Tag Archives: indie rock

Live Review: Adam Ant’s ANThems Sizzled at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay

This quote by Moby got my attention the other day. “PS: #adamant was amazing. The last time I saw him was in 1982 when he literally arrived at the venue (a pier in the Hudson River) on a pirate ship. I know … Continue reading

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Jesika von Rabbit will be Headlining 2 LA Dates!

Jesika von Rabbit will be headlining in Los Angeles for two upcoming dates at Harvard and Stone, on Thursday, June 21, 2018, and at Boardners on Friday, June 22, 2018, in support for her forthcoming 45 RPM single release on the revived … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tales of the American with an Exclusive Interview with Girl George

The documentary film, Tales of the American, to put it simply, is an onion. It peels away years of cultural debris, exposing the history of a century-old hotel originally called The Canadian and built for African-Americans by architect Octavius Morgan. Over … Continue reading

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Thirty Seconds to Mars’ “America” Release Party: The Museum of America 2 Day Pop-up Experience

Jared Leto completes a week-long journey across the country in support of Thirty Seconds to Mars’ forthcoming album “America.” The 46-year-old singer began the trip in New York City on Monday and has traveled by every means possible, while he … Continue reading

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Jesika von Rabbit’s New Band to Headline at Bootleg Theater

Jesika von Rabbit will be headlining at the Bootleg Theater this Thursday. She’ll be debuting her new band and songs from her new second solo album. Sumo Princess (featuring Abby Travis and Gene Trautman) will be opening the evening’s entertainment along with … 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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Skaters’ “In Your Head” Video

New York band Skaters have released a quirky video for the single “In Your Head” from their upcoming album Rock And Roll Bye Bye. Directed by Josh Moore and starring Thea Norris as a “Chav Ballerina,” it features the latter sauntering and dancing … Continue reading

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Souvenir Driver Release “Brace Yourself” EP, Play Harvard & Stone in March

“Now I have to listen to the bullshit he’s gonna say…Every day, every day.” Portland’s Souvenir Driver has released an EP called Brace Yourself on Bandcamp featuring four songs written in disgusted reaction to Trump’s election. The band is donating all … Continue reading

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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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Album Review: WOMPS’ “Our Fertile Forever”

WOMPS are a band from Glasgow that have a nostalgic ’90s indie/college rock sound akin to Built to Spill or Dinosaur Jr, with a touch of The Getup Kids-style angst. Their new album Our Fertile Forever, out June 10th on their label Displaced … Continue reading

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