Los Angeles

  • Get to Know Blondshell, 1/27 at UT (w/ Suki Waterhouse)

    Last month LA-based singer/songwriter Sabrina Teitelbaum – better known as Blondshell – sent millennials on a nostalgic excursion through the trials and tribulations of our formative years with her latest single, “Veronica Mars,” an ode to the CW teen drama and an acknowledgement of just how fucked up are...
  • Turnover’s Austin Getz Talks About, “A whole new energy around the band.” (12/18 at UT)

    “Pitchfork gave it a really awful review, which means it’s the kind of album I would love,” says Turnover singer Austin Getz of the band’s latest album, Myself in the Way.  The album — which dropped November 4th courtesy of Run For Cover Records — is the fifth full-length...
  • Greg Anderson of Sunn O))) Talks Shoshin (初心) Duo (12/16 at UT)

    This Friday, December 9th, Sunn O)))’s Greg Anderson and Stephen O’Malley will kick off a tour as Shoshin (初心) Duo in Atlanta, which includes a December 16th stop at our very own Union Transfer.  Last month the experimental metal band and EarthQuaker Devices released the third incarnation of the...
  • Starcrawler Take Over Eraserhood (Tonight at Underground Arts)

    I vividly remember five years ago, a quartet of teens looking like the supporting cast of Todd Haynes’ Velvet Goldmine thrusting their way through a beyond-sold-out Kung Fu Necktie (and an exceptionally sweaty and crusty cast of punks there to see A Giant Dog) to take the stage of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • HEALTH’s John Famiglietti: “This is a helluva show!” (9/6 at TLA w/ Perturbator)

    “The capacity to get destroyed is insane,” says John Famiglietti, bassist and electronic specialist for noisy industrial rockers HEALTH.  He’s discussing the Psycho Las Vegas festival, where he recently found himself DJing cyberpunk and EBSM late into the night, alongside a plethora of PHILTHY’s favorite metal-ish acts, including Boris,...
  • L.A. Witch’s Irita Pai Talks Life on the Road (Tonight at JB’s)

    Tonight L.A. Witch bring their self-described “REVERB-SOAKED PUNKED-OUT ROCK” to Johnny Brenda’s for their first headlining show in Philthy in more than half a decade.  The Los Angeles trio were, however, in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection just last December, when they were supporting All Them...
  • Jamie Drake: “I like to spread light to people and raise the vibration in the room…” (8/10 at WCL)

    “’You remind me of Joni Mitchell.’  I get that all the time,” says folk-pop singer/songwriter Jamie Drake, laughing.  Drake is discussing the reactions she usually gets to her, “authentic Laurel Canyon folk vibe.”  This June the Los Angeles-based musician released her sophomore LP, New Girl, via AntiFragile Music, and...