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Interview: David Le’aupepe of Gang of Youths talks his uncompromising devotion to beautiful lyrics

Every few years it seems, Australia manages to churn out another solid indie band or artist that manages to make headlines with a stunning debut–so it’s understandable if you’re having trouble keeping up. However, it would be criminal to continue overlooking one such act that made its damn-near flawless debut in 2015 with The Positions, a […]

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June 12 — Tonight’s Best Shows: Franz Ferdinand, LP, Draemings, Alina Bea

Tonight’s best shows in and around Los Angeles are looking great with plenty of free residency gigs and some big headliners. Out top recommendations include Franz Ferdinand at The Regent, LP at the El Rey, Moon Honey with Draemings, Alina Bea and Cellars at the Echoplex, Send Medicine with Avid Dancer at The Satellite, Tei […]

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Interview: Ought’s Tim Darcy Pushes New Boundaries on Solo LP, Saturday Night

Drawing from his deep reservoir of talent, Tim Darcy is a Renaissance man by any estimation. He is best known as the lead singer for the Montreal-based rock band, Ought, whose last album came out two years ago. It was around this time that Darcy began the process of writing for his debut solo record, Saturday Night, […]

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Grand Performances announces its 2017 lineup of free summer concerts in Los Angeles

Oh hey, guess what? Yes, indeed! It’s another bangin’ free summer concerts lineup in Los Angeles. Grand Performances have announced their impressive 2017 lineup of free summer concerts. This year you can look forward to a unique variety of acts spanning global genres. Witness artists like Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Peter & the Wolf, Buyepongo, Daedelus and more. View the entire […]

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June 6: Tonight’s Best Shows: Gothic Tropic, Imaad Wasif, Daniel Lanois

Tonight’s best shows in and around Los Angeles feature Gothic Tropic at Resident (check out our recent interview with leading lady Cecilia), Imaad Wasif with Iress at Bootleg Bar, Daniel Lanois with Rocco Deluca at Masonic Lodge and more. Check out our Los Angeles Concert Calendar below for more live music recommendations. ♥ = Top […]

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June 5: Tonight’s Best Shows: The Maria’s, Send Medicine, Whores with Hepa-Titus

A rather slow Monday today, but a great Monday in terms of free local music. Our top show recommendations include Whores with Wrong at The Echo, Send Medicine with Dream Phases at The Satellite (it’s FREE!), The Marias at Harvard and Stone (it’s FREE!), and Moon Honey with The Dead Ships at The Echoplex (it’s […]

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Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles announces slammin’ summer lineup of free concerts

Kinky, The Suffers, Peanut Butter Wolf and More to Perform at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles’ FREE Summer Concerts   The free summer shows just don’t stop! The Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles just announced their 2017 artist lineup and it’s seriously lookin’ good! Produced in partnership with the fine folks at Spaceland Presents, all 50 Levitt […]

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Björk shimmers and spellbinds with string orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Björk Provides All the Feels at Disney Hall Performance — OMG, indeed”   Last night’s Björk’s performance at the Walt Disney Concert Hall was absolutely mesmerizing to say the least. Without a doubt, it was the hottest ticket in town. As soon as the show was announced in early March, all of Los Angeles was […]

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May 30 — Tonight’s Best Shows — Bjork, Oh Land, Battle Tapes

Tonight’s best shows in and around Los Angeles feature the highly anticpated arrival of BJORK’s performance at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. If you’re catching BJORK at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, consider yourself very lucky. It’s probably the hottest ticket of 2017, thus far. Also on our top recommendations for tonight are Oh Land […]

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Skirball Cultural Center announces lineup for its free summer concerts series

The Skirball Cultural Center is back it for its 21st year with its free Sunset Concerts. The annual outdoor summer concerts series is one of our favorites that we look forward to each year. Skirball has always been known for showcasing emerging talents and established artists from Los Angeles and around the globe. The bands they […]

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