Tag Archives: funk

Thee Satisfaction with Ras G & Open Mike Eagle at the Echo – Photos Review – June 19, 2012

THEE Satisfaction are Stasia Irons and Catherine Harris-White and the duo live/laugh/love/dance and create in Seattle, but they’re brought their talents to L.A. last Tuesday, at the Echo. All their material is produced by themselves, which results in a very enjoyable fusion of funk-psychedelic feminista sci-fi epics with the warmth and depth of Black Jazz and Sunday morning soul, […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (April 16 – 22, 2012)

Bon Iver at Gibson Amphitheater – Photo: Wei Shi We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie and […]

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Rebirth Brass Band at the Echoplex – Photos – Feb. 12, 2012

The Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band brought their sweet sounds of New Orleans to L.A. when they headlined the Echoplex last Sunday, February 12. Rebirth Brass Band has been bringing the funk for over 25 years and the party at the Echoplex was full of vibrant good vibes. The big ensemble bustled with life and were fresh with a contemporary feel […]

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Meshell Ndegeocello at El Rey Theatre – Photos & Show Review – Jan. 6, 2012

Meshell Ndegeocello put on a mesmerizing performance at the El Rey Theatre this past Friday, Jan. 6 opening with one of her classic Prince covers. The multi-faceted singer/songwriter played a variety of songs from old to new, slow to fast and funky to melancholy. Her rich deep voice could be heard and felt throughout the […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at the El Rey Theatre (October 6, 2011)

The young horn phoneme and the band bring some Louisianan soul to LA’s El Rey Theatre on Thursday, October 6. We’re talking about Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue! Fusing all things jazz, funk and hip hop, this is going be one bumpin’ show, so be sure to put on those dancing shoes! Tickets to the show are $20 and open to all […]

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Sergent Garcia with Quinto Sol and B-Side Players at the Roxy – Photos & Review (Aug. 31, 2011)

The king of French raggasalsa, who was actually deep in the 80s French punk scene with Ludwig Von 88, has made his name as Sergent Garcia since 1997 exploding with all the goodness of Latin rhythms. Los Angeles was graced last Wednesday, Aug. 31 with a bombastic performance by Sergent Garcia at The Roxy. Supporting […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Groundation at the El Rey Theatre (Aug. 19, 2011)

The Northern California-based, nine-piece collective known as Groundation are coming to the El Rey Theatre on Friday, Aug. 19. Spreading their message of positivity through the medium of roots reggae infused with elements of jazz, funk, dub and more, Groundation will be performing in support of their sixth studio album, Here I Am. Groundation will […]

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Hot Show Alert: Charles Bradley at the Echo (May 4, 2011)

When I got the press release for this show announcement, I had to read the venue location a few times to make sure I was reading it correctly. Ladies and gentlemen, the wild soul man and smooth crooner, Charles Bradley, is playing an intimate show at the Echo on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. If you […]

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Fitz & The Tantrums Release New Video for “MoneyGrabber”

Hot on the heels of the release of their highly anticipated debut LP, “Pickin’ Up The Pieces,” Fitz & The Tantrums have also released a funky new video for their hit single “MoneyGrabber!” Peep the sweet video below and get your groove on! Also, Fitz & The Tantrums are playing a FREE show tonight at […]

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Janel Monae at Siren Studio for KIA Soul Collective – Photos and Video Review

Day three of the KIA Soul Collective at Siren Studio on Saturday, Nov. 7 was a smashin’ good time! Janelle Monae brought out the pyschadelic-soul-punk and showed the crowd a good time. From wowing fans with her stellar vocals to showing her sassy bold side while surfing the crowd, and even painting an on-stage portrait, […]

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