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BANKS adds tour dates with LA date at The Theatre at Ace Hotel

BANKS has scheduled a Los Angeles show date at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Thursday, September 28, and now a second show date for Friday, September 29! The alt R&B songstress is currently on tour in support of her sophomore record The Altar, released last September via Harvest Records. As part of BANKS’ Altar […]

The Weeknd, BANKS, Travis $cott turn The Forum into Madness; Lana Del Rey guest set

Is there anyone in music who’s had a bigger 2015 than The Weeknd? Wednesday night’s show at The Forum – the second of two sold-out shows on The Madness Tour at the 17,500 capacity venue – was further evidence that the answer to that question is no. With a nearly two-hour set, The Weeknd – […]

Sweetgreen makes boom at LA launch with performances by BANKS and Alvvays

Sweetgreen is a smartly sourced seasonal food chain that began in DC and now operates all along the East Coast, founded by three Georgetown University graduates. With two of those founders being LA-based, it was only a matter of time until they tried their hand on the West Coast. Though the W. 3rd St. location […]

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Ryn Weaver proves the buzz is real in Coachella set

Ryn Weaver — photo courtesy of Coachella Dressed in her finest desert festival gear, rising pop star Ryn Weaver made the most of her early Saturday set time in Coachella’s Mojave tent. A nice breeze blew through the crowd — which quadrupled in size from the beginning to the end of her charismatic performance. Performing […]

The 20 Hottest Women in Indie Music (and then some)

As we noted in our 20 Hottest Men in Indie Music feature last month, it’s hard not to fall in love with a talented musician when they’re on stage giving you a memorable performance. Now it’s time to give the accomplished ladies their shine. From their extraordinary talents, to the way they own the stage, and […]

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ALTimate Christmas party keeps things short but sweet

It’s not often you can go to a show that features seven well-known acts, get in the doors at 6PM and be home and in bed before midnight on a work night. At ALT 98.7‘s Altimate Rooftop Christmas Party at the W Hotel Hollywood, lucky attendees were treated to just that kind of experience. An […]

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Ten Best Live Cover Songs of 2014

The Black Keys — Photo by Monique Hernandez Having been fortunate enough to see around 100 concerts in 2014, not to mention a good number of music festivals, I had the opportunity to see some musicians pull out some pretty bad ass covers during their live sets. After much deliberation, I’ve broken down my Top […]

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BANKS cashes in at Coachella on Saturday

Talented emerging female vocalist BANKS showed her vocal range on Saturday in the Gobi Tent, hitting all the high and low notes all throughout a heart-stopping set at Coachella weekend two. The American-born, L.A.-based singer has some pipes and she showcased them in front of a still arriving crowd ready to kick things into high […]

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Top Emerging L.A. Bands to Keep an Eye on in 2014 (Part 2)

Yesterday we posted part one of our “top emerging L.A. bands to keep an eye on in 2014” and after careful consideration, we’re now ready to share part two of our prospects. There are a lot of talented and unique bands in Los Angeles that are on the rise and each of them deserve a […]