5 days ago | Festivals
Moon Block Party have announced the lineup of the fourth annual Desert Daze. The one-day fest goes down May 2nd at Sunset Ranch Oasis in Mecca, California and features headliners Warpaint, Failure and R2D2, along with an impressive round-up o...
25 days ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
When Zoe Reign and Ryan McGuffin first met, the last thing either of them thought is that they'd end up in a band together. "Zoe saw me at a party and thought I hated him," says Ryan. Zoe: "I definitely thought you hated me, and I hated you. Becau...
29 days ago | Free Music
Tuesday, February 3Anderson PaakAMOEBA MUSICNamed "L.A.'s most amazing young vocalist/drummer" by legendary Low End Theory host and Hellfyre Club founder Nocando, newcomer Anderson Paak is at the frontline of this year's underground electroni...
1 month ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
Who knew that FIDLAR and Sheryl Crow were a match made in musical heaven? The Los Angeles skate-punk group has previously covered a range of artists from Nick Cave to Elliott Smith to Pulp, but we can't say we saw this one coming. Last week,...
2 months ago | Free Music
Monday, January 5 Holychild THE ECHOFeatured on our list of L.A. bands set to blow up in 2014, Holychild introduced their sugary "brat-pop" with their debut EP, Mind Speak, signed to Glassnote Records, and spent the past year touring with artists ...
2 months ago
L.A.’s longest-running DIY venue is turning 17! To celebrate what is truly a significant feat, the downtown mecca is pulling out all the stops for a weekend full of jams. Day one features several bands that got their start at the Smell, such as “G...