Live Concerts

Tegan and Sara at the Wiltern
Tegan and Sara dazzle at Wiltern with fan-pleasing show — performing all the nostalgic tracks and polished newbies

  The Wiltern was a night of nostalgia and powerful female vocals this past Thursday night as twin sister duo Tegan and Sara lit up the theatre with their timeless songs. But before taking fans on a ride through one of the best Tegan and Sara shows ever, Shura (aka Aleksandra Denton) primed the evening with […]

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Damian Marley sizzles at sold-out Roxy gig — the Marley legacy is strong

Damian Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a. “Junior Gong,” son of reggae legend Bob Marley lit up The Roxy theatre with fire from new songs as well as classics. The crowd was fiercely holding on to their spots to catch some of the energy that was about to ensue. They said it would be an intimate show, however the […]

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The Album Leaf
Fans at Teragram Ballroom get blissfully lost “Between Waves” with The Album Leaf 

Downtown LA was in for a very special treat Tuesday evening as The Album Leaf took over the Teragram Ballroom for an epic night of music. San Diego’s Jimmy LaValle is the incredible mastermind behind The Album Leaf’s music. Not always this calm with his art, LaValle was actually behind numerous experimental hardcore projects prior […]

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Lush at Fonda Theatre, Hollywood
Lush remain shoegaze giants after blissful Fonda Theatre gig

Shoegaze pioneers, Lush played a nostalgic set for long time fans at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood this past Saturday night. It was magical seeing these legends take the stage and perform in a new era; an era in which so many modern acts have taken some serious cues from Lush. Lush took fans on […]

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Fool's Gold Day Off
Photos: Fool’s Gold Day Off jumps off at Shrine LA with A$AP Rocky, Pusha-T, A-Trak and more

Fool’s Gold Records began Fool’s Gold Day Off as a simple parking lot party in Soho, New York several years ago and it has since blown up to be one of the most badass hip-hop and electronic music festivals on the map. The annual music extravaganza went off this past weekend is coming to  at Shrine LA (Outdoors) with unbeatable performances […]

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Sigur Ros at Hollywood Bowl
Photos: Sigur Rós bring their Icelandic musical magic to the Hollywood Bowl

Coming from one of the most scenic and magical places in the world, Icelandic trio Sigur Rós graced Los Angeles with a breathtaking performance at the Hollywood Bowl. Full of emotion, beauty and pure imagination, Sigur Rós infiltrated our senses with their lulling orchestrations of sound. Performing fan favorites such as the ever-enchanting “Starálfur,” along […]

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Peter Hook and the Light at Fonda Theatre
Peter Hook and the Light deliver over three hours of Joy Division and New Order at Fonda Theatre

On Saturday night, Peter Hook, the former bassist of two iconic bands (Joy Division and New Order) came out to Los Angeles with his band The Light to perform tracks off both Joy Division’s and New Order’s versions of the album Substance in its entirety. The show was packed with thirty-one amazing songs that spanned […]

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Crystal Castles at Fonda Theatre
Crystal Castles smolder at Fonda Theatre, new vocalist Edith Frances proves to be a fierce performer

This past Friday, Crystal Castles put on an intense performance at their sold-out Fonda Theatre gig. Despite the heat the band has received since the replacement of original lead singer Alice Glass with new 21-year-old Edith Frances, Crystal Castles turned up and showed fans what the fuck was up. It got hot, it got steamy and it got […]

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Cold War Kids at Fender Hollywood Opening
Cold War Kids and Bleached christen the new Fender Hollywood

What a beautiful night to celebrate Fender’s new offices right in Hollywood. Last Thursday, invited guests poured in to peruse the incredible new lot filled with gorgeous guitars as well as architecture design. Sipping on cocktails and socializing among recognizable faces such as Ryan Adams and Bobb Bruno of Best Coast, the night was surely just beginning. And that was […]

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Roosevelt at The Echo
Roosevelt brings his smooth flavor of synth pop to The Echo for sold out Los Angeles debut

As part of his rare headlining North American tour with a three-piece band, German electronic producer — Roosevelt (aka Marius Lauber) took Los Angeles by storm with a sold-out performance at The Echo. The 25-year-old producer/multi-instrumentalist and vocalist was a highly anticipated gig for Angelenos in the know. Without a doubt, this was a special evening […]

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