Outside Lands 2016
Photos: Outside Lands Day One featuring LCD Soundsystem, Beach House, LANY and more

LCD Soundsystem and Beach House give otherworldly performances for Outside Lands day one There are very music festivals that are graced with both the locale and the finances to escape the urban sprawls of the major cities they live in the shadows of. Festivals like Sasquatch and Bonnaroo are blessed exceptions, while the rest (Lollapalooza, […]

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Interview with Charlene Kaye: From Kickstarter funding to being the new face of San Fermin, and now reborn as KAYE

San Fermin’s Charlene Kaye, Revitalized and Ready to Rock as KAYE — Debut Honey EP Out Aug. 18   Charlene Kaye is tired, she has to be, but the eager excitement that gushes from the other end of the phone line seems to overwhelm whatever physical exhaustion she’s carrying. In between her return home to New […]

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Win Tickets to Yeasayer with Young Magic at The Fonda Theatre

As Grimy Goods writer Steven Ward described it, “If there ever existed such a thing as a modern art album, Amen & Goodbye, Yeasayer’s fourth studio attempt, would undoubtedly be it. As eloquently bewildering as ever, the New York experimental rock outfit successfully disembark from the restrictions of melodic, synth-pop constructions as they explore the fringes […]

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Win Tickets to The Twilight Sad at Teragram Ballroom

Last time we caught Scottish rockers The Twilight Sad live they were playing in support of Frightened Rabbit and now they’re taking center stage with a must-see headlining performance at Teragram Ballroom on Wednesday, May 25th. Let The Twilight Sad woo you and win you over with dazzling, gut-wrenching tunes from their latest album Nobody Wants To Be […]

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Digable Planets schedule Los Angeles date at Regent Theater

It’s time to bust out that “nickel bag of funk.” Digable Planets are making their way to Los Angeles with a headlining performance date at the Regent Theater in Downtown LA! As part of their reunion tour, the influential 90s hip hop trio will also grace the Belly Up Tavern in San Diego along with […]

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Win Tickets to Frightened Rabbit at The Fonda Theatre

Last time we saw Scottish indie-folk rockers Frightened Rabbit they delivered a knock out performance. We’re excited to welcome them back to Los Angeles for what will be a memorable night of music at The Fonda Theatre on Tuesday, May 24th. Frightened Rabbit, led by front man Scott Hutchison, are touring in support of their new, electronic […]

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Win Tickets to Mac DeMarco at The Greek Theatre

What better way to enjoy the weather than with a majestic evening under the stars listening to some excellent music. Well Los Angeles you’re in luck, indie psych-rock singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco is headlining The Greek Theatre on Thursday, May 19th. Last time we caught the stoner rock prince live he was jamming out and even crowdsurfing! Hear […]

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Autolux to perform at El Rey Theatre — stream new album “Pussy’s Dead”

Coming off that sweet Coachella high, Los Angeles experimental rock trio Autolux are set to headline  the El Rey Theatre on Saturday, July 23. If you missed out on Coachella or Autolux’s set, here’s your chance to vindicate yourself with one of L.A.’s finest acts. Produced by Boots (Beyonce, Run the Jewels), Autolux just released their […]

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M83 break away from their teen dream fairytales with new album Junk

When French electronic band M83 announced it had returned to the studio, I felt a carefully measured level of excitement rise within me. On one hand, I had the promise of new material from Anthony Gonzalez, on the other, they had the insurmountable task of creating an album that would exist in the shadow of Hurry Up, […]

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Top 10 Most Booked U.S. Festival Acts of 2016

There is basically a major music festival in the United States once a weekend once festival season “officially” kicks off with Coachella in mid-April. While most of these festivals do a great job of curating unique lineups tailored to their usual base of patrons, there’s a handful of acts that you’ll see on more than […]

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