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The Tissues at Echo Park Rising 2016
Photos: Echo Park Rising with The Paranoyds, Magic Bronson, Future Shoxx and more

It’s wise to say that 2016 has been the best Echo Park Rising yet. With four days full of music, and an exceptional showcase of local bands—many who who we have yet to feature or cover live—Echo Park Rising was a success. We can’t wait to see what the future holds for this neighborhood music […]

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Hot Band Alert: Ex-Sage — There’s Nothing Dry or Empty About this Duo’s Gritty Desert Rock

Los Angeles rock duo Ex-Sage recently ventured onto our radar when we featured them as one of our 5 Must-See Rock Acts at Echo Park Rising 2016. We just couldn’t shake their dark, sludgy desert-rock sound that had us high and reminiscing on other rock favorites such as The Kills and The Raveonettes. The band is scheduled […]

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Kauf Dazzles at Final Night of Echo Residency with pr0files and Rush Midnight

Kauf’s Bright Electronica Cuts Through a Dark Haze at Final Echo Residency Performance   Monday night at the Echo marked the final night of Kauf’s monthlong residency at the famous Echo Park venue. He was joined by some of LA’s brightest indie rockers, including Rush Midnight and pr0files, with a closing DJ set by Jeffrey […]

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Paul Bergmann
Album Review: Paul Bergmann’s Stars and Streams is out August 26, LA date at Bootleg

Intimacy Ebbs and Flows in Paul Bergmann’s New LP, Stars and Streams Words: Zoë Elaine At my college radio station, a friend of mine created and hosted a beautiful folk show. It was a program filled with soft melodies and emotional croons. When she graduated, I took it over, but never was able to capture the […]

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C.G. Roxanne & The Nightmares at Echo Park Rising
Photos: Echo Park Rising Day Two with C.G. Roxanne & The Nightmares, WALTER, Whiskey Biscuit and more

Day two of Echo Park Rising saw the neighborhood filling with music lovers. While Thursday was a solid jump off, it wasn’t until Friday night where Echo Park Rising really picked up its speed. With the Liberty Stage now open, along with Taix and a slew of other venues, the live music invasion had officially […]

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Ex-sage
5 Must-See Rock Acts at Echo Park Rising 2016

One of the things we love most about Echo Park Rising is that it’s a free neighborhood music festival that focuses on lesser-known music acts. With headliners such as Bleached and Chicano Batman—both that have become a household name in the Los Angeles underground music community—they are still very unknown to the mainstream world. Without […]

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Hot Band Alert: The Paranoyds — relentless garage punk, best experienced in the flesh

For those days when it’s “fuck this shit o’clock” or you just “can’t even” and seeking musical refuge is the only option to keep from losing your head, Los Angeles garage rockers The Paranoyds have got you covered. The four piece is comprised of Lexi Funston, Staz Lindes, Laila Hashemi and David Ruiz and with […]

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Saint Motel
Saint Motel Unload New Single “Move” with a Groovy 360° Virtual Experience

Los Angeles indie pop group, Saint Motel have unloaded a delightful new single titled “Move.” Kicking off with a funky soul-clap, “Move” takes you back to the 70s roller disco days. Even the visual companion—which arrives as a 360° Virtualizer—drips of luscious 70s vibes. Watch it in your iPhone, and as you move your phone up […]

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Alexandra Savior at Hote Cafe
Hot Artist Alert: Alexandra Savior bewitches Hotel Cafe crowd with her mischievous charm

Located at the heart of Hollywood’s extravagant entertainment scene, the Hotel Café sits rather unremarkably down a nearby alley, flanked on all sides by majestic venues like the Pantages Theatre and the Hollywood Palladium. Once inside, the Café reveals itself to be a much grander replication of Hollywood’s glory days, with intricate, gold placated architecture leading […]

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Father John Misty
Father John Misty set to Headline the El Rey as Part of FYF’s Pre Festival Gigs

Father John Misty has announced a headlining concert date at the El Rey Theatre on Friday, August 26! We last caught the charming eccentric at The Observatory this past April where he enamored fans with a ll that weird and wonderful Father John Misty swagger. The show is part of FYF Fest’s upcoming run of […]

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