Posts tagged "music photos"
Photos: Two Nights with Boris & Deafheaven

Photos: Two Nights with Boris & Deafheaven

A few weeks ago, Bay Area atmospheric black metal outfit Deafheaven supported Japanese heavy trollers Boris on a two night run at LA mainstay The Echoplex – Below are some highlights from both nights. Deafheaven’s fantastic sophomore release, Sunbather is out now on Deathwish. As with their debut, it comes highly recommended. The entire set will soon hit...
Photos: METZ, White Lung and Mrs. Magician

Photos: METZ, White Lung and Mrs. Magician

  Guitars blazing. Last night, producer of Sorry, Holloweyed’s top album of 2012, Vancouver’s White Lung joined fellow Canadian rousers METZ (Toronto) and SoCal’s Mrs. Magician at West Hollywood’s The Troubadour.  Photos from the night follow. Stream White Lung’s Sorry in its entirety below. FULL GALLERY HERE METZ   White Lung   Mrs. Magician
Photos: DIIV, Violens & Cold Showers- CYP2- The Echoplex

Photos: DIIV, Violens & Cold Showers- CYP2- The Echoplex

The CYP2 squad does it again. Colorful photos from a great all-around Echoplex bill with Zach Cole Smith’s moody guitar-bouncing project, DIIV, NY’s Violens and LA’s post-punk popsters, Cold Showers are below. DIIV’s Oshin is out now on Captured Tracks while Cold Showers just released their debut, Love and Regret via Dais. Both records are some of 2012′s best. Don’t...
Photos: Dum Dum Girls- "End of Daze" Release Show- Los Globos

Photos: Dum Dum Girls- “End of Daze” Release Show- Los Globos

California/New York quintet Dum Dum Girls celebrated the release of the new notch in their ever-maturing career from skuzz to shine with End of Daze last week at Los Globos. Thanks to the folks at IHEARTCOMIX for throwing yet another solid night. Hear a cut from the five-song EP below or purchase the set here....
Photos: Holograms & Lyonnais- The Echo

Photos: Holograms & Lyonnais- The Echo

Last Sunday, Part Times Punks hosted Swedish punk wavers Holograms alongside kraut/psych travelers Lyonnais and synth act Deathday at its longtime home, The Echo. Holograms’ great S/T debut is available now via Captured Tracks, while Lyonnais has a new one via Hoss Records. FULL GALLERY HERE Lyonnais     Holograms     
Photos: Chelsea Wolfe / Crypts / Gothic Tropic - The Echo

Photos: Chelsea Wolfe / Crypts / Gothic Tropic – The Echo

Last week we ran contest for this show and for those two lucky winners, what a handsome prize… Photos follow from a great Echo bill comprised of delicate, unlit songstress Chelsea Wolfe, Seattle’s dark, bleak and beaty trio Crypts (feat. Steve from These Arms Are Snakes) and LA no-wave gazers Gothic Tropic. Chelsea Wolfe’s first-ever fully acoustic record,...
Photos: DIIV, Part Time & Melted Toys- The Echo

Photos: DIIV, Part Time & Melted Toys- The Echo

Zach Cole Smith’s moody guitar-bouncing project, DIIV, feel like Captured Tracks royalty right now. With their wonderful debut, Oshin out and a solid and practiced touring lineup along for the ride (Devin Ruben Perez, ex-Smith Westerns drummer Colby Hewitt and Andrew Bailey), the band are having quite a good and warranted 2012. The band hit The Echo stage with force (way...
Photos: CYP2- Trash Talk, Spaceghostpurrp & DNF- Echoplex

Photos: CYP2- Trash Talk, Spaceghostpurrp & DNF- Echoplex

The latest installment of the wild and diverse monthly throwdown that is Check Yo Ponytail 2 went off with a steady dose of hip hop and hardcore trading the mic over four sets last week at mainstay venue, The Echoplex. Led off by CA. hardcore quartet DNF- it awesomely stands for Duke Nukum Forever- (Photos of...
Photos: No Age / Tearist- No Walmart Benefit in Chinatown

Photos: No Age / Tearist- No Walmart Benefit in Chinatown

Organized by workers’ rights non-profit group Unionosity and local boutique/art space Ooga Booga, this benefit was in support of the fight against a purposed Walmart being constructed in LA’s Chinatown neighborhood. No Age (who hasn’t played their hometown in quite a while) Tearist and L.A. Fog were on the bill- and small stage- held at the Human Resources Gallery.   FULL...
Photos: Jesus and Mary Chain & Cold Cave- HOB San Diego

Photos: Jesus and Mary Chain & Cold Cave- HOB San Diego

What a bill. Sunday night in San Diego and the only place I could have wanted to be was with my camera at the House of Blues. Following a middle-of-the-road feeling from their Hollywood Park performance, UK guitar-rock mainstays, The Jesus and Mary Chain delivered, within closed walls, a hits-spanning set of material, that though feeling to...
Photos: Is Tropical, Crystal Fighters and Gothic Tropic- CYP2

Photos: Is Tropical, Crystal Fighters and Gothic Tropic- CYP2

The Check Yo Ponytail 2 camp went out to sprout another Tuesday night party last week at their mainstay Eastside den, The Echoplex. Sets from UK trio Is Tropical, UK/Spanish rustic electro leaners Crystal Fighters and LA locals Gothic Tropic, now with a new drummer, were featured. The next CYP2 event goes down next week, the...
Photos: King Dude, Dangerous Boys Club, Pure Ground- Los Globos

Photos: King Dude, Dangerous Boys Club, Pure Ground- Los Globos

Writer, Actual Pain owner, musician and hellva nice guy, Seattle’s T.J. Cowgill is also King Dude. An encapsulating, dark folk project, Cowgill and his pair of bandmates played a Slow Motion/Mount Analog/Dais-booked night this past Wednesday at Los Globos. Support came from Dangerous Boys Club and Hive Mind / Brotman & Short-related act, Pure Ground.  A...
HOLLOW: A Photo Stream

HOLLOW: A Photo Stream

You may have missed this and that’s okay. For a while now, I have been posting select photographs of mine to a site called HOLLOW. It’s a simple photo stream that features much of the same lifestyle content that’s posted to The Holloweyed. It’s currently via Tumblr so if you’d like to follow, we’d love...
Photos: Light Asylum, Chelsea Wolfe, Tearist and Violet Tremors- CYP2- Echoplex

Photos: Light Asylum, Chelsea Wolfe, Tearist and Violet Tremors- CYP2- Echoplex

The CYP2 party folks stacked this past Tuesday’s Echoplex bill to the brim with female-fronted power: Light Asylum, Tearist, Chelsea Wolfe and Violet Tremors. Photos from the night are below and will also hit MiskaNYC’s Bloglin. FULL GALLERY HERE Violet Tremors  Tearist Chelsea Wolfe Light Asylum
Photos: OFF! Record Release Show w/ FIDLAR- Whiskey a Go Go

Photos: OFF! Record Release Show w/ FIDLAR- Whiskey a Go Go

Keith Morris, one of hardcore’s true forces through stints in Black Flag, Circle Jerks and now OFF!, is 56 and is still fucking pissed. As evident with OFF!’s 2010 EP collection as their powerful debut, Morris can still lead a band to war and continuing the battle (with pretty much most of society), the quintet...