Kicking Out 2016 and Kicking Off Tour

  Iris Jupiter is Orange County’s newer sad-boy-power-pop-shoegaze? group and their 2017 West Coast Tour kicks off on New Year’s Day. Supporting the release of their Self Titled album through Open Door Records, the band is touring cities to Bellingham, WA and back home before the official release date on January 13th. SHEER, NOYES and BLIVET […]

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Mahaffie Top 10 Records

I have been very busy editing a documentary about going to mars called The Mars Generation.   This is my top 10 list. Jeff Rosenstock – Worry. (Best Overall Record) A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service (Best Non-Punk Record) Beyoncé – Lemonade (Best Visual Record) Kendrick Lamar […]

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Top 10 Records I DIDN’T listen to in 2016

Lets face it 2016 was an insane roller coaster of a year and between my job, personal life, running a record label, following the asinine election, and watching copious amounts of professional wrestling that leaves little time for listening to every record that comes out in a timely manner. The following records are albums that […]

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Such A Mess at EMO NITE LA

On the first Tuesday of every month, The Echo in Los Angeles hosts an alternative event called Emo Nite, but you probably already knew that. This week, I was invited by Such A Mess to shoot them headline the night. Here is their opening song of the night

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CVLTVRE Premiere new single “Drown”

CVLTVRE is an Inland Empire based music project that is driven by post-hardcore ambient writing with testimony based lyrics. Their live performance will tell the stories they convey in their songs in broad new ways. Currently they are working on their debut release, a five song EP simply titled, “All Life Is…Act One: An Act […]

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November 11th at Programme HQ in Fullerton

If you’re looking for something explosive in Oragnge County, a local line up announced in Fullerton for 90s subgenre fanatics into noise rock, no wave and powerpop. Follow @programme on Instagram for clips of the performances. https://www.facebook.com/events/387495894972645/ No Side 10:15PM https://nosideno.bandcamp.com/releases NOYES 9:30PM https://noyes.bandcamp.com/ Iris Jupiter 8:45PM irisjupiter.com Pequeñota 8PM $5 Doors at 7:30PM Programme Skate […]

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A Mighty Lamb Production presents #BreakingSoundLA

If you live in Los Angeles and want to find cool new bands then this event is for you! All the bands playing are great and that’s the CPH guarantee. FEATURING : Iris Jupiter – SHEER – Grave School – Mossbreaker + Special sets from DJ Ghetto Funk This event is 21+ ADV $8.00 OTD $12.00 […]

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Justus Proffit West Coast Tour Dates and curated Youtube playlist

Justus Proffit toys with electronic sounds, dreamy melodies and harmonies to create the sonic background for his lyrically heavy album, ‘Magic’. His subject matter focuses on the human condition; with songs often referencing depression, self­ knowledge, and overcoming. Some ’90s punk qualities of the album are found in the anthemic conclusions to which some songs (Stay, Lost) arrive. […]

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Bay Area’s Xoxo Volcano

Coming out with their debut song “Don’t Do It Slow” which they released on Skinny Lamb Records back in July. Clocking in at just under three and a half minutes “Don’t Do It Slow” is an energetic song and that does not let up. This is the start of a really good thing. I have […]

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