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Live Music Picks 5/15 - 5/18

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Mon 5/15 – The Bronx / Wires on Fire / Sabertooth Tiger @ Spaceland (Free) – Mondays are still free at Spaceland. This week you can see three loud, punk-inspired bands. The Bronx portray Black Flag in the new movie about Germs’ singer, Darby Crash. You can watch the trailer for that movie HERE. The Bronx and Wires on Fire will soon be on tour with Priestess and Riverboat Gamblers (they better have their game tight, because both of those bands are really good live). Sabertooth Tiger has a new album coming out next month on GSL.

Tues 5/16 – The Brokedown / The Switch / Peter Walker @ Silverlake Lounge ($7) – Local band The Brokedown has gotten some nice reviews from Harp and Paste magazines. They’re currently working on their debut full-length and playing the Silverlake Lounge every Tuesday in May. They mix pop, rock and country elements. Download “SparksPeter Walker’s the hard working founder of Dangerbird Records.

Wed 5/17 - Annie Stela @ Hotel Café – Recent Capitol Records signee. They’ll probably market her along the lines of Rilo Kiley and Jenny Lewis.

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Thurs 5/18 - Ghostigital @ Spaceland ($8) – For all you fans of Icelandic electro-rap. It’s Einar from the Sugarcubes rapping over electronic sounds from Curver. They’re assisted by Dalek, Mark E. Smith and Mugison on their new release. By the way, the band is called Ghostigital, not Ghostdigital (as the Spaceland promo materials say). Download “Black Sand

Photo: The Brokedown / Ghostigital