Category: MUSIC

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

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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

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

Summer Happenings at The Broad

Inspired by the unique ideas of groundbreaking artists like Andreas Gursky, Jeff Koons and Robert Rauschenberg, The Broad will be hosting Nonobject(ive): Summer Happenings, a series of monthly events filled with art, music and performances that aim to create a fully immersive atmosphere worthy of

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

On The Radar: Toronto’s Jazz Cartier

  A resurgence of talent from Drake and Degrassi’s birthplace is notable, Canada being mentioned in connection to Hip-Hop Top 40 more often than not. You have The Weeknd, Torey Lanez, PARTYNEXTDOOR and others taking up major chart space, all

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

Q&A with Jessy Lanza Plus An Exclusive Editorial

No one wants to deal with anxiety but if there is one person who has managed to turn something so unpleasant into a beautiful piece of auditory art, it’s Canadian singer/songwriter Jessy Lanza. Dealing with anxiety was the force behind Lanza’s sophomore album,

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

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