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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

Photo by Matt Slaybaugh 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

Golden Sound: Q&A with Producer/DJ Claptone

Photo by Sabrina Feige 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

On The Radar: Toronto’s Jazz Cartier

  Photos by Ryan Skinner 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

BRINGING THE WOOGIE: Q&A with ANTON TUMAS

  Photo via Oh Dag Yo Photography © 2015 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

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

Drink and a Show: 5 Venues with Killer Bars

Here in Los Angeles, we certainly aren’t left wanting for a place to catch live music. Getting a great cocktail in the same place, however —now that’s another story. In the spirit of our favorite weekend antics, we rounded up a

Yung Jake: Goin’ Back To Back

If you had been at the right place at the right time, and by that I mean witnessing two iPhones side by side with Snapchat open, you might have seen rapper-slash-artist Yung Jake’s music video “Both.” In the story, he

#SaveTheSmell: LA’s All-Ages Venue Needs Your Help

  Garage surf rock, dream pop, the Burger Records collective and under-age bands that have permeated the music scene of LA over the past few years have a very special venue to thank for the rise of their success. The

Your Goldenvoice Itinerary To Summer Shows

Yeasayer | The Fonda Theater | 6/01 The Brooklyn-based band has had a four year hiatus, now returning with their latest album Amen & goodbye.  Joywave | The El Rey Theater | 6/02 The pop-indie-rock group out of Rochester return for

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