Levitt Pavilion Free Summer Concerts - photo by Farah Sosa
10 Must-See Free Summer Concerts in Los Angeles This August 2022

With so many options for free entertainment and events, it’s time again to dive into the best free summer concerts in Los Angeles. Featuring diverse acts of world class standards, as well as rising stars and local gems, this summer is packed with free shows and festivals well worth braving the LA heat and traffic […]

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Julia Bhatt 2022
Beyond LA: Julia Bhatt Releases Her Sparkling Debut Album ‘it is what it is’

Since releasing her debut single nearly three years ago, Miami-based indie artist Julia Bhatt has been busy turning the songs and music she has held within her since she was 16 into live tracks for the world to hear. Now at 20 years of age, she has a new debut album under her belt, it is […]

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Alain Zane 2022
Alain Zane Premiere Soulful New Single “Kite”

Premiering their second single ever, musical duo Alain Zane drop “Kite,” a rich and soulful R&B infused tune with a catchy hook and tight melody. Filled with sultry vocals that traverse highly visual lyrics and groovy instrumentals with an understated cool, the song immediately stands out in style and tone. Combining multiple genre elements and […]

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Steve Lacey
Steve Lacy Announces Tour Dates at Greek Theatre LA, House of Blue Anaheim, The Observatory North Park and more

Steve Lacy has announced his massive ‘Give You The World’ tour in support of his sophomore album Gemini Rights. It all kicks off in October as he embarks across the U.S. with stops in Southern California on Nov. 2 at The Observatory North Park in San Diego; Nov. 10 at the House of Blues in […]

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Dia De Los Deftones
Deftones return with stacked Dia De Los Deftones lineup that includes Turnstile, Phantogram, Freddie Gibbs, Audrey Nuna, and more

Deftones are bringing back their Dia De Los Deftones for their 3rd annual festival at Gallagher Square at Petco Park San Diego on November 5. With a stacked lineup that includes Turnstile, Phantogram, Freddie Gibbs, Audrey Nuna, Destroy Boys, Provoker, and Cold Gawd placing this year’s iteration at the very top of your list. It’s […]

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Primavera In The City
Primavera Sound LA announces “Primavera In The City” with Giveon, Darkside, Stereolab, Drain Gang, Little Jesus & Divino Niño, and more playing iconic Los Angeles venues

Primavera Sound LA is upping the ante at their first California festival with the announcement of Primavera In The City, a week of shows at iconic city venues. From the intoxicating haunts of Hollywood Forever and the intimately rowdy Echo/Echoplex to the majestic Wilshire landmark The Wiltern. Just like the festival’s stellar lineup the bill […]

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Surfbort
Surfbort shares a rowdy new single with the face-melting “Never Gonna Be What You Want Me To Be” — catch them at Desert Daze 2022!

The latest single from punk four-piece Surfbort is a clamorous grinder that lives up to their unabashedly freaky and infectiously rowdy sound. At its core, “Never Gonna Be What You Want Me To Be,“ is a face-melting rager that’s made that much more sublime by its crass sonics. Which for the previously Brooklyn-based Surfbort draws […]

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The Soft Moon
The Soft Moon Shares New Single/Video “Become The Lies” — Los Angeles Tour Date at The Regent, Nov. 25

The Soft Moon has released a new video for his single “Become The Lies” off his forthcoming album Exister out on September 23, you also have a chance to catch him on tour at The Regent Theater in Los Angeles on November 25. This is the second single multi-instrumentalist Luis Vasquez has shared from Exister […]

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Cassie Marin
Cassie Marin shares final single from new album “Lil 5i5” with glittery-synth title track — new album out August 12

Cassie Marin has shared the final single from her upcoming sophomore album with the release of the glittery synth-bass burner “Lil 5i5.“ Not only is it the album’s title track but it also influenced its trajectory, sonically and thematically. On “Lil 5i5,” Marin’s avant-garde pop tastes are at the forefront of her saccharine hooks and […]

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best new song releases of july 2022
Best New Song Releases of July, 2022

Featuring a variety of independent and lesser-known music artists, our Best New Song Releases of July 2022 feature: Danielle Ponder, Ambar Lucid, King Princess, Bella Rabbit, Babebee, June McDoom, Sudan Archives, Darla Jade, Rooted, Montell Fish, Dry Cleaning, Julia Bhatt, Ambar Lucid, Ada Marquez, Ezra Furman, Surfbort, Bella Ravit, Lummy Keen, Florist, Cuco, Sombra, Transviolet, […]

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JiLLi
JiLLi Releases New Bittersweet EP

At its core, “Bittersweet” reveals JiLLi’s heartbreaking depiction of us all through tracks that seamlessly merge pop and electronic music with witticism and soulful vocals, resulting in a work that is both personal and universal. The music on the EP accentuates and adapts to JiLLi’s growing plot, exploring both the sensitivity and the strength of […]

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Soltera
Soltera shares a trippy and mesmerizing music video for “Me Olvidé” off her debut “Sin Compromiso” EP

Colombian experimental dance project Soltera has shared a new music video for their hypnotic track “Me Olvidé” off last year’s Sin Compromiso EP. The four-minute track served as the finale for the six-song collection and as such is a relentless sonic soundscape of mesmerizing electronica. And the new video for “Me Olvidé,” directed by L. […]

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Happy Sunday's music fest 2022
Happy Sundays Free Music Festival Returns to Long Beach on Aug. 28 in the Zaferia District

Happy Sundays is back in Long Beach, CA on August 28 another weekend of free live music and good vibes. Promising a “perfect, hassle-free day of music” that also gives back to the community by supporting local businesses, the music festival-sized event also boasts an eclectic lineup. If you’ve missed the previous two Happy Sundays […]

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