• L7’s Bricks Are Heavy Turns 30!!! Come Celebrate 10/10 at UT!!!

    This Friday, September 30th, legendary LA rockers L7 will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their third LP and grunge masterpiece Bricks Are Heavy with a limited-edition reissue on gold and black vinyl, courtesy of Licorice Pizza Records.  Although the album was never officially certified gold, the band, along with...
  • Flashing Back to 2016 with Cate Le Bon (10/6 at UT)

    This February Welsh art pop singer/songwriter Cate Le Bon released her sixth studio album, Pompeii, courtesy of Mexican Summer.  NPR claimed the album and artist, “made meaning out of high-art nonsense, turning simple, quotidian things into freaky and oblique images, the stuff of heady and sensual dreams,” and The...
  • Broken Social Scene’s Brendan Canning on the 20th Anniversary of You Forgot It in People (10/12 at UT)

    This May Toronto indie rock collective Broken Social Scene announced their tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough album, You Forgot In in People, their sophomore LP, which Pitchfork called, “endlessly replayable, perfect pop.”  The album features contributions from longtime friends and collaborators from Do Make Say...
  • Maude Latour asks, “what is this feeling?” 10/2 at The Foundry

    This coming Sunday, October 2nd, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection will once again have possibly their last chance to see an emerging pop icon from the intimacy of The Foundry when buzzyworthy alt-pop chanteuse Maude Latour brings her what is this feeling? tour to the 450-capacity...
  • Stella Donnelly, Talk-Singing About Relationships on Her Latest Single (9/30 at WCL)

    “This video does a really good job of portraying how annoying I am!,” said Australian indie rock singer/songwriter Stella Donnelly of the visuals accompanying her latest single, “How Was Your Day?,” which dropped last month.  The video juxtaposes imagery of the musician enjoying an afternoon soccer game and happily...
  • Learn About Love with Laufey, 9/24 at The Foundry

    23-year-old LA-based/Iceland-bred singer, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Laufey is currently in the middle of a sold-out US headlining tour.  Last month saw the release of her debut LP, Everything I Know About Love, which Consequence of Sound described as, “a captivating symphony for the modern age,” and which V...
  • 5 Reasons to Come Say Goodbye to Girlpool Tonight at Underground Arts

    Although farewell tours are usually associated with Jurassic bands whose relevance has been lost for years, if not decades, that’s far from the case for LA indie duo Girlpool.  Avery Tucker and Harmony Tividad have been making music together for just under a decade and, earlier this year, released...
  • The Velveteers, “Right here right now” (Tonight at W.O.W.)

    Colorado trio The Velveteers look like an entity straight out of Todd Haynes’ Velvet Goldmine.  However, frontwoman and guitarist Demi Demitro says (in the band’s official bio) that they are far from a retro act: “We don’t want to sound like a band from a different time…  We want...
  • The Spectacle of Sleep Token, Tonight at The Fillmore (w/ In This Moment)

    Tonight alternative metal legends In This Moment bring their part-circus, part-Broadway, part-festival-ready rock show to The Fillmore.  And supporting the LA-based band will be Nothing More, Cherry Bombs, and, most notably, proggy, artsy, and surprisingly poppy English experimental metal collective Sleep Token.  The literally masked and anonymous band, fronted...