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Calendar, Archive Nayanna Holleys Jazzy Christmas

Nayanna Holleys Jazzy Christmas

As the daughter of Dorian Holley, who was once backing vocalist for Michael Jackson, Nayanna Holley has been a music industry veteran almost since birth. The R&B singer-songwriter, who herself has backed up such luminaries as Carrie Underwood, John Legend and Cee-Lo, brings a young spirit to an old jazz...…
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Calendar, Archive A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt: A Benefit for Parkinson's Research

A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt: A Benefit for Parkinson's Research

Tragically, legendary singer Linda Ronstadt recently revealed how Parkinson's disease, which she was diagnosed with in August 2013, has "stolen her voice." Though Ronstadt may no longer be able to sing, several local artists are gathering at the Satellite on December 16 to pay tribute to the Rock and Roll...…
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Calendar, Archive White Dove

White Dove

L.A.'s own jangly, dark-pop, flower children White Dove celebrate the release of their latest 7", which features "Caroline," the kind of song you might play while frolicking through a meadow in the rain (listen below), and the sad but lovely "Sarah's Song." Sat., Dec. 13, 7 p.m., 2014 (Expired: 12/13/14)...…
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Music, West Coast Sound Ty Segall to Release World's First Combination Vinyl 7"/3D Glasses

Ty Segall to Release World's First Combination Vinyl 7"/3D Glasses

Ty Segall is one busy man. In 2014 alone he released Manipulator and $ingle$ 2, the latest in a prolific collection of brilliant solo albums and compilations; released an interactive music video for Manipulator's title track; helped produce White Fence's For the Recently Found Innocent; put out a 7" Kinks cover with Fuzz;...…
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Calendar, Archive Daniel Lanois

Daniel Lanois

In support of his album Flesh and Machine, Daniel Lanois — studio collaborator to U2, Peter Gabriel and Brian Eno, who calls Lanois "just about the most musical person I've ever met" — brings his ambient electronic expertise to Amoeba Records for a free performance at 6 p.m., followed by...…
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Music, West Coast Sound An Open Letter to the Assholes at Angel Olsen's Show Last Night

An Open Letter to the Assholes at Angel Olsen's Show Last Night

Angel Olsen El Rey Theatre December 4, 2014 For many people — even in L.A., where you'll find someone sipping a latte at Intelligentsia on a Tuesday afternoon and wonder what that person does for a living — Thursday night is a cause for celebration. For college students everywhere who...…
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Calendar, Archive Girlpool

Girlpool

Minimalist punk darlings Girlpool return to Los Angeles after touring Europe this month to kick off their Monday night residency at the Echo throughout December. Since we profiled them back in April, the duo's star has been on the rise — though catapulted may be more accurate — opening for...…
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Calendar, Archive Mereki, Riot Horse, Cult Fever, Dark Waves

Mereki, Riot Horse, Cult Fever, Dark Waves

Dark Waves has been quickly gaining attention after his kinda-creepy-but-super-sexy track "I Don't Wanna Be In Love" was featured on the CW's The Vampire Diaries. The newly formed RiotHorse, meanwhile, features the twin talents of singer-songwriters Madi Diaz and Emily Greene, who made a recent splash on the indie blogs...…
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SFV Acid

Reseda-based house producer and visual artist (he's done illustrations for high-fashion brand Saint Laurent) Zane Reynolds has become one of the more fascinating characters in the Los Angeles DIY techno scene — and we don't use "character" lightly. The focus of a mini-documentary series titled New American Noise, shown at...…
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Lights

Ontario-born electro-pop artist Lights got her bearings at the ripe young age of 15, when she signed on with Sony as a songwriter for Canadian drama Instant Star. A slew of hits (“Drive My Soul,” “Saviour,” “Ice”) and a Juno Award for New Artist of the Year in 2009 followed,...…
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Music, West Coast Sound The Top 10 Artists to See at Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in L.A.

The Top 10 Artists to See at Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in L.A.

Last month Red Bull announced it's ultra-curated month-long musical event, 30 Days in L.A. It starts November 1 and features a range of well-known headliners (Cut Copy, Warpaint, Bad Religion and Chet Faker, to name a few) paired with artists hand-picked — and cultivated — by Red Bull's Sound Select...…
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Music, West Coast Sound Pauly Shore Nearly Ruined the Beach Goth Party

Pauly Shore Nearly Ruined the Beach Goth Party

Beach Goth 3 The Observatory October 25, 2014 At a time when music festivals are a dime a dozen, it's hard to build one that stands out from the ever-growing crowd, or can compete with larger local festivals like FYF and Burgerama. Now in its third year, the Beach Goth...…
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Calendar, Archive Moon Block Party

Moon Block Party

The flagship event of Moon Block, an L.A.-based organization of artists and musicians stemming from acts such as Deap Vally and Mystic Braves, this year’s Moon Block Party boasts its biggest — and most diverse, with acts coming from everywhere from Mali to Mexico — bill to date. With local...…
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Music, West Coast Sound The Smell's Homeless "Security Guard" Released From Prison

The Smell's Homeless "Security Guard" Released From Prison

This February, Daniel Wright-Fresco, the homeless man who serves as the unofficial security guard of downtown DIY venue the Smell, was arrested. He was charged with the crime of making "criminal threats" after allegedly threatening Ignacio Nava, an employee at a used car dealership nearby. Nava had claimed Wright-Fresco flashed a...…
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Music, West Coast Sound My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way Made Me a Better Person

My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way Made Me a Better Person

Last month Gerard Way (frontman of My Chemical Romance, the reigning emo band of the 2000s) released his first solo album, Hesitant Alien. It's the first music we've heard from Way since MCR released Danger Days in 2010 and then (tragically) split in 2013. Seeing his name pop up on the...…
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Music, West Coast Sound Kera and the Lesbians - Bootleg Theater - October 10, 2014

Kera and the Lesbians - Bootleg Theater - October 10, 2014

Kera and the Lesbians with Girlpool, Heathers, DJ Devendra Banhart Bootleg Theater October 10, 2014 Friday night was a momentous occasion for fans of Kera and the Lesbians, who have created quite the buzz for their seductively psychotic sound (which they humorously describe as "bipolar folk"), explosive performances, and a moniker...…
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Music, West Coast Sound Meatbodies' Chad Ubovich Got Dark on His Debut Album

Meatbodies' Chad Ubovich Got Dark on His Debut Album

Chad Ubovich of Meatbodies doesn't really know what to do with down time. He's been in basically every local garage rock band, from playing in Together Pangea (back when they were just called Pangea), to Mikal Cronin's touring band, to Fuzz.  He's been a go-to touring musician for about four...…
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Calendar, Archive Damien Rice

Damien Rice

After an eight-year silence, Irish crooner Damien Rice revealed "I Don't Want to Change You," the first single from his highly anticipated third album, My Favourite Faded Fantasy, and announced a tour of North America and Europe — including his first performance in Los Angeles in two full years. The...…
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Music, West Coast Sound Grading This Summer's L.A. Music Festivals

Grading This Summer's L.A. Music Festivals

It's a great time to live in L.A. As we've said before, our fair city is the best for music, period. But when it comes to festivals, there are perhaps too many. In fact, there were so many this summer that is was hard to keep up. And they're getting ludicrously...…
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