Gary Numan

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    August 29, 2013

    Gary Numan: Robot King Reborn

    The rock legend enjoys a new wave in his career

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    June 13, 2013
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    June 10, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, June 10Levitation RoomDetroit Bar Just as their name suggests, Levitation Room's music instills the listeners' ears with the light feeling of floating. The dreamy guitar and lo-fi projections of psychedelic rock and garage are reminiscent of deep 1960s-era rock, but still grounded in an alte ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Class Actress

    Detroit Bar

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    January 13, 2012

    Black Sabbath and Other Bands That Almost Played Coachella

    ​To cap off Coachella week, we here at Heard Mentality were bummed to find out that Black Sabbath were reportedly slated to headline one of the nights, but due to Tony Iommi's battle with lymphoma (get better Tony!), the band had to pull out from what would a great kickoff to the band's 2012 tour. ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    Five Best Parts of Battles' 'My Machines' Video

    ​ 1. Well, there's the actual dude falling down the up escalator for, like, a full three minutes and 10 seconds.2. Then there's Gary Numan singing deadpan throughout most of it.3. And Battles squished into a descending escalator, playing their instruments (yes, even John Stanier, who plays the dru ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Battles at the Glass House Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​BattlesOctober 16th, 2011Glass HousePomona was a hotbed of activity on Sunday night as Battles headlined the Glass House while Foster the People sold out the Fox Theater across the street. In a perfect world, Battles should have been headlining the Fox Theater as they engi ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    Battles Come Back As a Trio

    After losing a member, the purveyors of contemporary prog take on a slew of new vocalists

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    May 3, 2011

    Battles at The Echoplex Last Night

    ​BattlesThe EchoplexMay 2, 2011With the release of their second LP Glass Drop a month away, Battles gave the LA prog set a sneak peak at its sans-Tyondai Braxton lineup at a sold-out performance at The Echoplex last night. When Braxton left the band in August while they were still finishing the fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    And Now, for Some Battles In Your Life (New Album, Tour, ATP Curation)

    bttls.comBattles, now a trio!​ I must admit I cried a bit when multi-instrumentalist Tyondai Braxton left Battles last year . . . but that doesn't make the announcement of their new album, Gloss Drop, and the tour fronting it any less exciting. Gloss Drop, which will feature appearances by Chilean ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010


    The Coach House

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    April 17, 2010

    Icelandic Volcano Claims More (Coachella) Victims

    ​The official Coachella Twitter has just confirmed that Talvin Singh, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Gary Numan all will not be able to make the festival, due to travel restrictions brought about by the volcanic ash from the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull (no, seriously, that's the name of the volcano ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010

    Little Boots, Big Electro-Pop Sound

    Born Victoria Hesketh, the 25-year-old is already a star in her native U.K.

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    September 11, 2009

    Last Night: Nine Inch Nails at the Wiltern

    Andrew YoussefTrent Reznor, literally waving goodbye.​Last Night: Nine Inch Nails at the Wiltern, Los Angeles; September 10, 2009. Better Than: The Kiss "Farewell" tour. My calculated guess of "Last" or "The Beginning of The End" as the first song for Nine Inch Nails final show was wrong. "Home" ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    Last Night: Nine Inch Nails, Health at the Fonda

    Chris VictorioDon't be fooled. This picture is from the Hollywood Pallaidum on Sept. 3!​Last Night: Nine Inch Nails, Health, at the Music Box at the Fonda, Los Angeles; September 8, 2009.Better Than: The two previous Los Angeles "Wave Goodbye" shows at the Hollywood Palladium and the Echoplex, if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Funking Up the Future

    Day 2 of SXSW In my last post, I predicted Holy Fuck's set would be very hard to surpass. Well, I think it was at least equaled by a few artists on the bill at Barcelona—all instrumental hip-hop artists, in fact (Nosaj Thing, Free the Robots, Gaslamp Killer and Flying Lotus). Who would've thought ... More >>

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    January 31, 2008

    [Sprawl of Sound] Triple Threat

    Bizarre Love Triangle celebrates one year of elevated party-rocking

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    August 17, 2006
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    June 29, 2006

    Get Out!

    June 29 - July 6: Handjobdrugscum

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    August 11, 2005
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    September 16, 2004
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    December 18, 2003

    Just What I Needed

    Preseason holiday debauchery with Flock of 80s

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    May 10, 2001

    The King of Rock

    There is none higher