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BBB Live- January Resident Band- The Shakers-Interview

All January long The Shakers have been rockin’ our world, and now its time to get to know these badasses on a personal level. So sit back, press play and be prepared to find out who is the mastermind behind “destroying” other projects to build this rad lineup, who is an avid golfer, what cool things […]

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5 things successful indie bands do

I’ve interviewed, booked, promoted and worked with a shit ton of indie bands and I often get asked what I think the successful ones do that really make them stand out from the rest (aside from having fantastic music and a stellar live show). I assumed the following things were a common practice, but believe me, […]

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BBB Live- January Resident Band- The Shakers Week 3

Are we really at our third and final tune with January BBB Live resident band, The Shakers?! Ugh, yes. Peep this video of them performing a slower, sexier jam dubbed “The Hold”! Let Jodie wow you with those pipes, Chris warm you up via his sweet riffs, and Ro and Nick get that head of yours bobbing to their […]

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Expert Fan Profile- Ryan Romenesko

Time to introduce you to another Expert Fan on the LA scene! This one is out constantly supporting all levels of bands and musicians in all kinds of genres. Meet the radical, badical, Ryan Romenesko! I met Ryan via The Janks. We both share a mutual love for them, and after being at a slew […]

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EXCLUSIVE! The Absolute’s new video will make you “Smile”!

Put your eyes and ears on this music fiends! Badass Band The Absolute gave us the honor of releasing their brand spanking new music video to you! The tune is “Smile” from their latest album, Grow. The boys definitely kept the title and lyrics like, “Take some time and have some fun at least…While I was […]

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BBB Live- January Resident Band- The Shakers Week 2

“Whatcha want?” another BBB Live episode featuring The Shakers? Well, look no further! Dig into their performance of this groovier track (a personal favorite of mine) right now! Get ready to move them hips! Brought to you by Silverlake Lounge and MVP!   Thank you to The Shakers, Black Tie Studios, Scientist Sound Labs and Riot at the […]

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BBB Live-January Resident Band-The Shakers Week 1

New year, new month, new resident band! BBB Live welcomes one of the very first Badass Bands, The Shakers! We’re so stoked to be able to bring you a tiny piece of their high energy, sweet tunage filled live rock n roll show! So sit back, press play, and fall in love with The Shakers […]

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BBB Live- December Resident Band- Irontom Week 4 Interview

As the holiday season comes to an end, so does our time with December BBB Live resident band, Irontom. But not before we sit down with Harry, Dane, Zach, Dyl and Dan to play Cards Against Humanity, find out what Christopher Lloyd has to do with them meeting, and what some of the gents hidden talents […]

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Badass Band 103- The Stone Foxes

Oh man, oh man, do we have a doozy for you this week. This band wows me every damn time I see them. It’s time for you to meet the high energy, bluesy rock n roll badassery that is The Stone Foxes. I saw The Stone Foxes by coincidence at SXSW 2013, they played right […]

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BBB Live- December Resident Band- Irontom- Week 3

Here it is kids, just in time for Xmas, our final track with BBB Live December resident band, Irontom! Scope out their rockin’ ode to “Your Mother”… Stay tuned for their interview next week! Brought to you by Silverlake Lounge! Thanks to Irontom, Scientist Sound Labs, Black Tie Studios and Riot at the Zoo!

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Badass Band 102- Better Looking People With Superior Ideas

If you like your tunes with serious layers, unique arrangements, and an electronic orchestra type feel, this Badass Band is for you! Meet Badass Band 102, Better Looking People with Superior Ideas. I believe BLPWSI and I found each other via social media, and at the time I was doing some regular booking at Silverlake Lounge, and […]

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BBB Live- December Resident Band-Irontom-Week 2

Week two with December BBB Live Resident Band Irontom brings you one of my favorite tracks, “The Minista.” Its funky, gritty and highly fucking dance worthy. Recently, the boys released a trippy, Salvador Dali inspired music video for this one, which two members helped to direct/edit (And it boasts a cameo by none other than […]

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BBB Live- December Resident Band-Irontom-Week 1

Christmas has come early music fiends!!! Meet the BBB Live December resident band, Irontom. Let the guys invite you into their crazy world and take you on quite the aural journey with their track “In the Day and the Dark”…and remember this is only the beginning… Brought to you by Silverlake Lounge! Thank you to Irontom, Black […]

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Badass Band 101- Town in the City

  The newest Badass Band is a little bit folk, a little bit country, and a little bit rock n roll. If you’re looking for something you can dance your ass off to and also get cozy with, Town in the City is the band you need in your life. I first saw Town in […]

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BBB Live- November Resident Band- The New Electric Sound- Week 4- Interview

Our final week with NES is here, and to be honest we’re a little bummed about it. However, that being said, we have eight minutes of interview goodness with these radical gents. Find out about hidden talents, who has a signed photo of Jimmy Buffett, what they would change about the music industry and more…. Brought to […]

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BBB Live- November Resident Band- The New Electric Sound- Week 3

