Stuff by: FarahSosa

Torii Wolf. Photo by Farah Sosa
Torii Wolf captivates at The Echo with songs off her DJ Premier-produced album

Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Torii Wolf has a blend of rare sounds, delicate and stormy like our current weather forecast. Her latest show at The Echo, was intimate like a rainy day with thunderous beats and captivating vocals that kept the attention of the audience throughout the performance. Torii Wolf has been working with the legendary DJ […]

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Moby. Photo by Farah Sosa
Moby kicks off night one of three sold-out LA shows at the Echo with endless wit and charm

Richard Melville Hall also known as Moby has lined up three sold-out shows at The Echo.  The show included material from his new album Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt and good old timeless songs that we all enjoy.  Filled with wit and charm, and accompanied by a five piece band, Moby went back and fourth with […]

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Gogol Bordello with Regina Spektor. Photo by Farah Sosa
Gogol Bordello fire up the Fonda with crowd-surfing, moshing and Regina Spektor

The Fonda Theatre is a great example of Hollywood breaking stereotypes any day of the week.  In this occasion, the venue was raging with multigenerational gypsy punk lovers getting down all night long with Gogol Bordello and opening act Lucky Chops. New York-based band Gogol Bordello had a sold-out show with crowds filling up the spot […]

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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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Combo Chimbita. Photo by Farah Sosa
Combo Chimbita thrill LA fans at Resident with addictive tropical futurism

Resident DTLA hosted the perfect Sunday trifecta of sonic journeys. The bands Yanga, Here Lies Man and Combo Chimbita with Dublab DJs in between sets, made a great reflection of the diverse music influencing Los Angeles. Yanga and their Afro-Colombian rhythms blended with Los Angeles and Inland Empire punk funk spice had the crowd dancing during their […]

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Princess Nokia. Photo by Farah Sosa
Princess Nokia drops slick confidence at at El Rey Theatre

With powerful confidence and expected hype, rapper Destiny Nicole Frasqueri aka Princess Nokia filled El Rey Theatre with an empowered crowd that raged and knew all the lyrics beginning til the end. Since early, the venue was packed getting down to dj / producer Suzi Analogue and her male dancers driving the girls in the audience […]

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Pussy Riot. Photo by Farah Sosa
PHOTOS: Pussy Riot smash Los Angeles debut at the Lodge Room with powerful performance

The freshly open LA venue, Lodge Room is just a bit over a month old and is already having hot sold-out shows. Last night, a Russian powerhouse came to town and landed in Highland Park. Pussy Riot, the protest punk rock band that has been openly political since inception came to the Lodge Room filling it with intensity. […]

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Photos: Rhye hypnotizes fans at Moroccan Lounge with sensual charm

If you are from Los Angeles, or have been in this city for a while, you may be familiar with the corner of first street and Vignes, a venue that throughout the years has had different names and flavors.  Now, from the founders of Teragram Ballroom, it has been transformed into the Moroccan Lounge, an intimate […]

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Alice Coltrane Tribute
Red Bull Music Academy brings out the spirit of Alice Coltrane with beautiful tribute show

For the past month, Red Bull Music Academy creatively executed a music festival in Los Angeles in which all kinds of experiences took place. From underground to the sublime, the festival had it all.  On this occasion, I headed to celebrate the life and music of Alice Coltrane, the iconic harpist, pianist, composer, and wife of John Coltrane in […]

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Damian Marley
Damian Marley Wakes Fans at The Belasco with New Album Stony Hill

Keeping the warm Los Angeles spirit going, The Belasco Theatre had a night of reggae celebrating Damien “Jr Gong” Marley’s new album Stony Hill. Tickets sold out since way before the show yet people kept arriving in hopes to get in.  The son of Bob Marley represented the family’s legacy with a powerful performance. Keeping […]

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