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Autolux at Constellation Room
Photos: Autolux envelope fans at Constellation Room with pure aural and visual bliss

Over the weekend, Los Angeles’ Autolux played an incredible 15-song set in the Observatory’s intimate Constellation Room. The L.A. trio started their set on a slower tone with “Reappearing” from their latest album Pussy’s Dead. With deep synth and bass layers, and delicate vocals the song immediately set the tone for the evening. The compelling imagery projected […]

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Phantogram HOLLYWOOD PALLADIUM
Listen to Phantogram’s new single “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” — LA tour date at Hollywood Palladium

The teasing is finally over. Phantogram have released their new single, “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore.” With a catchy chorus, and an intense array of beats, Phantogram’s new track is built to get fans moving. Without a doubt, the single is one of those songs that gets stuck in your head. Phantogram’s new single […]

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STRFKR brings electronic wonderland to the Observatory

Kicking off the their short string of California dates,  STRFKR stepped onstage at The Observatory to give fans a run-through of their illustriously evocative and groovy discography of synthpop hits. Between lead singer Joshua Hodges and his raving collection of fans, there stood only the pulse of STRFKR’s deep electronic cuts and psychedelic, layered wails–everything […]

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against me!
Against Me! deliver powerful and inspiring performance at The Observatory

It was a powerful and inspiring night of music this past Friday as punk rockers Against Me! took the stage at The Observatory. With the occasional crowd surfer, Against Me!’s  positive energy was absolutely intoxicating. Led by the empowering front woman, Laura Jane Grace, she gave a perfectly fierce performance smashing on her guitar and […]

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Action Bronson busts out the space shoes and rhymes at Observatory show; truly Mr. Wonderful

This was hands down the best show I have ever seen at The Observatory. Action Bronson is a breed of his own rapping. Not only can he bust mad rhymes, but he has such a fantastic sense of humor. The man radiated on stage with an incredible energy. With a stage presence that makes you […]

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Jedi Mind Tricks bring out “The Thief and the Fallen” at The Observatory in Santa Ana

Jedi Mind Tricks took over The Observatory in Santa Ana this past Sunday for a solid evening a real and raw underground hip hop. The Philly natives have been laying down the beats and rhymes since 1993 and are still rolling strong. Performing in support of their new album, The Thief and the Fallen which […]

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The Bronx
Rocket From The Crypt, The Bronx and Dead Heavens deliver knock-out performances at The Observatory

It was a night of pure rock n’ roll at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California last night. Three bands would play, Rocket From The Crypt, Los Angeles punk rockers, The Bronx and Dead Heavens. All three bands brought their own style of rock and each kept the crowd engaged. Rocket From The Crypt was […]

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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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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Tallest Man on Earth serves up aural comfort food to fans at Observatory Santa Ana

The Tallest Man On Earth (aka Sweden’s Kristian Matsson) gave the Observatory in Santa a most delicious aural treat last Tuesday. Touring in support of his most personal record yet, the Tallest Man On Earth performed songs from his lush new album Dark Bird Is Home, as well as some classic favorites. Exciting fans with […]

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Juicy J Back at the Observatory with another bangin’ performance, drops free mixtape Blue Dream & Lean 2

Juicy J  is no stranger to The Observatory in Santa Ana. He performs at this venue a lot and every time he does, he never disappoints. This past Sunday was yet another incredible sold-out Juicy J show at The Observatory. Even before the Memphis, Tennessee-bred rapper hit the stage, the crowd was chanting his name in […]

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