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The Echo on fiyah with performances by Pachamama Estela, The Delirians and more

Music sure has a way to guide our mood and genres such as ska and reggae will definitely get you irie. Dub Club hosted a feel good groove convention opening both floors at The Echo and Echoplex for a night of rock steady and good ole reggae with bands to keep you going all night long.  […]

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A spectacular pairing, Tinariwen and the Growlers opening minds at The Belasco

Tinariwen Mix your favorite desert rock band with a bit of psychedelic garage rock and most likely you’ll get to witness a crazy awesome sold-out show like we just did last night, at The Belasco. Tinariwen with opening band The Growlers has been a highly anticipated night by a solid fan base in Los Angeles. The doors […]

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Kelela delivers a sensational L.A. break-out performance at the Echo

Last night, Los Angeles witnessed a sensational break-out performance that has been sold-out for months at one of our favorite venues, The Echo. Kelela (Mizanekristos) made her Echo debut last night, if you weren’t there you truly missed out on an epic show from a very promising new artist. She has a second  sold-out performance at […]

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Ana Tijoux, Kumbia Queers & Subsuelo bring heavy Latin tropico vibes to Echoplex

One of the huge benefits of living in Los Angeles is the variety of amazing live music we get to experience. The Red Bull Music Academy radio Panamerika hosted a sold-out show at The Echoplex that had the crowd sweating from start-to-finish. Featuring the Chilean-French rapper-singer Ana Tijoux, Kumbia Queers from Argentina and L.A.’s global bass […]

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Nicole Atkins bedazzles the Bootleg Bar with a spectacular performance

Last night, he Bootleg Bar hosted a fantastic night with Nicole Atkins, a New Jersey-based singer / song writer with amazing charisma and stage presence. Her songs are a mix of poetry and stories filled with creativity portrayed with skillful musicianship mixing semi noir pop and a neo psychedelic folk rock. Ms. Atkins has a […]

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Com Truise gets dapper at his sold-out Echoplex birthday celebration show

For Seth Haley’s Com Truise, it’s not about the name, it’s about the music.  The Echoplex was proof of that on this sold-out show bringing bringing out hordes of fans that just can’t get enough of Com Truise’s smooth synth-electro-funk wave. Reaching massive peaks of sound throughout his mesmerizing set, the crowd would get an overwhelming feeling […]

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Photos: Cibo Matto thrill El Rey Theatre with a vivid performance in celebration of Hotel Valentine

Many of us still remember when the Tokyo / New York duo Cibo Matto were strongly hitting the airwaves back in the 90s with the now classics Viva! La Woman and Stereo Type A.  More then a decade of hiatus has passed and now Yuka Honda and vocalist, Miho Hatori have returned after experimenting with solo projects and collaborating […]

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Phantogram celebrate new album with a magnificent sold out performance at Hollywood Palladium

In celebration of their incredible new album,Voices, Phantogram performed to a sold-out audience this past Saturday at the Hollywood Palladium. The New York duo seamlessly create a gorgeous blend of organic sounds with chopped rhythms and electric guitars that can powerfully fill any space. And that’s exactly what they did on this explosive evening of synth-pop pleasure. Josh Carter and […]

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Photos: Kera & the Lesbians pack the Echo for the first night of their Echo residency

Kera and the Lesbians This past Monday, Kera and the Lesbians kicked off the first night of their February residency at the Echo with support from local acts Santoros, Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel, and Crown Plaza. Despite the chilly temperatures, fans came out in large numbers and brought some serious body heat into […]

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Photos: An Evening with Mayer Hawthorne at Sonos Studio

Detroit’s multitalented soul singer/songwriter, Mayer Hawthorne, joined Sonos Studio to celebrate his first Grammy nomination. The evening was gracefully orchestrated by him chatting about the artwork of his past and recent albums, with plenty of emphasis to his love for vinyl. In his own words “Vinyl is not perfect. It has hiss, pop and crackle … Life […]

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It Got Super Sloppy at the 7 Days of Funk Record Release Party with Dam-Funk & Snoopzilla!

In Los Angeles we might have trouble tolerating weather below 50 degrees, but if Dam-Funk and Snoop Dogg are putting on an epic performance together, you best believe we’ll be in line for more than a half block, along with 300 other people shivering while waiting to enter a venue already hitting capacity. This past […]

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Photos: Stones Throw Put On a Fresh House Party at Sonos Studio’s PLAY Art Installation

Sonos Studio is an acoustically-designed gallery that celebrates music listening, and here you can experience their Sonos Wireless HiFi System. Currently their new audio visual installation PLAY – A Visual Music Experience, created by Brooklyn technology artist Aramique and Fake Love, immerses you in the feel of sounds throughout a home; and of course, the […]

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PHOTOS: Rokia Traore Brings Lively Aftrican Rock ‘n’ R&B to the Luckman Fine Arts Complex

Whenever we visit the Luckman Fine Arts Complex, we travel to other continents from within our very city of Angels. Malian singer, composer, producer, guitarist (wonder music woman extraordinaire), Rokia Traore did her Luckman debut this past Saturday, bringing songs from her new album, Beautiful Africa. Her music explores her initial love of rock blending traditional African […]

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