Better Oblivion Community Center (Teragram Ballroom)

Teragram Ballroom | Los Angeles, CA | March 13, 2019 | Words & Photos: Chris Camargo |   Super duo Better Oblivion Community Center (the new project of Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers), played the first of two sold-out Los Angeles shows at the Teragram Ballroom. It was indie folk-rock/singer-songwriter surrealism as they fleshed out songs from their collaborative self-titled album […]

Brooklyn Hears Reignwolf Out @ Baby’s All Right

Baby’s All Right | Brooklyn, NY | March 10, 2019 | Words & Photos: Cortney Armitage | It was a cold night in Brooklyn: very cold. Getting off the J train and walking to Baby’s All Right on a Sunday night wasn’t on my top 10 list of things to do, but this was Reignwolf. You do these things for […]

Punk Life: Katatonic @ Timewarp Records

Timewarp Records | Los Angeles, CA | March 2, 2019 | Photos & Words: ZB Images | I love small shows. For those attracted to a more DIY music mentality, Los Angeles has always had a punk rock pulse that can be found if you know where to look. House parties, record stores, and warehouse secret shows for those in […]

Peter Murphy’s The Ruby Tour At The Novo, Los Angeles

The Novo, DTLA | Los Angeles, CA | February 28, 2019 | Photos & Words: ZB Images | Forty years ago music was changed: Punk had roughed up rock ‘n roll and Peter Murphy with his band, Bauhaus, were about to smooth out the edges and coat it in midnight. The Ruby Tour with Murphy’s original Bauhaus bassist David J. celebrates […]

Heavy As Stonefield @ Zebulon

Zebulon | Los Angeles, CA | February 7, 2019 | Photos & Words: ZB Images | The Findlay sisters of Stonefield (Amy, Sarah, Hanna, and Holly) survived the polar vortex and received a warm welcome back to Los Angeles and to a packed house on Thursday night at the Highland Park venue, Zebulon. It was the last show of Stonefield’s tour […]

Friendly Bear, ModPods & The Electric West (The Satellite)

The Satellite | Los Angeles, CA | January, 11, 2018| Words & Photos: ZB Images |   It’s not uncommon to want to be at more than one show on any given night when living in Los Angeles and that was definitely the case last Friday night. Warbly Jets at the Echo…ModPods at the Satellite – so many local bands to see, so […]

Acid Tongue (Bootleg Theater)

Bootleg Theater | Los Angeles, CA | January, 8, 2018| Words & Photos: ZB Images | Psych/pop rockers Acid Tongue opened their new year with a show at the Bootleg with the Blank Tapes and Danny Dodge. Seattle’s (now Los Angeles’) Acid Tongue has had a few different lineups over the years, but at their core is Guy Keltner on guitar lead […]