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  • Cloak and Dagger Festival Gets Dark in DTLA
    November 13 at 3:02 p.m. by Levan TK

    The Cloak and Dagger Festival returned to DTLA on Saturday, Nov. 10, for its second edition. The historic Los Angeles Theater hosted the burgeoning festival of "dark music," which brought together acts spanning many genres and subgenres, including…

     
  • There's a Rumor Going Around That Fisher Sold Out Academy L.A. on Saturday
    November 11 at 12:23 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Australian-born DJ and producer Fisher had the capacity crowd at Academy L.A. dancing all night long on Saturday, Nov. 10. With an epic opening performance from Dillon Nathaniel, the packed club was transformed into a "fish bowl" in reference to…

     
  • Spooky, Sexy Crowd Turns Out for Hard Day of the Dead at L.A. Historic Park
    November 6 at 2:18 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    After six years, Hard Day of the Dead came home to L.A. Historic Park downtown on Saturday, Nov. 3. Sugar skulls, gravestones and all kinds of Día de los Muertos–inspired decorations covered the grounds. Guests were tricked out in their best…

     

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  • Here's What You Missed at Minimal Effort L.A.'s All Hallows Eve Party on Saturday
    October 29 at 1:04 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Billed as one of L.A.'s biggest underground events, Minimal Effort returned to downtown for a night of dancing and partying at the historic Belasco Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 27. At the party bringing together a diverse lineup of legends and…

     
  • Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Return to L.A.
    October 23 at 1:25 p.m. by Levan TK

    After selling out the Theatre at the Ace Hotel and the Greek Theatre last year, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds made their highly anticipated return to Los Angeles on Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Forum. Cave, backed by longtime collaborator Warren Ellis and…

     
  • Kyle Watson's Electronic Arts Kept Sound Pumping on Friday
    October 17 at 11:54 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    South African electronic artist Kyle Watson sold out Sound Nightclub on Friday, Oct. 14. The intimate club was a blur as a sea of guests danced and shuffled underneath the disco ball shark. J. Worra opened the evening with a set that wasted zero…

     
  • DJ BlackGummy Took Over Saturday Night at Sound
    October 17 at 11:50 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Los Angeles–based producer and DJ BlackGummy filled Sound Nightclub on Saturday, Oct. 13. Making a stop on his Obsidian tour, the internationally known artist played an exclusive open-to-close set. Sound was transformed into a dark and smoky oasis…

     
  • Run the Jewels, Mastodon, Big Freedia Sparkle at Adult Swim Festival
    October 10 at 2:20 p.m. by Levan TK

    The Adult Swim Festival brought together a highly eclectic mix of performances for its inaugural weekend, Oct. 5-7, at the Row in DTLA. The genre-meshing fest had everything from metal to bounce, hip-hop to folk rock and a healthy dose of dance and…

     
  • CalJam 18: A Spectrum of Sounds and a Bit of Nirvana
    October 9 at 11:49 a.m. by Roy Jurgens

    CalJam 18 put festivalgoers in a state of Nirvana on Saturday, Oct. 6, in San Bernardino. A six-song tribute set reunited bassist Krist Novoselic, guitarist Pat Smear and Dave Grohl on the drum kit and saw Deer Tick’s John McCauley and none other…

     
  • Gary Numan Goes Savage in Los Angeles
    October 9 at 11:46 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Iconic new wave artist Gary Numan concluded the North American leg of his second Savage tour at the Fonda Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 6. Touring in promotion of his 22nd studio album, Savage (Songs From a Broken World), Numan put on a thrilling show…

     
  • Manila Killa Sold Out the Observatory Friday Night
    October 9 at 11:38 a.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Filipino-born electronic artist Manila Killa sold out the Observatory on Friday, Oct. 5. Sophia Black opened the show with a performance that had the entire crowd singing along. Boy wonder Pluko followed her with an amazing set filled with bass…

     
  • Chelsea Wolfe Brings Her Enchanting Sound to Los Angeles
    October 9 at 11:33 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Chelsea Wolfe sold out the Regent Theater in DTLA on Thursday, Oct. 4. Her headlining fall tour in support of her sixth release, Hiss Spun, has nearly come to a conclusion but Los Angeles was not about to let her wrap up quietly. Fans eagerly came…

     
  • The Highly Anticipated Return of Tribulation
    October 3 at 8:11 p.m. by Levan TK

    Swedish metal sensations Tribulation made their eagerly awaited return to L.A. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Lodge Room in Highland Park. Their statewide tour is in support of the most recent album, Down Below. The highly atmospheric, trance-inducing…

     
  • Chicago's Cold Waves Industrial/EBM Festival Returns to L.A.
    October 1 at 4:44 p.m. by Levan TK

    Chicago's industrial/EBM festival Cold Waves returned to L.A. for what is becoming an annual tradition. The three-night run, Sept. 27-29 at the 1720 in downtown, boasted many luminaries and pioneers of the industrial and EBM genres as well as newer…

     
  • CRSSD Festival Brings a Weekend of House and Techno Madness to San Diego
    October 1 at 1:07 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Southern California came out in full force for CRSSD Festival in San Diego over the Sept. 29-30 weekend. Billed as Coachella's cooler, younger cousin, CRSSD Festival captures SoCal's indie beach style, mixed with underground techno and house heavy…

     
  • The Glitch Mob Took Over the Hollywood Palladium Friday Night
    October 1 at 1:02 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    With the release of their new documentary, Blade 2.0 Powered By Dell, The Glitch Mob returned to Los Angeles for a wild and truly cutting-edge experience. In an effort to bridge the gap between live performance and studio-quality sound, the guys…

     
  • Deep Purple and Judas Priest Rock the Five Point Amphitheater
    October 1 at 12:57 p.m. by Levan TK

    On Thursday, Sept. 27, the Five Point Amphitheater played host to a legendary duo: hard-rock pioneers Deep Purple and heavy metal gods Judas Priest. All photos by Levan TK (Instagram: @levan_tk)

     
  • Hercules and Love Affair Pack the El Rey Theatre
    September 28 at 12:28 p.m. by Levan TK

    Andy Butler's renowned dance music project, Hercules and Love Affair, brought its unique mix of techno, house and disco to the capacity crowd at El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Opening the show were Neon Music and resident Sex Cells…

     
  • Dark Tranquillity Headline Extreme-Metal Extravaganza at the Grove of Anaheim
    September 24 at 4:30 p.m. by Levan TK

    A powerhouse lineup of some of Europe's most seminal extreme-metal acts hit the Grove of Anaheim on Sunday, Sept. 23. Bands included Finnish six-piece melodic death-metal outfit Omnium Gatherum, Portuguese gothic-metal stalwarts Moonspell,…

     
  • Academy L.A. Crowd Twerks It as Tyga Takes Over
    September 24 at 4:24 p.m. by Tyler Hagen

    Tyga had a special live performance on Friday, Sept. 21, at Academy L.A. DRAWZ opened up the night with a fun set filled with throwback songs for all the '90s babies in the crowd. Academy L.A. was filled to the brim by the time Tyga hit the stage.…

     

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