Monthly Archives: May 2015

Natalie Prass
The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. The Rezillos, Noel Gallagher, Crocodiles & more

This week’s best concerts in Los Angeles feature some old school punk acts such as The Rezillos, as well as G.B.H. Both shows will be a damn good time. On the hip hop spectrum we have the infamous Too $hort and Juicy J performing on separate nights. While acts like Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds stand […]

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Win Tickets to Xavier Rudd & The United Nations at the El Rey Theatre

Typically, the Australian artist Xavier Rudd is known as a one-man-band playing just about every instrument you can think of: harmonica, Aztec drum, bass guitar, and Didgeridoo (there are still many more on the list!). Recently, Rudd has announced a tour in accordance to the release of his ninth album, Nanna. However, this time Rudd […]

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Ex Hex, Go Betty Go and The Shivas deliver a hat-trick of rock at The Roxy

Ex Hex letting it “Rips” at The Roxy Who says girls can’t rock (said nobody ever)? I mean come on, they just wanna have fun. And fun they had last night at the famed Roxy Theater on the Sunset Strip. Unfortunately, Cindy Lauper wasn’t in attendance, yet a full crowd came out to watch the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Foo Fighters shred day one of Hangout Fest, but the ladies rule the day

Foo Fighters close out day one of Hangout Fest 2015 The Foo Fighters took their role as Friday headliners at Hangout Fest seriously, pulling out all the stops in a two-plus hour set on the main stage. “We’re going to play as many songs as we can until they kick us off the f*cking stage,” […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Mystery Skulls lays down a tantalizing menagerie of disco-pop at Echoplex

Laying down those infectious disco-pop vibes, nice and thick, Mystery Skulls (AKA Luis Dubac) steamed the Echoplex this past Friday. Blending all the illustrious elements of soul, disco, r&B, and pop—Mystery Skulls gave fans at the Echoplex a dance party that won’t be soon forgotten. Mystery Skulls’ debut album Forever recently dropped via Warner Bros. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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James Bay makes it rain “Chaos and the Calm” at sold-out Fonda Theatre show

It was a surprisingly stormy night in Los Angeles this past Thursday, but that did not stop James Bay from having a packed house at the Fonda Theatre. Bay’s fans wrapped around Hollywood and Gower last night in the rain just waiting to get into the venue for an up-close-and-personal performance with the artist. The […]

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Wes Marsala |
The Rolling Stones are playing Fonda Theatre tonight! Tickets are $29.50

  UPDATE: May 20th 9:45am — Straight from the Rolling Stones website. The Rolling Stones will play the Fonda Theatre tonight. As a part of the general onsale, a limited number of tickets will be sold at $29.50 plus service charges. Goes on sale at 12pm.  GET YOUR TICKETS AT ROLLINGSTONES.COM! LUCKY DIP As a part of […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Hangout Fest soft opens with Joey Bada$$, Mayer Hawthorne and The Word

Last year, Hangout Fest’s Thursday kickoff party featured acts like Iron & Wine, Bombay Bicycle Club, Girl Talk, and Bonobo. While this year’s kickoff party didn’t pack quite that much of a punch, it still gave VIPs and those willing to shell out $40 an idea of what to expect this weekend on the beaches […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Hot Artist Alert: Watch Amber-Simone’s collagescope video for “I’m Feeling High”

18 year-old British wunderkind Amber-Simone’s voice is a massive force. At times she sounds tinged with a Michael Jackson voraciousness, at others she weaves through the dark corridors of the Weeknd’s most sensual meanderings. But on her breathtaking new single “I’m Feeling High” Simone has become more difficult to compare than ever. It’s telling that […]

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Say Lou Lou make dazzling L.A. debut at Bootleg HiFi

As part of their North American tour, electro-pop duo, Say Lou Lou headlined the Bootleg HiFi in support of their dazzling debut album, Lucid Dreaming. The album was just released worldwide on April 6 via À Deux Records/Cosmos Music. The Swedish/Australian twin sisters shared tracks from their 11-track debut, delivering both beauty and vocal sheen […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |