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Wolf Alice at The Mayan -- Kirby Gladstein
Wolf Alice shred the The Mayan Los Angeles dropping a slick balance of wild meets tender

Last night’s Wolf Alice concert at The Mayan in Los Angeles felt a lot like being at a high school dance thrown by John Hughes. I don’t say that because Ellie Rowsell wore a dress that looked so similar to those Jessica McClintock dresses everyone was wearing at the time I started going to school dances […]

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Com Truise at Exchange LA
Com Truise lays down his synthwave wizardry at Exchange LA

If you live in Los Angeles and weren’t at the Com Truise concert at Exchange LA Saturday night, I am so sorry. The set list: a perfect blend of songs off all three releases. The visuals: stunning and in line with the vivid, but simplistic design of Com Truise’s album artwork. The crowd: so damn […]

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Moby. Photo by Farah Sosa
Moby kicks off night one of three sold-out LA shows at the Echo with endless wit and charm

Richard Melville Hall also known as Moby has lined up three sold-out shows at The Echo.  The show included material from his new album Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt and good old timeless songs that we all enjoy.  Filled with wit and charm, and accompanied by a five piece band, Moby went back and fourth with […]

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Vince Staples at The Novo -- Photo: Jessica Rubio
Vince Staples drops thunderous performance at The Novo — dude keeps rising

An original LA anomaly. Vince Staples MADE IT and now he is back to share the live experience of his latest album Big Fish Theory. The last time I personally had the pleasure of bouncing around to songs from the Ramona Park Legend himself – it was Air + Style 2017. He was showcasing his […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Porches at the Teragram Ballroom shot by Danielle Gornbein
Porches brings down ‘The House’ for sold-out LA gig at Teragram Ballroom

Friday night was lush as ever over at downtown LA’s Teragram Ballroom. Fans sold out the venue for Porches – the synth-pop project of musician, Aaron Maine. In support of his third album, The House he brought along some friends to begin the show. First up was Harmony Trinidad of the whisper-rock duo, Girlpool. Trinidad […]

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Son Lux and Gordi Deliver Invigorating Performances at the Regent

Yesterday I celebrated International Women’s Day at the Regent, where Australian folktronica artist Gordi gave everything she had. She is on tour supporting Son Lux, and last night audiences were also treated to the experimental stylings of WILLS. Each performer seemed to get lost in their sets, making the shared experience an invigorating one. Though […]

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The Naked and Famous at the Observatory by Steven Ward
The Naked and Famous strip down for intimate debut of new album “A Still Heart”

Living up to their name, Los Angeles-based indie-rock band The Naked and Famous set aside the synth-fueled love affair that their music has been awash in since their debut for a night of intimate retouchings of their discography. Playing in a completely packed Constellation Room in Santa Ana, duo Alisa Xayalith and Thom Powers peeled […]

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Steven Ward |
Gogol Bordello with Regina Spektor. Photo by Farah Sosa
Gogol Bordello fire up the Fonda with crowd-surfing, moshing and Regina Spektor

The Fonda Theatre is a great example of Hollywood breaking stereotypes any day of the week.  In this occasion, the venue was raging with multigenerational gypsy punk lovers getting down all night long with Gogol Bordello and opening act Lucky Chops. New York-based band Gogol Bordello had a sold-out show with crowds filling up the spot […]

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FarahSosa |
Tinashe at Air + Style 2018 by Steven Ward
Air + Style brings the momentum of the 2018 Winter Olympics to Southern California

Piggybacking the winter-sporting fever that came with the 2018 Winter Olympics and bringing some of that magic to sunny downtown Los Angeles, Air + Style closed out its weekend in spectacular fashion with a flurry of stunning musical and athletic performances. The festival took on an even greater role in the aftermath of this year’s […]

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Fonda Theatre -- Photo: ZB Images
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s melancholic rock delivers a rebirth of rebellion at Fonda Theatre

The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood hosted the sold-out show for the final night of the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club‘s tour supporting their new album Wrong Creatures, the eighth album in 17 years for the rock veterans. If you ever wanted to cry over your ex in a dark room filled with strangers, I highly suggest a […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |