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Tonight In Rock: Empire Of The Sun, Hercules And Love Affair, Red Cortez, Superhumanoids

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Hercules and Love Affair will be performing live tonight at the Echoplex | Picture via Hercules and Love Affair's Myspace

Hercules and Love Affair will be performing live tonight at the Echoplex | Picture via Hercules and Love Affair's Myspace
Our Pick: Hercules and Love Affair @ Echoplex

Tonight Australian electro pop duo Empire of the Sun, which is of course features Luke Steele of the Sleepy Jackson, will be concluding a four-night stint at the Music Box at Henry Fonda Theater. Local indie rockers Red Cortez (LAist Review, #2, #3, #4) are poised to head a bill of talented locals for Bloomfest in the heart of the Arts District. And, lastly, local indie pop quartet Superhumanoids will be gracing HEARDfest, a fledgling music/arts festival which takes place at Junction Block and is organized by local collective Heard of Elephants. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Echoplex to catch NY-based disco/house duo Hercules and Love Affair.

Hercules and Love Affair - "Blind"

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Empire of the Sun - "Walking on a Dream"

Red Cortez - "Fell On the Floor"

Superhumanoids - "Contemporary Individual"

Empire of the Sun @ The Music Box at Henry Fonda Theater
Hercules and Love Affair @ Echoplex
Bloomfest 2010 feat. Red Cortez, Killsonic, Ruby Friedman Orchestra, My Pet Saddle, Robotanists, Vanaprasta, Restavrant, Health Club, @ LA Arts District (3rd & Traction, Los Angeles)
HEARDfest feat. Big Whup, Bobb Bruno, Holloys, Jeans Wilder, Learning Music, Pope Anything, Random Patterns, Superhumanoids, Woah Hunx, Woolen @ Junction Block (1637 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90021)
The Upsidedown, Magic Mirror, 1776 @ Bootleg Theater
The Prids, Hexham Heads, The Deadfly Ensemble, Wax Singers @ Silver Factory Studios
Puffy Areolas, Zig Zags @ Spaceland
Betty, Dada @ Pershing Square (FREE! 8 PM)
Ema and the Ghosts, Your Mom/Your Dad, Black Nile, Nicole Kidman @ Pehrspace
John Heart Jackie, The Clouds, Children of the Kai, Alyssandra and the Daymakers @ Echo Curio
Useless Keys @ Casey's Irish Bar & Grill
Innerds, 2 Up, Upsilon Acrux, Hiking @ The Smell
Yoshida Brothers @ El Rey Theatre
The Band of Heathens, Our Hospitality, Dirty Birdy, Paul Chesne @ The Viper Room
Rasputina, Larkin Grimm @ Troubadour
The Haun Solo Project's record release, Golden State, Radius, Summer Mencher, The Belle Game, Big Moves @ The Hotel Café
Terry Zwigoff DVD signing w/ performances by Blind Boy Paxton and Frank Fairfield @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 3 PM)