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Ice-T at The Art of Rap Festival at Hollywood Palladium
Ice-T at The Art of Rap Festival at Hollywood Palladium
The Art of Rap Festival goes down with peace, unity and a whole lotta fresh hip hop

Promoting peace and togetherness, The Art of Rap Festival streamed through the Hollywood Palladium for a night fresh beats, rhymes and unity. Old school hip hop’s artist, Busy Bee came out and got the crowd fired up. He had a simple obbessage that rang throughout the night: “peace love and unity is the culture of hip hop.” […]

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July 25, 2016 | Wes Marsala |
The Strokes
The National, Black Milk, Savages and more top this week’s best Los Angeles concerts

This week’s must-see shows are plentiful. It looks like The Echo/Echoplex is slaying the ace bookings this week! On the underground tip we recommend Black Milk at The Echoplex, CG Roxanne and the Nightmares at The Hi Hat, Oh Pep! at the Bootleg, ELOHIM at The Echo, Mind Meld at The Echo, C.W. Stoneking at The Echo, […]

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July 25, 2016 | Brissa Sanchez |
TTNG at the Teragram Ballroom
TTNG drop the melodic rock hard at Teragram Ballroom, Strawberry Girls will blissful noise

Three killer bands left the Teragram Ballroom in complete awe on Friday night. First on the bill was this powertrio of progressive math rock, Sea Monkey See. These guys slayed the night right out of the gates. With gnarly facial expressions and exaggerated stage stances, Sea Monkey See left the crowd with a mathgasm of […]

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July 25, 2016 | Sandy |
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Hot Band Alert: Uruguay’s Delouners shine on debut album with catchy garage rock ‘n’ blues

Uruguay’s Delouners have already been making waves in Montevideo, “the capital of South American rock,” but their catchy blues garage sound is just beginning to set off ripples here in Los Angeles. The band recently released a new video for the single, “Family,” which also happens to be the title of their debut 13-song album. […]

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July 25, 2016 | Emily Saex |
Thee Commons band
Win Tickets to Thee Commons at the Echoplex

Perhaps the only musical pioneers of psychedelic cumbia punk is the East L.A. band, Thee Commons. These guys have meshed a trio of genres to give off one that captures their cultural roots. The band has recently released their sophomore album, Loteria Tribal via Burger Records and are currently on tour with a date scheduled at […]

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July 25, 2016 | Brissa Sanchez |
C.W. Stoneking artist
Win Tickets to C.W. Stoneking at The Echo

Aside from our usual favorite shows at The Echo where we’ve seen some of the best indie/electronic/rock acts, a new king is in town. The Australian blues singer-songwriter, C.W. Stoneking broke out in 2005 with his debut album King Hokum, followed by Jungle Blues, nominated for Best Roots and Blues album. Currently, C,W, is on tour performing tracks off all […]

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July 25, 2016 | Brissa Sanchez |
Alabama Shakes at Panorama Festival 2016
Photos & Review: Panorama Festival Day One Featuring Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, De Lux and more

Arcade Fire closes out Panorama festival day one with a marching band tribute to David Bowie (along with some words about Trump) Words & Photography: Steven Ward Walking across the Robert F. Kennedy bridge in the sweltering heat towards Randall’s Island, it was hard not to feel the deja vu wash over me. Like many […]

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July 24, 2016 | Steven Ward |
Banks & Steelz at The Roxy
Banks & Steelz drop solid debut performance at The Roxy, T.O.L.D. captivates with opening set

Banks & Steelz brought the fire to the Roxy last night for their highly awaited debut performance. The new musical project between Wu Tang Clan’s RZA and Interpol’s Paul Banks has been all the hype of the late, and it’s no surprise. The unique combination of the two artists intrigued fans from all over, and […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sandy |
Ezza Rose
Ezza Rose enchants Silverlake Lounge with extraordinary performance (that voice though!)

Ezza Rose Melts Hearts at Silverlake Lounge Kicking off her West Coast Summer tour, Portland native Ezza Rose made her Los Angeles tour stop this past Wednesday at the Silverlake Lounge. Recently featured as one of our Top 20 Underground Acts To Catch In July, we had to catch his gorgeous voice live. Playing a […]

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July 22, 2016 | Sandy |
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Win Tickets to Protoje & The Indiggnation at The Regent Theater

Singer-songwriter and musical philosopher Protoje and his band The Indiggnation are at the forefront of Jamaica’s current reggae revival. Protoje & The Indiggnation are on tour in support of their third studio album, Ancient Future, as well as his FREE new release Royalty Free (Side A & B) which is available on his website. Enjoy musical […]

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July 22, 2016 | Emily Saex |
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Win Tickets to Black Milk with live band Nat Turner at The Echoplex

Independent hip-hop artist Black Milk teamed up with live band Nat Turner to create the superb release The Rebellion Sessions, which they have honed to to perfection. Featured as one of our Top 20 Underground Acts to Catch in July, fans of experimental underground hip hop won’t want to miss Black Milk’s upcoming gig. Los Angeles […]

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July 22, 2016 | Emily Saex |
Echo Park Rising 2016
Echo Park Rising 2016 announce full lineup feat. Chicano Batman, La Luz, the Weirdos & more

Back for another run in East Los Angeles, Echo Park Rising returns August 18 – 21 in Echo Park. What started as a small pop-up festival directly after Sunset Junction called it quits, has now grown into a massive four-day event spanning local venues and businesses across Echo Park. As always, all of Echo Park Rising […]

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July 21, 2016 | Sandy |