Thursday, September 23

Password: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ The Henry Fonda Theater - 2/23/11

By now you should know that Godspeed You! Black Emperor have officially reunited and will be touring the United States, with a stop in Los Angeles at The Henry Fonda Theater on February 23, 2011. What you may not know is Goldenvoice is doing a presale on Friday, September 24, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. The password arrived in SSM's inbox this morning, so good luck: TRALALA.

Show Alert: Voxhaul Broadcast, Abe Vigoda, Crystal Antlers @ Abbot Kinney Festival - 9/26/10

OK, gang! This Sunday, head down to Venice for the Abbot Kinney Festival for three stages of free music. Of interest are Voxhaul Broadcast, Abe Vigoda and Crystal Antlers, among many other bands and DJs (including the dublab crew). There will be a smattering of food trucks, two beer gardens, plus all that is good and right (and wrong) about Venice. And there will be bike valet, so DON'T drive! Check the music schedule here.

Friday, September 10

Show Alert: A House For Lions - The Viper Room & The El Rey

SSM favorite A House For Lions has been gaining traction recently, and will be treating L.A. to (at least) two performances in the near future. The first show is on September 14, 2010 at The Viper Room. The second show is on October 4, 2010 at The El Rey, where they are performing as Jacknife Lee's hand-picked support for Tired Pony. Tickets for that show available here.

The band will be recording an EP in the next month at Red Rockets Glare Studios with Raymond Richards (Local Natives, Parsons Red Heads, Ferraby Lionheart).

In the meantime, here is a video for their track "Evolution Calls":