Category: MUSIC

J. Cole, Incubus, Haim, and Danny Brown: Air + Style LA is Back

It’s back! Shaun White’s Air + Style returns to LA on Feb 20-21. The two day festival features music on two stages along with art, fashion, and technology exhibits, and the world’s best snowboarders going head to head on Air + Style’s signature 16 story high snowboard jump. Head to the EXPO

All the Feelings: Coachella 2016 Lineup Drops

Oh Betsy, she’s been waiting anxiously for this time of the year, time for Coachella 2016 boiiiii. This year, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will be held on April 15-17 & April 22-24 with Calvin Harris, Guns n’

SoSuperSam is the LA DJ Putting R&B on Her Back

For an artist as expansive as Samantha Duenas (DJ SoSuperSam), it’s hard to pose questions nonchalantly. How do you casually inquire about what it’s like DJing a Vanity Fair photoshoot? Is there a way to find out what EPSN parties and Complex Magazine shoots

#BLISSEH The Elephant Kicks off Red Bull’s 20 Before 16

Um, can we talk about the elephant in the room? We’re talking about the floating pink one, chillin’ in front of the Hollywood sign this morning. According to our friends at Red Bull, it’s neither bird, nor plane — but a balloon. And

Jarell Perry Breaks and Builds in New Music Video for “Relapse”

Everything (and everyone) breaks, from time to time. Jarell Perry‘s new music video, “Relapse,” (featuring electronic producer, Deebs) is a powerful, heartwrenching interpretation of how a relationship and the two individuals in it can break, dissolve, evaporate. The black and white contrast

Listen Up: Your Alt Holiday Playlist is Here

Known for her innate love of music, fashion and international culture, our gal DJ/producer Val Fleury is back with a new one-hour Fall/Winter mix. Having just wrapped a month long tour alongside disco-pop darling Gavin Turek (who delivers the welcoming introduction) to the premiere of this

Visual Snack: CANADA Directs Sexy Tame Impala Music Video (NSFW)

Spin it as a top pick, get moody enough to dub it as a worthy Thursday visual treat, or crush it as an avant garde piece ready to sit front-and-center in your high voltage capture archives. Barcelona/London-based collective CANADA has wildly executed Aussie band Tame Impala’s latest video

King Kunta: The Lyrical Genius Rocks the Grammy’s with 11 Noms

On Monday, Compton’s very own Kendrick Lamar shook the 58th annual Grammy Awards with 11 Grammy nominations— topping pop sensations Taylor Swift and The Weeknd. To Pimp a Butterfly features forceful lyrics about racial injustice and poverty in “Complexion (A Zulu Love)”

Thx, Aubrey: LA Welcomes OVO Flagship

On Thursday, a short film released by October’s Very Own dropped on the company’s Vimeo page announcing the opening of the U.S.’s very first OVO flagship. The video, starring 6GOD himself and Los Angeles model Christina Santini, celebrates the opening of the brand’s Los

Dance Porn: Watch Justin Bieber’s PURPOSE |The Movement

  All right, we’ll admit it. we’re a little bit obsessed with Justin Bieber. And thanks to our pals over at STEEZY, we’ve been playing his latest album on repeat. The kid’s got talent- no one can deny that. And unless

Oh Sheet, Bedstock Brought The Party To Our Rooms

For the second year in a row, we rocked out to our favorite artists – without stepping foot outside the bedroom. There are thousands of children around the world, with the same desires and ambitions as any other, who are spending the

It’s the Holidays—with a Twang

It’s no secret that the ukulele is having a moment. With notable cosigns from Tony Blair, Eddy Vedder, and Zooey Deschanel, to a host of international festivals dedicated to its glory—the ukulele has cemented its status as a universally adored instrument.   This season, the folk staple makes its way from

Soundtrack Sunday: Ethereal Songstress Mr Little Jeans

Monica Birkenes, aka Mr Little Jeans, created an internet sensation with her dreamy rendition of Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs.” After climbing the ranks on social media, she’s released the album Pocketknife which can be heard across KCRW to the soundtrack

Arts Brookfield Brings Free Music to Downtown for “Holiday Sessions”

Contemporary music authority Arts Brookfield brings live music back to FIGat7th from December 4th-18th forHoliday Sessions. This season, enjoy free weekly concerts featuring contemporary LA musicians performing original pieces with a few surprise holiday covers. It all kicks off on

Camp Flog Gnaw Redefines the Music Festival

  With the successful closeout of its fourth year, Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival continues to prove how well suited Tyler, the Creator is to his arrogant moniker. For one day, the L.A. Coliseum became the rapper-­turned-­mogul’s playground, complete with carnival

Børns: Staying Cool with the Synth-Pop It-Kid

  If you think you can hear the sounds of Los Angeles in the Børns debut album Dopamine, but you can’t quite put your finger on it, it might be the howls of coyotes that he recorded for his song

Your November Live Music Itinerary | 30 Days in LA

  Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days in LA returns to venues all across Los Angeles this November for the second annual installation of the month-long music fest. The concept of the festival is pretty genius: pair an established

Toro y Moi: How the Chillwave Phenom Found His Groove

    Few modern artists have the ability to mine influences and create work that is truly unique. A handful of names comes to mind—Daft Punk, Neptunes, Dilla, Kenny Dixon Jr, et al. Enter Chaz Bundick. Born and raised in