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Ondatrópica (Quantic and Frente Cumbiero) drop lush Latin American sounds at the Echo with vinyl-only set

In 2011 the Colombian musician Mario Galeano from Frente Cumbiero and English producer Will Holand aka Quantic, joined forces and formed the project Ondatrópica highlighting the sounds of Colombia with a roster of talented musicians. The duo closed their US tour in Los Angeles and brought the rich flavors of Latin America to The Echo with superb vinyl-only […]

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Calentura shakes things up at the Roxy with Buraka Som Sistema and Alo Wala

It’s not even summer yet and the shows coming to Los Angeles keep getting hotter. Calentura, a global booty bass party crew from Los Angeles representing the new generation of dance music from the legendary Fania Records, hosted a most memorable night at The Roxy. Leaving behind all judgements and inhibitions, the crowd gyrated and shook their […]

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Santigold show at Hollywood Palladium rich with stage theatrics, costume changes, and boss jams

Thursday night, the Hollywood Palladium was packed as Philadelphia singer-producer Santigold made a stop in Los Angeles on her tour in support of her new album 99¢. People were still making their way into the venue as 10 PM approached. Luckily, Santigold wouldn’t make it onto the stage until about 10:15. As soon as she […]

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Do LaB lineups announced for Coachella 2016 – Ardalan, Big Wild, Cut Snake & More

There are some people we know who go to Coachella and never leave the Do LaB. Now in its 12th year at the famed desert festival, the Do LaB returns to the Polo Fields again after having just announced their lineups for both weekends. Weekend one will feature sets from Big Wild, HUMANS, Imagined Herbal […]

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!!! (Chk Chk Chk) share new songs “Ooo” and “Bam City”

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) are ready to move and groove you with the release of two new songs and one new video. Today the band has shared two songs that will definitely get your tail feather shaking. You can stream both “Ooo” and “Bam City” below, as well as watch their quirky DIY new video […]

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Neon Indian debuts new songs and plays fan favorites at FYF

We literally had to run from UMO to the Main Stage to catch Neon Indian at FYF, even missing the first half of his first song. It didn’t matter though, as soon as we approached the stage you could see Alan Palomo in white pants and a white t-shirt with a black blazer dancing behind […]

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Chk Chk Chk (!!!) make FYF Fest set dance-central

Photo courtesy of FYF Fest One thing that you’ve got to appreciate about !!! (Chk Chk Chk)’s lead man Nic Offer — the dude has no qualms about getting down, however absurd it might look in his hot pants. Saturday night at FYF Fest, the late addition to the lineup gave the crowd plenty to […]

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Jamie xx blasts the Echoplex with “In Colour” at sold-out performance

To be honest, I wasn’t terribly excited about going to the Jamie XX show at The Echoplex last night. I’m not familiar with Jamie’s solo stuff, just The xx, so I did a bit of research and saw that his solo performances are DJ sets, and that he just dropped his debut album, In Colour. As a photographer, […]

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Mystery Skulls lays down a tantalizing menagerie of disco-pop at Echoplex

Laying down those infectious disco-pop vibes, nice and thick, Mystery Skulls (AKA Luis Dubac) steamed the Echoplex this past Friday. Blending all the illustrious elements of soul, disco, r&B, and pop—Mystery Skulls gave fans at the Echoplex a dance party that won’t be soon forgotten. Mystery Skulls’ debut album Forever recently dropped via Warner Bros. […]

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An Interview with Ben Plant of Miami Horror: we talk new album, the secret to kickass collaborations, Grand Theft Auto

It’s been too long, yes too damn long! Five long years to be exact since Aussie electronic group Miami Horror released their hot debut, 2010’s Illumination, and while it has stood the test of time we are stoked to hear new music from them. Their follow up full-length All Possible Futures just dropped via Haven Sounds/Dine […]

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