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Crazy Quilt by Peter Kaukonen Album’s A Look At The Musical Musings Of Life

Peter Kaukonen‘s new CD Crazy Quilt will have a CD Release Party on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Crazy Quilt by Peter Kaukonen, on the Floating Records label, presents new songs by Peter, a guitarist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has played, … Continue reading

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Live Review: Wolf Parade at The Fonda

As a longtime fan of Wolf Parade, I was certainly disappointed when the Montreal band split up back in 2011 to work on other projects. They reunited somewhat quietly in 2016 with an independent self-titled EP, but this year, they … Continue reading

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Live Review: Sean Wheeler & the Reluctant Messengers at The Echoplex 1/18/18

Written by Hope Urban Sean Wheeler & the Reluctant Messengers opened the Flesheaters/Alley Cats Echoplex bill 1/18, and if you were unlucky enough to miss them, you’ll want to fix that in the near future. Plying spirituals that have been … Continue reading

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Heroes and Legends: Joe Perry and Friends debut “Sweetzerland Manifesto” Live at The Roxy Theatre, Los Angeles, Jan. 16, 2018

It’s Tuesday January 16, and the lineup outside LA’s Roxy Theatre is long, shivering and buzzing in anticipation of seeing, hearing, and rocking out to Joe Perry and Friends’ tracks from his new album, Sweetzerland Manifesto, which was released on … Continue reading

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Live Review: Flesh Eaters and Alley Cats at the Echoplex

The Flesh Eaters don’t come around very often, but when they do, they don’t fuck around.  With front man Chris D., John Doe and DJ Bonebrake of X, Dave Alvin, Steve Berlin and Bill Bateman from The Blasters, they are … Continue reading

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Interview: Edge of Paradise Plays Anaheim House of Blues NAMM week

Edge of Paradise was created in 2011 by singer Margarita Monet and guitarist Dave Bates. After cranking out four releases by 2016, 2017 provided major moments like the release of the Alive EP, adding guitarist David Ruiz and making their European … Continue reading

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Women of Rock Oral History Project Launch: Live Music

On January 11th, women of rock, and more specifically old school punk rock, took the stage at Zebulon in Frogtown in celebration of the Women of Rock Oral History Project. For this project, Tanya Pearson has collected more than 30 … Continue reading

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Women of Rock Oral History Project Launch: Panels

Written by Lucretia Tye Jasmine for The Los Angeles Beat Party with a purpose! Thursday night at Zebulon in Silver Lake launched the Women of Rock Oral History Project fundraising events, with a punk rock price of only ten bucks. … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Flesh Eaters At The Echoplex

Ever since it was first released, the Flesh Eaters’ 1981 album A Minute To Pray, A Second To Die has been widely recognized as of the most glorious pieces of wax ever produced by the early practitioners of punk rock. … Continue reading

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