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Not passing out at the polo field: The Deli LA

(Credit: Kyle Lishok)

In the ever so apropos words of five of our hometown heroes, “I want to lift my hands towards the sun. Baby, won’t you show me warmth again?” Can I get an amen to that? The Deli LA will be part of this weekend's sun-thirsty mass exodus that is Coachella. We know you Deli readers are either 1) stoked to be holding one of the 75,000 sold-out tickets in your hipster hands (however intense or illegal it was to acquire it) or 2) bummed and bitter you won’t be basking at the Outdoor Stage for Yorke or basting in the Gobi tent for Florence & The Machine. Either way, friends, we’ve got you covered.

5gum is teaming up with Coachella to host an exclusive live webcast of the music fest! You guys can create your own personalized concert experience via custom viewing apps with live streams at Facebook or MySpace

The Deli dream team will also be tweeting live updates from the fest and will bring you specialized coverage next week from our faves who rep’ this city, including Mayer Hawthorne, Local Natives, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, Flying Lotus and Kaskade.
Be sure to follow us on Twitter starting tomorrow and check out our site next week for our Coach-coverage! -Sara Tan




Love Grenades to play The Echo April 18th

If you are both a fan of music and stunning frontwomen, you should make your way to The Echo on Sunday to see Love Grenades.  They are playing with Love Is All and Weave, and they would deeply appreciate your attendance. 


Close Encounters

MC at the Echo

Saturday was the night we made contact! The Echoplex played host to a UFO themed celebration, complete with a tinfoil hat contest and an MC decked out in space gear. Mississippi Man, The Pity Party, and Voxhaul Broadcast all played out of this world sets for their earth audience. Headliners Saint Motel donned space helmets as they walked on stage and even threw in a special cover or Peter Shilling's 'Major Tom' later in the evening.

-Angelo Lorenzo


Mississippi Man

Mississippi Man


Best of LA #17- Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros

Here it is!  The video you have been waiting for is here and awaiting for eager eyes.  Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros not only know how to formulate very alluring band names, but they are quite talented musicians as well.  Their debut album, "Up From Below" is available via itunes.  They are also touring the hell out of the good ol' U S of A in the coming months, so keep an eye out on your impending vacations.   


Best of LA #18: The Growlers

If you have been scouring Craig's List for a working time machine set for the 60s, halt your search.  The Growlers will remedy your need for 60s surf rock, with just a twinge of folk rock charm.  Together since 2006, Brooks Nielson, Scott Montoya, Matt Taylor and Brian Stewart strive to make music that rivals LSD in its mind altering capabilities.  Their latest album "Are You In Or Out" is chock full of songs so beachy they practically reek of Coppertone.  If this sounds appealing to you, go see them play with Dirt Dress at Madame Wong's on April 23rd.