Interview: Magic Man Talk Fire Alarms and Nicknames + An Interview In Pictures

Words and Photos by Joyce Jude Lee 2014 has been one hell of a year for Magic Man. The busy band has been trotting the globe and gifting audiences everywhere with the triumphan… Continue reading

Interview: Young Rising Sons Talk Touring With The 1975 and…Man Buns?

We’re in the middle of a chilly holiday season, but it’s never a bad time to listen to some upbeat alternative music that reminds us of warmer times. Young Rising Sons, a four-piece… Continue reading


The complete list of Grammy nominees are upon us. 2015 has been a kickass year for music, and for the most part, the Academy does reward artists for that, but some acts are… Continue reading

Gig Review: FKA Twigs At The Regent Theater

“Don’t judge a book by its cover.” This is a lesson we’re taught time and time again, but Saturday night’s FKA Twigs show at the Regent Theatre was a prime example of that.… Continue reading

Gig Review: Bastille At The Shrine Expo Hall

If the only song you know by Bastille is “Pompeii,” then you need to go back and listen through their entire album. On Thursday night, the British phenom who seemed to soar to… Continue reading

Gig Review: The 1975 At The Hollywood Palladium

Even though Harry Styles and Fifth Harmony were among the teen heartthrobs at the Hollywood Palladium last night, they were not who thousands of fans camped out to see. The 1975 returned to… Continue reading

Gig Review: Magic Man At The House Of Blues

On a Monday night, two of the most buzzed about indie bands took their co-headlining tour to the Anaheim House of Blues and delivered back to back awesome sets. Magic Man and Smallpools… Continue reading

This Just In: “Do They Know It’s Christmas” // Band Aid 30

For the third time since 1984, Sir Bob Geldof has enlisted the help of the biggest British stars this Christmas season to fight Ebola. Stars the likes of only U2’s Bono (who is… Continue reading

Gig Review: Foster The People At The Shrine Auditorium

Mark Foster had Los Angeles at his finger tips on Friday night. Before Foster the People took the stage, Soko and Sylvan Esso, two immensely talented indie artists, warmed up the excitable crowd.… Continue reading

Gig Review: First Aid Kit At The Wiltern Theatre

There must be something in that Stockholm water. The generation before us had Simon and Garfunkel, but ours has an answer to that: First Aid Kit. On Thursday night, the Stockholm sisters showed… Continue reading