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Black Francis is currently wrapping up the western portion of his national spring tour and stopped into the intimate confines of The Mint in Los Angeles for a sold out Tuesday solo show. The set included a number of tunes from his time as the front man for the Pixies as well as his constantly developing and eclectic solo...
The sold-out 2012 HARD Day of the Dead festival proved the go-to destination for L.A. electronic music fans once again as the Día de los Muertos themed event brought the bass, the costumes, and the 35,000 people wearing them to Los Angeles Historic Park. Highlighted by performances from Zeds Dead, Foreign Beggars, Major Lazer, Crookers, and festival capstone Justice....
At the axis of cool and cooler, otherwise known as the Fonda Theatre this last Sunday, Divine Fits and Cold Cave closed out their US tour with a show in Hollywood. Both groups are second bands of their respective members (American Nightmare/Give up the Ghost, Spoon, and Wolf Parade/Atlas Strategic/Handsome Furs) but that's where the similarity ends. Cold Cave...
Photos by Oliver Walker Twin Shadow, led by George Lewis Jr. and his trademark coiffure played an FYF Productions Monday night show at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles earlier this week in support of his sophomore LP Confess. New LMB contributing photographer was there to capture some of the magic. Hear Twin Shadow's 2012 LP Confess on Rdio.
Review and Photos by Oliver Walker Diarrhea Planet are nothing if not active, as breakthroughs in wireless technology have allowed them to mount every perch and speaker in The Troubadour to engage in fast-fingered guitar solos. From the original three, Diarrhea Planet have expanded to a stage filling four guitarists, all of whom took their turns shouting lyrics into the...

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