Category: MUSIC

Soldout: A Q&A with Hinds

Carlotta Cosials is nothing short of a superwoman; sitting in her Madrid apartment, the lead singer of Spanish garage rockers Hinds is surrounded by a half empty bottle of rum and a bouquet of slowly decaying flowers from some admirer,

The Undercard: Your Coachella-bound Playlist

Coachella’s 2016 lineup packs a formidable punch. With bands like LCD Soundsystem, CHVRCHES, and Disclosure at the top of the bill, the most highly anticipated festival of the year lives up to its hype once again. It’s the 100+ undercard

What’s New from Goldenvoice?

From Coachella and FYF to all of the best undiscovered acts playing around the city, we have Goldenvoice to thank. Always keeping us in the know as to what should be blaring from our headphones we decided to round up

FYF Announces Line Up: Kendrick Lamar, Grace Jones and More

Last year FYF surprised us with the last minute addition of Kanye West and ever since then we have been wondering what’s next for the festival. This year, LA’s favorite festival is back at it again with an amazing lineup that includes headliners such

Fine Time: Yes, More Parties in LA

The seed for something independent was planted after Kate Stimac and Tahl Klainman noticed a void in their Los Angeles music scene while working alongside the booking and talent buying operations at venues The Echo, Echoplex and The Bootleg Theater.

The Los Angeles Rap Map of 2016

A trending topic in some of our favorite new jams is the mention of our golden-hour-induced city. From Drake’s house to South Central, SKRT around LA by way of the big names in the rap game who have dropped new

Moving Images: Resident Advisor + KCET In “Real Scenes”

It looks like the shiny underground music culture of LA is getting a well-deserved spotlight. Through the world’s biggest online electronic music magazine, Resident Advisor, and KCETLink Media Group, the national indie-nonprofit digital broadcast network comes a nine-part documentary series, Real

Cure And The Cause: A New LA Dance Floor Remedy

Cure And The Cause, a recently opened boutique venue in LA’s Glendale area sets out to preserve, remedy and pay homage to legendary house music all night long. As in seven nights a week. Helmed by Good For You Records

Souls Revive With Floetry Reunion At The Wiltern

Founded in 2002, Floetry was comprised of Marsha Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart. Best known for their sexy soulful slow jams best paired with an early ’00s romance movie montage scene, the two have obvious capabilities of bringing love to the club. Selling over 1.5 million

Soulection: The Humble Collective Putting LA on The Map

If you’ve got a SoundCloud account, chances are a Soulection artist is in your feed. For those who have been following this crew’s success, it’s hard to believe this modest assemblage of forward-thinking beatmakers, DJs and artists has already been

CRSSD Festival 2016 Recap: A Photo Diary

Our fingers aren’t crossed anymore now that CRSSD Festival 2016 has gone down as the hottest ticket that launched festival season this year. In a powerful booking effort that takes it to a top tier experience, CRSSD brought in performances by

Kendrick Lamar Blesses Us With Surprise Mini Album “untitled unmastered”

Completely unexpected and utterly well-received (we’re not complaining!) Kendrick Lamar’s mini album,untitled unmastered, is the perfect follow-up to How to Pimp a Butterfly. Yup, we wanted more and Lamar simply came through. The 8-song album is the studio version of songs that Lamar performed on

Experience Kilo Kish & Her “Existential Crisis Hour”

Alongside books by Georgia O’ Keefe and Mark Rothko, Kilo Kish sits taking eggs to the face and Fruitloops to the forehead. The multidisciplinary artist and neo-soul musician just released the video for her track “Existensial Crisis Hour,” and it’s serving

Air + Style 2016: ASAP Ferg, J. Cole, Incubus + More

Over the weekend, LA CANVAS kicked it at the second annual Air + Style Los Angeles festival at Downtown’s Coliseum. The two-day fest, hosted by extreme sportman, Shaun White, was the to go place for lovers of live music, and stands as the world’s premiere

Music Exclusive: Sacha Robotti’s CRSSD Fest Playlist

There’s a banger ahead of us promising to put San Diego’s Waterfront Park on fleek, just as it has for the past few years, with an experience that sets the tone for this year’s music happenings in SoCal: CRSSD Festival

The Grammy Museum at L.A. LIVE Celebrates Grammy Week

Happy Grammys Week! What better way to celebrate the awards season’s dark horse than by paying homage to the music industry’s most colorful legends? All this week, the Grammy Museum will be hosting special programs honoring music history and education throughout a

Must Watch: Shaun Ross Breaks the Internet in BRÅVES Latest Video (NSFW)

It’s a shame really; so often we’re presented with creative collaborations that are visually appealing, but deviate from strumming those untapped emotional chords. In hindsight, this is likely what makes the latest video release from LA-based band BRAVES so unexpected and special.     For

Grimes New “Kill V. Maim” Video is Perfectly Vampy

Claire Boucher of Grimes is a powerhouse of creativity and the video for track Kill V. Maim, off of album Art Angels, proves it. Not only did Boucher enlist the help of her brother Mac Boucher to co-direct the video, but