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M83 Fox Theater Pomona 2016
Electronic orchestra M83 return with climactic Fox Theatre performance

There’s a reason that French electronic outfit M83 has found a niche in crafting big-budget film soundtracks, and that reason was highlighted emphatically Tuesday night as Anthony Gonzalez led his troupe through a rapturous expose of their discography. Opening with the violent crashes of synths and percussion that riddle “Reunion,” M83 spent the next nearly […]

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M83 break away from their teen dream fairytales with new album Junk

When French electronic band M83 announced it had returned to the studio, I felt a carefully measured level of excitement rise within me. On one hand, I had the promise of new material from Anthony Gonzalez, on the other, they had the insurmountable task of creating an album that would exist in the shadow of Hurry Up, […]

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Sweet Yet Strong: Milk & Bone’s Spectacular LA Debut at the Bootleg Theater

The Bootleg Theater was host to a slew of incredible acts this past Friday night. For our main course, Milk & Bone show us why they were so lauded at SXSW, and to open for them were Danke and vōx, who both put on blissful bass-filled sets. I missed most of Danke at the start but […]

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L.A. Girlfriend
Video Premiere: Watch L.A. Girlfriend’s new video for “Little Do I Know” off forthcoming Neon Grey LP

L.A. Girlfriend, the creative solo project of front-woman Sydney Banta, has revealed a luscious new track and video to match for “Little Do I Know”, the first single off of L.A. Girlfriend’s new LP, Neon Grey. Soaked in her signature post-punk meets 80s synth-pop sound, the song is about unrequited love, and the hearthwrenching feelings […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
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M83 to headline Fox Theater Pomona as part of Goldenvoice’s Coachella sideshow series

M83 is set the headline the Fox Theater in Pomona on Tuesday, April 19. Just two weeks ago, M83, aka Anthony Gonzalez announced an initial series of North American tour dates, including sets at Coachella and The Governor’s Ball in NYC. His Fox Theater date will be part of Coachella’s hefty lineup of Coachella sideshows. […]

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Mike Snow to headline Fonda Theatre and Pappy & Harriet’s

As part of Mike Snow’s extensive North American Tour, the band will also headline two Coachella sideshow dates. Miike Snow will perform in Los Angeles at the Fonda Theatre on Wednesday, April 20th. Additionally, the trio will also hit the starry desert for an intimate date at Pappy & Harriet’s on Thursday, April 21st where […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
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Must-See Coachella Undercard: HÆLOS — dark, sexy electro pop that will give you release

While marveling at this year’s Coachella lineup, you may have noticed an influx of undercard acts; bands that you’ve never even heard of. True to Cochella’s old form, where the festival was once all about music discovery and showcasing lesser known acts, we’re really excited about the acts placed on the Coachella flyer where you […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
PR0FILES
Watch Pr0files new Bob Dylan-inspired video for “Empty Hands”

Not too long ago, the LA duo Pr0files, comprised of Lauren Pardini and Danny Sternbaum shared their delicious new song “Empty Hands.” Now Pf0files have brought the song to life with a Bob Dylan-inspired video for the track. Shot on a blistering 110-degree day in the barren desert of Joshua Tree, the video features Pardini and […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
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MS MR bewitch fans at Wiltern with rapturous energy and vocal swoon

A dark doo wop of the most soulful kind overtook the Wiltern this past Tuesday night as dream pop duo MS MR bewitched fans with a string of hits from their sophomore album How Does It Feel. Lead vocalist Lizzy Plapinger was a pulsating vision of rapturous energy throughout the night, whipping her bright scarlet […]

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Hot Chip cover Bruce Springsteen’s classic “Dancing In The Dark” — watch new video

We’re usually not the biggest fans of cover songs or remixes, but Hot Chip just marveled us with their sensational cover of Bruce Springsteen’s classic 80s synth number “Dancing In The Dark”. Hot Chip’s version is an epic seven minutes of nostalgia which was recorded with a seven piece live band, featuring drummer Sarah Jones […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
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Hot New Music: Neon Indian’s VEGA INTL. Night School — a delicious disco odyssey 

It’s usually never appropriate to judge a book (or album for that matter) by its cover, as the painstaking artistry of its contents are to be little more than complimented by its outer sleeve. But we’re only human, so from the moment you lay eyes on VEGA INTL. Night School, with its 70’s stylized portrait […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
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Hot New Music: Stream Pr0files’ sexy new single “Empty Hands”

Los Angeles electro pop duo, Pr0files have released a sexy new single titled “Empty Hands”. Oozing with 80s synths and roller rink melodies, the song comes from Pr0files’ forthcoming debut full-length Jurassic Technologie, which is expected for a February 2016 release date. Pr0files is made up of longtime friends, Lauren Pardini and Danny Sternbaum. With songs […]

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Stream Neon Indian’s new album VEGA INTL. Night School

After giving fans a taste of his new album with the release of “Annie” this past May, Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) went on to tease us with the spicy new track “Slumlord” (which he shared in August). Well get ready Neon Indian lovers, Palomoa is about to give you the full monty. Neon Indian’s […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |