Live Concerts

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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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 […]

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Crook at The Echo: a Sight To Be Seen, a Fierceness To Be Heard

The universe holds all of the sound that has ever existed. Vibrations crawling through time and space bumping into other vibrations and objects creating harmony and discord. Moving out amongst the crushing roar of young stars and the delicate whispers of the dust of dead ones until all that is, is done. Those are the […]

Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
Teebs and Anna Wise demonstrate sonic mastery to sold-out crowd at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

This Sunday was a good day for audiophiles. While Drake was busy getting booed off stage over at Camp Flog Gnaw, fans of progressive electronic were gathered at the Hollywood Forever’s Masonic Lodge to watch a string of visionaries perform: TEEBS, Anna Wise and YUK. YUK delivered an impressive DJ set. The crowd vibes with […]

San Cha delivers stunning performance at The Echo celebrating new album La Luz de La Esperanza

When a show leaves you wondering if a wedding, an orgasm and pain happened on stage, the artist is really up to something memorable. This was the case of San Cha‘s recent album release at the Echoplex, Los Angeles. Her new album, titled in Spanish, ‘La Luz de La Esperanza’ translates to “The Light of […]

Cypress Hill Photo by Farah Sosa
Cypress Hill spark up more than just classics at The Novo

Tis the season for Cypress Hill’s annual Haunted Hill Tour! And in Los Angeles, The Novo was the stage for a high dosage of these L.A. legends. Earlier this year, Cypress Hill became the first Latin hip hop group to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It was about time to check […]

Thom Yorke at Greek Theatre
Thom Yorke transforms the Greek Theatre L.A. into something out of this world

If Thom Yorke was a Jedi, he would be approaching Yoda status. This past Tuesday night at the Greek Theatre, L.A. — Yorke’s musical mastery was on full display. Like Yoda, he tottered around the stage playing with all the vibrations of the universe with a delightful smile on his face. Behind him was a […]

Kim Zsebe |
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Aldous Harding and Hand Habits Weaponized Restraint at Sold-Out Lodge Room Performance

The streets were lined with costumes and club attire on this pre-Halloween weekend; fans sported a mix of both as they filed into the Lodge Room this past Saturday to witness the final night of Aldous Harding’s LA tour stop. The show sold out over a month in advance, prompting a second be added for […]

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Hiatus Kaiyote raise the roof at The Novo with their soulful sounds

Hiatus Kaiyote blew the roof off the Novo this Friday night. The future-soul quartet filled the room for a night entertained with their funky music. Frontwoman, Nai Palm earned the loudest applause upon making her way to center stage, complete in her zebra print bodysuit. Palm just performed the other night at the Lodge Room in Highland Park for […]

Danielle Gornbein |
Nai Palm, Photo by Farah Sosa
Nai Palm delivers brilliant performance at Lodge Room, Highland Park

Australian singer-songwriter Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield, lead singer of the future-soul band Hiatus Kaiyote has her own solo project “Needle Paw” and brought it to The Lodge Room in Highland Park. Equipped with a Jackson electronic guitar, background vocalists and her fabulous persona — Nai Palm brilliantly enamored the audience with her unique energy and […]