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Photos: Young Winona, Jagged Baptist Club and Not A Friend shred on a Thursday night at El Cid

Celebrating the release of their “Killer Daisies” single release, Young Winona put on an vibrant performance last night at El Cid. Led by vocalist Cassie Gaffaney, the LA-based band (by-way-of New Zealand) rounds out with bandmate/husband Nick Gaffaney (drummer, multi-instrumentalist and one half of power rock duo, Cairo Knife Fight) and fellow expat Geoff Maddock […]

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Rudy De Anda and Bardo team up for “Couldn’t Seal the Deal”

Musicians Rudy De Anda and Chicano Batman’s Bardo have teamed up for a somber new single, “Couldn’t Seal the Deal” perfect for anyone stuck in a post break up blues. While many singles this summer are all about hyping up the good vibes and taking advantage of those carefree beach days, “Couldn’t Seal the Deal” […]

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Hot Artist Alert: Bel Releases Her Glittering Debut EP ‘Muscle Memory’

Capturing a sentiment halfway between the familiarity of nostalgia and the hopefulness of looking forward, 24-year-old artist Bel makes a cerebral splash with the debut release of her EP Muscle Memory. The five track collection exemplifies a reserved pop sound with thoughtful lyrics and exuberant musical arrangements. As the artist herself dances between the realms […]

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Peanut Butter Wolf at Summer on 7th Inner-City Arts
5 Small Club Shows to Catch this Week in Los Angeles

This week and weekend in Los Angeles catch live music from some of our favorite independent and non-major label / non-mainstream acts. Tickets to all of our selected shows range from $0 to $18! Read about them below, hit play on their tunes and go see a band or two this weekend. Support independent music […]

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Pop Musician Will Jay’s New Single Is A Beautiful Reflection On One of Life’s Fragile Truths

For musician Will Jay, the process of aging is not as scary as seeing those he loves get older, especially his own parents. Opening up and exploring that vulnerable space where a child comes to terms with the fragility of their parents lives, Jay pens the beautifully sincere “Please Don’t Get Any Older.” Feeling the […]

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Izza tries to escape from LA on new single “LAX to JFK”

LA-native and pop singer/songwriter Izza has unveiled another single with the release of “LAX to JFK,” a bass-shuddering new track about jumping on a plane to escape the pitfalls of Hollywood culture and materialism. Drawing on her experiences growing up in Los Angeles, Izza calls attention to her feelings of displacement in a social group […]

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The Rolling Stones announce tour dates with Los Angeles concert at SoFi Stadium
The Rolling Stones announce tour dates with Los Angeles concert at SoFi Stadium

The Rolling Stones have rescheduled tour dates for their ‘No Filter’ tour this fall with 13 stadium shows kicking off Sept. 26. In addition to rescheduled dates, the Rolling Stones have also announced new tour dates including a concert date in Los Angeles! The Rolling Stones will perform at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood (Los […]

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Mating Ritual say “Nah” to the American capitalistic-dream on boisterous new single

Mating Ritual has shared the final single to come before the release of their fifth studio album Songs for the Morning and Evening Times next month with “Nah,” a jaunty and sardonic new anthem about what it means to grow up fed the American capitalistic-dream. Mating Ritual’s answer to this is tucked not so shyly […]

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With new song “Dame La Fuerza,” Monogem Takes Charge of her Multi-Ethnicity to Share the Beauty of Blended Culture

For Los Angeles-based, Mexican-American artist Monogem, music and culture are two ways of expressing herself. But, it hasn’t always been an easy journey of self-identity for the young woman, growing up in a half Mexican household in the suburbs of L.A. Feeling stuck between two worlds, never quite feeling enough of either half, Monogem has […]

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CHIIILD and Jensen Mcrae team-up on vibrant alt-pop rework of “Gone”

Montreal-born, LA-based Chiiild‘s has shared a vibrant new rework of a previous single “Gone” featuring fellow rising-star Jensen Mcrae. While the original relied on Chiiild’s brooding but soothing murmurs to fill the spacious and lilting soundscape, the new rework fills that space with a driving melody of lush alt-pop powered by Mcrae’s envigorating opening vocals. […]

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