Holy Wars at The Echo -- Photo: ZB Images
Holy Wars and Draemings deliver a badass ladies night at The Echo

Friday’s night was a double slice of female badassery with stellar performances by local favorites, Holy Wars and Draemings at The Echo. With Holy Wars, led by Kat Leon, as the evening’s main event — Draemings warmed us up quite nicely. Draemings is always a visual and aural delight to see live on stage. Getting […]

Kim Zsebe |
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Death Valley Girls, Kate Clover & The Crocodiles rattle the Lodge Room with pure rock ‘n’ roll fervor

This past weekend, the Los Angeles music scene was dominated by powerful women. Death Valley Girls took over the Lodge Room in Highland Park, along with Kate Clover. Also seen slaying around town were the Modpods at The Satellite, and Draemings with Holy Wars at The Echo. But right now, we’re gonna talk about Death […]

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Nicole Kiki Jaffe Sheds Her Past On New Single ‘HoldOut’

Credit: Tammie Valer With an arresting vibrato and silky tone, Nicole Kiki Jaffe shares her intimate new single, ‘Holdout.’ Catch the LA songbird live at the Standard’s weekly series, Desert Nights, on December 11th. Nicol Kiki Jaffe transmits pain into beauty and strength. She makes the terrible beautiful and the weak feel powerful. Through her emotive, transparent […]

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Bloc Party spark up all the indie nostalgia at Hollywood Palladium

It seems as though each tour where artists perform a classic record of theirs in its entirety keeps getting better and better! Thursday night was one to write home about. English indie icons, Bloc Party sold out the Hollywood Palladium for two nights to play none other than their 2005 breakout record Silent Alarm. It was quite nostalgic to see these indie […]

Danielle Gornbein |
The Black Keys at The Forum
The Black Keys, Modest Mouse, Shannon and the Clams leave ears ringing at The Forum

The Forum sold out its massive arena this past Tuesday evening for none other than rockstar duo, The Black Keys. Along for the ride were Dan Auerbach’s label children, Shannon and the Clams and the ever eccentric Modest Mouse. Once the time came for the main event, the energy truly broke loose. Lights shone brightly on drummer, Patrick Carney and frontman, Dan Auerbach as they proudly took […]

Danielle Gornbein |
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Tonight’s Best Concerts in L.A. — Nov. 21 — Bloc Party, Ximena Sariñana, Madonna

Tonight’s Best Concerts in Los Angeles feature: Bloc Party at Hollywood Palladium; Madonna at Wiltern; MARÍA DEL PILAR, Los Retros at The Hi Hat; Ximena Sariñana at El Rey Theatre, and more. Check out the full listing for tonight’s best shows below! And for more recommended shows in Los Angeles, check out our BEST CONCERTS OF […]

Premiere: O Future Drop “Control the Rain” Music Video—Celebrate New LP at School Night on Nov 25

On November 15, O Future dropped their latest album, Voyeur, and today the band reveals a music video for the dreamy single, “Control the Rain.” The duo, comprised of Katherine Mills Rymer and Jens Bjornkjaer, also once known as OOFJ, forge electronic compositions like no one else in the niche genre. O Future have composed […]

Cold War Kids at House of Blues Anaheim -- Photo: Steven Ward
Cold War Kids bring New Age Norms 1 to House of Blues Anaheim with impassioned show

Long Beach natives, Cold War Kids always find a ready and willing crowd whenever they play Southern California and Saturday night’s performance at the House of Blues Anaheim was no different. Touring for their newest album New Age Norms 1 the rock outfit were as kinetically impassioned as ever, wringing out ever drop of fervor […]

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Tonight’s Best Concerts in L.A. — Nov. 20 — Big Freedia, Cautious Clay, Exes

Tonight’s Best Concerts in Los Angeles feature: Big Freedia, Low Cut Connie at The Regent; Cautious Clay at Fonda Theatre; Exes, Satica at The Echo; Chastity at House of Machines; Madonna at Wiltern and more. Nov. 20 — Big Freedia, Low Cut Connie at The Regent Nov. 20 — Cautious Clay at Fonda Theatre Nov. […]

Sleater-Kinney at Hollywood Palladium
Sleater-Kinney show us their St. Vincent-touched new direction at Hollywood Palladium

It was an unapologetic night of pure punk magic at the Hollywood Palladium this past Thursday evening. The one and only Sleater-Kinney graced us with their musical witchcraft. Amidst the sea of Bikini Kill, Ramones, and [in support of] “Janet Fucking Weiss” shirts, you could barely see the stage. The crowd at the Palladium roared […]

Danielle Gornbein |