Category: MUSIC

Giorgio’s First Halloween at the Haunted Hotel Figueroa

Bryan Rabin and Adam XII present Giorgio’s. Photo by Tyler Curtis. Giorgio’s has been consistently rocking for seven years now, with a whole lot of pomp and circumstance around its inspired era of groove and funk. This year, however, they’re

Chloe Lilac Takes Over the Echo

Courtesy Photo / DrillDown Media Los Angeles Indie lovers better be ready for the breakout of Brooklyn native Chloe Lilac as she sets out for first ever headlining show at The Echo. From sneaky late nights busking in Manhattan to

Hardcore Band keeps the Boyle Heights Scene Alive

 Barrio slam hard-core band from Pomona. Photo Credit Veronika Velazquez.  On a Sunday afternoon I went to a tiny bar in Boyle Heights to see a band called Barrio Slam. No giant stadium, no $40 dollar vip parking, just a

The Mysterious Miles Davis.

Miles Davis “Rubberband” Rhino Records This morning, I had the opportunity to speak with the Miles Davis Estate on a phone interview. The interview was set for 11 a.m. I had been up since 6 going over everything in my

Finding Night Moves at The Echo

Photo by Connor Gilmore “This is the most fun we’ve ever had touring,” John Pelant laughed over the phone. Somewhere outside Eugene, Oregon, Night Moves was cruising along to true crime podcasts, guzzling waters enhanced with Emergen-C. On the road

On Entering (Sandy) Alex G’s ‘House of Sugar’

Summer’s hitting its closing wave this week, climaxed with today as a formidable Friday the 13th. While we all wait for the goop of this slow season to succumb, (Sandy) Alex G has provided the ultimate soundtrack of finality, reflection,

Zedd in the Park Lights Up the Night

Saturday wasn’t any ordinary night. Zedd blessed LA with louder sound, more food and plenty of Z’s in round two of Zedd in the Park Festival on Sept. 7. Call it a baby rave with the amount of smoke and

Zedd in the Park Returns September 7! Are You Ready?

Zedd is blessing Los Angeles once again. Summer has gone by too fast, but good food and music is approaching for one of the final parties of the season. Zedd in the Park brings community, artistry and cuisine to one

Hot Girl Summer: A Female Empowerment Meme

Calling all the “hotties.” It’s what 2019 calls a #hotgirlsummer, a phrase used by ​women (and men) to be “unapologetically themselves,” to have a “good-ass time,” to “hype up friends” and to just “do you,” according to Houston rapper and

I Love You, Splash House.

Photo courtesy of Splash House I have a confession to make. Every year, I forget about Splash House. I forget how fun it is, I forget the way it feels to be there. Then, suddenly, it pops up on my

Splash House is Coming!

My first foray into the Splash House experience was in 2014. I didn’t know much about the festival, or the concept in general. Was it a pool party? A hotel party? Was it a EDM festival with furry boots and

Ty Segall Takes Over Teragram for Release of “First Taste”

Photo by Denée Segall Ty Segall is treating Los Angeles a full-blown Friday residency at Teragram Ballroom in conjunction with the release of his highly anticipated new album First Taste under Drag City. Beginning last Friday, July 26th, Segall played

July's Best Music

July’s Best Music

Here are the albums, EPs and mixes we’re feeling most this month. Chapter 01 Best albums July 2019 The soundtrack to an educational film about safe sex includes some of the best music the pioneering electronic duo ever recorded. Listen:

DTLA Welcomes Audacity of Sound this Saturday

This Saturday, Grand Performances presents their Audacity of Sound festival to the streets of Los Angeles, a wholly free outdoor affair with vendors, activities, and immersive and interactive performances. Audacity of Sound culminates community and culture in a multi-tiered fashion,

Aly and AJ Create a Sanctuary of Inclusivity

Backstage with Aly & Aj at Irving Plaza. After a decade long break, sister duo, Aly and AJ Michalka return to the music scene as independent artists and advocates for the LGBTQ community. The duo announced their return with the

Young & Sick Takes Over the Echo

Photo by Pooneh Ghana Young & Sick brought insane beats to the Echo on June 20. Opening for the show was North Carolina native Caitlin Linney, also known as Linney, who introduced some new songs that were what she described

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