Category: EVENTS

Mr. Elevator, Mr. Elevator and the Brain Hotel, LA, Los Angeles, Music, psych pop, chillwave, the echo, the echoplex, burger records

Two Floors Up with Mr. Elevator

The Burger Records alumni release their second album, When the Morning Greets You.   BY EMILY NIMPTSCH With its booming drums, silky bass lines, and bellowing organs, Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel’s psych pop features ‘70s influences in perfect harmony with

nicco babs, street art house, paper and fabric, WRDSMTH, Royal, RETNA, skyler grey, made of hagop, los angeles, los angeles street art, la, la street art

Gallery Cheat to the Street Art House

Charcoal portraits by Robert Vargas Under the Bridge by Collin Salazar Wake Walking by Nicco Babs [From left to right] Polarized, DUBS, and Chu by Kelcey Fisher Assorted pieces by WRDSMTH Love, Father and Child: Los Angeles by Skyler Grey

David Bowie Mexico, David Bowie Mexico City Exhibition, David Bowie Mexico City, Forest Lawn Museum, David Bowie, Mexico, Trump, Starman, the thing white duke, ziggy stardust, ground control, major tom, Los Angeles, LA art, art, local art, photography, Frida Kahlo

Bowie in Photos: Tres Días en México

Twenty-year-old photography archive David Bowie: Among the Mexican Masters captured the musical revolutionary as he outfitted a new persona: humble tourist.   By Brenda Hernández | Jan. 30, 2017 Kaleidoscopic frescos overwhelm canvas walls brimmed to high ceilings and underlined by staircases

ABunDance, Grateful Generation, Lightning in a Bottle, Burning Man, Coachella, music festival, nightlife, Los Angeles, LA

The Grateful Generation Takes Over The Globe

The underground festival scene brings bass music, live painters, and performance art to downtown LA. As the streets of downtown Los Angeles slowly cleared from Saturday’s historic rally, the city’s nightlife began to percolate. Unmistakable sounds of muffled bass pulsated

The List: Your Guide to New Years Eve

OBAMA 4EVER WHEN: Saturday, Dec 31st 2016, 9 PM WHERE: Playground Studio | 835 N. Broadway 90012 WHAT: As we count down the days until “He who shall not be named” takes office… we’ve come to appreciate POTUS even more.

The Weekly: Twerksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

Thanksgiving is a little off this year, and we are not talking about the food—grubbing is always the best part— but it feels pointless to celebrate and shop like nobodies business when there are people protesting for basic human rights

30 Days in LA: Sampha, Kelsey Lu and Serpentwithfeet

Night one of 30 days in LA was beyond memorable with the most unexpected and yet eerily cohesive line-up we’ve experience yet. RedBull Sound Select brought together Serpentwithfeet, a unique character who self-described his music as “Pagan Gospel”; Kelsey Lu,

Complexcon: The Kid Cudi Setlist Wishlist

Complexcon is around the corner and the anticipation had been too real ever since the official line-up was announced. With headlining acts like Skrillex, Travis Scott, Snoop Dogg and 2Chainz we could all safely assume that things couldn’t get any

Beach Goth V: The Pros and Cons of the ‘Rain or Shine’ Event

Beach Goth was wild. The annual Halloween-themed festival, put on by The Growlers at The Observatory in Santa Ana, took place this weekend and while practically everything that could go wrong went wrong (IE. Location changes, the rain, overcrowding, etc.)

Event Queue: Get Weird With Lagunitas’ Beer Circus

Calling all beer lovers! If you still haven’t decided on a Halloween costume, this new bit of info might kick that task into high gear. On October 22nd, the Lagunitas crew will bring their annual Beer Circus to their brand new brewery in Azusa, CA

Your Party-Focused Guide to Hotels in LA

It’s common knowledge amongst LA locals that hotels serve some of the most happening events in the city, but since it’s summertime- arguably the best season ever- we will let all future tourists in on a little secret: you don’t

Indelible Vibes: Woogie Weekend

After a stormy but audacious inaugural year, Woogie Weekend, the Do LaB’s beloved house- and techno-centric affair, made a triumphant return earlier this month to Southern California’s Oak Canyon Park. As an intimate but potent experience, this offshoot of the famed

Golden Sound: Q&A with Producer/DJ Claptone

Masked and anonymous musicians are a dime a dozen but one masquerader catching our attention nowadays is Berlin-based act, Claptone. Coming off performances at this year’s Coachella (both at the Sahara and a surprise performance at the Do LaB stage), Claptone’s

BRINGING THE WOOGIE: Q&A with ANTON TUMAS

  If you’re a dance music fan or festival-goer in LA, chances are you’ve heard of Do LaB – the fun-loving team behind Coachella’s most colorful (and arguably most dynamic) stage, and masterminds of the premiere campout festival Lightning in a

Your July Dance Music Itinerary, Served

Dealing with June, which brought waves of heat instead of days of gloom, prompted us to sit tight alongside the humming of an air conditioning unit, albeit that gorgeous evening breeze the Solstice’s Strawberry Moon brought in. Sometimes, we need a

Perfectly Handsy: Please Touch the Art Show

There is something about the forbidden act of touching art that makes us go haywire. Maybe it’s the novelty of touching something invaluable or our inner asshole that really wants to cause havoc in a place so soothing, it makes our

Gregory Siff ‘s Portrait of an American Ice Cream Man

This past weekend, acclaimed multimedia artist Gregory Siff debuted his new collection of artwork in his DTLA studio. The series is sentimentally named Portrait of an American Ice Cream Man, inspired by Siff’s beloved childhood neighborhood ice cream man, Gus.

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