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FKA Twigs dishes a plate of hot vulnerability and strength to close out FYF

Photo by Jazz Shademan Arriving at the stage for FKA Twigs you could see that everyone was tired and maybe a little weary from the jam packed two-day fest. Most were sitting waiting for the last act of FYF to take the stage. When the lights drew down completely dark and a hushed airy voice […]

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FKA Twigs envelopes the Regent with a seductive wizardry of harmony and movement

“How can you separate the dancer from the dance?” –William Butler Yeats This pretentious tidbit of critical theory was all I could think of after seeing FKA Twigs’ national television debut on Jimmy Fallon. In that showcase, she balanced the spontaneity of performance with something resembling witchcraft. Her set up was risky; a wind tunnel […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
40 Most Influential Black Female Singers / Musicians
Most Influential Black Female Singers and Musicians

[UPDATED: February, 2019] 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 […]

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Cruel Youth at The Echo
Cruel Youth shone up at The Echo, steals night with exquisite performance — KIIARA headlines with a lot of audio magic

Teddy Sinclair (fka Natalia Kills) is killing it with her new project Cruel Youth. The all-female three-piece band fronted by Sinclair and co-produced by her husband, Willy Moon, was a smash hit last Thursday at The Echo in Los Angeles. The show was sold-out, with rising pop star KIIARA headlining the evening — but Cruel […]

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Blood Orange at The Theatre at Ace Hotel
Blood Orange crafts a multilayered visual and sonic show at Ace with special guests Nelly Furtado, Carly Rae Jepsen and more

Dev Hynes, better known as his moniker Blood Orange, took over The Ace Hotel for two sold out nights playing through the entirety of his latest release, Freetown Sound. In the historic elegance of the theater we listened to funky jazz as we waited for the show to begin. The stage simply set with a […]

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Anne Marie Schiefer |
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Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem to headline inaugural Panorama Festival

In what is sure to be a feather in the cap for the promoting moguls over at Goldenvoice, the lineup for the first ever Panorama Music, Art, and Technology festival was announced today–and it features an eclectic bunch to say the least. First and foremost the festival, which will take place July 22-24 at Randall’s Island, New […]

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Savages share new song “Adore” — new album Adore Life out Jan. 26

Savages have shared a strikingly beautiful new song titled “Adore”. The song reveal also comes along with a new video. Directed by Anders Malmberg (Mew, Mø) with lighting and concept design by Tobias Rylander (The xx, Lykke Li, FKA twigs) the video has a cinematic appeal. Front woman Jehnny Beth’s vocals seriously pull their weight […]

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Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Grimy Goods’ Best Concert Photography of 2015 — Los Angeles

Grimy Goods’ Best Concert Photography of 2015   As we kiss 2015 goodbye and welcome 2016, let’s not forget the stellar live music moments we shared in Los Angeles and around. The Grimy Goods photography staff have selected 10 of their best concert photos of 2015 to represent their momentous year. From underground breakout gigs […]

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Breakestra and Papafish shake things up at Mrs. Fish

Mrs. Fish is the perfect swanky spot in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles to get an extra notch on your looks, have a craft cocktail and enjoy a live show. This place has been featuring a roster of class act music numbers that we can confidently recommend any day of the week for a guaranteed good […]

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Photos: That’s a wrap! FYF Fest 2015 — fan and crowd photos

Incoming! We have more FYF Fest 2015 photos for you! Now that you’ve seen all of our live performance photo galleries and reviews, here’s another round of fan and crowd photos. All the photos below are from Day Two of FYF Fest. You can also find our fan photos from day one, here. To take […]

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