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Backlit with vibrant silhouettes, Alt-J transform the Greek Theatre into an atmospheric bubble of pleasure

There’s been a lot of hype around Alt-J since their 2012 debut An Awesome Wave. The album won them the UK’s coveted Mercury prize and have been touted as creative pioneers in a music industry bogged down by the same-same cookie cutter sound. So with the release of their sophomore album, This is All Yours, in […]

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Spoon deliver brilliant performance at Hollywood Forever despite strict curfew

When most band’s go on a record release tour, they often perform their entire new album. Sometimes it’s song-after-song, and other times it’s mixed in with a few classics. This past Friday at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Spoon treated fans to a performance especially tailored for longtime fans. The iconic indie band had just released […]

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Deer Tick rowdy the Echoplex with beer-spittin’ rock ‘n’ roll

The Echoplex was packed this past Thursday for a night of rowdy rock ‘n’ roll with heavy elements of folk, blues and country. The raucous boys of Deer Tick left their Rhode Island digs to embark on an epic tour performing tracks off their latest album Negativity (Partisan Records) along come classic heavy hitters that had the crowd […]

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Kishi Bashi delivers a marvelous avant-pop serenade at Fonda Theatre

This past Friday at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, Kishi Bashi’s serenaded the crowd with a most lively and beautiful performance of songs from his new album, Lighght off Joyful Noise Recordings. Mesmerizing the crowd with his violin-focused avant-pop songs, Kishi Bashi exuded a kaleidoscopic of sound with his lively show. Were you there? Check out […]

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Desert Daze 2014 Photos: So much style in music and fashion!

How does one describe something that was simply perfect? The bands, the people, the setting … All of it fell seamlessly together at the Sunset Ranch for the 3rd annual Desert Daze Music Festival. Were you a part of the magic? Check out our Desert Daze 2014 photos below! Photographs by Dominoe Farris-Gilbert Kiku Pau […]

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The Strypes shake, rattle and roll the El Rey Theatre

Their 18 and under, from Ireland and they play rock ‘n’ roll better than most bands ever will in their lifetime. The Strypes played the El Rey Theatre this past Monday and it was everything we had expected and much more. First off, let me mention that the El Rey was packed with Dad shoes […]

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Mystic Braves and the Blank Tapes celebrate winter solstice with a brilliant show at Pappy & Harriet’s

Did you happen to make it out to Pappy and Harriet’s for the Mystic Braves and The Blank Tapes on this winter’s solstice? It was a beautiful performance and an even wilder night! Check our our photo gallery of these two L.A. bands celebrating the winter season at Pappy and Harriet’s! Photography by Dominoe Farris-Gilbert MYSTIC BRAVES […]

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PHOTOS: Cat Power Charms Fans At Sold Out El Rey Theatre Performance

Were you lucky enough to see Cat Power’s sold-out solo performance at the El Rey last night? The audience of super fans were so entranced by her presence that you could hear a pin drop. Numerous bouquets of flowers were gifted upon Cat Power as her fans reached for her in excitement. We were completely charmed […]

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Photos & Review of Festival Supreme at Santa Monica Pier!

Comedy and music festival extravaganza Festival Supreme at the Santa Monica Pier read like a who’s-who of today’s comedy scene, featuring performances on three different stages by Tenacious D, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Zach Galifinakis, Sarah Silverman, Tim & Eric, Adam Sandler, Tig Notaro, Demetri Martin, Garfunkel & Oates, Neil Hamburger, Patton Oswalt, and Eric Idle, just […]

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Photos: Man Man at the Fonda Theatre – Sept. 29

If you weren’t at the Cemetery watching the season finale of Breaking Bad this past Sunday, chances were you were watching Man Man rock at the Fonda! Touring in support of their newest album On Oni Pond (Anti Records), Philly’s experimental rockers were definitely a crowd pleaser with their strange antics and colorful instruments. Check out the photos of Man […]

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