Santigold shimmers “10 Years Golder” at Hollywood Palladium

There is something about Santigold and the Hollywood Palladium. When her album 99cents came out, it was there where Los Angeles gathered for an explosive show. Now, Santigold returned to this venue, equally packed and relevant to her fan base. With familiar and new sounds, Santigold’s delivery seemed even stronger and rather mature. Santigold’s “10 […]

Premiere: Mystery Artist Sloane Debuts Single “Old Hands New Face” Reminding Us It’s Okay Not to be Okay

Behind a pixelated mask, experimental pop producer Sloane reveals his anthemic single ‘Old Hands New Face.’ Born from heartache and reflection, the track manages to capture the shock and empowerment that comes with a personal revolution. With swimming vocals and a chanting chorus, Sloane reaches the core of transformation by reminding us its okay not […]

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Mating Ritual band
Mating Ritual Makes Pappy & Harriet’s Debut and Packs The House

“Mezcal, soda, lime.” “Woo! Thank you, do you guys have Wifi?” “We do…but if it doesn’t work it’s because you’re on a mountain in the middle of the desert with no service.”  The bartender at Pappy & Harriet’s winked, knowing she was right. It didn’t work, but who cares; I was miles out of Los […]

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Johnny Marr at House of Blues Anaheim
Johnny Marr charms adoring fans at House of Blues Anaheim

The people of Orange County, California showed up to see This Charming Man, Johnny Marr and his band play and the House of Blues Anaheim. The show did not start without a hitch, unfortunately the House Of Blues had audio issues and the show started about thirty minutes late. The crowd stayed cool and calm […]

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Luci say “no-thanks” to knights in shining armor on new single “White Horse”

Luci is Ashley Maietta, McKail Seely, Ariana Tibi, three singer/songwriters who first came together after an impromptu harmony session in a North Hollywood apartment. Described as a modern version of Crosby, Stills, and Nash with the added bonus of Destiny Child’s pop-harmonies, Luci tip-toes between folk and pop with delicate care. “When we play in […]

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Delacey at Peppermint Club
Delacey makes a soulful debut with an intimate performance at the Peppermint Club

If you haven’t heard “My Man” by emerging artist Delacey, stop everything in your life and give it a listen.  She brings a fresh take to a classic ballad theme, beseeching a supermodel to refrain from stealing her man. Last Thursday Delacey performed an intimate 30-minute set at the Peppermint Club.  This small venue was […]

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Object as Subject at The Satellite
Object as Subject give ferocious and liberating performance at The Satellite

That ol’ patriarchy got ya down? Is it making you want to tear your hair out and your skin crawl? Is it burning a hole through your chest with fiery rage? You my friend are not alone and if you need to vent then you must make it to an Object as Subject show. Paris […]

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combo chimbita
Combo Chimbita and El Sancha bring the Mystical Heat to The Echo

Combo Chimbita‘s new album Ahomale is out now on ANTI- Records and they brought it to The Echo with all kinds of fire. Lead singer Carolina Oliveros captivated the audience with her raw strength. The intensity of her performance along with the entire musicianship provides a unique and elevated experience to their latest mystical sounds. […]

The Chemical Brothers at The Shrine Expo Hall
The Chemical Brothers and The Black Madonna wax endless euphoria at Shrine Expo

The Chemical Brothers brought the dance party to a packed crowd at the Shrine Auditorium.  Black Madonna welcomed the crowed with a pounding 1.5-hour set.  She had a blast spinning deep cuts and new favorites. Black Madonna clapped along to the beat and a huge smile would flash across her face when she dropped into […]

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Glitter Wizard at The Factory
Glam Punks Glitter Wizard Conjure Chaos and Doom at The Factory

When invited to a show put on by a fella named Shitshow your curiosity should demand that you attend because it’s likely going to be noteworthy. When that fella also is known for his live music photography you can be assured it’s been well vetted. Saturday night at The Factory, a punk d.i.y. warehouse venue, […]