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Daughter at the Wiltern
Daughter delivers aural bliss at the Wiltern, Alexandra Savior spellbinds as opening act

The Wiltern hosted a warm evening of dream pop/folk on Wednesday. It’s never a dull show when European trio Daughter are in the building. The attendees anxiously stood waiting for our hump day treat, with a lovely opening by rising star Alexandra Savior. Originally from Portland, but now repping Los Angeles, the dreamy vocalist casted a […]

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Aurora at Fonda Theatre
Norwegian pop songstress, Aurora charms Los Angeles fans at 30 Days In LA at the Fonda

It’s the end of November, which means a wrap on all the amazing shows put on by Red Bull Sound Select for their annual series, 30 Days in LA. To kick off the final week, Norwegian pop songstress Aurora headlined two nights at the Fonda, joined by Foreign Air and Oyster Kids for two nights […]

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The Pack A.D.
The Pack A.D. assault the senses with ‘Positive Thinking’ at The Roxy

Last week at The Roxy, Los Angeles was in for a special pre Thanksgiving treat as Canadian shredders The Pack A.D. came to headline the small Hollywood club in support of their latest album Positive Thinking. While Grimy Goods has covered The Pack A.D. numerous times, this was my first introduction to the garage rock […]

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Lucius bring the harmonies and smooth the discord at Observatory show

Indie-pop outfit Lucius took the Observatory by storm Sunday night, filling the venue with their swelling love songs and enchanting two-part harmonies of frontwomen Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig. Rooted firmly in the obvious folk-country inspirations that trace their music, Lucius are defined by the angelic hollers of its lead singing duo, which on their […]

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Cherub at Fonda Theatre
Cherub bleed gold, piss excellence at Fonda Theatre show

Like the glitzy electronica purveyors that they are, Cherub lit up the Fonda Theatre last Friday night and left the walls dripping with their overly-saturated synth creations. Led by enigmatic duo Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber, Cherub pulse in the same vein of music and style as Chromeo, right down to their goofy, R&B/hip-hop romanticisms […]

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The Record Company
The Record Company keep the real and raw spirit of rock ‘n’ roll alive at El Rey gig

“We are The Record Company and we play Rock N Roll!”   This clear, concise, and honored mission statement is the battle cry that starts every live performance from The Record Company. The three-piece Los Angeles band, ended their first headlining national tour with a string of 32 out of 41 sold out shows, and […]

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HAIM
Fans go crazy for HAIM’s 30 Days In LA performance at Fonda Theatre

HAIM, Charlotte Day Wilson, and Steven A. Clark deliver thrilling 30 Days in LA performances at Fonda The Fonda was in for a hot night with L.A.’s favorite sisters HAIM in the house. The show is just one of the many fabulous 30 Days In LA shows, curated by Red Bull Sound Select. The night started […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Pusha T at Belasco Red Bull Sound Select 30 Days In LA
Pusha T gets the night wild at Belasco for Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days In LA

For it’s 16th night of its 30 Days In LA, Red Bull Sound Select brought out G.O.O.D. Music’s very own Pusha T to headline the beautiful Belsaco Theater. The night started off with two talented artists, Tunji Ige from Pennsylvania, and local artist Boogie, from Compton. Both openers brought the proper energetic performance that the […]

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Sleepless at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
The Music Center transforms the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion into a thrilling wonderland of sound and visuals for its latest Sleepless event

Once again, The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion set up a late night of interactive spaces to submerge the senses, as if it were all a dream. Their most recent “Sleepless” installation included dreamlike scenarios all over the space. At the entrance, snow fell from different corners welcomed by music from Light In The Attic, as the audience […]

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Isaiah Rashad
Isaiah Rashad joined by SZA, Hugh Augustine, Mansion Air and Sampa the Great for 14th Night of Red Bull’s 30 Days In LA at Echoplex

For the 14th night of Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in LA they brought out Isaiah Rashad at the Echoplex along with a fresh crew of artists such as Sampa the Great and Mansion Air. Headlining the vending as the main event was the Tennessee hip artist-producer extraordinaire, Isaiah Rashad. People of all ages […]

