Category: MUSIC

Oscars Prep: The Five Functions of a Film Score

According to udiscovermusic.com the number one film score of all time is still John Williams’ beloved main title score from “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.” We hear that song everywhere and know it as the ‘Star Wars Song.”

Let’s Talk About the K-POP Phenomenon

Some may have noticed the breakout of Korean pop boy band BTS or even the recent collaborations of Korean Pop groups, also known as K-pop artists, with western artists such as Steve Aoki in 2018 song “Waste It On Me.”

The Benefits of Music Therapy

The traditional way of therapy can be innovated with the latest technological tools or with a simple instrument such as music. In a mass study done by Levitin and Mona Lisa Chanda, PhD in 2013, they found that music improves

Juggalos are Still Too Counterculture for Fashion

Identification with counterculture or individualism in fashion has been the “wave” for the better part of the last ten years. Being, pretending, or at least looking the part of someone who does not subscribe to social norms is the trendiest

5 Unique Places For Live Music in LA

1. Rhythm Room L.A. —206 W. 6th St. Los Angeles A big space does wonders for the acoustics of live music. Rhythm Room L.A. is one of the city’s underground lounges that has existed since World War II. This basement

Getting Cleansed with Launder

It hasn’t even been a year since Launder has come onto the radar in Los Angeles’ ever expanding music scene with the debut track “Fade,” and yet the nostalgic melodies don’t seem to diminish. Helmed by singer-guitarist John Cudlip, a

KCRW’s Best of 2018

Our favorite source for music in Los Angeles, KCRW, has released their best of 2018 list. Check out the top artists and albums as you review your year in music. Remember the good, the jams, and the classics.

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

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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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