For anyone who likes to know about the good bands before they get played on the radio, check out the Los Angeles based three-piece called The Like. Three hot young chicks, a sound I can only describe as "a pinch of Mazzy Star, a dash of The Sundays, some hand-whipped Poe and then a little Veruca Salt added to taste." They said their debut cd comes out tuesday, maybe I'll post an mp3 or two then.
The second opening band is The Ditty Bops, and they have a really nice "old-timey" sound filled with fiddle, standup bass, slide guitar and lots of 2 part harmony. Think a slightly more contemporary Oh Brother Where Art Thou soundtrack sound. They're about halfway through their set at the moment, and I'm now going to give them my full attention
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