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Join Paco Versailles in Their Very Own “Shangri La” Tonight at the Sayers Club

Here to grace Los Angeles with their new genre of dancemenco is Paco Versailles, aka the duo of Vahagni and Ryan Merchant (of Capital Cities). They blend disco and flamenco—hence the portmanteau—to form swirling clouds of infectious tunes. So far, they have released just two singles, and you can hear both and more at the […]

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Escort
Escort Discos Down for Upcoming Los Angeles Show at The Echo

Escort, the nu-disco band from Brooklyn New York is headed to the city of angels, bringing with them a body-delicious mix of dance music. Escort will perform at the Echo in Los Angeles on Friday, April 26.  Last year the band released two singles, both showcasing the best elements of the band. “Slide,” released in […]

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Get Down With the Young & Sick-ness This Weds at the Moroccan

Nick van Hofwegen takes his art seriously, no matter which medium. He is more widely known as Young & Sick, a local (by way of Holland then London) musician and visual artist with quite a lot planned for the next few weeks. This Wednesday, July 25th, he plays live for the first time in four […]

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Stars Align for Young Galaxy’s Appearance at the Echo

Touring is the hardest part of the job, logistically, for Montreal’s Young Galaxy. The band is comprised of partners Catherine McCandless and Stephen Ramsay, and unofficially their two children. The band can’t take the kids when they travel cross-continent, so they are currently staying in British Columbia with a relative, dropped off just before the […]

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Combo Chimbita. Photo by Farah Sosa
Combo Chimbita thrill LA fans at Resident with addictive tropical futurism

Resident DTLA hosted the perfect Sunday trifecta of sonic journeys. The bands Yanga, Here Lies Man and Combo Chimbita with Dublab DJs in between sets, made a great reflection of the diverse music influencing Los Angeles. Yanga and their Afro-Colombian rhythms blended with Los Angeles and Inland Empire punk funk spice had the crowd dancing during their […]

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Interview: Josh Ocean Talks NVDES, Getting Nvde, and La Nvdité

Earlier this year, NVDES dropped volume one of an EP series called La Nvdité, and they did not waste any time getting to volume two. Josh Ocean is the mastermind of the project, bringing his worldly and generous spirit to life through his music. He has been quite busy over the past year, cramming in […]

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Tennyson Celebrates Their Uh Oh! EP at the Roxy This Friday

This Friday, Canadian duo Tennyson will celebrate the release of their newest EP Uh Oh! live at the Roxy. It’s possible their tour wasn’t deliberately going to stop in LA on the date of release, but accident or no, the party that night at this iconic venue is guaranteed to be wild. Listen to “Cry […]

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Ondatrópica
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
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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