Monthly Archives: September 2015

Cocorosie serves up a delicious dose of Heartache City at The Belasco

One of the greatest things about Los Angeles is without a doubt, the live music. Downtown Los Angeles is bursting with live music venues of the late. It seems like every month a new one opens up. And one of the many venues that constantly delivers top-notch acts in a cozy atmosphere is the The Belasco. […]

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Teen Daze envelopes fans in dreamy soundscapes at The Roxy

Teen Daze, aka the brainchild of Vancouver producer Jamison, brought his extensive discography to the Roxy last Wednesday, subduing fans with his chill-wave tones. Backed by a live band that added even more lush undertones to the already dreamy soundscapes of his records, Jamison’s high-pitched croons echoed within the small venue like an ethereal whisper. […]

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6 Early-Day Can’t Miss Life is Beautiful Acts

Ryn Weaver In just its first two years, Las Vegas’ downtown music festival, Life Is Beautiful has served as the proving grounds for a number of acts that have gone on to mainstream success in the time since. In its first year in 2013, acts like HAIM, ZZ Ward, Charli XCX, Twenty-one Pilots and Robert […]

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Win Tickets to Paul Weller at The Fonda or The Fox Theater

Calling all mod/punk fans! English musician, singer-songwriter and member of the legendary band The Jam, mister Paul Weller is headed to Los Angeles this Fall. He’s ready to wow old and new school fans alike with two must-see headlining shows. Grimy Goods is hooking you up with a chance to win tickets to either The Fonda Theatre […]

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Hot Artist Alert: River Tiber’s new EP “When The Time Is Right” gives all the feels

You may hear River Tiber’s distinct voice and custom sounds on tracks such as Travis Scott’s “Oh My Dis Side” and on the BadBadNotGood x Ghostface Killah collab album Sour Soul but where the Toronto based artist (aka Tommy Paxton-Beesley) truly shines is on his new self-released EP When The Time Is Right which features […]

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Win Tickets to Telekinesis at The Echo

One-man band Telekinesis (aka Michael Benjamin Lerner) is set to headline The Echo on Wednesday, October 7th in support of his fourth full-length album, Ad Infinitum. We last caught him a few years ago playing to a sold out show at The Echo following the release of his second album, 12 Desperate Straight Lines, and couldn’t be more excited for […]

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Glass Animals laid down the heavy “peanut butter vibes” to a passionate crowd at The Observatory

Hear a chirp. A buzz. A cricket. Fog. Palms. Green darkness. Erie. This is the jungle. Hear the roar. It’s the roar of the crowd for Glass Animals. Last night English indie psych-pop band, Glass Animals brought their infectious music to Orange County. Their single “Gooey” from last year’s release, Zabba, seems to have taken over the […]

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The Killers, Grace Potter, Ben Harper and more close inaugural KAABOO Del Mar with a bang

The Killers The final day of the inaugural KAABOO Del Mar brought its largest crowd of the weekend as it was topped by a performance from The Killers, one of the biggest American rock bands out there today. Brandon Flowers has been in heavy support of his solo record, with very few dates in the […]

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Stream Peaches’ new album “Rub”

It’s finally here! Peaches has shared her new album Rub for all to stream a few days before its official release date. Rub is Peaches’ first album in six years. The 11-track record features Kim Gordon, Feist, Simonne Jones and more powerful female voices. You can stream the album below or via Peaches’ website. Take […]

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Win Tickets to the 2015 Bluegrass Situation at the Greek Theatre

Coming up right around the corner is the L.A. Bluegrass Situation at the Greek Theatre on Saturday, October 3rd. Founded by Ed Helms (The Office, The Hangover), this year marks the folk festival’s fifth coming featuring Dawes, Punch Brothers, The Lone Bellow, Gregory Alan Isakov, and many more! The day will include food, activities, and of course, the […]

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Stream Ryan Hemsworth and Lucas’ new track “From Grace” off forthcoming collaborative EP

Photo by: Brian Oh Ryan Hemsworth and Lucas have revealed a new track from their upcoming collaborative EP, Taking Flight. The new single titled “From Grace” is the second offering from EP. Most recently, Ryan and Lucas shared their first single, “Angel” which was inspired by childhood and pop punk, although the song doesn’t sound […]

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Zac Brown Band, Counting Crows, Spoon, The Roots highlight wide array of musical offerings at KAABOO Day 2

Day two of KAABOO Del Mar featured a diverse string of musical acts, from rock to hip-hop to electronic. One of the interesting things about this festival is how little of the latter two genres it offers. Rodrigo y Gabriela made magic on the main stage with their Spanish guitars, blending flamenco with rock seamlessly. […]

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Hum and Mineral wax nostalgia at sold-out Regent show

Hum Hum was the band of my teenage years. From the first time I heard “Stars,” the single that got them national attention, they were — quite literally — the only band that mattered. As soon as I could drive, I would lose myself in the hills between Los Angeles and South Pasadena, listening to You’d Prefer An Astronaut. […]

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