Monthly Archives: May 2021

Start your week and close your month with this new album release featuring Mdou Moctar, Livingmore, BIIG PIIG, Mustafa and Mannequin Pussy. From guitar-slaying Saharan music, to catchy indie rock and enchanting folk-soul hybrids -- press play on all 5 albums this week. You can't go wrong with any of these stellar album releases.
5 New Albums to Start Your Week featuring Mdou Moctar, Livingmore, BIIG PIIG and more

Start your week and close your month with this new album release featuring Mdou Moctar, Livingmore, BIIG PIIG, Mustafa and Mannequin Pussy. From guitar-slaying Saharan music, to catchy indie rock and enchanting folk-soul hybrids — press play on all 5 albums this week. You can’t go wrong with any of these stellar album releases. Also: […]

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head in the clouds fest 2021
Head in the Clouds Festival returns with new location at Brookside at the Rose Bowl

Head In The Clouds Festival makes its return on Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7, 2021  at its new location, Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. This will be the very first time the Head in the Clouds Festival will be held over a span of two days. The festival originally debuted in […]

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egg drop soup band
Egg Drop Soup Releases New Single and Music Video Giving the Finger to Past Jobs and a Thumbs Up to Rock n’ Roll

While the music community waits to get back to live music and events, Egg Drop Soup continue to focus on making new music as they patiently wait to rock fans in person once again. In the meantime, their newest single, “Or Durves,” is yet another link in the band’s punk chain they have been forging […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Monogem -- Photo by Jenna Johns
Monogem heads to the desert to heal in the lyric video for “Sólo Amor”

Monogem has unveiled a new single titled “Sólo Amor” and along with it a hypnotizing lyric video. Written while on an excursion to Joshua Tree with her producers The Slackademics, the song was borne out of the singer’s experience with the psychedelic effects of psilocybin. The lyric video, directed by Jenna Johns and Kyle Patrick, […]

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Cassandra Violet -- Photo by Anna Azarov
Cassandra Violet’s Latest Music Video Is A Whimsical Nightmare Of Existential Self Torture

The release of Los Angeles artist Cassandra Violet’s debut album earlier this year was a deep dive into Violet’s mind. Now, she’s released a new, self-directed music video for the single “Tick Tick.” ExpandIng on the song — a Jazzy, pop indie tune about the woes of feeling the pressure from society and your biological […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Current Joys Voyager
Current Joys’ New Album ‘Voyager’ is a Crooning Cruise into the Existential and Moody

In the audiophile film, “High Fidelity,” John Cusack’s character asks the pivotal question to his audience, “What came first? Music, or the misery? … Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?” For Current Joys’ creator, Nick Rattigan, it’s the emotions that spark the music, and it’s emotion that propels […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
the ford 2021 lineup
The Ford Reveals 2021 Concerts Lineup: Patti Smith, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Father John Misty and more

The Ford has revealed its 2021 concert season lineup! Always celebrating Los Angeles music artists, this year’s concert lineup at The Ford will kick off with two weeks of free programs on July 30! The historic  amphitheater will make the first six concerts of the season free to the public. The 2021 Ford lineup includes: Patti […]

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St. Vincent at Paramount Studios shot by Danielle Gornbein
St. Vincent to headline the Hollywood Bowl with Spoon and Mereba

As if their 2021 lineup wasn’t illustrious enough, the Hollywood Bowl has announced a headline performance with St. Vincent, with supporting acts Spoon and rising singer, songwriter, and producer Marian Mereba aka Mereba. The concert will take place Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Tickets to the show will be available first to renewing subscribers as part […]

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Billie Eilish at the Greek Theatre
14 Hot Concert Tickets On sales & Pre Sales this Week: Billie Eilish, Modest Mouse, Future Islands, Buscabulla & More

This week’s recommended concert tickets on sale and pre sales include Los Angeles performances with: Dillon Francis, Future Island with HINDS, Billie Eilish, Modest Mouse, Buscabulla, Paris Texas, Dry Cleaning, St. Vincent with Spoon and Mereba, Funk N The Greek with Morris Day & The Time and Cameo, Lord Huron, Together Pangea and more. Check […]

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Torii Wolf Bares Their Teeth (and Soul) on Splendid Ten Billion Years EP
Torii Wolf Bares Their Teeth (and Soul) on Splendid Ten Billion Years EP

Fans of Torii Wolf never have to wait long before the artist releases something new and immediately captivating. Music videos, plenty of one-off singles, and even a 4-track EP with Louymadeabanger all were part of the involuntary lead-up to their new EP; now that it’s out, Ten Billion Years has overshadowed the rest, baring Wolf’s […]

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Zoe Elaine |