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Alex G
Must-See FYF Undercard: Alex G — an unpredictable sonic trip sure to delight your senses

  Do Not Miss Alex G at FYF! Words: Steven Ward With FYF Fest 2016 less than five days away, the anticipation is running thicker than hot lava! Pull your phones back out and rip up your schedules, here’s another must-see act you don’t want to hear about how amazing they were, because you missed them […]

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FYF Fest, Belly, and Girl Band top this week’s Los Angeles show list

Yes, it’s FYF Fest week. While Angelenos and out-of-towners get excited for the annual L.A. music festival, let’s not forget the many great shows happening around the festival. This week in Los Angeles we have Broods at the Novo, Blood Orange at the Ace, Deftones at the Greek, Belly at Teragram Ballroom, Alexis Taylor (of Hot […]

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Museum of Love
Must-See FYF Fest Undercard: Museum of Love — slow-burning, excessively funky tunes

Museum of Love Are a Must-See Act at FYF Fest Words: Steven Ward With just nine days left until FYF Fest, we begin to take a deep look at the FYF lineup; listening to bands we’re not too familiar with while revisiting others to see if they still grab out attention. FYF might be one of […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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5 Must-See Rock Acts at Echo Park Rising 2016

One of the things we love most about Echo Park Rising is that it’s a free neighborhood music festival that focuses on lesser-known music acts. With headliners such as Bleached and Chicano Batman—both that have become a household name in the Los Angeles underground music community—they are still very unknown to the mainstream world. Without […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
PJ Harvey
37 Best Los Angeles Concerts This August Featuring Radiohead, Alabama Shakes, PJ Harvey and More

The Summer ain’t over yet Los Angeles! August is chock full of must-see live music so clear your calendar now. There are plenty of great under-the-stars shows to enjoy at first-rate outdoor venues such as The Hollywood Bowl and The Greek Theatre including Ryan Adams & The Shining, Sufjan Stevens, Alabama Shakes, and Rodrigo y […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Sia at Panorama Festival
Photos & Review: Panorama Festival Day Three Featuring Sia, LCD Soundsystem, Run The Jewels

Panorama dances itself clean with LCD Soundsystem homecoming on day three Words & Photography: Steven Ward Kicking off day two of Panorama Festival, locals and New Jersey natives, The Front Bottoms had quite the fan base present for their afternoon slot on the Panorama stage. By the end of their set, they no doubt had […]

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The National, Black Milk, Savages and more top this week’s best Los Angeles concerts

This week’s must-see shows are plentiful. It looks like The Echo/Echoplex is slaying the ace bookings this week! On the underground tip we recommend Black Milk at The Echoplex, CG Roxanne and the Nightmares at The Hi Hat, Oh Pep! at the Bootleg, ELOHIM at The Echo, Mind Meld at The Echo, C.W. Stoneking at The Echo, […]

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Echo Park Rising 2016
Echo Park Rising 2016 announce full lineup feat. Chicano Batman, La Luz, the Weirdos & more

UPDATE: Take a look at our 5 Must-See Rock Acts at Echo Park Rising + stream our Spotify playlist featuring 20 more recommended bands!  Back for another run in East Los Angeles, Echo Park Rising returns August 18 – 21 in Echo Park. What started as a small pop-up festival directly after Sunset Junction called it quits, has now grown into […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Art of Rap Festival, LUH and NAS top this week’s best Los Angeles Concerts

This week is boomin’ with a fresh array of concerts happening in and around Los Angeles. Sting and Peter Gabriel hit the Hollywood Bowl on Monday, while iconic rappers Ice-T, Public Enemy, Epmd and more take over the Forum for the highly anticipated Art of Rap Festival. 80s stars The Psychedelic Furs will play a […]

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Defining “Indie” — A Look Inside Indie Culture, Where It Started, Where It’s At Today

Looking Back on “Indie” Culture in 2016 Opinion Feature by Jamie Lawlor Close your eyes and imagine the sounds that accompany each of the following genre titles: jazz. folk, reggae, heavy metal… EDM. Each evokes their own trademark silhouette of rhythms, themes, and instrumentation. Now think of the genre known as “indie” in the same context. […]

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