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Frank Ocean’s Blonde is the Pop Masterpiece this Generation Has Been Missing

On Blonde, Frank Ocean fearlessly balances avant-garde themes and aesthetics with cathartic pop bliss Words: Jamie Lawlor For a minute there, we thought the day might never come, but on that sunny Saturday afternoon, the second studio album by Frank Ocean was finally out. A lot has happened in the realm of black culture since Ocean’s […]

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Twin Shadow to Perform Purple Rain at Masonic Lodge

Twin Shadow’s About To Drop That Sexy Purple Rain at Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever We can’t think of too many other musicians who can do justice to Prince’s iconic Purple Rain album, like Twin Shadow can. Brace yourselves fans of the great purple one, and fans of Twin Shadow. On Friday, September 23, Twin Shadow […]

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Body Language at Resident
Body Language and Wild & Free Light Up Resident in DTLA with invigorating performances

It’s not a secret that one of my favorite live shows to date was Body Language at the Echo last February. Since seeing them, I feel I’ve come a long way. I’m taking music and writing more seriously, having graduated from a small Hype Machine blog to keeping a blog of my my own to […]

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Body Language
Body Language drop new single “The Fall” — LA date at Resident July 8

Brooklyn-based Body Language has revealed a sultry new single titled “The Fall.” Known for their luscious electro-pop that can sooth your soul or get that body hustling on the dance floor, Body Language’s new track is a delicious jam. More so on the chill-wave side of things, let “The Fall’s” sweet crescendos and lulling vocals […]

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Reviewed: Broods crushes sophomore slump with brazen eclectics of “Conscious”

Riding the wave of soulful indietronica that surged out of Auckland, New Zealand and began with Lorde’s Pure Heroin, sibling duo Broods thrived in their vein of electropop harmonies and body rushing melodies that made up their debut Evergreen. Both albums found themselves in the top two within New Zealand, and two years later, Georgia […]

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Allen Stone brings the soul to the Troubadour, two new LA dates announced

Allen Stone is brining his enticing soul and R&B show to Los Angeles with two show dates scheduled a The Troubadour in West Hollywood on Tuesday, August 2 and Wednesday, August 3. As summer in LA is at its peak in August, Allen Stone is only going to make things hotter! Most recently, Allen Stone […]

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Glass Animals
Listen to Glass Animals’ new single “Life Itself” off new album

Like many of us, you probably still have Glass Animals’ sexy hit song “Gooey” running through your head. And you’re probably not mad about it. We’re not. Lucky for you, these smooth-operatin’ white boys have delivered a new single titled “Life Itself” and it’s ready to be your new best friend. Fueled with tribal drums […]

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Kali Uchis shares new track “Only Girl” featuring Vince Staples and Steve Lacy (of The Internet)

Rising Colombian-born singer Kali Uchis has released a new track called “Only Girl,” and it’s packed with some heavy features. Burgeoning rapper Vince Staples as well as Steve Lacy of The Internet are on the track, which is also produced by Kaytranada. Lacy opens the track singing “There’s only one girl for me, come on […]

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Mayer Hawthorne
Mayer Hawthorne shares sexy new song “Lingerie & Candlewax” From Upcoming Album, And O.C. Gig in May

Los Angeles-based soul and R&B artist Mayer Hawthorne has dropped a new song from his upcoming album Man About Town (due out April 8 via Vagrant Records), and damn, does it ooze sex. The cut, titled “Lingerie & Candlewax” has a vintage feel to it, and Hawthorne’s own vocals sound a bit like they could be a classic […]

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Mike Snow to headline Fonda Theatre and Pappy & Harriet’s

As part of Mike Snow’s extensive North American Tour, the band will also headline two Coachella sideshow dates. Miike Snow will perform in Los Angeles at the Fonda Theatre on Wednesday, April 20th. Additionally, the trio will also hit the starry desert for an intimate date at Pappy & Harriet’s on Thursday, April 21st where […]

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