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!!! (Chk Chk Chk) and Honus Honus bring the swagalicous dance party to the Echoplex

Thursday night was a dance party at Echoplex as !!! (Chk Chk Chk) and Honus Honus had the crowd grooving all night long. Before the disco vibes took over the Echoplex, indie rock band Sego played a quick set with some playful bass and grungy lo-fi vocals setting a chill mood. Honus Honus, fronted by […]

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Khalid Kicks off Twilight Concert Series at Santa Monica Pier with biggest crowd yet

Khalid Fans Swarm Santa Monica Pier Last night, thousands of people rushed to the Santa Monica Pier for a chance to see Khalid perform the first night of the Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier. Considering it was a free show and the growing buzz of Khalid, some fans were in line as […]

Michael Espeleta |
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New Order and Goldfrapp schedule LA date at Hollywood Bowl

New Order have teamed up with Goldfrapp for a Los Angeles show date at the Hollywood Bowl. The two will take the stage on Monday, September 18 and tickets are on sale now! This will be a one-off headline show for New Order and one of the highlights of the Hollywood Bowl season. Not to be missed!  Tickets […]

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LCD Soundsystem to perform five LA shows at Hollywood Palladium — ‘American Dream’ out September 1

LCD Soundsystem Announce New Album ‘American Dream’ Out Sept. 1 via DFA Records Tickets to LCD Soundsystem‘s five-show residency at the Hollywood Palladium go on sale today, Friday, June 23 at 10am! In addition to their healthy run of Los Angeles shows, LCD Soundsystem has announced 2017 word tour dates in additional cities. You can catch […]

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Single Premiere: Erin McCarley drops riveting single “Die Die Die” (with stunning artwork to match)

Nashville’s Erin McCarley has dropped a fierce new single titled “Die Die Die,” and it’s quite the scrumptious banger. With summer officially here, this is the kind of soulful alt-pop you want blasting at that hotel pool party or summer BBQ. “Die Die Die” is McCarley’s fourth single. The song’s beats are fresh and will […]

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Sandy Alex G and Japanese Breakfast bring the lo-fi fuzz to the Constellation Room

Playing to the exceptionally crowded Constellation Room as if it was for a bedroom demo recording session, Sandy Alex G and Japanese Breakfast let the lights burn low and the feels glow bright Saturday night. Both bands have a penchant for fuzzy, guitar-peddling soundscapes and the night was filled with plenty of new tracks from […]

Steven Ward |
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Photos: Sleepless at Walt Disney Concert Hall — the best adult slumber party (with no slumber)

Once again, Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours — the extraordinary experiences taking over spaces in unusual ways for a late night trip to the senses has returned.  For Sleepless’ latest occasion, the Walt Disney Concert Hall was the protagonist of art installations, dance parties, visuals, and more. Starting from the outside, the building was adorned by […]

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Song Premiere: Dance With Street Joy on Their Apathetic New Single “Do A Thing”

So says Street Joy about their new single, “Do A Thing,” which you can and should listen to below. Street Joy is a local duo comprised of Jason DeMayo and Scott Zimmerman. They make what some could call rock ‘n’ roll, though to give their newest track any label, especially one so uninspired, feels wrong. […]

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Gang of Youths spit fire and hope at The Echo for U.S. tour finale

Mingling punkish vitality with enduring sentiments, Australian five-piece Gang of Youths left The Echo a smoldering heap in the aftermath of their set last Thursday. Ending an exhausting tour of the US with their sights on Europe for the final leg of their global trek, the band gave fans a rager to remember them by. […]

Steven Ward |