Phantogram at ALT Summer Camp -- Photo: Steven Ward
ALT 98.7 Summer Camp brings the best of alternative-rock to Long Beach with Phantogram, Of Monsters and Men, GROUPLOVE and many more

Long Beach—specifically the Queen Mary—has been without fail the place to be this summer, becoming seemingly overnight ground-zero for the hottest summer festival series in recent years. With the last of the summer months drifting in, Alt. 98.7 hosted its annual ALT Summer Camp in the shadow of the Queen Mary once more—offering its heavy-hitting […]

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Fell Runner’s New Single is a Hazy Supermarket Trip — Announce September Residency at Echoplex

What’s punk about the grocery store? L.A. based band Fell Runner have a couple of answers in their newest single, “Supermarket,” a melodramatic winding stroll down produce aisles and shame. Eclectic sounding, slow wheeling and quite breathy, “Supermarket” is a song that asks you to take a number and wait for each word and instrumental to […]

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Tonight’s Best Shows: Bush, Ashrr, Ever So Android, Donny Benet, Leather Slave

Tonight’s Best Shows in Los Angeles feature Bush at Greek Theatre, Ashrr with Ever So Android at the Echo, Donny Benet and Billy Uomo at Bootleg Theater, Leather Slave at Zebulon and more. Take a look below for more best L.A. shows of the night. FEATURED: Automatic at The Echo (FREE August Residency — Mondays) […]

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Lord Huron at The Hollywood Bowl -- Photo by ZB Images
Lord Huron, Shakey Graves and Yola sprinkle their magical sounds all over the Hollywood Bowl

The Hollywood Bowl hosted a magical night of music this past Sunday with the perfect line up of Lord Huron, Shakey Graves and newcomer Yola. Yola commanded attention and left the seasoned Hollywood Bowl audience on their feet (something I have never seen a first slot opener do). She is definitely a rising star  with […]

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Rituals of Mine Defeats Trauma with New Single “Burst”; Announces EP Release and North American Tour Dates

Fierce electronic duo Rituals Of Mine just released a video for their trip-hop jam ‘Burst:’ an eerie, empowering track that reconciles with past traumas. The band, comprised of vocalist Terra Lopez and drummer Adam Pierce, also announced that their EP “Sleeper Hold” will be out on October 4th on Carpark Records. The much anticipated collection […]

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Tonight’s Best Los Angeles Shows: Elvis Costello, Automatic, A.O. Gerber

Tonight’s Best Los Angeles concerts feature Elvis Costello with Blondie at the Greek, Automatic FREE August residency at the Echo, A.O. Gerber FREE August Residency at the Bootleg, Luci FREE August residency at Harvard & Stone, Lionel Richie at the Hollywood Bowl and more! Take a look below for more best L.A. shows of the […]

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Julia Holter at Teragram Ballroom -- David Fisch
Julia Holter shares her majestic orchestrations at Teragram Ballroom, joined by the ambient poetry of Ana Roxanne

Summers come and summers go, but a summer involving Julia Holter makes it a decidedly more memorable one. A cool August eve at the Teragram Ballroom was a night of exploring her majestic orchestrations in a personal space, an allusion to the music she herself writes. On her latest album, Aviary, she has upped the […]

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The Dils in San Francisco -- Photo By ZB Images
WAR STORIES: Tales of 70’s & 80’s Punk Mayhem Told By The Perpetrators Themselves, featuring The Dils

Bands come and go. We all have our favorites that we wish we could hear one more time. For many who witnessed the original California punk scene back in the 70’s The Dils were one such band. Although founding brothers Chip and Tony Kinman were musical partners for many years The Dils existence was as […]

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Y La Bamba shares new song “Rios Sueltos” off Forthcoming EP — Tour Kick Off at KCRW Summer Nights Aug 10

Crossover hitmakers Y La Bamba are back with a new single from a brand new record as well as fresh tour dates that begin right here in LA. “Rios Sueltos” is colorful both sonically and visually, considering the accompanying clip; it will appear on the band’s next EP, Entre Los Dos, due out September 20 […]

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James V leaps into a new passion with video for “Blondie” — LA date at Non Plus Ultra Aug. 3

L.A.’s James V (aka James Thormer) is back with another wonderfully weird video for you to enjoy. James V has just released the music video for his latest track, “Blondie.” The video is just as delicious as the funky-psych-pop number. It dances with joy, it teases your senses and just makes you feel so damn […]

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