Kaitlin Duffy

Dramarama @ The Key Club – 11/8/2012

Dramarama @ The Key Club – 11/8/2012

While listening to Dramarama one can hear a thread of pop and 80s rock sounds that after all these years still draw an eclectic crowd in none other than their very own hometown here in Los Angeles, this time at the Key Club on Sunset. Tweens, older folks, and anyone in between got to enjoy […]

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Alanis Morissette @ Club Nokia – 11/2/2012

Alanis Morissette @ Club Nokia – 11/2/2012

The 8th grade me died a little inside seeing Alanis Morissette live at Club Nokia this past Friday night. Since my early music listening days I’ve loved everything the singer/ songwriter/guitar player has done, my favorite being the 90s hit Jagged Little Pill that I’m sure millions of others could agree is also their top […]

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Skeletonwitch & Havok at the Whisky-a-go-go – 10/30/2012

Skeletonwitch & Havok at the Whisky-a-go-go – 10/30/2012

I lived in Athens, Ohio for a few years and have had the luxury of being able to hear Skeletonwitch in their early days, and I’m happy to report the group is still thrashing skulls in their recent tour with accompanying headbang-worthy black metal groups such as Havok from Denver. The crowd ranged anywhere from […]

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REVIEW: Neil Young and Crazy Horse – “Psychedelic Pill”

REVIEW: Neil Young and Crazy Horse – “Psychedelic Pill”

A while back Neil Young released a teaser of his cover song “Americana,” along with a series of other great American style classics. And now the much hoped for original album collaboration with the band Crazy Horse: Psychadelic Pill has finally beem released. And after the album dropped, I can definitely say there’s much to […]

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REVIEW: Titus Andronicus – ‘Local Business’

REVIEW: Titus Andronicus – ‘Local Business’

What will be the 3rd album from the Titus Andronicus guys, Local Business seems to be surprisingly the softest sound we’ve heard since their 2010 Civil War-themed debut punk-rock album The Monitor. Right off the bat you hear the infamous shouty vocals from Patrick Sickles, along with upbeat instrumentals that’s lyrics somehow compact into a […]

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Dinosaur Jr @ The Observatory – 10/09/2012

Dinosaur Jr @ The Observatory – 10/09/2012

Flashback 20 years ago, you’d see Dinosaur Jr. up on stage rockin’ out with a little more grunge in the audience—things probably less coordinated, some glitches here and there. But come 2012, these guys have got it down to a real science; their performance at the Santa Ana Observatory was nothing short of perfect, and […]

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Best Coast @ Coussoulis Arena – 10/06/2012

Best Coast @ Coussoulis Arena – 10/06/2012

Best Coast is loveable for many reasons: their funny, sarcastic lyrics that illustrate a totally relate-able relationship dilemma throughout their debut album Crazy for You, and later (but not as much) in their most recent album The Only Place, sung by Bethany Cosentino is enough to jam out to the band’s groove. But it’s their […]

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Totally 80’s @ Hollywood Bowl – 9/29/2012

Totally 80’s @ Hollywood Bowl – 9/29/2012

Temporary time travel exists under certain circumstances, like the Totally 80’s concert at the Hollywood Bowl this past Saturday. I mean, seriously—it’s been over 30 years since we’ve heard the Go-Go’s live, and here they were in their very own hometown performing like no time had passed at all whatsoever, as if we were still […]