Week 3 with BBB Live November resident band The New Electric Sound is finally here and we’re sorry for the hold up on this episode! Because of the wait, it should be easy for you to really “Lose Control” with these rock n rollers!! Dig in! Brought to you by Silverlake Lounge! Thank you to […]

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Expert Fan Profile- Rebecca Balin

Photo Credit: Zb Images This month’s Expert Fan is not a stranger to you if you are even a semi-regular on the LA music scene. She can be found at shows she booked or behind the light board at The Satellite (Sometimes other spots as well!). She’s been booking shows, lighting bands, and doing everything in […]

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BBB Live- November Resident Band- The New Electric Sound- Week 2

WHOA! Week one with November BBB Live resident band, The New Electric Sound, was dare I say…ELECTRIC! Annnnnddddd we’ve still got more for you! This week get let your hair down (the boys sure did) and enjoy their performance of the funkified track “Just Gotta Be That Way.” Thank you to NES, Black Tie Studios, Scientist […]

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BBB Live-November Resident Band-The New Electric Sound-Week 1

With another month, comes another badass band for your listening and viewing pleasure! This month’s BBB Live resident band is The New Electric Sound!! Get down with their classic rock n roll vibe and those sweet cardigans. Check out their first track, “Suitcase” below. Thank you to NES, Black Tie Studios, Scientist Sound Labs and […]

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Badass Band 100- Nacosta

This band is one that exceeds the mere concept of genre bending. These guys masterfully mesh folk, rock, and electronic sounds in a way that no band I’ve heard has done. One second you’re hearing something reminiscent of the Rolling Stones, the next second something more like Pink Floyd and then something like a descendant […]

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BBB Live- October Resident Band- Mars and the Massacre- Week 4 Interview

We’ve had an extremely radical month with our favorite martians, aka October BBB Live resident band, Mars and the Massacre. Now its time for the guys to take a break from raging to chat about how they met, why the name, their favorite records, and what the LA music scene is like now that they […]

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BBB Live- October Resident Band- Mars and the Massacre- Week 3

Normally, we wouldn’t openly condone blacking out, but in this case, we are making an exception! BBB Live October resident band, Mars and the Massacre, offers up the best kind of “Blackout” below… Thank you to MATM, Black Tie Studios, Scientist Sound Labs and Riot at the Zoo!

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BBB Live- October Resident Band- Mars and the Massacre- Week 2

Week 2 with our favorite Martians brings you an epic saga in song from, scope out this action packed performance of “F.N.F.S.N.S.” Remember, these badasses come home from tour THIS Thursday, October 16th and if you’re in LA you can welcome them back @ The Satellite! Come groove with us! Thank you to MATM, Scientist Sound […]

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Badass Band 99- Fire The Animal

Rock. Rock. Rock. Sometimes that is all you need, some well-executed, straightforward rock music. Badass Band 99 does that damn well, meet Los Angeles’ Fire The Animal. I saw Fire The Animal for the first time a few months back at a show I sponsored featuring badass band Black Belt Karate. The pairing of these […]

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BBB Live- October Resident Band- Mars and the Massacre- Week 1

October is a few days deep and right on schedule we have a new BBB Live resident band that will treat those earholes of yours real nice! This time we brought our friends Mars and the Massacre, deemed LA Weekly’s Best Live Band, into Bedrock and let them go nuts. They did not disappoint. Scope “Re-Pete” […]

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BBB Live- September Resident Band- Little Dove- Week 4

Our finale with BBB Live September resident band is here, so take some time to get to know Vanja and Dylan of Little Dove! Watch us play a round of Cards Against Humanity, talk about how they met and discuss Dylan’s unique drum kit. Brought to you by our friends at Silverlake Lounge!!   Thank […]

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BBB Live- September Resident Band- Little Dove- Week 3

Here were are, already at week three with our September resident band, Little Dove!! Once again, we saved a doozy for last! Check out this stripped down performance of “Sink Ships.” Killer lyrics, Vanja’s pipes and some simple beats….Hell. Yes. Thank you to Little Dove, our sponsor Silverlake Lounge, Scientist Sound Labs, Black Tie Studios […]

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Badass Band 98- Electric Children

I’m always on the lookout for some solid, garage rock and this time around I found it. However, as per just about every Badass Band, this band doesn’t just stick to one genre entirely. This band is a staple in the East LA/Downtown music scene and aside from their killer tunes is damn good at […]

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BBB Live- September Resident Band- Little Dove- Week 2

Week two with Little Dove is in full swing kids! Click below to scope their performance of “Hollow,” a fast-paced, heavy hitting track that is sure to get something burning inside you!!! Thank you to Little Dove, Scientist Sound Labs, Black Tie Studios, and Riot at the Zoo!  

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BBB Live-September Resident Band- Little Dove- Week 1

September is here music fiends, and with it comes another goddamn radical band, the duo dubbed Little Dove! If you dig a small band with a big sound, Little Dove is for you!! To sum them up: killer pipes, radical guitar, and a unique take on drums. Press play to watch Vanja and Dylan perform […]

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