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Talib Kweli delivers a veteran fan-pleasing set at the Echoplex

It was a packed and sweltering night down at The Echoplex this past Sunday for the sold-out Talib Kweli show. DJ Phatrick, Knxwldge, and Niko Is got the crowd warmed up for Mr. Kweli. Once Talib took to the stage, he had the whole Echoplex moving and singing along. Talib’s set consisted of material from […]

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Watch the Dead Ships’ new video for “Golden Room”

While they may be on tour in New York, local L.A. favorites, the Dead Ships have released a ferocious yet comical video for their new single, “Golden Room”. As the first track released from their upcoming sophomore record, which was produced by Brendan Canning (Broken Social Scene), the song is an explosive garage rock banger […]

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Lord Huron photos
The Bluegrass Situation comes to The Theatre At Ace: Rhiannon Giddens and Lord Huron to headline

UPDATE: There is a presale today for The Bluegrass Situation at the Theatre at Ace Hotel! Use the link below and be sure to type in the following password: BANJO. Presale begins today (Thursday) at 10 a.m.! The Bluegrass Situation has announced its 2014 lineup and a new location! This year’s stellar two-day lineup will […]

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Jessica Lea Mayfield sparkles with a stunning performance at The Roxy

This past Friday, it came as no surprise to locals at the classic Sunset Boulevard club, The Roxy when Jessica Lea Mayfield entered and resurrected rock n’ roll spirits of the 80s and 90s from the compact room. Mayfield, a young singer-songwriter from Kent, OH, brought a slew of satisfying tunes to Los Angeles that tickle […]

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Jane's Addiction live photos
Sunset Strip Music Fest 2014 lineup: Jane’s Addiction and Empire of the Sun to headline

The 2014 Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) has announced its lineup! This year’s SSMF will feature headliners Jane’s Addiction and Empire of the Sun as well as performances by Failure, Mayer Hawthorne, Cold War Kids, Minus The Bear, Kaiser Chiefs and many more great bands. Just take a look at the official lineup poster below! […]

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Dub Club on fiyah with Zvuloon Dub System, The Lions and Adrian Sherwood

This most recent edition of Dub Club at The Echoplex was an incredible night of dub reggae music from all over the world. For their first performance in Los Angeles, Israeli band, Zvuloon Dub System absolutely KILLED it. With an interesting blend of classic 70s inspired Jamaican reggae, Israeli mizrahi, and Ethiopian jazz — Zvuloon got […]

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