Tag Archives: world music

gurrumul
Win Tickets to Gurrumul at the El Rey Theatre

The Indigenous Australian musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, aka Gurrumul, will be headlining the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, May 6th. Its incredible to know that this artist was born blind, has never required any assistance, and yet is capable of playing drums, keyboards, and guitar. As a result of two successful albums, Gurrumul has performed for the The […]

More
Brissa Sanchez |
subsuelo-photos
Subsuelo sizzle Echo Park Rising with global sounds and basketball

The Global Rhythm Stage hosted by the Subsuelo crew and Golden Glue Mngmt was going off this past Sunday at Echo Park Rising. Attendees had a chance to musically travel all over the world without leaving Echo Park. The Subsuelo crew were on fire on this very hot day throwing down global sounds for all […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
West Coast Premiere Of Alex Gibney's "Finding Fela" At Sonos Studio
West Coast Premiere of Alex Gibney’s “Finding Fela” at Sonos Studio

Photo: Getty Images for Sonos I get amazed every time whenever I mention Fela Kuti or Afrobeat and whoever is around me has no clue about either. When the U.S. was raging with funk and jazz ’60s, Nigeria was having its beginnings with this music phenomena that would change that course of history. Sonos Studio, […]

More
Skirball announces its 2014 FREE summer concerts series

The Haden Triplets Summer is just around the corner, and with the long sunny days and warm weather also comes numerous summer concerts series across Los Angeles. The Skirball Cultural Center has announced their 2014 line-up for its 18th annual free Sunset Concerts. A Grimy Goods favorite amongst the many summer concert series offered, Skirball […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (August 20 – 26, 2012)

Theophilus London at Club Nokia – Photo: Wei Shi We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie and local […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Tinariwen with Sophie Hunger at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex – Photos (Oct. 29, 2011)

The spectacular and unique African orchestrations of Tinariwen graced the Luckman Fine Arts Complex this past Saturday, Oct. 29 with support from  Sophie Hunger. Creating a sweet gumbo of world music with an array of exotic instruments including acoustic and electric guitars, electric bass, drums, and gnarled picking patterns from West African lutes—it was truly a majestic evening that can not […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
The Luckman Fine Arts Complex Concert Schedule: Jane Birkin, CocoRosie, India.Arie & More

Delivering cutting edge music, dance, and visual arts from all over the globe, the Luckman Fine Arts Complex has rolled out their upcoming concert schedule and it’s looking oh-so-appealing! The Luckman concert season will feature hot International acts such as Jane Birkin, CocoRosie, India.Arie, Nikka Costa and many more! Check out the full line-up below […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Fool’s Gold Self-Titled Debut Album Review

In 2005 I spent a couple months in the luscious country of Brazil. Touring one exotic beach to the next I instantly fell in love with the celebratory, free-spirited ways of this beautiful country. Not to mention all the people there are quite the tantalizing eye candy. Los Angeles’ ensemble, Fool’s Gold, reminds me of […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Fool’s Gold Release Official “Surprise Hotel Video”

LA’s Fool’s Gold has come out with their official video to their amazingly awesome song, “Surprise Hotel.” It’s wet n’ wild and looks like heaps of fun! Especially for the old cheesy farts frolicking in the video with bikini clad babes. [youtube= http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0wPNow3ymc] Their vibrant dance anthem “Surprise Hotel” is almost five minutes of sheer […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Fool’s Gold – A Must See! Download Their Free MP3 of “Surprise Hotel.”

Damn, this song is just fuckin beautifully orchestrated with some delicious vocals to match. Makes me wish I was back in Brazil for three months of hedonistic bliss. Fool’s Gold, the LA collective that weaves together western art-pop aesthetics with African rhythms and melodies, will release their self-titled, debut album on Sept. 29 on IAMSOUND. […]

More
Sandra Burciaga Olinger |