Category: MUSIC

Red Bull Music Festival makes its way to Los Angeles in 2019

Coming to historic locations throughout Los Angeles, the Red Bull Music Festival will be a month long event that features a number of eclectic installations and musical performances. Attendees will be able to experience several day and weekend events that

What Happens When You Busk in LA

Some may call busking a humble beginning for those trying to make it big in the entertainment industries. Others may do it for a living or to bring communities together through art. The realities these performers face isn’t parallel to

An Overview of Billboard’s Women in Music Awards

The first Woman of the Year Billboard Music Award was awarded to ​Reba McEntire​ in 2007. Entertainment media publication, ​Billboard,​ has been rewarding artists for their work with the Billboard Music Awards s​ince the 90s (not counting the years the

Anderson .Paak’s Oxnard is Out Now

Anderson .Paak’s four-year journey up Highway 1 was inevitably going to lead to his latest album Oxnard. Titled after his hometown and in line with his Southern California coastal town theme, this release comes four years after his debut project

Lauren Jauregui: Popstar & Political Powerhouse

Singer Lauren Jauregui doesn’t hold back her passion for music, self expression and politics. Since the recent release of her single “Expectations” and inclusion on the celebrity category of Forbes’ “2019 30 Under 30″, Jauregui has been reminding fans to

Do We Still Need Award Shows?

Yes. Award shows are needed – possibly more than ever. Let’s get on the same page before the comments about quality, entertainment value, and relevancy start pouring in. I’m not advocating for the existence of award shows on their merit

DECADENCE NYE PRE COVERAGE POST:

The highest elevated state of Colorado (with no pun intended) will host the two-day festival Decadence. As the new year approaches, December 30th and 31st will go down with artists like Zedd, Armin Van Buuren, Rufus Du Sol, Bassnector, and over 25

La Canvas x Squarespace – POMPOM Interview

Photographs by Jeffrey Baum  Interview by Renee Schmiedeberg for LA Canvas and Square Space.   “POMPOM” is the whimsical moniker she goes by when she’s in LA making music nostalgic for the 80s. Audrey is her name when she’s a

Motown Records, Kevin Ross, R&B, debut album, The Awakening, Long Song Away, Pick You Up, ASCAP's 2016 Rhythm and Soul Award, Ro James, XIX tour, BET "Music Matters", The North American run, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Prince, Patrice Rushen, Chaz French, Be Great (Intro), BJ the Chicago Kid

Motown Records Ready to Present an R&B Sensation

DECK: Motown Records will release the debut album of Kevin Ross, which is titled The Awakening on March 4   An up-and-coming R&B artist is ready to make his presence known as Kevin Ross is set to release his debut

LAMP PRESENTS: The Leo Islo Playlist

The Los Angeles Music Project, affectionately known as LAMP, is turning 4 and they are starting their year off by throwing a banger. Join them February 25th from 6 pm – 2 am in downtown Santa Monica at the West

D.R.A.M.

A Night with D.R.A.M. at the El Rey Theatre

River Tiber, Nebu Kiniza, Ari Lennox, and D.R.A.M. heat up the El Rey Theatre for a jammed packed night of music and fun.   Pulling up to the El Rey Theatre you never know what to expect. Well, you know

Billy Morrison, Plastic Jesus, Tower Records, art exhibit, Anesthesia: The Art of Oblivion, West Hollywood, Sunset Strip

Tower Records Turns to Art Exhibit for One Weekend Only

Billy Morrison and Plastic Jesus team up for a one-weekend only art exhibit   Tower Records comes back to life as Gibson Brands Inc. teams up with former punk rocker Billy Morrison and street artist Plastic Jesus for a one-weekend

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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

Video Premiere: ‘Fine Day’ by DJ Henri

The London-to-Los Angeles DJ presents “Fine Day,” her psychotropic take on Opus III’s early ‘90s MTV-cult hit.     “Fine” is the politest way to fail in self-assurance. You know it’s bad, so you say “it’s fine,” but “fine” is a

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

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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

30 Days in LA: Q&A with Bibi Bourelly

Living in a society that values the fake over the real is tough shit, we know. That’s why we tend to get excited when we come across true artistry. Bibi Bourelly is one of those very few new-age performers who

30 Days in LA: Q&A with Sunflower Bean

Brooklyn native band, Sunflower Bean, has only been around since 2013 but their evolution has been a rather exciting one to watch. The band has built a fan base in both the DIY scene as well as the fashion scene, thanks

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.)

River Tiber: You’ll Be Seeing Me

There are two things that are hot in music right now: producers and Toronto. River Tiber happens to be a producer from Toronto, but I’m sure his impressive list of collaborators came for his infectious beats, not any fleeting hype. River