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Animal Collective bring the psychedelic funk to Observatory

It might take two to tango, but for Animal Collective, it’ll always take three to bring the funk. The trifecta that makeup the Maryland-based collective have become something of an enigma the past few years, elevating their already smart, avant-garde productions into something even more iconic. As they took the stage at the Observatory Wednesday night, […]

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Lettuce and Beats Antique deliver multi sensorial experience with two vidid performances at Club Nokia

Beats Antique With two powerful performances last Friday night, Club Nokia was submerged in mystical soul infused world that casted funky spells on the audience. Boston’s funk jam collective Lettuce occupied the space with vigorous brass and heavy solos displaying illustrious funk that could have kept us going for days. With hip hop inspired beats blended […]

Sly5thAve, Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra, special guests max out the Echo stage with vibrant performance

How do you fit twenty + musicians on the stage of The Echo???  Sly5thAve. Sly5thAve aka Sylvester Onyejiaka is a musican and producer from Texas who now resides in New York. He came to Los Angeles to celebrate his first vinyl release and what a sweet party it was! He was accompanied by his very […]

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Dam-Funk Shares New Video for “We Continue”, upcoming LA dates at Hammer Museum and Teragram Ballroom

Serving up a sensual dose of r&b funk vibes, Los Angeles’ Dam-Funk has shared a new video for “We Continue,” the lead single of his forthcoming new record, Invite the Light. Dam-Funk is a ‘70s baby, and his new video definitely has some 70s vibes through out. It’s a deliciously hazy video full of danceable […]

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Morris Day & The Time and Dam-Funk lay down the FUNK at Twilight Concerts Santa Monica Pier

Last Thursday, the Twilight Concerts at the Santa Monica Pier kicked off their summer season with a sensational bang! Featuring the iconic funk man, Morris Day (you may remember him as Prince’s rival in Purple Rain) and Los Angeles DJ/producer/musician extraordinaire, Dam-Funk. Warming up the crowd with his delicious serving of boogie and funktronica, Dam-Funk […]

Holychild seduce The Echo, while Decorator get things funky and Travelers make their debut

Holychild seduced a crowd of Angelinos this past Monday night at The Echo. The band started playing and soon Liz Nistico would come out in a fur, pink baby doll dress, and leopard skin high heels boasting a pretty sexy performance. I saw them a few months ago opening for MØ, and in just a few […]

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Pimps of Joytime and Chantal Claret get fans at the Satellite dancing to infectious grooves

With a touch of blues, funk and good ole rock ‘n’ roll, The Satellite hosted a night of great talent having the Brooklyn based band Pimps of Joytime fill the space with their infectious range of musical influences. Making the crowd shake and sweat, the pimps were all about making everybody wear out their dance shoes. […]

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ZZ Ward funks things up at Coachella

The highest energy set of Coachella weekend two, day one likely belonged to ZZ Ward, the Jewish R&B sensation that has quickly climbed the ladder with a number of hook-driven jams that put Ward’s charisma at the forefront. Friday’s performance in the Mojave tent was probably the funkiest of the entire day. Ward engaged her […]

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George Clinton & P-Funk All Stars to headline Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE

Delivering that colorful space funk since 1968, George Clinton & P-Funk All Stars make their way to the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Friday, May 2nd. We last caught the legendary funk innovator at the Greek Theater this past August, but this time we get to see him with his entire Parliament-Funkadelic. Supporting George Clinton […]

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Watch Dam-Funk and Snoopzilla’s New Video for “Faden Away” Off New Album, 7 Days of Funk

If you have yet to hear the good word, L.A. funkmaster extraordinaire, Dam-Funk, has teamed up with the the one-and-only Snoop Dogg (aka Snoopzilla). Combining their fresh talents and love for all things funk, Dam-Funk and Snoopzilla are set to release their new collaborative project, 7 Days of Funk on December 10, 2013 on Stones […]

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Win Tickets to Blackalicious at the Echoplex – August 2, 2013

Hip hop duo from Sacramento, Blackalicious hit The Echoplex stage on Friday, August 2. Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel make up the duo and are recognized for their tongue-twisting, complex rhymes, and classic hip hop beats. Their lyrics are positive and spiritual rather than violent or misogynous. Joining the eccentric duo are Orgone and Busdriver. […]

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New Video: Theophilus London “Rio” featuring the Menahan Street Band

Theophilus London just shared a steamy new video for his first new studio track, “Rio”, from his forthcoming album, due later this year. The song is a sexy and sensual r&b number that features a tight sound complements of the Menahan Street Band. Theophilus Londson’s new video for “Rio” is full of style, fashion and all things slick. It […]

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Win Tickets to The Egg with Sophie Barker at The Satellite – May 14, 2013

EDM dance technicians, The Egg headline The Satellite on Tuesday, May 14. Their music is influenced by everything around them and inspired by artists such as Pink Floyd, Daft Punk, DFA Records, Hot Chip, and the nugaze scene. You could imagine how they sound live – electronic, rock, funk, and house with interesting visuals. They […]

Win Tickets to Los Amigos Invisibles at The Fonda Theater – April 26, 2013

Los Amigos Invisibles headline the Fonda Theater on April 26. Their first album in 1995 has helped develop the band with sounds that are irresistible with the fusion of Latin rhymes with funk and lounge music. David Byrne, from the Talking Heads, discovered the band and immediately signed them to his label. Through Bryne, Los […]

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