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Future Islands at House of Blues Anaheim
Future Islands offer up a profoundly cathartic and explosive set at House of Blues

Future Islands made their bombastic return to live shows this week, kicking off their tour at the House of Blues in Anaheim to a sold-out and absolutely mad crowd. Led by the original mad lad himself, frontman Samuel T. Herring was as much a conduit for the riotous energies that were coursing through the crowd […]

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Foo Fighters at The Forum 2021
Photos: Foo Fighters rip and roar through The Forum celebrating 26 years

It’s been too long! The Foo Fighters ripped and roared through their set at the Forum in Los Angeles this past Thursday. In your face, no fucks given, the playful rockers gave fans that much needed burst of life they had been craving. And what better place to melt faces and spark some Foo joy […]

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Jelani Aryeh at The Echo
Jelani Aryeh is all love and smiles at sold-out headline show at The Echo LA

When Jelani Aryeh finally walked onto The Echo stage late Thursday night to a sold-out room, the crowd was already ravenous for the smallest morsel of slick indie-rock hooks he might dish out first. Opening with the first track off his debut album I’ve Got Some Living To Do, the incisively intropsective “Trunk Song,” there […]

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Katzu Oso at Grand Performances
Photos: Katzù Oso and Irene Diaz bring all the swoon-alicious jams to Grand Performances

Latinx musician Paul Hernandez, better known by his stage name Katzù Oso, delivered his vivacious and dreamy musical concoctions at Grand Performances this past Saturday. Serenading fans in both English and Spanish, Katzù Oso dropped delicious servings of colorful indie pop full of soft lush synths, drums and glistening guitar. Let’s just say it was a […]

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Photos: Enjambre bring the rock 'n' Español to the Regent Los Angeles
Photos: Enjambre bring the rock ‘n’ Español to the Regent Los Angeles

Mexican rock band, Enjambre put on quite the performance at The Regent last week. The band originally formed in Orange County, Ca (Santa Ana) and then returned home to México where they have since become one of México’s lauded rock bands. The Regent was Enjambre’s first stop of their U.S. tour. The band played songs […]

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The Bots at The Echo
The Bots give fans at the Echo a high octane dose of their forthcoming new album ‘2 Seater’

The Bots are back! With plans to end their hiatus with the release of their first album in seven years, the LA indie rockers just took on The Echo with a blistering performance. Celebrating the release of their latest singles, “Scatter Brains” and “Girl Problems” — the Bots gave fans a sneak peek at the […]

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Local Natives greek theatre pandemic return
Photos: Local Natives make their pandemic return with an emotionally blissful performance at the Greek Theatre LA

LA’s beloved Local Natives made their pandemic return last Saturday at the Greek Theatre Los Angeles. The sold-out performance was a touching one, as fans throughout the entire venue reveled in the beautiful serenades of Local Natives. Those lucky to attend this special performance were seen crying, smiling, hugging, singing in camaraderie — and just […]

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Photos: Son Rompe Pera, Subsuelo & Late Night Laggers heat up the Levitt
Photos: Son Rompe Pera, Subsuelo & Late Night Laggers heat up the Levitt with vibrant cumbia and then some

Hailing from Mexico City, and currently on their first U.S. Tour, Son Rompe Pera, make a stop at the Levitt Pavilion for a free show Saturday night. The music-filled evening began with DJ sets by Late Night Laggers and El Canyonazo from the Subsuelo crew. Their sets ranged from cumbia, hip-hop, house, reggaeton to dancehall, just […]

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Photos: Paranoias at Levitt Pavilion
Photos: Paranoias drop the ska and then some at Levitt Pavilion

Last Saturday, the Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park was a sight to see bustling with Angelenos dancing and feeling the joy on a warm summer night. Dominating the stage were LA’s very own The Paranoias. Breaking down the house with their vibrant Latin ska, fans were shakin’ up the Levitt dancing to the slick grooves […]

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Photos: Dilla Fest at Grand Performances feat. Talib Kweli, DJ Rhettmatic, lla J, Frank and Dank
Photos: Dilla Fest at Grand Performances lights up California Plaza in DTLA with Talib Kweli, Daru Jones, DJ Rhettmatic, lla J, Frank and Dank

Saturday night’s Dilla Fest at Grand Performances in DTLA brought out a full house and a stacked lineup of performers featuring Illa J, DJ Rhettmatic of The World Famous Beatjunkies crew, Frank and Dank, and headliner; Talib Kweli with a live trio including Daru Jones! Celebrating the life of J Dilla, fans came out in […]

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