Monthly Archives: February 2019

Damien Jurado
Damien Jurado shares “Lincoln” — LA date at Highland Park Ebell

Moody, atmospheric and delicately strung, Damien Jurado’s new single, “Lincoln,” is a hauntingly good track with unorthodox origins. “Lincoln” as well as his other new single “South” prelude Jurado’s upcoming release, In the Shape of a Storm, out April 12.  While “Lincoln” was just released this week, Jurado has had the song in his arsenal for […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Worn-Tin at The Echo -- Photo: John Furth
Worn-Tin brings lo-fi fun to The Echo with support from Bella Porter and Tomemitsu

Tuesday night at the Echo, Worn-Tin brought lo-fi jams and laughs to his friends and fans at the release party for his new album ‘Cycles’. The whole event had a laid back vibe. Warner (the man behind the moniker Worn-Tin) spent time welcoming the early arrivals to the show and catching up with old friends. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
hand habits
Hand Habits Holds You Uncomfortably Close with New Album ‘Placeholder’

Having played with the likes of Kevin Morby and The War On Drugs, Meg Duffy has proved they have got serious musical chops — though their sonic resumé doesn’t need to be verified by the like s of these dudes. Since their debut LP Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void), Duffy has since demonstrated blossoming […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Karen O and Danger Mouse debut art installation at Marciano Art Foundation for collaborative album Lux Prima

Lux Prima, the brainchild album birthed out of a collaboration between Karen O and Danger Mouse, will be debuted through an art installation at the Marciano Art Foundation for four nights this April. The event, “An Encounter with Lux Prima,” is described by the foundation to be an “immersive, communal listening experience” of the band’s […]

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Steven Ward |
The Record Company
From small club rock to arena rock — The Record Company take on the Forum

This past Saturday night, Los Angeles trio The Record Company (plus one Johnny Elkins) opened for the legendary Bob Seger at the fabulous Forum. The Record Company has been touring with Seger and expressed their sincere thanks for the kindness shown to them on this tour. It was only a few years ago you could […]

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son house
Vintage Gold: The Many Lives of Son House, the Father of Delta Blues

Among the many iconic music moments on the documentary It Might Get Loud, Jack White’s favorite song stands out. He wordlessly pulls a twelve inch record out of a dusty sleeve and places the needle onto the wax. He doesn’t look at anything as he listens, unless you count a blank stare at the art […]

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MIYAVI at the El Rey Theatre
Powerhouse MIYAVI lights up the El Rey with guitar shreds and gusto

MIVAYI might not be a household name in the States, but the fans who packed the El Rey for his Los Angeles tour stop have been in the know of this Japanese-born international guitar god for some time. MIYAVI has been a solo artist since 2002 and is known to his fans as the “Samurai […]

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saigo
Premiere: Beware “Thieves” of SAÍGO’s Moody New Single

As far as local artists go, SAÍGO may be one of the most thoughtful. Each message he conveys means something personally and is capable of fostering a dialogue across a myriad subjects. His newest single is called “Thieves,” but the only thing it means to steal is your heart. Listen to it exclusively below. “Each […]

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Zoe Elaine |
dgtl clr
Hot Artist Alert: DGTL CLR brings the 90s to your ears

A 90s blast-from-the-past packed with modern utilizations of synths and electro-dance, DGTL CLR is a powerhouse of sonic beats born out of the head of Devereaux Jennings. Think Miike Snow but with a few more metric tons of funk courtesy of Jennings obvious infatuation with building expansive electronic soundscapes for all manners of groovy instrumentals […]

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scott gilmore
Wiggle Along to Scott Gilmore’s New LP This Week, Release Party March 4 at Zebulon

Scott Gilmore is a local musician whose style will twist your mind into soft pretzels, complete with mustard smothered over the whole thing. It is a combination of tastes—fun glitches meet cool synthwave—and is some of the freshest sounds in LA’s electronica scene.  His new album is due out on March 1st, with a record […]

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Zoe Elaine |
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