No Love Lost: Carcass, Exhumed @ The Troubadour, 9/28/13

No Love Lost: Carcass, Exhumed @ The Troubadour, 9/28/13

“Sensual awakening Numbing feeling’s dead Conception’s romanticised Synthesized broken hearts to bled” ~”No Love Lost”, Carcass I was holding tickets to see Depeche Mode the same night as the Carcass show was announced for; but since a) Carcass is a bucket list band I had never seen, fitting into my year plan for checking off […]

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 All Pigs Must Die: Death in June @ The Vex, 9/12/13

All Pigs Must Die: Death in June @ The Vex, 9/12/13

It had been a while since I had made the voyage eastward to the dingy but somewhat charming Vex. As the giant face that adorns the front of the venue came into view, so did the long line of people. It had also been a while since I’d been to a goth show, and walking […]

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 Blues Hand Me Down: Vintage Trouble @ El Rey, 9/7/13

Blues Hand Me Down: Vintage Trouble @ El Rey, 9/7/13

Sometimes you wake up in LA and the city suffocates you. Beyond the smog, we’re a city of passionate people, folks trying to make it in about every dark niche of every form of entertainment one can imagine. And when you’re trying to make it with your art, you’re selling yourself to live. So sometimes, […]

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 You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet: Lisa Marie Presley @ El Rey, 9/1/13

You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet: Lisa Marie Presley @ El Rey, 9/1/13

This year has been an educational one, as I have expanded my music horizons beyond my already diverse and unpredictable tastes. So when my original Labor Day plans fell through, I found myself at the El Rey, alone, and unsure why I was there. I am not familiar with Lisa Marie Presley’s music at all; […]

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