Music Minxes

Coachella Announces Cruise Concert

On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
L228 The lineup for the 2013 version of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival won’t be released for a few months. That didn’t stop Goldenvoice from taking the opportunity today to announce the S.S. Coachella, a concert cruise that will set sail from the Bahamas and Jamaica in December. The lineup: Pulp, Hot Chip, Yeasayer, Girl […] ...

Your Summer Soundtrack is Here: Meet Poolside

On Monday, July 16th, 2012
poolsidegrass Every summer needs a solid soundtrack. Thankfully, this year’s winner was just released this month – I’m talking about Pacific Standard Time, the debut LP from Poolside. This two-piece labeled themselves purveyors of ‘daytime disco’, and listening to the album you can’t help but imagine it blasting from a CD player (or, let’s be realistic, an […] ...

Los Angeles Buzz Band: The Neighbourhood

On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
neighbourhood Make no mistake, The Neighbourhood may spell their name like Brits, but they’re from right here in Los Angeles. Their debut EP, I’m Sorry…, released recently, should put them on the fast track to rocketing up the ranks of indie-pop stardom. The 5-song mini-album released by these gifted Angelenos is a breath of fresh air […] ...

Azealia Banks Takes The Hip Hop World By Storm

On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
azealia-banks Azealia Banks doesn’t mince her words. Formerly known as Miss Bank$,  the 21-year-old rapper and singer has got quite a lot to say and she’s not afraid to say it (as vulgarly as possible). She released her material through mixtapes and the power of YouTube, delivering among the many powerful tracks a sultry cover of […] ...

FYF Fest 2012 Lineup, Details – We’re Excited, Are You?

On Monday, June 18th, 2012
FYF_Fest Longing for that free-spirited, adrenaline-pumping music experience known as Coachella? Luckily there’s a festival right here in downtown LA that’ll give you one more infusion of summer music! The lineup for this year’s FYF Fest 2012 was detailed this morning, and we’re pumped. Set for Labor Day weekend (September 1-2), this year’s FYF has expanded to […] ...

Show Preview: White Arrows Album Release Show

On Friday, June 15th, 2012
white arrows After months of hiding out in the studio finalizing their debut album, Minx Society favorites White Arrows will host their record release party/concert at the Troubadour this Saturday, June 16th. The band has been hard at work over the past few months on their debut LP, pausing temporarily for a great show at the Roxy […] ...

Out Now: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, ‘Here’

On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
edward-sharpe-and-the-magnetic-zeros-4 After a three-year break, everyone’s favorite free-spirited 12-member indie-folk band Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros released their sophomore album, Here, this week. It’s a decidedly more…low-key album than its predecessor, 2009’s Up From Above, which was filled with boisterous folk-rock songs with jangly rhythms and gorgeous melodies. Instead, Here is a much more subdued affair – […] ...

Santigold is a Master of My Make Believe

On Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
santigold---5411---photo-by-sean-thomas(2)_med-1- If music intended to be non-pop can still retain pop elements that make you want to get up & dance, the new Santigold album “Master of My Make-Believe” is making its best attempt. It’s been four years since her last album but she (being Santi White) hasn’t been stagnant, in that time she has switched management […] ...

The Temper Trap Celebrate New Album With A Show

On Thursday, May 10th, 2012
tt The Temper Trap’s highly-anticipated new studio album will be released on May 21st. A self-titled affair, it will be the band’s follow-up to their phenomenally successful 2009 debut, Conditions. Expectations are high for this album, considering how well their single Sweet Disposition did a few years back. It was featured heavily in the comedy/drama film 500 […] ...

Album Preview: Best Coast – “The Only Place”

On Thursday, April 26th, 2012
best coast Best Coast’s new studio album, The Only Place, will be released on May 15. Coming two years after their buzzworthy debut, Crazy for You, the new album is the second full-length effort from Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno. As their name would attest, Best Coast LOVES California. The artwork for The Only Place is a golden […] ...