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Recommended: Tomás Pagán Motta shines on debut solo album

Often times, solo records from lead singers are problematic. Often losing the chemistry that made a band special is lost and often times, a vocalist free from compromise make self indulgent records that lose the things that made them great. For a few years now, Singer/songwriter Tomás Pagán Motta has been making professional but less than […]

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The 38 Best Los Angeles Concerts This March

Milk Music While it may still technically be winter, spring is fast-approaching and things are really beginning to heat up on the concert front in Los Angeles this March, not to mention, it’s SXSW month. There are plenty of reasons to celebrate the changing of the seasons – from the old school: godfather of psych […]

Win a Stax Records Music & Clothing Swag Bundle

Memphis’ legendary Stax Records have helped launch the careers of many prominent African American artists since their inception in 1959 and they continue to play an integral part in showcasing the immense musical talents of timeless artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Booker T & the MG’s, Wilson Pickett, and Staples Singers, just to […]

40 Best Los Angeles Concerts This February

Bass Drum of Death  Feb. 2 — Patti Smith — The Roxy Don’t miss out on your chance to see the Godmother of Punk, Patti Smith, up close and personal in an intimate setting at The Roxy this month. Expect to hear everything from old-school classics to newer songs from her 2012 release Banga! Get Tickets! […]

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21-And-Under: The Best Los Angeles Bands (and surrounding cities)

In Los Angeles, we are lucky to be surrounded, sometimes even inundated, with a wide array of musicians, live concerts, and both independent and major level music industry resources. Some musicians don’t realize their full potential until they have been writing/recording/playing live shows well into their later years. Whereas other musicians are primed for rock […]

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Hot Band Alert: Dynamic Los Angeles rock duo The Two Tens set to release Volume 3 EP

Dynamic Los Angeles rock duo The Two Tens, aka Adam Bones (guitar/vocals) and Rikki Styxx (drums), are set to release Volume 3 EP, the third of their four volume garage-punk assemblage, on February 10th (2/10!). The duo originally played together in the band Adam Bones but when that band began to falter, they realized that it […]

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Vintage Gold: Patti Smith “Because The Night” – Classic Video

Back when Patti Smith and her group were recording their third studio album, Easter, with producer Jimmy Iovine, her paths crossed with Bruce Springsteen who was in the same studio recording his highly regarded album Darkness on the Edge of Town. From this happenstance was born a little ditty called “Because The Night” which is […]

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Win a Motormouthmedia Swag Bag!

Located next to the 5 freeway in the lovely neighborhood of Silver Lake, and in Brooklyn, New York is the PR firm Motormouthmedia. Dedicated to bringing listeners the best of upcoming indie acts, some favorites we found on their roster included Caribou, Flying Lotus, !!! (Chk Chk Chk), Chelsea Wolfe, Deerhunter, Animal Collective, and many more! You can […]

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Vintage Gold: Gang of Four “To Hell With Poverty” – Classic Video

British post-punk rockers Gang of Four have been sharing their spirited sound and influencing the likes of Flea, Kurt Cobain and others since they formed in 1977. The group is currently scheduled to release their new album, What Happens Next, in February 2015, followed by a North American Tour.  The current lineup is fronted by sole original […]

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30 Best Los Angeles Concerts This January

Foxygen – Photo by Ceethreedom The holidays may be over and all your presents long unwrapped, but no need for the long face. The chance to give yourself the greatest gift of all, amazing live music experiences that is, has just begun. From fist-pumping good times with hip-hop heavyweights such as The Roots, KRS-One, and […]