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bLA Reader Edwin Z: “Pure & Unfiltered Awesomeness”

We sent Edwin, one of our contest winners, to the Wolf Parade show this last weekend. We are very happy because Edwin had a good time. Edwin, your smilin’ little face (which we can’t actually see, but if we could) makes it all worth while.

Here’s Edwin’s review of the show: “First off, I want to thank LA Metblogs for the tickets to the show. Thanks to taking a heavy load of summer classes and shitty hours at work, I’ve been dreadfully low on cash. It’s nice to be able to go out again without worrying about how short I’m going to be on rent this month, so thanks Lucinda and Metblogs!

My friend and I got to the Fonda just as Listening Party was starting their set. They were very good. A lot of eclectic songs, with sampled beats, delay pedals, and what I’m pretty sure was a drum set made of plastic buckets. I wouldn’t call them rip-offs though; they did things their own way and kept the crowd going better than most other opening bands. I recommend their track “Swift Runner”, which is available on their MySpace page.

Wolf Parade, though, was incredibly fucking amazing. I wasn’t sure how they would be live, but… Continue reading bLA Reader Edwin Z: “Pure & Unfiltered Awesomeness”

Win Wolf Parade Tix!

wolfie.jpgQuirky, clever & ingenuitive, Wolf Parade are bringin’ their swingin’ show to the Fonda for two nights: Friday the 18th & Saturday the 19th! Opened for by Listening Party, the Parade o’ Wolves are sure to kick (bite?) ass. You wanna go? Sure you do! Win your tickets by entering, in the comments below, your favorite appearance of “wolves” in pop culture. I’m a particular fan of the Mod Wolves in The Mighty Boosh. You?

Be sure to leave me your email so I can contact you iffen’ you win. It’s really easy to win, actually: I usually don’t have a slew of entrants, so your chances of winning are quite swell, eps. if you’re clever and witty ‘n’ stuff. I cannot be bribed, but charm will get you everywhere.