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Devendra Banhart spices up The Mayan after sharing some political commentary

When going to a Devendra Banhart show I am always conflicted between closing my eyes and drifting away with his fine lyricism and lovely sounds, or if to keep them open and take it all in as one of those “you had to be there” experiences. The Mayan Theatre was the epicenter of a fantastic Tuesday […]

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Brian Jonestown Massacre
At The Drive In, Yeasayer and VÉRITÉ top this week’s best Los Angeles concerts

This week’s best concerts in Los Angeles are looking good. Shake off that Memorial Day weekend lag and go catch some live music. At The Drive In and Le Butcherettes have two nights at the Hollywood Palladium, Brian Jonestown Massacre will also pull a double at Teragram Ballroom, Yeasayer will play the Fonda Theatre, and […]

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8 Best Musically Inclined Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to open your hearts, your time, and your wallets to help others and indulge in the spirit of giving. What better way to contribute than to do so through a musically inclined way. Below we’ve compiled a list of cool charity concerts, worthy online music campaign, non-profits, and badass benefit albums that […]

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Head wound City
Photos: Head Wound City, Loma Prieta and Crime Desire unleash feral performances at Echoplex

This past Friday at the Echoplex, three bands came together to drop an all out hardcore punk assault. Headlining the evening was the highly anticipated return of Head Wound City. With a lineup featuring Jordan Blilie and Cody Votolato from The Blood Brothers, Nick Zinner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Justin Pearson and Gabe […]

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From London to LA: Running Secret Gigs Around The World – An Interview with Rafe Offer of Sofar Sounds

Sofar Sounds Co-Founder Rafe Offer I can’t even remember how I heard about Sofar Sounds but the volunteer-run music organization that boasts secret gigs in 100+ cities around the world is no doubt fulfilling their mission of bringing the magic back to live music. And, well, they had me at secret gigs. While the advance […]

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Refused
Refused whips through The Observatory Santa Ana revealing new songs and classics

As part of their highly anticipated run of small club tour dates, Refused pummeled the Observatory in Santa Ana this past Monday, along with supporting acts White Lung and Turbo Negro. It was truly a perfect lineup of punk music. The influential Swedish hardcore punks made their triumphant return loud and clear. Touring in celebration […]

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Watch Grimy TV’s festival mini documentary from Desert Daze 2015 feat. Dan Deacon, Warpaint, Deap Vally & more

Watch Grimy TV’s festival mini documentary from Desert Daze 2015! It was sweltering hot, it was dustier as hell, and it was absolutely glorious. This past May 2nd, about two and a half hours East of Los Angeles, deep into the desert of Mecca, California—the annual Desert Daze music festival was taking its course at the […]

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Win Tickets to the Los Angeles Vegan Beer & Food Festival at the Rose Bowl Stadium

Love good beer, food and music? Then look no further! The Los Angeles Vegan Beer & Food Festival is back, and this time they’re setting up camp at the Rose Bowl Stadium infield on Saturday, May 16th.  Pack up those picnic blankets and come thirsty, hungry and ready to dance! All guests receive a souvenir glass […]

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The 50 Best Los Angeles Concerts This May

Pianos Become The Teeth The Coachella season madness has now subsided but you can still get your music fix as we head into May. As the temperature outside increases so does the number of hot live music shows to attend. We’ve got old school garage-punk comebacks The Sonics and new school wild kids Twin Peaks stirring things […]

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José González warms hearts at first night of sold-out Regent performances

With sighs and hushes, to no surprise, The Regent Theatre was taken over at full capacity with a sold-out performance by folk singer-songwriter, José González. Born to Argentinean parents in Sweden, González has just released a new album titled Vestiges and Claws. The highly anticipated record comes after a seven-year hiatus and was self-produced by González. I had […]

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