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Pop-rock icons Sparks talk reinvention twenty-three albums in — L.A. dates at El Rey

Sparks Release 23rd Full-Length Album with Three Los Angeles Dates at the El Rey With a discography spanning decades and legacy of influences across genres, Los Angeles-born pop and rock act Sparks have made a career out of reinvention that’s culminated recently into the release of their twenty-third studio album, Hippopotamus. Comprised at its core of […]

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Desert Daze Reveals Set Times for its 2017 Event

Desert Daze is going off this weekend October 12-15 at the Institute of Mental Physics in Joshua Tree, CA. Nestled in the scenic desert, attendees can enjoy a gorgeous natural landscape (and stars for days) including the visionary architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and son Lloyd Wright. This year’s Desert Daze lineup will include: Iggy […]

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10 Southern California music festivals you must attend this Fall

Summer of 2017 may be over, and Coachella and FYF have bid us farewell, but festival season is still in full swing. It’s no surprise that the hight majority of music festivals still going off are all in Southern California. No doubt about it, So Cal has it all. We have the weather, the desert, […]

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Win Weekend Passes to Cloak and Dagger Festival

Spaceland and Restless Nites have teamed up to deliver the first every Cloak & Dagger Festival. Taking place Friday, October 20 through Saturday, October 21 at the Globe Theatre and The Palace Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, the Cloak & Dagger Festival will make its debut. Filling two theaters with a unique lineup of acts […]

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Friends of Lauren Ruth Ward Pack House at Her Record Release at the Bootleg

If her oversold show at the Bootleg revealed anything, it’s that Lauren Ruth Ward is LA’s worst kept secret. Filling the venue last Friday were all of Ward’s friends–both current and future, she reminded us. This made for a wild and endearing show, opening up with Laura Jean Anderson and Vanessa Wheeler, showcasing her new […]

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The Lodge Room in Highland Park, Los Angeles’ newest music venue

Los Angeles gets yet another music venue with Highland Park’s latest piece, the Lodge Room The past decade we’ve been in a live music renaissance with online streaming, music festivals and venues popping up left and right. Just when you think Los Angeles couldn’t possibly get another music venue, it does (seriously, the amount of […]

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs confirm Los Angeles headline date at Fonda Theatre, October 25

Yesterday we blogged about a possible Yeah Yeah Yeahs performance at the Fonda Theatre, Hollywood and today we received official confirmation. Rejoice, Yeah Yeah Yeahs fans! Tis true, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are set to headline the Fonda Theater on Wednesday, October 25 in support of their iconic breakthrough album Fever To Tell. Yeah Yeah Yeahs […]

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Win Tickets to Cal Jam 17 featuring Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighters and more

Cal Jam 17 Rumbles Glen Helen Regional Park on October 7 Cal Jam is making its way to the Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino for an incredible night of music you will not want to miss. Announced by the Foo Fighters, the lineup will feature an impressive list of rock acts including: Queens […]

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Video Premiere: HUMANS reveal 360 VR music video for song “The Feels”

Canadian indie-electronic duo HUMANS, the brainchild of Robbie Slade and Peter Ricq, have premiered the 360 VR video for their new song “The Feels.” Pulsing house beats and synthesizer work make the song a heady, techno-esque bumper, but coupled with the music video it takes on a more anxiously sinister tone. HUMANS have built their sound […]

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Moroccan Lounge opens its doors to industry pals with a debut performance by Jaws of Love

From Soft to Loud, the Moroccan Lounge Shows off its Sound with Jaws of Love and Tennis System Last night was a particularly special in Los Angeles. The founders of Downtown LA’s Teragram Ballroom held an industry preview for their latest addition, The Moroccan Lounge. Located in the budding DTLA Arts District, this older building […]

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