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Redd Kross Plays “Born Innocent” at The Janet Housden Benefit

Tonight the original 1982 line-up of Redd Kross played the “Born Innocent” album for a very lucky sold-out crowd at The Echo. This special show was a benefit to help fellow ex-band member Janet Housden offset her medical expenses after … Continue reading

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X / Los Lobos / The Blasters at O.C. Observatory 12.27.18

Last night I kissed 2018’s ass goodbye the best way I possibly could: by driving down to the O.C. Observatory to see X, Los Lobos and The Blasters play. You already know it was great. It’s ALWAYS great every time … Continue reading

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The Gears final L.A. show at Cafe Nela 10.19.18

The night I’d been dreading for a few months had finally arrived. One of my favorite punk bands, The Gears, had called it quits, and played their last show in L.A. at Cafe Nela on Friday night. After a few … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview – Scott Guerin of the Deadbeats Chats Us Up On 666-1313

It’s 2016, and despite the intervening years, many of the bands that burst out of LA in and around 1977 are still making music. Some are better than others, many are still quite good. But almost none of them feel … Continue reading

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Keith Morris “My Damage” All-Star Punk Rock Signing Party at La Luz de Jesus

A week ago Sunday, I attended what I like to think of as a Punk Rock “Hoedown” or “Hootenanny,” sans the dancing, for the “My Damage” All-Star Punk Rock Signing Party at La Luz de Jesus. Unlike the book signing by Keith … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Deadbeats Record Release Party This Sunday

This Sunday, July 31, Part Time Punks are bringing one of the most beautifully perverse musical acts in LA punk history to the stage. Widely regarded as the most musically competent of the city’s first wave of punk bands, the … Continue reading

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