Down The 5: mewithoutYou, Smidley at the Teragram Ballroom

Touring in support of their seventh studio album, [Untitled], the Philadelphia post-hardcore band mewithoutYou tore through a long and aggressive set at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on Monday night. Leading with the album’s scorched-earth opener (“9:27a.m., 7/29”), singer Aaron Weiss’ dropped straight into his frantic screaming style. Weiss rants like an novelist who knows he only has a few breaths left in a the midst of a minor-key panic. The crowd loved it. Arms up, singing along while a gentle mosh pit swayed beneath the band. Due to ignorance, I’d designated mewithoutYou as more melodic post-hardcore than Touche [...]

By |November 15, 2018|Tags: , |

Down the 5: The best upcoming shows and events in LA (7/4 – 7/17)

Sunday, July 8 Stones Throw @ The Line Hotel Stones Throw is back by the second-floor pool at the Line Hotel in Koreatown, LA every Sunday from 3-7PM. Free with RSVP Thursday, July 12 Big Ups, Potty Mouth, Total Heat @ The Smell Brooklyn-based harsh-your-vibes punks Big Ups return to LA in support of their latest album Two Parts Together. STILL WOOZY, NEIL FRANCES, and KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole @ Summer Nights at the Hammer Museum Oakland's Still Woozy hits the Hammer Museum for a FREE show of bedroom pop electronica. Friday, July 13 The Coathangers, Dommengang @ Resident [...]

By |July 3, 2018|Tags: |
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