Monthly Archives: March 2016

Gold Class rock 4th Street Vine

  On Wednesday,  March 23rd 4th Street Vine opened its independent doors to the sounds of Autumns and Gold Class.For starters the neighborhood is nice. Kind of really nice. There’s an art deco cinema... READ MORE

Local Show Pick Of The Week: Dank Steak Presents: SXSW Aftermath! w/ Highlands & More

DANK STEAK PRESENTS: SXSW AFTERMATH! Highlands - 12:00amhttps://highlandsband.bandcamp.com/Thee MVPs (London) - 11:15pmhttps://theemvps.bandcamp.com/dræmhouse (Seattle, WA) - 10:30pmhttp://draemhouse.... READ MORE

Bundy

Influenced by bands like Television, Ought, Parque Courts, and Talking Heads - Bundy strives to tell painful stories through heavy post punk drumming, growling Bass, and searing reverberous guitar. Th... READ MORE

Beach Streets Downtown

Long Beach has seen two past similar events in 2015--Beach Streets Uptown and Beach Streets Grand Prix View. The event that took place this past Saturday occurred mostly throughout Broadway between Eu... READ MORE

Local Show Pick Of The Week: Prestige Open Showcase

Open mics are a popular thing in Long Beach and while there are many staples every once in a while a new one pops up with some great talent in attendance. The Prestige Open Showcase takes the best of... READ MORE

Alicia Murphy Video Release Part 2 With “Home”

This month, Long Beach musician Alicia Murphy is premiering three new videos and this is the second in our series with the video for "Home"!After quietly self-releasing her second studio project in mi... READ MORE

INTERVIEW: Meet Gary Farley of Third Eye Records

Third Eye Records originated in Costa Mesa in 2002, but it has been a longtime participant of the Long Beach music scene. Recently, owner Gary Farley has relocated from the 4th St. and Ohio Ave. locat... READ MORE

Long Beach Pirate Video – Episode 10 Feat. Bobby Blunders & MBT

Without Jazz, the most freeing improvisational art forms in music, their would be no Magic Bullet Theory. Without Soul, Rock. Blues, their would be no Bobby Blunders.

Good People, Good Vibes of LB

Despite the substantially notable population of half a million city dwellers, the music scene of Long Beach seemingly remains tucked away from view—a veritable hidden gem. While on the surface it may... READ MORE

Songwriters in the Round – Feat. Fernando Gallegos, Kaela Watts, & Juan Antonio Lopez

Songwriter #1: Fernando Gallegos!Fernando Gallegos is a Long Beach artist born and raised. He is heavily inspired by the human experience - focused on love, loss and happiness. Fernando is currently d... READ MORE

Alicia Murphy – Midtown

This is the first video in our 3 part series on Alicia Murphy for her song entitled "Midtown" that features a lot of Long Beach and of course our inner-city Signal Hill. 

Alicia Murphy Releases A Triplet Of Videos To Support Recent EP

This month, Long Beach musician Alicia Murphy is premiering three new videos on Long Beach Independent!After quietly self-releasing her second studio project in mid-2015, the three-song EP Towns, Citi... READ MORE

Local Show Pick Of The Week: Rainbow Juices 1 Year Anniversary Show

The girls of Rainbow Juices have been in business for 1 year and it's time to celebrate!  It's their way to say thanks for the love and support, and spend a day to celebrate our amazing community with... READ MORE

Philosophy – Sound The Alarm

America is in the midst of a massive social and political upheaval. In the wake of rising number of deaths due to police brutality, spoken word artist Philosophy, is sounding the alarm. The tree in th... READ MORE

AJ Neiche – Driving Down PCH (D-Pat Remix) / Been About It

CSULB Student AJ Neiche - Driving Down PCH (D-Pat Remix)/Been About It (Prod by DJ. Wes) (Long Beach)