pop


October 13, 2010

People started lining down the alley well over an hour early eager to get a good spot to see Fran Healy at the Hotel Café in Hollywood. Other people waited off to the side, hoping someone wouldn’t make it and a ticket would free up. Listening to people in the line gave the impression that Healy was...

OneRepublic and Maroon 5 perform at the Greek Theater

Anna Osipova

October 10, 2010

Following Los Angeles' general laidback tradition, people trickled in slowly to the Greek Theater on Friday, Oct. 8. Ry Cuming, the opening act for the night, was on stage long before the audience filled even half the amphitheater, providing a soundtrack for several tailgaters in the parking lots. OneRepublic...

Alkaline Trio rocks the House of Blues

Ani Chakiryan

February 22, 2010

Ani Chakiryan On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the House of Blues opened its doors to The Dear and Departed, Cursive and, the band that everyone was there for, Alkaline Trio. The doors opened at 6:30 p.m. Slowly but surely the venue fills up -- not to the point where there’s nowhere to move or breathe,...

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