LA Upcoming: Donovan + Friends, Todd + Takara + Raff, Julia Holter + Nudge + Matthewdavid

A short list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus videos for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions.

  • Region: Miracle Mile
    Music: Donovan & Friends
    Vitals: El Rey Theatre on Friday, March 19
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Silver Lake
    Music: Mia Doi Todd, Mauricio Takara, The Rebekah Raff Harp Ensemble
    Vitals: Bootleg Theater on Sunday, March 21
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Westlake
    Music: Julia Holter, Nudge, Matthewdavid
    Vitals: Synchronicity Space on Monday, March 22
    (details at LA Weekly)
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News Roundup: Abe Vigoda, Michel Gondry + Mia Doi Todd, Salvador Santana, Intuition + Al Bundy

Quick bloggy bits* from around the L.A. underground (and up).

todd and gondry

Mia Doi Todd in her new Gondry-directed video

  1. Abe Vigoda Leaks Demo, Tours With Vampire Weekend
  2. Exclusive: Salvador Santana’s “Don’t Do It”, Plus Michna Remix
  3. Watch: Gondry and Mia Doi Todd Make Human Rubik’s Cube
  4. Watch: Rapper ‘Intuition’ Pays Tribute to Al Bundy
  5. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

*If you like it, then you better put a tweet on it.

Trip-Out Tuesday: Psychedelic Visions from Red Sparowes

Quick bloggy bits* from around the L.A. underground (and up).

Durlin Lurt's 'Him Jenson'

  1. ‘Him Jenson’ Releases Wild Muppets Mixtape [MP3s]
  2. Dâm-Funk Making LPs w/ Steve Arrington, Nite Jewel [MP3]
  3. Trip-Out Tuesday: Psychedelic Visions from Red Sparowes
  4. And The Top Radiohead Benefit Donor Is… Dangerbird?
  5. ASKA of Moonrats Collaborates Flea, Spike Jonze
  6. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

*If you like it, then you better put a tweet on it.

Trip-Out Tuesday: Psychedelic Visions from Red Sparowes

Recommended Rocking: DJ Spinna + DJ Scratch + J. Rocc, Mia Doi Todd

A short list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus videos for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions.

  • Region: Echo Park
    Music: DJ Spinna + DJ Scratch + J. Rocc (90s party)
    Vitals:
    Echoplex on Friday, December 11
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Westwood
    Music: Mia Doi Todd (Gondry video screening + performance)
    Vitals:
    Hammer Museum on Thursdayday, December 17
    (details at LA Weekly)