MOTION CNTRL – “It’s On You”

Breaking up is never easy to do. Neither is losing some cash when you are broke. But if you break it off with a lady and then you had better not expect that money back. Or that time back either. All is fair in love and war. Including writing songs about your no good broke ass self.  Read more

[MP3] MOTION CNTRL – “Departure”

Los Angeles’ Motion Cntrl are working with a special kind of smokey magic here. Boy/Girl vocals over steamy production that pulses with heat and tension. Plus, I’m loving their art direction. That album art is on point and this video is on fire. It was a pleasure hosting them at the Venice Music Crawl last week.

Venice Music Crawl #2 @ Wurstküche 9/21/2013 – Presented by The Burning Ear & Friends


I am more than pleased to announce that The Burning Ear has teamed up with fellow LA bloggers Blah Blah Blah Science and Free Bike Valet for the hottest stage of music at this weekend’s Venice Music Crawl. VMC is an all day FREE music event along Venice’s Lincoln Blvd and we have some awesome bands lined up to play. TBE alums like Story of The Running Wolf, Gamble & Burke, Walla, Kid Cadaver, & Memoir are on the bill as well as a handful of new favorites. Plus our venue is the famous Wurstküche beer and sausage hall across the street from where I grew up!

Catch up on all the bands in the playlist below and I will see all you LA folks on Saturday for beer, sausages, and music!