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Apocalyptica amaze fans at The Mayan with their cello symphony of metal

Cellos and heavy metal may sound a bit odd in the same sentence, but when you get to see it live under the masterful hands of Apocalyptica, it all makes sense. The Finnish four-cellos metal band rocked the Mayan Theater not only with their classical Metallica tributes but with loads of compositions of their own. Although there was […]

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Mount Kimbie at El Rey Theatre
Mount Kimbie fire up the El Rey Theatre with a wild dance party

UK Electronica outfit Mount Kimbie are currently on tour and made their Los Angeles stop this past Friday. The duo packed the El Rey Theatre full of music lovers. Mount Kimbie’s ambient noise, synths and percussion immediately set the audience into an entrancing state. The band has grown from their past “post-dubstep” to a more mature and […]

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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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Kaytranada closes the year at The Novo with exhilarating dance party

Los Angeles ended the year with many bangs. Kaytranada‘s sold out show at The Novo was a breath of fresh sounds easing the commotions of the year about to end. The young Montreal-based Hatian Canadian producer has a unique way to blend hits and beats, quickly growing from Soundcloud to live superstar. Hip Hop producer Lou […]

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Robert Glasper Experiment brings a captivating dose of pleasurable sounds to the Fonda Theatre

The beginning of the week is hardly ever quiet in Los Angeles, we got options everyday. This week was no exception when the Fonda Theatre had a large crowd on a Monday night. Since early in the evening we were all ready to experience the sonic pleasures of the Robert Glasper Experiment. With a mix of […]

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Lee Fields and The Expressions deliver heartwarming soul show at El Rey

We are entering times in which the opportunities of experiencing shows of live living legends are becoming scarce. Although some genres are no longer on the spotlight in the mainstream, their style has shaped and inspired today’s sounds. Lee Fields has been on the soul path for decades and his recent productions are rich in the soulful […]

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Damian Marley sizzles at sold-out Roxy gig — the Marley legacy is strong

Damian Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a. “Junior Gong,” son of reggae legend Bob Marley lit up The Roxy theatre with fire from new songs as well as classics. The crowd was fiercely holding on to their spots to catch some of the energy that was about to ensue. They said it would be an intimate show, however the […]

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Digable Planets Drop 90s Hip Hop Sheen at The Regent

When a prolific band from the past springs back from their heyday with a reunion show, it’s hard to know what to expect. Will they sound the same? How will the energy be? Expectations are set high, and fans are hopeful, but sometimes comebacks can be a disappointment; that was not the case on Monday […]

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Hot Band Alert: New York’s Sofi Tukker gives LA a dose of their dazzling bombast at Lyric Theatre

It was my first time at the Lyric Theatre, a venue in mid city that is shining through with its current music selections gracing the evenings. Last week, KCRW featured a night with New York-based indie electro-dance duo Sofi Tukker, with opening performance by Kauf. The place was at capacity from the jump off which made […]

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Mbongwana Star brings vibrant sounds of the Congo to The Roxy

The sounds of Congo and Los Angeles came together this past Saturday night in none other than the famed Sunset Strip in Hollywood. With a day that was already hot, the evening transitioned to a night illuminating with perpetual warm vibes. The Roxy became a venue full of brilliant colors and feel-good ambiance. Los Angeles […]

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