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VANS WARPED TOUR TICKET GIVEAWAY! (in Pomona & Ventura, CA)

VANS WARPED TOUR TICKET GIVEAWAY! (in Pomona & Ventura, CA)

The year I graduated from high school, I went to the Vans Warped Tour for the first time and let me tell you, man…that shit was 100% pure punk rock fucking bliss. I saw Blink 182, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, CIV, Rocket from the Crypt, The Deftones (who I, and...

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WIN! “The Place Beyond The Pines” Prize Package

WIN! “The Place Beyond The Pines” Prize Package

I want you to take a moment, this morning, to just close your eyes think about Ryan Gosling. It’s good, right? Now think about him shirtless and covered in prison tattoos. Now think about him riding a motorcycle all fast and hard and high-wired. Now think about him in a...

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Ticket Giveaway! Billy Bragg with Kim Churchill at El Rey on 3/28

Ticket Giveaway! Billy Bragg with Kim Churchill at El Rey on 3/28

If there is a constant in this world, it is death, taxes and the possibility that Billy Bragg is goddamn pissed about something. Since the 80’s this British singer songwriter activist has fought for numerous grassroots movements, political organizations, and released a sizable catalog of records including three collaborations with...

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Ticket Giveaway! The Polyphonic Spree Holiday Extravaganza @ The Fonda 11-6

Ticket Giveaway! The Polyphonic Spree Holiday Extravaganza @ The Fonda 11-6

The Polyphonic Spree are a twenty-headed (give or take) pop choral symphony whose inception came like a dream to leader (and ex Tripping Daisy) Tim DeLaughter on a lazy Texas day at the turn of the millennium and whose Modus Operandi appears to be nothing short of total celebration. I’m...

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Ticket Giveaway! Jens Lekman @ The Fonda 11-5

Ticket Giveaway! Jens Lekman @ The Fonda 11-5

At some point you just have to start to think that maybe Jens Lekman needs heartbreak in his life, or at least has an interdependent relationship with it. His music often offers intimate snapshots of the journey that is love cherished and lost. Everything Jens does he does with a deft...

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Ticket Giveaway! Xavier Rudd @ The Fonda 10-15

Ticket Giveaway! Xavier Rudd @ The Fonda 10-15

The entrancing rhythms of didgeridoo and slide guitar often make it easy for Xavier Rudd’s albums to feel like pleasant background music but, while many of his albums can serve perfectly as ambience, his live shows are littered with electric moments and an energy that reveals what a well-rounded musician...

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Ticket Giveaway! Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti @ The Fonda 10-5

Ticket Giveaway! Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti @ The Fonda 10-5

Ariel Pink is a seemingly endless LA retro pop weirdo who has been making records (well, tapes…some LPs) since the turn of the century in his bedroom then with friends and conspirators before finally settling into an actual and legitimate band which lives under the moniker of Haunted Graffiti. His/their...

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Ticket Giveaway! Balam Acab 9-29 @ Central SAPC

Ticket Giveaway! Balam Acab 9-29 @ Central SAPC

At least now Alec Koone is old enough (barely) to order a drink at the venues and clubs he’s been playing since his teens. Under the name Balam Acab he’s been lauded as a musical savant by critics and their ilk (chief among them our own Lemon) for his numerous...

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