Monthly Archives: September 2017

Moses Sumney loses himself in the void on new single “Indulge Me”

With his forthcoming debut album Aromanticism out in just a few weeks, Moses Sumney has unveiled another single, “Indulge Me,” from his concept album about the sonic dreamscapes of lovelessness. Dually breathy and suffocating, Sumney’s still-life atmospherics of lightly scratched guitar strums are texturized in the surreality that gushes from his raspy croons and velvet murmurs. His […]

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Song Premiere: thanks. Fights For “Annabelle”

It’s that time of year again, folks! LA is literally burning, humidity is at an all time high, and it’s September, which can only mean we are experiencing a second summer. I think then, it is fair to crown an ‘album of the second summer,’ and I’d like to nominate the upcoming LP from thanks., […]

Spencer Lugwig shares music video for new song “Got Me Like”

Soulful pop trumpeter Spencer Ludwig has shared the music video for his newest single “Got Me Like,” a track created with the sole purpose of getting people on their feet and dancing to its energetic gusto. With a penchant for producing the most infectious of jazz-pop creations and held together by his horn blowing melodic madness, […]

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BOSCO Gets Personal on Her Latest project, b.

Back in May, I visited the Pico Union Project synagogue to have my spirit awakened by vōx, and I ended up getting more than I bargained for. One of the acts that night, Savannah-born BOSCO, presented her Southern melting pot of R&B styles in a set that dared us to get up and dance in […]

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Sept. 5: Tonight’s Best Shows: The Manx, Luke Rathborne, James Arthur

♥ = Top Recommendations   Hope you all enjoyed your Labor Day Weekend! If you still got it in you, there’s some great local shows tonight! Check out our recommendations for tonight’s best concerts! MONDAY – SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 Hurricane Harvey Benefit: The Manx, Slut Island, Kali KazooThe Hi Hat SAMPLEnHOLD, Berto Blunt, Computo, Derek […]

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Thundercat proves to be a funk force of nature at the Glass House

Hope you brought your dancing shoes this past Saturday night. The intimate Glass House sold out for the insanely talented Thundercat. The force of nature himself, Stephen Bruner, absolutely tore the house down. The LA musician is well known for his Grammy award-winning work on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly. On his own, 32-year-old Thundercat wowed […]

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Oh Sees at Teragram Ballroom -- Photo: Andrew Gomez
Oh Sees leave crowd in blissful hysterics at Teragram Ballroom

This past thursday night, Oh Sees formerly known as Thee Oh Sees ripped our faces off at Teragram Ballroom. Armed with John Dwyer and two drummers, Oh Sees have so much punk energy to go along with fuzzed out garage sounds, its basically music that’s engineered to rip you a new one. They tore through […]