Top 5 Songs For (Accepting) Change

“Change your thoughts and change your world”

January 20th, 2017
Anthony Marks
Category: Staff Pick, Video

Yep, the world is a bit crazy right now.

I’ve never seen or felt anything like it. Have you? The climate in America is divided, upset, confused, and combative. Can’t we all just get along? At this point, I’m not sure.
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Preview: The Early November @ Teragram Ballroom

Rockers celebrate ten year anniversary of album

Mary Bonney
Category: News

If you’re a fan of indie, emotional rock like I am, you are in luck this weekend! New Jersey rockers The Early November are performing at Teragram Ballroom tomorrow, January 21st, ending an intimate tour here in Los Angeles. The tour celebrates the tenth anniversary of their sophomore, triple-disc concept album The Mother, the Mechanic and the Path, and support comes from Hidden In Plain View, another unapologetically emotional, post-hardcore band.
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Show Preview: Reverie @ Los Globos

Check out her new video “Just Wanna Love You”

January 19th, 2017
Kimberly Quitzon
Category: Lead Story, News

Meet Los Angeles underground hip-hop artist Reverie, also known as Reverie Love. Highland Park’s sweetheart will be at Los Globos this Saturday, January 21st, dropping her poetic flows and connecting with fans. The 26-year-old underground rapper uses meaningful lyrics to share raw emotion and truth through her songs.
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Third Eye Blind Announces Summer Tour!

Support from local favorites Silversun Pickup

January 18th, 2017
Mary Bonney
Category: News

If you’re dreaming of summer to get you through these chilly days (at least by LA standards), here’s another reason to count down the weeks until summer arrives — in honor of the 20th anniversary of their debut album, Third Eye Blind is hitting the road this summer to play the record in its entirety on the appropriately titled Gods of Summer tour.
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Win Tickets To See LeAnn Rimes at El Rey Theatre!

The country superstar to take the El Rey stage

January 17th, 2017
Zein Khleif
Category: Contest, Lead Story

With 11 studio albums, two GRAMMYs, three ACM Awards, a CMA (and, at age 13, the youngest person to ever be nominated for one), LeAnn Rimes is an accomplished country music veteran — a legend. You know what the crazy part about all of it is? She’s only 34 years old.
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Release of the Week: The Flaming Lips – Oczy Mlody

The band continues to gaze with Oczy Mlody

January 13th, 2017
Sean Kramer

One certainly can’t accuse The Flaming Lips of getting tamer with age. The group’s 16th (!) album, Oczy Mlody, is out today (which also happens to be frontman Wayne Coyne’s birthday), and the LP continues to further explore the depths of the experimental rock band’s commitment to mind-expanding, drifting sonic tendencies.
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Ariana Grande & John Legend to Record B&TB Duet

The powerhouses join forces in the name of Disney

January 12th, 2017
Zein Khleif
Category: News

Ariana Grande and John Legend have been tagged to record a duet of the title track for Disney’s new live-action movie, Beauty and the Beast. This is exciting news for individuals such as myself — fully raised on animated Disney musicals, knowing each word to any song of every film by heart — as it means the movie is one step closer to being released.
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Syd Announces Her Debut Solo Album

Check out her new single “All About Me”

Kimberly Quitzon
Category: Lead Story, News

The Internet’s frontwoman Syd is set to release her debut solo album, Fin, on February 3rd, 2017. The announcement was made with her first single from the album, “All About Me,” and a new music video. Syd wrote and produced the album with some feature production from The Internet’s Steve Lacy, Hit Boy, Haze, Rahki, and MeLo-X, who worked on Beyonce’s Lemonade.
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Say Anything and Bayside Announce Tour!

Nationwide spring tour hits LA on April 25

January 11th, 2017
Mary Bonney
Category: Lead Story, News

If you’re like me, you’re gently easing into the new year. One thing that will make it much easier to adjust to writing 2017 on our checks and the ever-changing world around us is the slew of 2017 tour announcements coming our way! Pop punk fans can rejoice because two heavyweights, Say Anything and Bayside, have announced a co-headlining tour that will take the nation by storm this spring!
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Martin Sexton at El Rey

The best kept secret in live music

Kyle B. Smith
Category: Contest

1/20 UPDATE: Congratulations to our winners Mike Carpenter & Maribel Madrigal, and a big THANK YOU to everyone who entered!

Martin Sexton is a gift. I discovered his music while living in Massachusetts in 2002, and I cannot count the number of times I have seen him live since, but I can tell you this: I have never walked away from one of his shows without a brightened outlook on life, or my mind blown by the purity of his to-the-core musicality.
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