Coachella Returns April 2022, Tickets with Payment Plan Options On Sale June 4

The news many of you have been waiting for! Coachella is back! Festival promoter Goldenvoice announced today that Coachella will return on April 15-17 and April 22-24, 2022 for two weekends of music and life in the desert! Advance ticket on sale will take place this Friday, June 4 at 10AM PST. Coachella fans will […]

Unitfp’s Debut Release is a Slow Burning Soliloquy to the Lonely

20-year-old musician Unitfp has been writing music for as long as she can remember. Teaching herself to play the keyboards at a young age, music has been a space of control and steady exploration (something she notes via her stage name which was originally Uni the flying pilot). Inspired by the sounds and melodies of […]

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Premiere: LA Crooner Nick Pagan Releases Retro Inspired Single “Hardly Use My Hands”

Those with Hispanic parents or grandparents, especially in Southern California, can probably tell you the sounds they heard blaring from the radio most Sunday nights as Art Laboe’s “Oldies but Goodies” radio program ran through a catalog of funk, R&B, doo-wop and the enchanting rhythms of Chicano soul. A dedication going out to someone with […]

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Reyna Tropical and Y La Bamba join forces on summer mixtape essential “Encerrada”

Reyna Tropical has returned with a brand new song “Encerrada,” enlisting the talents of singer/songwriter Y La Bamba on their latest iteration of soothingly lush Afro-Mexican melodies. In pure Reyna Tropical fashion, the new song is a perfect summer jammer, an essential tune for any under-the-sun drive that dreams of palm trees and seaside sunsets. […]

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Young Artist Kali Captures the Choppy Waters of Young Love with new Single “Lucy”

In a budding tale of young romance and discovery, 16-year-old Kali hits a bittersweet note felt only by those in the pangs of youthful bloom with her newest single, “Lucy.” Kali also announced her debut EP “CIRCLES” will be out May 7. In “Lucy,” Kali invites us into the inner workings of infatuation, striking a […]

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Local Natives continue to pen their love for L.A. on Sour Lemon EP

There’s an innate tenderness with which Local Natives tend to paint the environs of the greater Los Angeles area into the background of their songs, offering little markers with which one can trace the story to the band’s beginnings. Formed initially by Kelcey Ayer, Ryan Hahn, and Taylor Rice, classmates at Tesoro High School in […]

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Nathy Peluso displays a raw vulnerability and sensuality that defies conformity on “Calambre”

Barcelona-based, Argentine-born, Nathy Peluso has released her debut album Calambre and it’s quite the vulnerable-meets-sensual-with-a-slice-of-fierce record. Here’s the rundown: On the heady, bass-pounding “Sana Sana,” Peluso uses her knife-sharp wordplay to take a stab at economic disparity in style — with the music video, directed by Nicotine, embellishing the grandiose elegance of her flow in […]

The Ford Presents Solidarity for Sanctuary
The Ford Presents Solidarity for Sanctuary celebrating the music of Selena with performances by Omar Apollo, Las Cafeteras, San Cha and more

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Solidarity for Sanctuary digital festival on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Ford theater! RSVP to this free event here and watch all the sensational action live via Facebook and / or YouTube from the comfort of your home. Co-curated by grassroots organizers, the Solidarity for Sanctuary festival brings together some of […]

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Nancy Sanchez shares a pandemic-era single for Dia de los Muertos with “La Maldita Bruja”

On the heels of her newest album La Gran Civilización, Mexican-born singer/songwriter Nancy Sanchez has refused to relent and has shared a haunting new single in the form of “La Maldita Bruja.” Reworking a Dia de los Muertos classic and redefining those iconic females roles that emerged from it, like La Llorna, Sanchez manages to […]

Cayucas brings the perfect summer to the quarantined on “Malibu ‘79 Long”

Santa Monica-based Cayucas have shared another sublime summer jam in the form of new single “Malibu ‘79 Long,” which is now the second taste the duo has shared from their upcoming album Blue Summer. If quarantine and an international pandemic have kept you from having the kind of summer you dreamt of having, Cayucas have […]