Posts tagged "photos"
PHOTOS: Doomsquad - Los Globos

PHOTOS: Doomsquad – Los Globos

We finally got the witness Doomsquad! The Montreal/Toronto trio make hypnotic, acid house-tingled psychedelia and made a recent stop off in Los Angeles in support of their lovely debut longplayer, Kalaboogie – the record comes highly recommended. Stream the entire thing after the photos. Photos from (the very dark- apologies) night are below.We’re excited about this...
PHOTOS: Jungle - The Echo

PHOTOS: Jungle – The Echo

Shrouded UK newcomers Jungle made their LA debut last night at The Echo with local (and March resident band) James Supercave opening. The set was streamlined, soulful and hypnotic and finished perfectly with pure-gold-jammer “Platoon.” Watch the band’s latest video for “Busy Earning” here and check out photos from the show below. Jungle’s 7″ and 12″s –...
Photos: Iceage, The Men & No Joy- Culture Collide

Photos: Iceage, The Men & No Joy- Culture Collide

As part of Filter Magazine’s annual Culture Collide Festival, Danish punks Iceage shared a bill with NY’s The Men- afterwards Canadian shoegazers No Joy played across the street inside of a French restaurant. Iceage’s sophomore effort, You’re Nothing is out now / The Men’s latest, Campfire Songs just dropped via Sacred Bones / No Joy’s lovely...
Photos: Holy Other and Mount Kimbie- The Echoplex

Photos: Holy Other and Mount Kimbie- The Echoplex

Last week The Echoplex hosted a pair of English production acts in Mount Kimbie (Dominic Maker and Kai Campos) and the noctural sway of Holy Other. Sold out and stellar. Photos below. Holy Other’s lovely debut, Held, dropped last year via Tri-Angle. Pick it up here. Mount Kimbie’s sophomore album, Cold Spring Fault Less Youth was...
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: Black Marble, Cold Showers & Flaamingos- The Echo

Photos: Black Marble, Cold Showers & Flaamingos- The Echo

A fantastic bill from start to finish, last weekend’s Part Time Punks brought in LA shoegazing post punks, Flaamingos (keep an eye out for these boys as they’re set to release their debut via NY imprint Felte), favorite locals Cold Showers for their first LA-area show in five months (new stuff sounds great) and dark...
Photos: The Orwells- Unit B- Santa Ana

Photos: The Orwells- Unit B- Santa Ana

Last night, Chicago punks The Orwells headlined a Blundertown presented show alongside CA fun-havers Pangea and The Shrills and longhaired riff-rollers Zig Zags at The Unit B Skatepark in Santa Ana. I headed down with a pocket camera and had some fun. The Orwells will hit the East coast by early March and then continue down...
Photos: Adam Green & Binki Shaprio and La Sera- Bootleg

Photos: Adam Green & Binki Shaprio and La Sera- Bootleg

Last week we told you about the new, Lee and Nancy-like collaborative LP from ex Moldy Peaches’ Adam Green and sultry Little Joy singer Binki Shaprio, which is now available via Rounder/Concord Records. To celebrate release day, the pair – their band included Nick White (Bright Eyes, Tilly and The Wall) and Jason Boesel (Rilo...
Year in Music 2012: Top Photos

Year in Music 2012: Top Photos

2012 was easily my best year behind the lens. From becoming a seemingly permanent fixture at mainstays like The Echo and Check Yo Ponytail to trips to New York, Vancouver and the deserts of California, I’m extremely thankful to have seen and shot the long, long list of shows that I did. Consider this post a...
Photos: Hoax, Neo Cons & Graf Orlock- Unit B - Santa Ana

Photos: Hoax, Neo Cons & Graf Orlock- Unit B – Santa Ana

After posting on the latest video for no-frills, anger-ridden MA. hardcore act, Hoax, we now have yet another set of photos to share; presented by the fine folks at Blundertown (together with Crash the Clubs), Santa Ana’s skatepark/venue Unit B hit capacity two weekends ago with a stacked bill of Hoax, Graf Orlock, Neo Cons,...
Photos: The Faint (play Danse Macabre) / Trust- The Glass House

Photos: The Faint (play Danse Macabre) / Trust- The Glass House

In a very well-booked bill, longtime dance punks The Faint shacked up along dark(er) Canadian synth outfit Trust for a slew of shows in which the Omaha trailblazers performed their impactful 2001 Saddle Creek release Dance Macabre in it’s entirety as celebration for the label’s just remastered and deluxe reissue. (CD+DVD+LP limited to 3000 copies is the best bet here…)...
Photos: Converge- Vacation Vinyl Instore

Photos: Converge- Vacation Vinyl Instore

Capping off a weekend of Southern California shows in Pomona (photos here) and Los Angeles, Converge made true on Jacob Bannon’s Saturday on-stage announcment that “two days from now, the whole band will be going on vacation, for  some vinyl- we’re playing at Vacation Vinyl in two days.” Officially announced via Facebook and Twitter the...
Photos: Converge / Torche- The Glass House

Photos: Converge / Torche- The Glass House

What a fun night- hardcore heros Converge headlined a solid bill alongside Nails, Torche, Kvelertak and Anti-Christ Demon Core at Pomona’s Glass House, the first of two Southern California stops for the 22-year-old Massachusetts quartet who are out on the road supporting their fantastic eighth studio album, All We Love We Leave Behind. I’ve been listening to...
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...