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Blonde Redhead 7/2 El Rey Theatre Review

July 6, 2011 drainu182 0

Written by Ace Ubas, Photos by Marcello Ambriz

A typical Fourth of July weekend usually involves beer, BBQ, and fireworks. But on this past Fourth of July weekend, hundreds of people flocked to the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday night to see the New York-based trio Blonde Redhead. Touring in support of their latest album Penny Sparkle (released via 4AD Records), the musical veterans looked to prove to be the real highlight of the long …

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Ra Ra Riot Premieres “Too Dramatic” Video, Announces New Tour Dates

February 17, 2011 drainu182 2

“Too Dramatic”, the second video from Ra Ra Riot’s brilliant sophomore release The Orchard, debuted today at MTV (watch it here or below). Directed by Andrew Thomas Huang (Avi Buffalo, Maximum Balloon, Delphic) the video features the band performing in an other-worldly terrain that blossoms and transforms into a vast, constantly shifting animated landscape.

The band is also excited to announce that a “Too Dramatic” single will be available exclusively on iTunes on March 8th. The single will include …

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First Round of SXSW Acts Announced

November 2, 2010 drainu182 1

The first round of SXSW artists have been announced. Check out the list below. We already recommend The Young and Famous and Rosie and Me.

A Place To Bury Strangers
Alcoholic Faith Mission
Apex Manor
The Appleseed Cast
Art vs Science
Asobi Seksu
Babe Rainbow
The Bees (UK)
Black Math Horseman
Black Spiders
Bombay Bicycle Club
Brandt Brauer Frick
The Cabriolets
Calder Quartet
Candy Claws
Chapel Club
Chico Trujillo
Chikita Violenta
Clock Opera…

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Second Wave of CMJ 2010 Artists Announced

September 22, 2010 drainu182 0

The next round of CMJ artists have been announced. Interesting to see that Phoenix’s show at Madison Square Garden on October 20th is part of CMJ. Check out the lineup below:

1995 • +/- • 2 Cow Garage • A Classic Education • A Life Once Lost • A Million Years • Acid Washed • Acid Westerns • Adam Haworth Stephens • Adult Themes • Afternoon • Agent Ribbons • AIDS Wolf • The Aikiu • Air Waves • Alcoholic …