Thunderpussy at the El Rey

Long may the reign

July 22nd, 2019
Lex Voight

Thunderpussy are a force. I have spoken about them innumerable times and people, i believe, are finally starting to listen. They opened up for Black Pistol Fire this last week at the El Rey and CRUSHED crowded room with their rock n roll glory. Check out the pics below.
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Anderson .Paak at the Forum

Photog Chelsea Rae captures new pop glory

July 11th, 2019
Lex Voight

When you achieve a certain level of success in the pop world, it can be difficult to maintain what many see as “artistic integrity.” Anderson .Paak is defying all of those expectations with a firm and uncompromising artistic vision that is actively evolving pop music in new and exciting ways. He recently stopped by the Forum for an incredible performance, with a handful of like-minded artists in tow including Earl Sweatshirt and Thundercat.
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Lee Fields and the Expressions at La Santa

One of the best soul men of all time

Lex Voight

Lee Fields, perhaps one of the very last soul legends still alive, touring, and producing music, just stopped by the LA area last week and treated a sold-out show at La Santa, Santa Ana to classic soul showmanship and unbelievable pipes. His new record, It Rains Love, embodies the very best of his Al Green-style songwriting with Charles Bradley-esque energy. Check out the photos after the jump.
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Beachlife Fest in Redondo Beach

Willie Nelson steals the weekend.

May 16th, 2019
Lex Voight

It’s already been a week and Beachlife Fest feels like its only barely wrapped up. The beach-set California culture festival spanned three days of incredible artists and surprisingly incredible amenities, but the clear and inarguable highlight of the entire weekend was Willie.
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La Dispute/Gouge Away at the Regent

Panorama opens at the Regent

Lex Voight

La Dispute touched down the other week at the Regent, bringing their brand of literary post-hardcore to a sold-out show. I have seen the band countless times over the years, but each time they bring their absolute a-game, weaving their complex, compassionate narratives with a fervor live. At the Regent they played to a fully immersed audience; longtime fans who’s rapturous attention was carried away as much by songs from their recent full length Panorama as from their oldest releases.
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