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Live Review: Bootblacks at Complex

Bootblacks wrapped up their tour with Liste Noire recently at Complex in Glendale, promoting their excellent album Veins (reviewed here). The performance was more stark than the lush record, and felt slightly more industrial, but it was intense and full … Continue reading

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Live Review: The Vigils at The Redwood Bar

The Vigils are one local band that really have that “It” factor. Thanks to an exciting stage presence and great songs with a nostalgic punk & Goth vibe, their next show is always something to look forward to. Maintaining “the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Bootblacks’ “Veins”

Bootblacks is a gloriously post-punk and dark-wave band from Brooklyn, with a new album called Veins due out in March on French label Manic Depression Records. While a bootblack is a shoe-shiner, the group’s name comes specifically from a description by William … Continue reading

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The Theme Of The 2015 Edwardian Ball Is “My Gorey Valentine!”

This year’s The Edwardian Ball theme is “My Gorey Valentine!” with a special performance of Edward Gorey’s “The Beastly Baby”. Rosin Coven and co-hosts Vau de Vire Society bring Edward Gorey’s story to life on stage with original music, theatrical choreography and narration. … Continue reading

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Interview with James Stevenson Guitarist Extraordinaire

I last saw James Stevenson playing with The International Swingers. But James is a busy boy and as a guitarist he wears many hats or he floats like a feather and stings like a bee. Soon after I read he … Continue reading

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A Frightening Thing I Found in My Inbox

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You Know You Want To…

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