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Camp Flog Gnaw 2016 photos
Photos: Camp Flog Gnaw 2016 — Fans ease election stress through celebrating diversity and letting go through the music

Tyler, the Creator has done it again. For the fifth year in a row, Camp Flog Gnaw has sold out completely. This year he one upped himself by making it a two-day festival for the first time ever. From the Bay Area to New York , people from all around the U.S. traveled to Los […]

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STRFKR
STRFKR slip into blissful nothingness with sizzling performance at El Rey

After what has been a rollicking week for the city of LA, rocked by a tragic presidential election and massive protests in response, STRFKR brought a much needed distraction to the El Rey last Friday night with their sizzling synth dance-anthems. Dressed rather plainly (for them), Joshua Hodges and his mechanic jumpsuit-clad band members were ripping in […]

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Jenny Hval press photo 2016
Jenny Hval and Dinner Come Together at Resident to Light Up a Dark Week

This week marked the first since daylight savings time ended. We are in the middle of an extreme second summer, and yet the days are dark before I even have a chance to enjoy the sun. After Tuesday, it feels like a metaphorical darkness is also here to stay, and it seems that no one […]

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Banoffee
Powerful Producers Empress Of and Banoffee Share Stage at Club Bahia for 30 Days in LA

“Imagine if Banoffee played with Empress Of,” my roommate joked with me last summer. I had just told him that Empress Of was coming to the Echo, and around that time I had been gushing about Banoffee’s masterful second EP, Do I Make You Nervous? It clearly amused him to tease me about two of […]

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La Sera
La Sera got it going on! Music For Listening To Music To comes to life at Bootleg

Los Angeles’ La Sera, the project of Katy Goodman and Todd Wisenbaker showcased their latest release Music For Listening To Music To (produced by Ryan Adams) at the intimate Bootleg Theatre. The new sounds incorporate the same surf pop elements from the older material with some folk infused sound. Goodman and husband Wisenbaker share the guitar and vocal […]

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From Indian Lakes
From Indian Lakes makes “Everything Feels Better Now” a truth after stellar Echo performance

The Echo housed a beautiful Saturday evening this past weekend. Joey Vannucchi, better known by his project — From Indian Lakes, was ending his three-month U.S. tour right here in Los Angeles. He’s a talented multi-instrumentalist who pulls inspiration from acts such as Radiohead and The Dodos. The music he produces has such a distinct […]

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Cruel Youth at The Echo
Cruel Youth shone up at The Echo, steals night with exquisite performance — KIIARA headlines with a lot of audio magic

Teddy Sinclair (fka Natalia Kills) is killing it with her new project Cruel Youth. The all-female three-piece band fronted by Sinclair and co-produced by her husband, Willy Moon, was a smash hit last Thursday at The Echo in Los Angeles. The show was sold-out, with rising pop star KIIARA headlining the evening — but Cruel […]

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Kim and The Created at Bootleg Theater
Alice Cooper and Shep Gordon tell all at Bootleg Theater, Kim and The Created follow with fierce performance

It was Halloween night and what better way to celebrate the festive holiday than with Alice Cooper. And to top it all off, Los Angeles’ ferocious Kim and the Created were to play immediately following a conversation with legendary rock star Alice Copper and famed manager Shep Gordon hosted by Live Talks Los Angeles. The […]

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Wes Marsala |
M83
M83 immerses Greek Theatre into an effervescent pool of their colossal soundscapes, Yeasayer kick things off

Making their long awaited return to the Greek Theatre on Friday night, M83 seemed to borrow from the vast endlessness of the cosmos above to fuel their epic soundscapes. Led by the harrowingly triumphant wails of synth-wizard Anthony Gonzalez, the band poured out their sonics so that they filled the entirety of the Greek like […]

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Pet Shop Boys
Pet Shop Boys ring in Halloween with festive performance at Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles

It was Halloween weekend and some of the freaks and ghouls came out to see the Pet Shop Boys at the Microsoft Theater, Saturday night. I ran into Jareth (aka David Bowie from Labyrinth), a man dressed in a green suit from head to toe, and when asked what he was he just said: “I am […]

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