Tag Archives: blues

Scott H. Biram and Jesse Dayton bring the South to The Echo in Los Angeles

The Southern belles, dudes and Angelinos gathered around the front porch that we will just call The Echo in Los Angeles. The only thing missing was ma’s chili cookin in the kitchen, but the Budweiser was flowing in place of it. Scott H. Biram and Jesse Dayton brought the deep south to Los Angeles on […]

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Drive-By Truckers head to Downtown Los Angeles to headline The Regent

Drive-By Truckers have announced a headlining show date at The Regent in Downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, April 23rd. The band are bringing back to life their 2007 The Dirt Underneath Tour! If you’re familiar with the style of this tour, you already know it’s a gorgeous rarity you won’t want to miss. The tour will […]

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Win a Stax Records Music & Clothing Swag Bundle

Memphis’ legendary Stax Records have helped launch the careers of many prominent African American artists since their inception in 1959 and they continue to play an integral part in showcasing the immense musical talents of timeless artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Booker T & the MG’s, Wilson Pickett, and Staples Singers, just to […]

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Kid Congo Powers & the Pink Monkey Birds at The Echo: Just the Right Amount of Weird

Kid Congo Powers and The Pink Monkey Birds Last week at The Echo, Los Angeles was treated to and most interesting and fun night of music featuring Kid Congo Powers and The Pink Monkey Birds, along with San Francisco act Uke-Hunt and L.A. band, Tramp for the Lord. The show opened with Tramp for the Lord, […]

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Video Premiere: Watch Jesus Sons’ new video for “Better Times”

Jesus Sons bring their 70s whiskey rock to life with their new video for “Better Times.” Continuing with their throwback spirit, the video appears to be shot on film with a fisheye lens giving off a psychedelic mind-bending vibe. Filmed, edited, and directed by Olivia Jaffe, the video has that black and white silent film-feel due […]

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The Black Keys at The Forum: living up to being one of America’s biggest rock bands

If there is one major realization I made Thursday night at The Forum in Inglewood, it’s that The Black Keys are in the running for America’s most popular rock band. As Thursday was an important day politically, it felt as though these Akron, Ohio-bred rockers were on the campaign trail themselves. After seeing them blow […]

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Dawes bring their lyrical storytelling and rich harmonies to life at Constellation Room

The line to get into see Los Angeles based band, Dawes, snaked through the parking lot of The Observatory in Santa Ana as dedicated fans gathered to see them at the intimate side venue known as the Constellation Room. We all knew that this was an opportunity to get up close and personal with the band […]

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Stream Leonard Cohen’s new album Popular Problems

A hip yet timeless figure in music, Leonard Cohen is back with his 13th studio album, Popular Problems. The album is available for you to stream one week before its Sept. 23 Columbia Records release date. A poetic philosopher of many identities, Cohen’s new album arrives slow and dark, touching on all emotions from joy […]

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Stream Alt-J’s new song, “Left Hand Free”

Alt-J have shared a new song titled “Left Hand Free”, the first single from their forthcoming sophomore album, This Is All Yours. The song is a funky blues number that will get your head-bobbin’ and those hands clapping. It’s the kind of song you want played at that hot summer BBQ where hips glisten under […]

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Jessica Lea Mayfield sparkles with a stunning performance at The Roxy

This past Friday, it came as no surprise to locals at the classic Sunset Boulevard club, The Roxy when Jessica Lea Mayfield entered and resurrected rock n’ roll spirits of the 80s and 90s from the compact room. Mayfield, a young singer-songwriter from Kent, OH, brought a slew of satisfying tunes to Los Angeles that tickle […]

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