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Jens Lekman at Teragram Ballroom — Photo: Andrew Gomez
Jens Lekman brightens Teragram Ballroom with great new music and laughs

Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman played a comical and charismatic storytelling set this past Monday at the Teragram Ballroom. In the early part of the swede’s performance he jokingly explained how recently Donald Trump gave a speech announcing the release of Jens’ album Life Will See You Now. Before diving into the new material he humored […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Broods at The Novo
Broods Ignite Passion at Their First “Local” LA Show, Supported by Jarryd James

I can trace my love for Broods back to a successful ad campaign. I remember when I first moved to LA two summers ago, I saw billboards with these warped-looking wolf heads on them. Broods, the ads read, piquing my interest; I googled them and happened upon a cache of wonderful music. I finally got […]

Radiohead at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Radiohead Channels a Fourth Dimension with Extraordinary Performance at Shrine Auditorium

The typical crowd at a Los Angeles concert is not nearly as exhilarating as one might imagine in today’s generation, because let’s face it; most folks are really just powering through an awkward first date or passive-aggressively nudging their way across the pit for a better Snapchat angle. However, there’s something about standing in line […]

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Body Language at Resident
Body Language and Wild & Free Light Up Resident in DTLA with invigorating performances

It’s not a secret that one of my favorite live shows to date was Body Language at the Echo last February. Since seeing them, I feel I’ve come a long way. I’m taking music and writing more seriously, having graduated from a small Hype Machine blog to keeping a blog of my my own to […]

Real Estate
Real Estate deliver blissful set at Observatory Santa Ana, first performance with new guitarist Julian Lynch

Over the weekend, Real Estate performed a blissful set at the Observatory in Santa Ana. The New Jersey indie rockers played a fan pleasing variety of songs from albums Atlas, Days, and their self titled debut album. The set was very chill, yet fully satisfying on so many levels. Hearing these Real Estate songs played live […]

Suuns, JJUUJJUU and The Breathing Effect bustle with eclectic sounds at Bootleg Theater

The Bootleg Theater hosted an evening of eclectic sounds this past Wednesday night. Suuns headlined the night in support of their new album, Hold/Still, which was just released on Secretly Canadian. While fans enjoyed hearing the new tunes, the crowd seemed to have more of a connection with Suuns’ older material. Lost in a trance, the […]

Bishop Briggs live photos
Hot New Artist Alert: Bishop Briggs lays her heart out at The Troubadour — incredible performance

From the moment we first heard Bishop Briggs’ sexy new single “Wild Horses,” we were instantly hooked. We immediately needed to know more about this powerful voice known as Bishop Briggs (formerly Bishop). Even more so, we needed to see her live. We all know that an artist can sound amazing because of the mixing […]