Black Lips

The Black Lips At The Echo, Tuesday, September 28th is 2021

By Alyson Camus | October 1, 2021

The only fluid I received came from water bottles

The Entire LA Indie Music Scene Is Canceled

By Alyson Camus | July 28, 2020

It cannot possibly survive this


By Alyson Camus | November 12, 2018

Gary Clark Jr. has a 4-day date at the Fonda Theatre this week

Burgerama 4, Day Two

By Alyson Camus | April 2, 2015

For the second day at Burgerama, I adopted a slightly different strategy, instead of trying to see as many bands as possible, I tried to see less of them but more of each act. Thee Oh Sees were about to start their set when I arrived and after one song John Dwyer and his band…

My Best Of Burgerama 4

By Alyson Camus | April 1, 2015

The nice people at Burgerama gave me a photo pass so I had access to the photo pit, which is certainly a delight but also a terrible temptation to take as many pictures as possible… This is just what I did, and I ended up with hundreds of photos to sort out today! The pictures reflect the best moments of these two days

Boy George and The Black Lips, "Bang A Gong", Reviewed

By Helen Bach | April 22, 2014

Losing the vocal forces us to only endure the visual aspect of this collaboration from hell. The Black Lips are nothing more than a bar band. Non-descript , drum guitar bass for the bland set.

Burgerama III Day 1 At The Observatory (Part Two)

By Alyson Camus | March 26, 2014

I had the chance to see Kim Shattuck not too long ago, during her short episode with the Pixies, and she was back with her own thing, the Muffs, playing inside the Observatory.

rock nyc Top 10 Songs w-o 3-17-14

By Iman Lababedi | March 22, 2014

The Miss Piggy song is very fun and very funny, but except for the Sleeper Agent this is a song per album type deal. Freddie, The Floacist, Perfect Pussy, Black Lips: not one of them has worked through an entire album.

10 Songs, Thursday, March 20th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | March 20, 2014

The episode of “New Girl” featuring Prince was like Pixie and Dixie as they outshone each other in whimsy and twerk and the song itself is one of the worst Prince has put his name to. It is so cutesy you wanna scream and, surely Prince’s calling card, the beat is flat – D+

Listen To 'Boys in the Woods
', The Black Lips' First Taste Off Their Upcoming Album

By Alyson Camus | December 19, 2013

heavy Southern guitars and a sort of spaghetti-via-the-bayous western atmosphere before a duel in the sun or in the mud. You can still hear the Black Lips’ signature drunken multi-vocal harmonies and at the end the song sound very much like one of their good old tunes

Active Viewin': rock nyc concert picks for the week of November 4th, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | November 3, 2013

I think we can all agree that Jay- Z schooled Justin Timberlake in stadium rock at Yankee Stadium last summer BUT Arena rock? My bet is young Justin is gonna kill it at Izod Center on Saturday.