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PREMIERE: Carol Of The Bells … EDM? BIIANCO and Cassandra Violet Just Stole Christmas

Electronic dance queen BIIANCO teamed up with the wild songstress, Cassandra Violet, for a ‘Carol of The Bells’ that should have been our winter theme song all along. Every December musicians try their hand at a Christmas or holiday covers, and every year, the best ones land on our winter playlists. The ladies fronting this […]

DYLLAN Is ‘Not Your Goddess’; EP Release Show At Hollywood’s Madame Siam

LA starlet DYLLAN has just released her highly anticipated, debut EP not your goddess. The collection consists of four songs that wonderfully illustrate the eclectic songwriter’s ethos, essence, and mastery. Listen below. To celebrate the drop, DYLLAN performed at Hollywood’s magic den, Madame Siam. She drew the crowd in closer with each dreamy, tantalizing melody. […]

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Illenium brings killer beats and literal fire to sold out Staples Center show

Pop-EDM sensation Illenium put on a killer sold out show this Saturday at the Staples Center. He and the openers brought out multiple guests and dropped all the classics. William Black opened the night with set that delivered solid drops and his most popular songs. As he played, the Staples Center began filling with more […]

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Photos: The Dickies, DM Tina, Cheap Tissue at House of Machines

Friday Night, Cretin Hop put together a multi generational night of punk at House of Machines featuring The Dickies, DM Tina and the Bumps and Cheap Tissue. Warming up the crowd was DM Tina and the Bumps, described as “drag fronted weirdo rock-n-rollers.” DM Tina is an endearing mess of perfectly timed stage banter, saggy […]

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Angel Olsen at the Palace Theatre -- Photo: Danielle Gornbein
Angel Olsen at the Palace Theatre — it’s impossible not to fall in love with this woman

Angel Olsen at the Palace Theatre — Photo: Danielle Gornbein The beautiful Palace Theatre in Downtown L.A. sold out two consecutive evenings with the lovely Angel Olsen. Friday night was the second of the two and my oh my was it gorgeous. Once the lights went down, Olsen and her band took the stage and began the show. Starting […]

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Ruination Records Releases Massive 50-Song Benefit Compilation
Interview: Ruination Records Releases Massive 50-Song Benefit Compilation to Raise Funds for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

As the next election draws nearer, we cannot forget why we fight, or rather, who we fight for. Ruination Records surely hasn’t; the independent label is gearing up to release a compilation album called So Many Singing, Volume 2, where all proceeds will be donated to immigrant and refugee non-profit organizations. Among the 50 contributors […]

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Bauhaus magnificently wrap trio of spellbinding shows at Hollywood Palladium

The Hollywood Palladium hosted three historic events in the last month. Bauhaus, the iconic leaders of Goth, led by Peter Murphy reunited to play live for the first time since 2008 and fans from across the globe descended upon the Hollywood Palladium to be part of the last night of the trio of dates. Opening […]

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Tonight’s Best L.A. Concerts — Dec. 3 — Franc Moody, Deb Never, Pixies

Tonight’s best concerts in Los Angeles feature Franc Moody, Joe Hertz at The Echo; DEB NEVER, Jean Dawson at Moroccan Lounge; Pixies, Kristin Hersh at Troubadour; Chelsea Williams at Love Song Bar; Mat Kearney at Masonic Lodge and more. Dec. 3 — Franc Moody, Joe Hertz at The Echo Dec. 3 — DEB NEVER, Jean […]

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Dangerbird’s Monthly Microdose Series Gives Music Lovers a Taste of Greatness

If you are an early aughts indie rock lover, you know Dangerbird Records. Perhaps not in name, but by their alumni artists: Silversun Pickups, Minus the Bear, Hot Hot Heat, Delphic and more. The veteran Los Angeles label has touched greatness and continues to mentor tomorrow’s scene leaders. Traditional deals are of course still being […]

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Tonight’s Best Concerts in L.A. – Dec. 2 – Pixies, Ximena Sariñana, Shannon Lay

Tonight’s best concerts in Los Angeles feature: Pixies, Kristin Hersh at Troubadour; Ximena Sariñana at El Rey; Zimmerr at The Echo; Shannon Lay at Zebulon 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 THE MONTH listing. Dec. 2 […]