Music Minxes

Fuck Yeah Fest Lineup Announced!

On Saturday, June 18th, 2011
FYF_Fest Suffering from Coachella withdrawal? There’s a festival right here in downtown LA that’ll give you one more infusion of summer music and summer sun before fall rolls in: Fuck Yeah Fest. This year marks the eighth incarnation of the festival, which highlights some of the best bands out there that still hold a low profile, […] ...

Minx of the Moment: Oh Land

On Thursday, June 16th, 2011
OhLand Growing up with an organist for a father and an opera singer for a mother has its perks. Just ask our newest musical obsession, Oh Land. Hailing from Denmark, Nanna Øland Fabricius is wowing us with her vocal talents and sixties Nico-like style, earning her the lllustrious title of Minx of the Moment. Miss Oh […] ...

Artist Spotlight: Cults

On Thursday, June 16th, 2011
Cults Breezy indie pop may be a dime a dozen nowadays, but Cults are not your standard twee fare. When the New York City duo released their first few songs on their bandcamp in early 2010, the blogosphere lit up with praise. The band’s blend of ’60s nostalgia and a dreamy ’90s sparkle immediately drew comparisons […] ...

The Summer of Free Music Is Upon Us

On Thursday, June 16th, 2011
bestcoast Did you miss out on Coachella? Sasquatch Festival came and went without you? Is Lollapalooza too far of a trek? Never fear minxes! Los Angeles is rife with music fests all summer long and the best part is…they are absolutely free. Get your outdoor music fix started at One Colorado in Pasadena brought to you […] ...

Local Shows This Week

On Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
matt_and_kim_pool_party 6/16/11 – Meat Puppets @ Echo This seminal alt-rock band made “cowpunk” a respectable (but still pretty silly) genre in the ’80s. After various hiatuses, breakups, and reunions, the Meat Puppets have returned once again to shake up the Echo with their country-infused punk rock. Tickets 6/16/11 – Peter Murphy @ Amoeba Music To promote […] ...

Album Review: Bon Iver (Squared)

On Friday, June 10th, 2011
boniver We didn’t think it was possible that one man’s melodic voice had the power to evoke such visceral reactions among us stone-cold minxes.Well, get ready to fall in love with Bon Iver all over again because the latest from Justin Vernon is dripping with romance. For his sophomore album Justin Vernon added a few new […] ...

Local Shows This Week

On Monday, June 6th, 2011
the_elected 6/5/11, 6/9/11 – Adele Cancels Shows First, some bad news: Adele has canceled her two sold-out shows this week at the Greek Theatre and the Palladium. It seems that the British soul superstar has come down with a case of laryngitis, causing her to cancel the rest of her American tour. 6/5/11 – School Night […] ...

Singer-Songwriter Vinnie Ferra Is On Fire

On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Vinnie_Ferra Photo Credit: Johanna Rosengren Whether you believe in karma, dharma or rubbing a rabbit’s foot, some people just can’t avoid a path of good fortune even if they tried. Such is the case with LA native & natural born musician Vinnie Ferra. A 3-year-old mini Vinnie is holding a guitar in a family home video, […] ...

Local Shows This Week

On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
lykke-li 5/31/11 – Eternal Summers w/ The Beets @ Echo Drawing on influences as diverse as Beat Happening and The Ramones, Eternal Summers are a self-described “dream-punk” band, and likely the first of their kind. This raucous duo strikes the perfect balance between haze and fervor, and they’ll be accompanied by another great summer pop group, […] ...

Local Shows This Week

On Monday, May 23rd, 2011
Yeasayer 5/23/11 – School Night @ Bardot If you’re looking for a chill evening after a stressful Monday, Bardot is the place to be. Tonight’s School Night will feature shimmery, folk-tinged indie pop from Seattle’s Motopony. Singer-poet Iyeoka Okoawo will also perform some of the smoothest neo-soul around, with Austin dream pop quartet Love Inks rounding […] ...