By Alec Wooden On the surface, Los Angeles-based rock band Rooney has had it rough over the last 12 months. They’ve lost a label (Geffen) and a bass player (Matt Winter), all the while cutting a new record for the first time without benefits of mountains of label aid, engineers and producers. It takes little [...]
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CD Review: The Young Veins — Take a Vacation! Playing Juanita’s with Rooney on July 2 and The Loft on July 10
The Young Veins Take a Vacation! One Haven By Alexandra Edwards Plenty of musicians begin their careers making music in the indie world and later move on to major label deals and MTV exposure. But is it possible to follow that path in reverse? That’s what Los Angeles band The Young Veins are trying to [...]
Check Out: Reflection Eternal (Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek)’s Video for “Midnight Hour,” Feat Estelle; Playing Black Cat in D.C., June 10 & The Loft, June 14
The duo of Reflection Eternal sure put out some great vibes. Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek have teamed together again and they’ve brought in sassy British soulstress Estelle to lend some smooth vocals to their track “Midnight Hour.” And we love the result. It’s got that old school feel that the likes of Amy Winehouse have [...]
San Diego based ambient-music project The Album Leaf is scheduled to perform alongside folk-rock artist Sea Wolf at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 4 and at the Loft in Atlanta, GA on Thursday, May 6. Celebrating 10 years of releasing music as The Album Leaf, Jimmy LaValle, the mastermind behind [...]
We have a saucy rapper, lovely indie rock band and a disco legend to serve up for you on this Friday!
It’s official: pop rock quartet Honor Society are the new band making the girls go ba-na-na-s. Signed to Jonas Records (yes, the Jonas Bros have their own record label) Honor Society’s 2009 Fashionably Late debuted at No. 18 on the Billboard 200. They’re not just another boy band though; in May of 2009 RollingStone.com named Honor Society one of six [...]
Ticket Alternative Announces “No Convenience Fees” At Any of their Ticket Outlets on Record Store Day – Saturday, April 17
Ticket Alternative will waive all convenience fees on tickets purchased for any event at any Ticket Alternative outlet on Saturday, April 17, in honor of Record Store Day – a celebration for the culture that surrounds hundreds of unique record stores around the world. Customers simply need to purchase tickets in person at one of [...]
Sage Francis brings his brand of indie hip-hop to the Loft in Atlanta, GA and the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. this summer. On the road with a new record, full backing band and a big bag of freshness, Sage Francis is sure to pack out every venue on tour with head nodding beat loving fans. Owner [...]
The Temper Trap Conditions By Eileen Tilson Apparently there is more to Australia than Vegemite and AC/DC. Out of Melbourne comes The Temper Trap sailing high above the kangaroos and kuala bears, setting their sites on the U2-like dreams of grandeur. With their debut album, Conditions, music producer Jeff Abbiss, (Artic Monkeys’, Editors, Kasabian) cleverly [...]
OK Go – WTF? from OK Go on Vimeo. OK Go certainly know how to work that video camera. And they sure know how to get their fans’ attention. They launched a video remix project at the beginning of the year for their single “WTF,” which you may have started to hear on the ads [...]
The Kool Keith show at The Loft on March 18 (tomorrow) has been canceled. No plans right now to reschedule. Refunds are being made.
Gossip have canceled their Atlanta show at The Loft on April 26. They are hopefully going to reschedule for late summer, so stay tuned for more info. Those who have already bought their tickets, those are currently being refunded.