Monthly Archives: September 2015

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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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Win Tickets to Holly Miranda at the Echo

We’ve been following Holly Miranda since 2009, when she wowed us at the Fonda Theatre as she opened up for The XX and Friendly Fires. The singer-songwriter has since worked on her third, self-titled album, released earlier this year with the single, “All I Want Is to Be Your Girl”. Don’t stop there though! Check out the soothing love song […]

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Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals deliver marathon set at Greek Theatre

Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals began winding down their tour Friday night at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, packing a ton of material into two-and-a-half hours. With a catalog that spans 20 years worth of material, Ben and Co. touched on a little bit of everything over the course of their 21-song set. Harper’s many dimensions […]

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The Best Concerts in Los Angeles feat. Grace Jones, Future Islands, Shamir and more

This week’s best concerts in Los Angeles are priming Rocktober very nicely. From big name acts like Grace Jones with Future Islands at the Hollywood Bowl, Foo Fighters at The Forum and Chris Cornell at the Walt Disney Concert Hall—you also mustn’t skip out on the lesser known, indie acts. Our top selection this week […]

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Hot Band Alert: With Phases, ‘there’s just no ego anymore’

  Los Angeles indie pop band Phases — formerly known as Jjamz — is comprised of four people that have all been involved in music for most of their lives. Z Berg (The Like), Jason Boesel (Rilo Kiley/Bright Eyes), Alex Greenwald (Phantom Planet), and Michael Runion have enjoyed varying degrees of success but currently find […]

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