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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 (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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