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Arts and Entertainment

Week In Rock: Broken Bells, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Temper Trap, Miles Kurosky

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Miles Kurosky will be performing Thursday evening at Amoeba Music | Photo by Brandon Showers via Miles Kurosky's Myspace

Miles Kurosky will be performing Thursday evening at Amoeba Music | Photo by Brandon Showers via Miles Kurosky's Myspace
This week Broken Bells—the brainchild of the Shins front man James Mercer and producer/musician extraordinaire Danger Mouse—will be performing to a sold-out crowd (don't say we didn't warn ya!) at the Troubadour. Local psych-infused indie rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are poised to ring in their first full length in over two years—2010's Beat The Devil's Tattoo—by way of not one, not two, but three shows at the Echoplex. Melbourne-based indie rock buzz band the Temper Trap will be headlining the Henry Fonda Music Box with none other than local psych rockers Darker My Love (LAist Review) in tow. And, lastly, beloved Beulah front man, Portland-based singer-songwriter Miles Kurosky will be performing in-store at Amoeba Music in Hollyweird.

Miles Kurosky - "Dog In the Burning Building"


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Travis x A-Trak @ The Roxy
Manchester Orchestra, The Features, Biffy Clyro, O'Brother @ Troubadour
Little Boots, Dragonette, Class Actress @ El Rey Theatre
The Temper Trap, Darker My Love @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Cary Brothers, Meiko, Shane Walsh, Mighty Kate, Girl Problems @ The Hotel Café
Abe Vigoda, Lovvers, The Black Apples @ The Echo
Club NME w/ Olin and the Moon, Correatown, Finn Riggins, Jared Mees and the Grown Children @ Spaceland
Agent Ribbons, Wet & Reckless, Kissing Cousins @ Silver Lake Lounge
Delta Spirit, We Barbarians, Jonny Corndawg @ Bootleg Theater
Learning Music, Cassorla, Boy Eats Drum Machine, Dylan Trees @ Echo Curio


Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Whigs @ Echoplex
Dawes, Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons, Jason Boesel @ Troubadour
The Watson Twins @ Largo at the Coronet
Miles Kurosky @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
The Cave Singers, The Dutchess & The Duke, The Moondoggies @ The Echo
Slow Club @ Spaceland
So Cow, Battlehooch, Christmas Island, Judgement Day @ The Smell
Kevin Earnest, Alex Kemp @ Silver Lake lounge
Jim Bianco, Joey Ryan, Melissa Ferrick w/ special guests, Crosby, Skills and Nash (Jay Nash & Caitlin Crosby) @ The Hotel Café
Amanda Jo Williams, Ora Cogan, Fort King, Beliss @ Echo Curio
Cue the Moon, Marjorie Fair, Seswoo, Nopal, It's Gonna Crash @ Mr. T's Bowl
Spider Problem, NASA Space Universe, Narwhal Party, Peg Leg Love @ L'KEG Gallery
Felix Cartal, Classixx, PaparazzI @ V20 (81 Aquarium Way, Long Beach)
On Blast, Jail Weddings, Johnny Odonnell @ Alex's Bar
Toad the Wet Sprocket @ Brixton


Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Whigs, Mini Mansions @ Echoplex
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 6 PM)
The Happy Hollows, The Veils, Twilight Sleep @ Troubadour
Sleepy Sun, Slang Chickens @ The Echo
Quasi, Explode Into Colors, The French Semester @ Spaceland
Truth & Salvage Co., The Parsons Red Heads, Brother Sal, Basia Bulat, Suzie Brown @ The Hotel Café
Holly Miranda, Yellow Red Sparks, Big Moves @ Bootleg Theater
Kenneth Pattengale @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub
'Classical Geek Theatre' Mouse's birthday party w/ Stoned at Heart, Jack Wilson Jr., Downtown/Union @ Pehrspace
Anna Oxygen, Broken Water, Happy Prescriptions, Dunes @ The Smell
Amps For Christ, Cabeza de Vaca Arkestra, Parallax @ Echo Curio
Carrie Newcomer @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Little Boots, Dragonette, Fan Death @ Glass House
Agent Orange, The Gears, Viva Hate, Werewolf @ Alex's Bar


Saturday Nights at the Getty w/ The Living Sisters @ Getty Center
Vinicio Capossela, Sara Lov @ El Rey Theatre
The Fresh and Onlys, Wounded Lion, Surf City, Pivot @ Spaceland
Choir of Young Believers, Great Northern @ Bootleg Theater
A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Pollyn @ The Mint
Smith Westerns, Young Veins, Michael Runion, Pearl Harbor @ The Echo (Early Show; 5 PM)
You Say Party We Say Die, White Arrows @ Echoplex
Fake Blood, Boy 8-Bit, Destructo, Jack Beats @ Club Nokia
Sasha, Kazell @ Avalon
Matthew Good, Automatic Loveletter @ Troubadour
Crystal Antlers' 7" release @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Show; 4 PM)
The Franks @ Origami Vinyl (Free! Late Show; 7 PM)
Saint Motel, Tijuana Panthers, Seven Saturdays @ The Strange (4316 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles)
Extra Life, Jesus Makes the Shotgun Sound, Halloween Swim Team @ Echo Curio
Karin Jancuk artist's reception w/ La Ghost, The Health Club, Cosmonauts, Black Elephant @ Pehrspace
Death Sentence: PANDA!, Auto Da Fe, David Scott Stone, The Urxed @ The Smell
The Lincoln Bedroom, The Hereafter @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub
The Lindsay Erin Band @ On The Rox
Lucy Kaplansky @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
The Watson Twins @ Fingerprints (FREE! Early Show; 5 PM)
Seaspin, Repeater, Useless Keys, Dietra Kruschev @ The Prospector
Tim Barry @ Alex's Bar
Quasi, Explode Into Colors @ Detroit Bar


Broken Bells @ Troubadour (SOLD-OUT)
The Swell Season @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Kidrockers w/ The Watson Twins, Choir of Young Believers @ The Echo (Early Show; 12 PM)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Thousand Dozen Gloves @ Echoplex
Part Time Punks w/ Blessure Grave, Twin Crystals, Random Cuts @ The Echo (Late Show; 10 PM)
Crystal Antlers, Beaches, Love Of Diagrams, Sun Araw @ The Smell
Gun Outfit, Dunes, Residual Echoes, So Many Wizards @ Echo Curio
Sabertooth Tiger, Memory, Tremellow @ Spaceland
Aussie BBQ w/ Henry Wagons, Pets With Pets, Sherlock’s Daughter, Cassette Kids, Washington, Dappled Cities, Oh Mercy, Paul Dempsey, Children Collide, Goons Of Doom, City Riots, The Chevelles @ The Echo (Early Show; 12 PM)
Planet Asia @ The Airliner
Real Vocal String Quartet @ Bootleg Theater
Kat Parsons, Kristen Ward, Emily Elbert, Drifwood Reunion Band, Whispering Pines @ The Hotel Café