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Interviews With Evelyn McDonnell, Penelope Spheeris & Vega Darling: We Talk Grrrls On Film, Feminism, Punk Rock & More

What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than at Grrrls On Film, a three day film and music festival at Loyola Marymount University this Friday, March 18th through Sunday, March 20th. Grrrls On Film will feature some amazing feminist voices who will be sharing their stories and experiences via film, live music, workshops and […]

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An Interview with Director F. Gary Gray on his new film Straight Outta Compton, the state of hip hop, the price of honesty.

Biopics aren’t known for their socio-politcal impact. Few of them ever do more than crystallize an accepted artistic narrative into mythos. They aren’t supposed to talk about issues larger then their subject. They may skirt with race relations, but it isn’t the focus. They don’t talk about police brutality, unless the subject is the one brutalized. […]

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Win Tickets to The Godfather Film with Symphony Orchestra at Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live

Francis Ford Coppola’s iconic and award winning film The Godfather is coming to the big screen in hi-def, accompanied by a live symphony orchestra, at Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live on Saturday, January 24th. While we aren’t always acutely aware of it, music and sound are an integral and important part of the movie-going experience. […]

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Win tickets to Sundance NEXT FEST with Father John Misty

Photo: Angelz Holtzen The always enamoring Father John Misty (aka Josh Tillman) has a solo acoustic show coming up at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday, Aug. 8th. His performance is one of the many great concerts coming up at the Sundance NEXT FEST. The four day event takes place Aug. 7 – 10 […]

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SXSW Interview: Passion Pit’s Ian Hultquist scores new film, Animals

Ian Hultquist graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2008. He majored in film scoring and never really foresaw Passion Pit – the über popular elctro-pop for 20-somethings band with whom he plays guitar and keys for – taking off like it did. “Passion Pit kind of took off the second I graduated,” […]

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Tickets: Jeff Bridges & The Abiders at El Rey Theatre – April 25, 2013
Tickets: Jeff Bridges & The Abiders at El Rey Theatre – April 25, 2013

Most of us remember him as “the dude” in the cult classic, the Big Lebowski.  Aside from being an amazing actor, Jeff Bridges is also a talented musician. The dude has a flair for that sweet Americana sound. In 2005, Bridges showed up at a Lebowski Fest in Los Angeles singing and playing the theme […]

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Death Grips Short Film: Come Up and Get Me

No need to turn-up the volume, Death Grips have created a silent film (well, almost). Check out Death Grips’ short film for “Come Up and Get Me,” off the free album that broke them, No Love Deep Web. The video is in black-and-white and plays like an artistic short film. Like many great artists and musicians, […]

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Francis Ford Coppola Assigns Dan Deacon to Score His Next Film, “Twixt Now and Sunrise”

Whoa! This is big news for the eccentric electro musician, Dan Deacon. Known for his warm and exciting performances that instigate a whole lot of crowd interaction, Deacon has been brought on board to score Francis Ford Coppala’s next film “Twixt Now and Sunrise,” due late this year. In addition to scoring the film, Mr. […]

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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Premier Second Installment of Salvo!

Whoa! These shorts are pretty weird but super cool. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros have gone beyond the traditional concept of a music video with an ambitious project entitled SALVO!, a feature-length movie musical split into 12 visually striking segments. In the first, “Desert Song,” singer (and former Ima Robot frontman) Alex Ebert confronts […]

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“Belly of the Lion” by Ola Podrida (Film Score Composer, David Wingo) – Album Review

When thinking of film scores, bold, dramatic instrumental tracks that pack punch and presence come to mind. You think John Williams’s “Star Wars” or Hans Zimmer and “The Lion King.” Likely a musician whose album is drawing comparisons to Iron and Wine and Bon Iver wouldn’t be thought of in the same category as the […]

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Skateboard Evolution Art Show Opens Santa Monica

The California Heritage Museum is proud to present “SKATEBOARD: Evolution and Art in California.” The show opens to the general public on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 and continues through Sunday, May 30, 2010. Plenty of time to catch this great exhibit, be sure to make a part of your calendar. Guest curated by legendary Z-boy […]

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What’s Going on This Weekend LA?

If I wasn’t headed to Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco♥ this weekend, I most definitely would be hitting up the Scion Garage Fest in Portland, Oregon. And if I wasn’t able to do that, I’d be hitting up the Rumble in Ramona! Sorry LA, there’s just too much good shit going on this […]

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What’s Going On This Weekend LA?

Fall may be upon us, but the sun never stops shining in So Cal. It’s a great weekend for some outdoor action. One of skateboarding’s funnest contests is this weekend, the Vans Downtown Showdown. But before that, check out the wild ridonkulous action at the Red Bull Soapbox Races! As always, a shit load of […]

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What’ Going on This Weekend LA?

A beautiful weekend ahead of us in Los Angeles, actually all of Cali for that matter. There’s lot of good shows going on this weekend! Too bad I won’t be attending any of them, although Bridezilla and Model/Actress at the Echo last night were top-notch! It’s wedding bells for me this weekend in one of […]

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