Live Review: Swans @ El Rey, 4/14

Swans shows aren’t like other shows.  This was made obvious when the veteran art-rockers started out their set with four minutes of nothing but solid, solitary gong work.  This proved to be one of the few quiet moments in a Tuesday night set that fiercely and furiously pulsed and pounded for two-and-a-half hours Read more…

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Show of the Month Ticket Giveaway: Kindness with Pell @ the El Rey, February 25

It’s time to get your funk on. We’re giving away two tickets to see Kindness and Pell at the El Rey theater on Wednesday, February 25th. Kindness is the solo indie-disco-R&B project of multi-talented musician-producer-director Adam Bainbridge. Touring in support of his latest album, Otherness, which features collaborations with such talent as Robyn, Kelela, and Read more…

Black Joe Lewis releases new album “Electric Slave” and Announces El Rey and Fillmore Tour Dates

Black Joe Lewis releases new album Electric Slave TODAY. In July we brought you an advance look at Black Joe Lewis’ first single “Come to My Party”. Now we also know when we can see the new material live and in person. Most notably, Joe and the boys will be supporting Electric Slave at the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco on Dec. 3 and at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Dec. 5. Black Joe Lewis has created a lot of buzz with their high energy electric funky blues-rock sets. After the jump you can listen to a little music, buy the album, and check out both the track list and the rest of the band’s tour dates. (more…)