Monthly Archives: February 2015

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The 38 Best Los Angeles Concerts This March

Milk Music While it may still technically be winter, spring is fast-approaching and things are really beginning to heat up on the concert front in Los Angeles this March, not to mention, it’s SXSW month. There are plenty of reasons to celebrate the changing of the seasons – from the old school: godfather of psych […]

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The Black Ryder let fans into “The Door Behind The Door” at The Echo record release show

Los Angeles’ The Black Ryder celebrated the release of their new LP, The Door Behind The Door this past Wednesday at The Echo, the same venue in which they made their Los Angeles debut back in 2011. Released on February 24th via the band’s own imprint The Anti-Machine Machine in conjunction with The Orchard, the new album picks up […]

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Win Tickets to Stars with Leisure Cruise at the Fonda Theatre

Photo by Ivette Orenos Canadian indie-pop outfit Stars will be bringing their irresistible sound and charm to Los Angeles with a headlining show at the Fonda Theatre on Friday, March 6th. The band is touring in support of their seventh album, No One Is Lost, which was released this past October on ATO Records. Featuring fantastic tracks […]

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From Sweden, Alice Boman melts hearts at Bootleg HiFi

Swedish singer-songwriter Alice Boman made a stop at the Bootleg on Wednesday night, and boy, was it magical. Standing in front of her piano, Boman played through several heartbreaking ballads, taking the crowd on an emotional roller coaster. A respectful crowd stood in stunned silence as Boman’s powerful vocals overwhelmed the majority of the audience. […]

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GZA brings his Liquid Swords philosophy to the Observatory in Santa Ana

Liquid Swords is considered by many to be one of the top hip-hop albums of all time (Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and The Guardian). Released in 1995, by GZA of Wu-Tang Clan fame, the album quickly found an audience and critical acclaim. Despite the dark subject matter of ‘Liquid Swords’ it stands as a lyrical masterpiece […]

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Watch Chelan’s video for “Before it All” from new LP

Southern California duo (Joshua Tree and Los Angeles), Chelan launched the video for “Before It All,” the first video from their recent LP Equal Under Pressure. A bit of CHVRCHES meets The Cardigans,  Chelan blends the electronic and pop genres seamlessly throughout the eight-song record. Vocalist Jen Grady sounds eerily similar to Azure Ray’s Maria Taylor, […]

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