PiL Debut New Single “Double Trouble”

PiL is set to release a single off it’s new record What the World Needs Now on August 21st titled “Double Trouble” on 10” vinyl. The legendary post-punk group centered around John Lydon, former Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten, is giving the listening public a taste off their new record that is set to come out

Review: Refused ‘Freedom’

Refused are a hardcore punk band from Umea, Sweden that started in 1991 originally. They played for the better part of the 90s before splitting up in 1998 after releasing their magnum opus, “The Shape of Punk to Come”. Their new album certainly echoes the sound of that era. They could easily have fit on

Review: English Beat Ska It Up For Topanga Days

Topanga Canyon is a little spot of wilderness in the vast urban and suburban sprawl that is the Greater Los Angeles Area. It’s a massive state park that stretches from Woodland Hills and the top of Reseda Boulevard at its Southern end all the way up over the Santa Monica Mountains, down to Topanga Beach

Flamin’ Groovies Live At The Roxy, Review

The best possible reason to go for a night out on the Sunset Strip in all its historic glitz, glamour, top-dollar drinks and plastic surgery would have to be the Flamin’ Groovies. On May the 13th, 2015 these guys graced the stage at the Roxy once more to play Shake Some Action in its entirety,

Crocodiles ‘Boys’ Review

Crocodiles are a Noise Pop group from San Diego that started to get some attention in 2008 after their single “Neon Jesus” was featured on a list of top picks of songs that year by group of a similar stylistic inclination No Age. They were originally a duo consisting of Brandon Welchez on guitar and

Review: Drug Cabin “Wiggle Room”

Drug Cabin is part of the wave that has softly landed on the shores of the Los Angeles indie scene that echoes the 1970s singer-songwriter artists and soft rock bands like Steely Dan, Chicago, Todd Rundgren, and Neil Sedaka. Drug Cabin’s third release, “Wiggle Room”, is teeming with mellow grooves and clean guitar chords on

Live Review: Gang of Four Live At El Rey, March 24

It’s a Tuesday night, March 25th 2015 to be exact. All the shops and museums along Wilshire Boulevard in the Miracle Mile District of the great city of Los Angeles are closed. Cal-Trans is hard at work accomplishing some task that entails tearing up and repaving the asphalt between La Brea and La Cienega, people


Review: Mike Watt and the Secondmen At Harvard and Stone, Hollywood

Punk Rock legends, heartbreak, and a full moon, what else could you ask for on a Thursday night in Hollywood? Perhaps a reserved parking spot in front of the bar or a free Uber ride, but that’s wishful thinking. March 6th of this 2015th year since Christianity claims to have its favorite Prophet’s birthday was