Tag Archives: Sound in Focus

Nas
Photos: Nas and Wild Belle Close Out KCRW’s Sound In Focus at Annenberg Space

Last Saturday at the Annenberg Space in Century City, Illmatic fans were in for a treat. The folks over at KCRW and the Anneberg Foundation went out with a bang for their final Sound In Focus event. Featuring acclaimed rapper Nas as the evening’s headliner, and brother-sister duo Wild Belle, the night shined with a […]

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Cold War Kids rock Annenberg Space for Photography for tepid crowd

Sometimes, I get this feeling that Los Angeles is spoiled when it comes to live music, and therefore they don’t appreciate how good they have it. Such was the case Saturday night, when Long Beach’s own radio-rockers Cold War Kids headlined the final night of KCRW’s Sound in Focus free shows at Studio City’s Annenberg […]

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De La Soul and Quantic bring killer beats to KCRW’s Sound in Focus at Annenberg Space for Photography

If you haven’t made it to one of KCRW’s free Sound in Focus shows at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Studio City yet, you’re missing out. In its second weekend of 2015, an enticing double-bill featuring Quantic and headlined by throwback hip-hop stalwarts De La Soul took center stage. The outdoor courtyard is one […]

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TV on the Radio open KCRW Sound in Focus with premier indie rock set

Studio City was the place to be Saturday early evening as KCRW kicked off the first of their free Sound in Focus shows that featured performances from TV on the Radio and Boxed In. The music was the main course for a night that featured excellent food truck choices and solid drink options as well […]

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