Monthly Archives: October 2015

tobias jesso
Win Tickets to Tobias Jesso Jr. at the Fonda Theatre

If you haven’t heard of the piano-playing sweetheart, Tobias Jesso Jr., we don’t know where you’ve been. Voted as one of the best FYF performing artists to see this year and praised for his noteworthy debut album, Goon, we aren’t surprised to see him acquiring a spot at the Fonda Theatre on Friday, October 30th. […]

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MuteMath
Mutemath thrill fans at The Echo with electrifying marathon set

With fans lining up on Sunset Blvd since 5:30pm, Mutemath had fans lined up past the Glendale bridge eager to pack The Echo. With two back-to-back intimate shows, the four piece was in fine shape playing a massive and electrifying two-hour, 25-song set. Opening was DJ/producer Quiet Entertainer. While not the most technically inclined DJ […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Savages share new song “The Answer” off forthcoming sophomore album “Adore Life”

Savages have revealed album details for their forthcoming sophomore album Adore Life. Additionally, the all-female post-punk group have also shared a riveting new song and video titled “The Answer”. Keeping things stark and heavy, Savages’ new song “The Answer” picks up where the band left off with their lauded 2013 debut full-length Silence Yourself. Staying […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to Wand at The Echo

Los Angeles heavy psych outfit Wand are ready to rock your world with a special live performance at The Echo on Wednesday, October 28th.  Hear tunes from their various releases including Ganglion Reef, Golem and their latest release 1000 Days out now via Drag City and lose yourself in their unique, face melting sound. Supporting acts Gun Outfit, Personal Best and C57 […]

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Hollywood Bowl magically whipped by epic Blur and Courtney Barnett bill; Fred Armisen guests

The first concert I ever saw was Oasis in 2005. Tuesday night, I was at the Hollywood Bowl, one of the most iconic music venues on the west coast, to see Blur — their biggest rivals in the Britpop invasion. As I took in a momentous, nearly two-hour performance from Damon Albarn and his mates, […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Win Tickets to Lido at The Fonda Theatre

Young Norwegian re-mix master, songwriter and producer Lido aka Peder Losnegård has been taking the electronic music world by storm with his dope re-mixes of everyone from S-Type to Bill Withers, as well as his I Love You and I Love You Pt. 2 EPs. Catch him live headlining The Fonda Theatre on Tuesday, October […]

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Marina and the Diamonds casts a shimmering glam–pop spell at Greek Theatre

Glam-pop princess Marina Diamandis turned the Greek Theatre onto its head Monday night with a wild presentation that tracked her transformation as an artist across her three-album discography. Opening with a string of hits from her debut album The Family Jewels, Marina and the Diamonds quickly set the tone of the night with their high-octane […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Recommended: Keep Shelly In Athens push boundaries with new album “Now I’m Ready”

Photo Credit: Niki Topouslidou With each new release Athens, Greece duo Keep Shelly In Athens continue to push their own boundaries just a little bit further than before and that’s certainly the case with their sophomore full length Now I’m Ready, released October 16th via Los Angeles label Friends of Friends. While downbeat electronic is still the primary […]

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CHVRCHES radiate at Shrine Auditorium with tempestuous energy and shuddering synth movements

There’s something quite pious, or rather, divine, about Chvrches–and it’s not just because of their name. Lead singer and feisty frontwoman Lauren Mayberry may have the vocal chords of an angel, but what really pushes the Scottish trip into a realm of almost ethereal majesty is the overwhelming synth melodies that fuel their songs. Live, […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Future
Future gets party started at Harry Houdini’s mansion for exclusive BACARDÍ’s Untameable Artist Series

The traffic this past Friday night did not help BACARDÍ’s Untameable Artist Series, where there was going to be a special performance by hip hop artist, Future. The 101 was closed off and the streets were jammed, it took me nearly an hour to get to the shuttle stop where I would be then taken […]

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Wes Marsala |