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Potty Mouth Packs ‘Em in at Their Very First LA Gig!!!—I SWEAR!

The night is filled with pretty girls Dancing shoes and flying hair… ~Carly Simon The above lyric quote: Totally incongruous—musically speaking—for the band I have come to see on this vibrant night in Echo Park. Then again, I wouldn’t mind … Continue reading

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The Pixies at El Rey Theater – Live Review and Photo Gallery

All photos by Bob Lee for the Los Angeles Beat. Excitement over the Pixies’ return to LA early this month reached its most fevered moment on the Friday when it was announced the band was playing a fanclub-only gig at … Continue reading

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Concert Preview: Claw Hammer and Cosmic Psychos Team Up for Explosive, Historic Show

Lovers of genre-defining 1980s and 1990s underground rock rejoice:  Los Angeles’s Claw Hammer will be playing its first concert in nearly 12 years at The Echo this Friday.  Joined by Australia’s notorious Cosmic Psychos, this unlikely pairing could be the … Continue reading

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The Dead Ships CD Release Show at The Echo Tues. 2/28

The Dead Ships are playing a record release show at The Echo this coming Tuesday, for their first full length album Electric Ahab.  The show is free, presented by The Echo and Buzzbands.LA.  The band consists of drummer Christopher Spindelilus and … Continue reading

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Album Review: Liam Finn’s “FOMO”

The second solo album by Liam Finn, the son of Neil Finn from Crowded House, is oddly titled FOMO.  Apparently, this is an acronym I should’ve known which stands for “fear of missing out”.  The album was co-produced by Burke Reid, … Continue reading

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