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Check Out Photos of M.I.A. at the Belasco Theatre!

The heart of downtown Los Angeles got rowdy with two straight sold-out nights to see the British-Sri Lankan artist Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (aka M.I.A). The historic Belasco Theater hosted explosive nights with a crowd filled with intense colors from head-to-toe. Leggings with all sorts of designs, fiery hair (hot pink, purple, you name it …), glitter […]

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Check Out Photos of Terakaft at the Bootleg Theatre!

Have you ever been to the desert, like the ones in the movies? if not, do yourself a favor and get you some music from Terakaft. Set it at a nice relaxing volume and just close your eyes and let the music take you away. We were lucky enough to see this very unique desert rock […]

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Check Out Photos of DEATH with Obliterations and Tijuana Panthers at the Echoplex!

This past Tuesday’s Check Yo Ponytail at the Echoplex brought forth not only riveting guitars, sinister drums, and throaty yelling vocals — but also an amazing load of music history with the band that was punk before punk was punk: we’re talking about the seminal garage punk band, DEATH. Straight from Detroit, the home of Motown, the four […]

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Photos & Review: Soul Syndicate, Earl Zero & Antidoping at Echoplex

Whenever you wanna get a really good dose of reggae in Los Angeles, DubClub at the Echoplex is the place for all your reggae and dub cravings. You hit the spot and two steps in you’re already feeling irie. This past Wednesday the Mexican reggae band Antidoping got to warm up the Echoplex with their ska-reggae […]

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Photos: Moby with Mark Lanegan and Cold Specks at Fonda Theatre

Being a Moby fan is such an easy task. The guy is so amazingly talented in different arts, he is fun in social media, and gives it all he has when doing his thing. This past Wednesday, as part of Moby’s three-show-bender at the Fonda Theatre, the house was cracking with an all-ages crowd eager to […]

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Photos & Review: Laura Mvula at El Rey Theatre

Graceful, endearing, and beautiful are just a few words to describe Laura Mvula‘s show this past Tuesday at the El Rey Theatre. Since the very first moment, the British songbird has captivated crowds with her amazing voice and charm. At her El Rey show, her personal life stories created such rich lyrics that they mesmerized the crowd […]

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Photos: Jimmy Cliff at the Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concerts

Summer is almost over, nights are getting chilly and if you don’t have a cuddle buddy make sure to have a nice blanket and sweet tunes to keep you company. Last night at the Santa Monica Pier the cold breeze felt like nothing when thousands of people gathered to witness a legend in action. For […]

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Photos: Twilight Concerts with Trombone Shorty and Dustbowl Revival at Santa Monica Pier

If you haven’t gone to a beach concert yet, there’s still some time to get your fix! Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concerts series is almost over and they have brought heavyweights from all genres every Thursday this past couple months! Last Thursday the audience went wild with heavy doses of big band jazz brought to you […]

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Photos: Twilight Concerts with Nick Waterhouse and Boogaloo Assassins at Santa Monica Pier

No summer is complete until you’ve had some beach time. In Los Angeles, the Twilight Concerts at the Santa Monica Pier bring that summer breeze and salty air you crave and they serve it up with some amazing aural delicacies of live music, not to mention some killer beach sunsets! And did we mention it’s […]

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Photos: Subsuelo at Echo Park Rising – Global Music

Last weekend’s Echo Park Rising had a little bit of everything and we were there to check it all out! The El Centro Stage directly behind the Echo had was sizzling with hot global flavor from the Subsuelo crew. Between tropical beats, funk, soul, and other worldly flavors with influences from Brazil to the East […]

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Emily Wells at The Echo – Photos & Review

Lovely … we can say a lot of things about Emily Wells, but today on top of our minds remains her lovely voice. Analog synthesizers, percussion, violin and Emily adorned the Echo transforming it into a solemn spot for the audience of this multi-instrumentalist. The respectful silence was only interrupted by the cheering crowd that […]

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Photos- DEVO, GZA & Fool's Gold at Natural History Museum 100th Birthday
Photos: DEVO, GZA & Fool’s Gold at Natural History Museum 100th Birthday

This past Sunday (June 9) the Natural History Museum (NHM) celebrated 100 years of making history with a stellar line-up that excited the crowd consistently throughout the day. It was a perfect sunny Los Angeles day full of families, fossils, and music lovers wearing peculiar pot hats special to the occasion. NHM did a great […]

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UCLA Jazz and Reggae Fest Photos & Review: Santigold, Common, Ziggy Marley & More!

For 27 years as a celebration of culture and music, once again the students of UCLA take over the campus to bring us the Jazz and Reggae Fest as it has become a tradition on Memorial Day Weekend.  On Sunday, day one of the festival (Jam Day) — the festivities kicked off with a shy crowd, […]

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