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Hot Artist Alert: Luck drops her meteoric debut EP “It Wasn’t Luck”

As the title of Luck’s debut EP emphatically promises, luck has nothing to do with where the Los Angeles-based artist finds herself as a music artist. Which, after the meteoric drop of the seven songs on It Wasn’t Luck, the budding artist has proven her EP’s title. It’s not enough that Luck is a master […]

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Cloe Wilder 2022
Hot Artist Alert: Cloe Wilder Releases Video for New Song “One Step Closer”

Cloe Wilder just released the music video for her new track, “One Step Closer.” A sullen pop number about a devastated teenager trapped in an unhealthy relationship, the track cradles you in Wilder’s warm vocals, as the sweet melody and beats enrapture you in the energy of its melancholy. “One Step Closer” is an emotional […]

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Punk In The Park Adds Dead Kennedys, The Murder City Devils, Swingin’ Utters, The Briefs and more to Final Lineup

Single day tickets for Punk In The Park are now available as a ticketing option. If you can’t attend all weekend, select a day and buy the ticket. Single day ticket prices are $50 or $55 (21+) plus service fees. Also, Punk In The Park has rounded out their full lineup with the addition of: […]

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Echosmith learn to fall back in love with the breezy love anthem “Hang Around”

Echosmith have returned with the release of “Hang Around,” a jovial and vibrant love song that makes use of the band’s infectious pop hooks. Amidst anthemic harmonies, electrifying riffs, and vivacious percussion the three Sierota siblings share their powerful romances. It was also appropriately written on a sweltering summer day — making it the perfect […]

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boylife Packs Out El Cid at First Homecoming Performance

With a debut album filled with lyrics straight from his journal writings, last Thursday was an alluring show of Ryan Yoo aka boylife’s openness to his audience. Selling out his first hometown show in Los Angeles, at El Cid in East Hollywood, fans came to show love in swarms. But I must be honest, the […]

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The Steens 2022
Hot Band Alert: The Steens Share Their Debut Single ”What a Way to Die”

Orange County natives The Steens – a brothers-led duo comprised of Elijah and Isaiah “Zay” Steen — have just dropped their debut single ”What a Way to Die,” a fuzzy, no holds barred frantic tarantella of garage rock that electrifies the listener and shows off the band’s raw talent. ”What a Way to Die” is distorted, crunchy […]

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KCRW Summer Nights Brings Back Free Summer Concerts in Los Angeles Feat. Ambar Lucid, Hana Vu, Tolliver

Summer Nights, KCRW’s free summer concerts series in Los Angeles, returns live and in-person. The 2022 Summer Nights will feature KCRW-curated bands and the station’s stellar DJs including! Live performances will include: Ambar Lucid, Hana Vu, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Pachyman, Sly5thAve, Thee Sinseers, Tolliver, and many more. DJ performing will feature: Anthony Valadez, Dan Wilcox, […]

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MILCK 2022
MILCK Orchestrates Powerful Protest Song “We Won’t Go Back” featuring Ani DiFranco, BIIANCO, and Autumn Rowe in a Charged Response to the Roe vs. Wade Overturning

In an urgent pressing to make intentions clear and lines drawn, singer-songwriter, producer and advocate MILCK has shared a new protest song, “We Won’t Go Back,” a chanting, drum heavy anthem that also unites the voices and talents of BIIANCO, Autumn Rowe and Ani DiFranco. Together, this powerful group responds unabashedly to the recent overturning […]

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Empress Of dances away the heartbreak on ecstatic new EP “Save Me”

Heartbreak might fuel the hurricane of emotion that rampages throughout Empress Of‘s new EP Save Me — but in no way does she succumb to it. Instead, with its dance-hall sonics and rapt electronica, the four-song collection offers an alternative to the end of a relationship. One that begins with the ecstatic and profound celebratory […]

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Silversun Pickups to headline Agua Caliente’s The Show in Rancho Mirage

Pack your swimsuit and sunblock, it’s time a for concert weekend getaway from L.A.! Silversun Pickups are scheduled to headline the Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa in Rancho Mirage. Located in the desert near Palm Springs and the Coachella valley, Silversun Pickups will perform at The Show (Oct. 1), Agua Caliente’s premier concert venue. Brian […]

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MXRTY THE PXRTY is back with a summer soundtrack in new single “Head Over Feet”

MXRTY THE PXRTY has busted out another banger with his new single “Head Over Feet,” a summer bass bumper meant to soundtrack your next summer flirtationship. Created in a single session of songwriting, beat-making, and gin-sipping by MXRTY THE PXRTY and his friend Chazei the track is a combustive collision of old-school funk and hip-hop. […]

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and Durand Jones & the Indications to bring a night of spectacular Americana blues and soul to the Hollywood Bowl

It’s going to be a spectacular night of Americana blues and soul when Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and Durand Jones & the Indications take the stage at The Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, Aug. 14 at part of the KCRW Festival. Kicking off the evening will be blues-rocker Celisse. Rateliff and company are known […]

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TR/ST aka Robert Alfons returns to Los Angeles with two show dates at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

TR/ST, the shapeshifting darkwave project of Robert Alfons returns to Los Angeles with two headline concert dates at the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery Oct. 11 & 12, 2022. Tickets to TR/ST at the Masonic Lodge are priced at $35 and go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 24 at 10am. […]

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