Stuff by: John Furth

Banks at Hollywood Palladium
BANKS captivates Hollywood Palladium with spellbinding performance

BANKS was absolutely mesmerizing at her sold out show at the Hollywood Palladium. Kevin Garett opened the night with his soulful piano. He played a nice blend of songs off his latest album Hoax and his earlier EPs. It felt fitting that his soft and heartfelt music would welcome in the crowd and ease them […]

More
HARD DAY OF THE DEAD
Hard Day of the Dead promises a spooky good time with stacked line up

Dog Blood, The Martinez Brothers, Zhu’s Blacklizt, Tokimonsta!! It’s all treat and no trick this year at Hard’s Day of the Dead happening November 2nd at L.A. State Historic Park in DTLA!! This is Hard’s signature Halloween event and it might just be it’s best year yet! This 21+ festival will be a wonderful afternoon […]

More
fell runner
Fell Runner bring joy and good tunes to their Monday night residency at Echoplex

You might think that Monday night was made for staying home and watching Netflix, but you would be wrong. This past Monday, the place to be was the Echoplex for Fell Runner’s Monday night residency! Grimy Goods presented the evening and Fell Runner, as always, delivered a solid performance and were accompanied by some quality […]

More
Wu Tang Clan at House of Blues Anaheim
Desert Daze blasts their final transmission with lineup additions including Wu-Tang Clan, Devo and Ween

Desert Daze released their final Artist Transmission yesterday morning, and boy were they saving the best for last! Wu-Tang Clan joins the already stack line up with a performance of their 1993 album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Ween was also announced, and they will be doing their 1994 classic Chocolate & Cheese. The good […]

More
Ninet Tayeb at the Echo
Ninet Tayeb brings her Israeli infused Rock to the Echo, BIIANCO kicks off the energy

I normally spend my Tuesday nights at home eating dinner and watching Netflix, but last night the Echo was the place to be! Ninet Tayeb was performing her energetic rock-n-roll with support from Olivia Grace and Biianco. Olivia Grace got the evening started with her soft and soulful vocals. Bathed in blue light she sang […]

More
Jordan Rakei at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
Jordan Rakei graces LA with exquisitely crafted funk at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

I recently discovered the smooth funky music of Jordan Rakei and fell in love with his recently released album Origin. Rakei will be touring this album across the globe; but before heading out he stopped by the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to deliver a wonderful performance to a sold-out crowd. When I […]

More
blink 182
Blink-182 plays “Enema of the State” in full at secret USC show

Blink-182 is about to take Enema of the State on a 20th anniversary tour across North America. They opened their dress rehearsal at USC’s Galen Center to friends and family this past Thursday and played through their set list for the first time with full lights, pyro and special effects. It’s hard to know where […]

More
Hozier at Hollywood Forever
Hozier brings ‘Wasteland, Baby!’ in spectacular perfection to the Hollywood Forever Cemetery

This past Tuesday was legendary! Hozier finally got the chance to perform at Hollywood Forever after literally being blown out by winds. This past April Hozier was scheduled to perform a sold-out show at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. It was a beautiful but windy day and when I picked up photo-pass the list blew out […]

More
Little Simz
Little Simz excites a sold-out crowd with her feisty, firey flows at The Echo

The tiny, disco-ball-flickered stage was packed with instruments, cables weaving intricate webs between piles of amps and stands and rigs. I didn’t envy the untangling the sound guys would have to do later. April + VISTA took their places behind their respective instruments. April George’s ethereal crooning bloomed, filling the space. She delivered a beautifully […]

More
Mattiel at The Echo
Mattiel lights up The Echo with her sun-baked rock

LA’s rock loving scene, converged at the Echo this past Tuesday to catch a rad performance by Atlanta based Mattiel ahead of the release of her new album Satis Factory. Raven Artson started the evening up, playing to a thin crowed that grew steadily. Moonwalks was up next. With almost 700 monthly listeners on Spotify, […]

More