Hard Halloween: A Photo Recap (Part Two)

Isaac Lekach :: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 9:15 am

Photographer David Lekach managed to get on stage for Justice’s set at the Hard Haunted Mansion Festival. Looks like Xavier and Gaspard pulled the Good Cop, Bad Cop routine this past weekend. Check out more photos from the event after the jump! Can you say D.A.N.C.E. ??



How to Make Money in Indie Rock, 101

Stephen Blackwell :: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 4:15 pm

Getting paid in indie rock is no easy feat. As selling music gets tougher and tougher, bands have to do all sorts of things to, you know, diversify their revenue streams. Nobody wants their cash position negatively effected. And touring isn’t cheap. You’ve gotta rightsize that capital outlay.

When we put Blonde Redhead on the cover of an earlier issue of Death+Taxes, they reiterated several times throughout the interview they had no money. I think a lot of people consider Blonde Redhead to be one of the largest indie bands in the world, myself included. So where does that leave, say, Wooden Birds. Probably in the doghouse, if its members weren’t composing ad campaigns for CitiBank. MORE »


Halloween Plans: Party HARD, Los Angeles

Isaac Lekach :: Monday, October 26th, 2009 5:30 pm

If you’re looking for something to do this Halloween in L.A. and were not invited to the Playboy Mansion, do not worry. The Shrine auditorium is hosting the HARD Haunted Mansion-a more than viable alternative to having sex in the grotto. Deadmau5 will headline Friday night’s show and Justice will do the honors on Saturday night. Basement Jaxx, Modeselektor, Crookers, 2ManyDJs, A-Trak (just to name a few) will also be there. Click here for tickets for and more info.

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