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The lovely sisters of First Aid Kit book a show at El Rey Theatre

The lovely sisters of First Aid Kit are taking off on a tour of the US and Canada to display those gorgeous pipes loud and proud for all to hear. First Aid Kid will headline the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday May 28th with support from Willy Mason. We last caught First Aid Kit this […]

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Stream Pharrell's New Album G I R L
Album Preview: Stream Pharrell’s New Album G I R L

Now that the GRAMMYS are over and we’re pretty much done making fun of Pharrell’s Arbys-esque Canadian mounty hat, we can focus on some more positive things such as Pharrell’s new album. After swooping up more GRAMMYS than he can count, and announcing a headlining date at the Hollywood Bowl this May, Pharrell has now […]

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Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: An Interview with Peanut Butter Wolf

by Jane Dubz Heads up, Los Angeles. You’re in for a treat. This month, the people over at Los Angeles-based indie hip hop label, Stones Throw Records, will be showcasing their feature-length documentary titled Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton. Packed with archival footage, rarely seen video, and interviews with Stones Throw artists, friends, and the […]

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Sharon Van Etten returns to Los Angeles with a show at El Rey Theatre

Now this is the kind of show announcement that makes our day. Sharon Van Etten will headline the El Rey Theatre on Saturday, June 28th. If you’re not familiar with the the Brooklyn singer-songwriter, we highly recommend you get acquainted with her beautiful and heartfelt music. Her 2010 release, Epic, is still to this date […]

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Die Antwoord to headline the Fonda Theatre this May

Just when you were asking yourself, when are those weird and freaky lookin’ rap creatures known as Die Antwoord coming back to Los Angeles, you get the answer to exactly what you were pondering. South Africa’s Die Antwoord will headline the Fonda Theatre on Thursday, May 29th as part of the first leg of their […]

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Neil Young adds a fourth and final concert date at Dolby Theatre Hollywood

UPDATE Feb. 27th 9:30am: To access today’s presale for Neil Young tickets at the Dolby, please use the following password: EARLYBIRD. CLICK HERE FOR PRESALE TICKETS TO NEIL YOUNG AT THE DOLBY THEATRE! Holy smokes! We didn’t see this one coming. Neil Young has added a fourth and final performance date at the Dolby Theatre […]

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L.A.’s Sir Sly cover Drake’s soft rap song, “Marvin’s Room”

Of all the rappers one can choose from, it’s no surprise that an indie pop band would cover a song by Drake. I mean, c’mon, according to Ghostface Killah, Drake is like the “softest rapper” ever. The former Degrassi star sits nice and dorky in the #1 spot on Ghost’s 2013 list of “soft rappers”. […]

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Photos: Propagandhi “clean everything” at SOLD OUT Echoplex performance!

Early 90′s political punks, Propagandhi made their way back to Los Angeles from the calm grounds of Canada in support of their 2012 release Failed States (Epitaph Records). As their second sold-out Los Angeles performance (Propagandhi also played the Glass House on Saturday), Propagandhi put on a fierce performance at the Echoplex this past Sunday. Going strong since 1986, […]

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fanny pack fashion
Hot vs Not: Are fanny packs fashionable?

In terms of fashion, the millennium has been all about reviving yesteryear. From highwaisted jeans to flared out bell bottoms, you’ll find people wearing threads from just about every decade, especially the 70s and 80s here in East Hollywood. One thing that always seemed nerdy was the fanny pack. Whether you wore a fluorescent green […]

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The infamous Bay area rapper, E-40 to perform at the Troubadour

The infamous Bay area rapper, E-40 will headline the Troubadour in West Hollywood on Saturday, April 26th. With 20 studio albums under his belt, and slew of collaborations with artists such as Juicy J, Danny Brown, Tygya, Schoolboy Q, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, and the list goes on — E-40 has made quite the rap […]

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