Monthly Archives: February 2018

Claire McKeown Takes on the Devil and Self-Sabotage with her Heroic Band, Honey Child

This year at the Academy Awards, there has been a concerted effort to honor women and their stories. Reflecting on how many years the Oscars have existed, the attempt still feels inadequate, but it is never too late to strive for better representation for all minorities. One nomination that stood out was a short documentary […]

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Fonda Theatre -- Photo: ZB Images
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s melancholic rock delivers a rebirth of rebellion at Fonda Theatre

The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood hosted the sold-out show for the final night of the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club‘s tour supporting their new album Wrong Creatures, the eighth album in 17 years for the rock veterans. If you ever wanted to cry over your ex in a dark room filled with strangers, I highly suggest a […]

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Photos: Twin Duo Ablebody feel the love at Moroccan Lounge

Last weekend was reserved for the indie pop group Ablebody, who performed at the new Moroccan Lounge. Never missing a beat from the identical twins (Christoph and Anton Hochheim), the band delivered a stellar performance. The best part about Ablebody live, is the love they draw from the crowd. They just put out that energy […]

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Shame Sing Songs of Praise and Resistance at the Echo

“THIS NIGHTMARE MUST END: The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go!” Such was the valiant proclamation of a sign hung above the merch table at the Echo last Friday night. The headliner that night was Shame, a band from London, and though the UK is undergoing its own political turmoil, it was the second band on the […]

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15 Must-See Shows at the 2018 Hollywood Bowl Concert Season

Update: Pre-sale for single day tickets at the Hollywood bowl has begun! Why wait to get your single day Hollywood Bowl tickets when you can get first picks now! To access Hollywood Bowl’s single day tickets pre-sale, use the ticket link below and the following password: HSBOWL18. PRE-SALE: Single Day Tickets at Hollywood Bowl The Hollywood […]

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Song Premiere: Zoe Sky Jordan Tackles a Fickle Love in “Everything I”

Los Angeles native Zoe Sky Jordan put out a jaunty alt-pop LP two years ago, proving herself as an enduring, emotive songwriter. A few months ago, she put out a new single, and today Grimy Goods has the opportunity to debut another cut, “Everything I,” which will appear on her forthcoming EP. Jordan pours her […]

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Dan Auerbach and the Easy Sound Revue at the Wiltern shot by Danielle Gornbein
Dan Auerbach rocks LA stop of Easy Eye Sound Revue at Wiltern with Shannon and The Clams, Robert Finley and surprise guest, Beck

Happy folk gathered at the gorgeous Wiltern Theatre Saturday evening for a night of dancing. Dan Auerbach and the Easy Eye Sound Revue took place right here in Los Angeles. Brought along on tour were friends and fellow label mates of Auerbach, Shannon and the Clams. The sold -out crowd instantly began dancing along to the fine tunes of this Oakland-made band. You’ve […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Kimbra at the Theatre At Ace
Kimbra makes the Ace fall in love on Valentine’s Day

Angelinos gathered at the beautiful Ace Theatre this past Wednesday night for the true Valentine – Kimbra. The breathtaking Grammy-winning artist brought her incredibly unique form of art to the beautiful stage this Valentine’s Day. Her music uniquely blends R&B, jazz, and rock stylings together to create something so beautiful. Many of us discovered her […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Ayelew Mesfin with Debo Band. Photo Farah Sosa
The Return of Ayalew Mesfin, The 70’s Ethiopian Funk God lights up the Echoplex

The music of Los Angeles is a reflection of its people. Men and women from all parts of the world reflecting different heritage but coming together in the spirit of music. In this occasion, the Echoplex was packed for Ethiopia to be the center of attention with the return of Ayalew Mesfin. Ayalew Mesfin is a […]

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40 Most Influential Black Female Singers / Musicians
40 Most Influential Black Female Singers and Musicians

Grimy Goods has a sensational playlist of the most influential black female singers and musicians. Spanning a variety of genres that include jazz, soul, rock, blues, indie, hip hop, pop, r&b, experimental, and yesteryear “girl groups” — this playlist features influential black female singers from modern cuts of music, as well as those classic oldies. […]

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