Tag Archives: Eleni Mandell

Go See Hear In L.A. April 16-21 (the Giant Sand/GospelBeach edition)/

  This will be a bit of a stripped down version but, hopefully, better a little than none at all… Wed. 6/15 Top Show(s): Howe Gelb has been mining fascinating desert-baked sound as Giant Sand for many years now. He … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 11-17 (the Bob Mould/Andrew Bird edition)

I’ve got a crazy busy week so I will skip the preamble and get to the good stuff, and hopefully I won’t discover additional interesting shows after I hit “publish.” Wed. 5/11 You can bid farewell to the Motion City … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 24-29 (the Sunshine Bean/Black Lillies edition)

The concert scene is heating up again post-SxSW, or for whatever reason. Before I get on with the shows, I did want to mention that the Hank Williams bio-pic I Saw The Light opens this weekend along with the Chet … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 9-12 (the Supersuckers/Super Furry Animals edition)

So this will be a quickie because I have other work demands to tame. and hopefully I can return to do the weekend shows. Tues. 2/9 Top Show(s): The sounds of New Orleans will resonate at the Echoplex as Jon … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 23-March 1 (The Church and Cathedrals edition)

The Oscars are over. The glitter washed away with the rain but there’s still a lot of music to enjoy this week. Mon. 2/23 Top Show: Lucinda Williams starts her World Tour of California with a show tonight and tomorrow … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 30-Oct. 6 (The King Crimson/Kings of Leon edition)

Since I am running behind, I’m just going to dive right in… Tues. Sept. 30 Top Show: I was never a Prog Rock guy but there is a something special about Robert Fripp and his regal guitar playing. The king … Continue reading

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Friday Deskclearing: Spain, Afghan Whigs and Hard Working Americans

I wanted to gather up some interesting items that have been gathering in my inbox. First, let’s dig into the archives. Rhino has assembled a 4-disc boxset that focuses on Captain Beefheart’s work in the early ‘70s. Sun Zoom Spark … Continue reading

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