Stuff by: FarahSosa

Santigold
Santigold shimmers “10 Years Golder” at Hollywood Palladium

There is something about Santigold and the Hollywood Palladium. When her album 99cents came out, it was there where Los Angeles gathered for an explosive show. Now, Santigold returned to this venue, equally packed and relevant to her fan base. With familiar and new sounds, Santigold’s delivery seemed even stronger and rather mature. Santigold’s “10 […]

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Combo Chimbita and El Sancha bring the Mystical Heat to The Echo

Combo Chimbita‘s new album Ahomale is out now on ANTI- Records and they brought it to The Echo with all kinds of fire. Lead singer Carolina Oliveros captivated the audience with her raw strength. The intensity of her performance along with the entire musicianship provides a unique and elevated experience to their latest mystical sounds. […]

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Leikeli47 fires up the crowd with words of empowerment at The Roxy

If you are into empowered women, strong bold lyrics, self-power and hip hop Leikeli47 is for you. Her sold-out show at The Roxy was full of intensity from the moment she stepped on the stage. Normalizing all kinds of beauty has been in her content and it drove the crowd wild raising their hands up […]

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J.S. Ondara beautifully delivers his Tales of America at sold-out Los Angeles gig at Moroccan Lounge

The Moroccan Lounge is not even two years old, yet it has hosted pretty epic shows that satisfy your music quest. J.S. Ondara, currently on tour promoting his album Tales of America, was no exception. This is the first time that I experience an African folk music singer-songwriter. J.S. Ondara has a soothing hypnotizing voice. […]

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CHAI charms The Echo Los Angeles with their unique Japanese Punk

My story with CHAI started a couple of weeks ago at SXSW. In 2015, SXSW was a trampoline for CHAI in the United States, and from then, they have toured around the country. I was aware they were coming to Los Angeles and it was a nice surprise to stumble upon the Volcom Garden show […]

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Raja Kumari sizzles with empowering performance at The Roxy

The music in Los Angeles feels like summer and the rain cannot stop it. The Roxy was adorned by Indian flavors with Raja Kumari’s empowering performance blending Eastern culture and Hip Hop. She has done collaborations with Timbaland, Gwen Steffani and more, in addition to being nominated for a Grammy. Kumari was born in Claremont, […]

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Vikesh Kapoor. Photo Farah Sosa
Vikesh Kapoor warms Los Angeles with blissful performance at Moroccan Lounge

We are barely getting used to these rather unusual cold days in Los Angeles and on a Sunday staying in is quite appealing. However, on this occasion, heading over to the Moroccan Lounge to check out Vikesh Kapoor was the best decision. Kapoor’s discography is not extensive yet, but his songs are profound and engrave […]

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Bomba Estéreo and Reyna Tropical heat up the Novo Los Angeles with a fiery jungle of sounds

Colombian band Bomba Estéreo is currently on the biggest U.S. headline tour of their career. They recently hit the road with sold-out shows in numerous cities, and their recent stint in Los Angeles at The Novo was no exception. On board, opening for the band was the new act Reyna Tropical making it a perfect match, beginning […]

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Rituals of Mine explode with raw energy at Resident Downtown LA

The city is bursting with end of the year happenings. Los Angeles-based Rituals of Mine joined the festive season with their final show of the year. The eventful night took place at Resident DTLA Lead singer Terra Lopez was an eruption of energy in every song. Heads bobbed, sweat flowed and hair flew, while the percussion coexisted with […]

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Cafe Tacvba rock The Troubadour with inspiring words and a bombastic performance

The iconic Mexican band Café Tacvba took Los Angeles by surprise with a five-night residency at The Troubadour in West Hollywood. Each night was jamme- packed, sold-out and filled with fans that seemed to know the band’s entire discography not missing one beat during their performance. These Latin rock legends have been at it since the early 90’s […]

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