Photograph: Ben Irwin
Time Out says
Posted: Tue Aug 21 2012
This sprawling dive, formerly known as Spaceland, celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2010, and it remains the leading LA shrine to all things indie. The sound isn't great and parking is a combat sport, but at least there's an area for smokers. The Monday-night program, which features free monthly residencies for buzzy local bands on their way up, is always worth a look.
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