Alt-J Featured

Photos: Alt-J @ Hollywood Palladium

Indie rockers Alt-J hit up Hollywood Palladium earlier this week to play a stellar show for an eager LA crowd. The Independent FM was on site to capture some of the experience. Take a look!

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Saturday Night LA Featured

Allison Anders & John Roecker on Saturday Night LA

Saturday Night LATune in Saturday from 7-9pm PDT for a brand new edition of Saturday Night LA w/ Lina Lecaro! This weekend Lina gets a call from film director Allison Anders, who kicks off her annual Don’t Knock The Rock Film and Music Festival this weekend! In addition to the call-in, Lina welcomes Live Freaky! Die Freaky! director John Roecker to the studio! Don’t miss this jam packed 2 hours of awesome!

 

The Neighbourhood

Show Review: The Neighbourhood @ the Fonda

The Neighbourhood @ the FondaThe Neighbourhood is going places, if they have not gone pretty far already. Their single “Sweater Weather” topped the Billboard Alternative charts and they’ve played massive music festivals around the world. They also managed to sell out The Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, twice, in the span of just two months.

This band, both adorable and talented, also knows how to put on a show. The crowd at the Fonda was packed; hundreds of fans – beyond eager – waiting for them to come out.

They surely knew how to live up to the hype.

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Washed Out - Paracosm Featured

New Music Review 8.13.13

Washed Out - ParacosmEvery week, we’ll be updating you on new and interesting music hitting the shelves. Not really a boatload of interesting new releases this week. However, this being the very first weekly new releases review that I’ve done, I have the luxury of pulling from last week’s releases, which I will gladly do. Next Tuesday is chock full of tasty new records from across the musical spectrum, but in the meantime, dig in to these morsels of sound! Continue Reading

An Appreciation: Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork

QOTSA Like ClockworkWhy QOTSA‘s  …Like Clockwork totally rules:

Right after the first snippets of the new Queens Of The Stone Age (QOTSA) record …Like Clockwork starting appearing online a few months ago, there was an almost immediate chorus of “What the heck is this?” and “Where’s the old QOTSA?” from many fans who were expecting a return to the well-known, sludgy riff-rock and manic choruses from the band’s earlier releases. That pissed me off. Continue Reading

Corey Taylor on Speak Easy w/ Steve Baltin

Corey TaylorRolling Stone’s Steve Baltin has something special in store this evening. Tune in to Speak Easy from 6-7pm PDT as Steve welcomes Slipknot Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor! Join in as the guys talk about Corey’s new book on the paranormal, why Justin Bieber should avoid him, getting hustled by Ice-T & more! It all happens right here on The Independent FM!