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CRX @ THE ECHO

September 15th, 2019

Photos by Matt Cowan While The Strokes are still headlining festivals, including Ohana Fest on the 27th, guitarist Nick Valensi’s band CRX held its own show at The Echo with Collapsing Scenery and Queen Kwong. We were able to listen to fresh tracks off of…

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JAY SOM + BOY SCOUTS @ THE ECHOPLEX

September 15th, 2019

Photos by Lindsey M. Thompson Melina Mae Duterte didn’t have to drive very far from her Highland Park home to play the very sold out show at the Echoplex where she’s known musically as Jay Som. Celebrating her third album, Anak Ko, she was surrounded…

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ALLAH-LAS @ HOLLYWOOD FOREVER

September 15th, 2019

Photos and recap by Bailey McDaniel The Allah-Las’ sound at the Hollywoood Forever was just as their name implies: “Ah, La, La.” The band crooned us with surf rock anthems such as “Raspberry Jam” and “Catamaran.” Many of their songs featured melodic vocals, with abundant…

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MAC DEMARCO @ THE GREEK THEATRE

September 14th, 2019

Photos by Stephanie Port The last time Mac DeMarco played the Greek Theatre, he didn’t live in Los Angeles, but now he does. Last evening, DeMarco played the sold out Greek under a full moon to a dedicated crowd that has always welcomed him as…

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LAURA CARBONE @ THE HI HAT

September 14th, 2019

Photos and recap by Phil Nacionales With support by the stalwart presence of STILL and the moody artistry of Poppy Jean Crawford and crew, Laura Carbone touched down at the Hi Hat, kicking off her Empty Sea US tour. Carbone has been generating a great…

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EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY @ THE HOLLYWOOD PALLADIUM

September 13th, 2019

Photos by Matt Cowan It’s hard to believe that Explosions in the Sky is celebrating 20 years together as one of the most beloved rock instrumental bands. The group, who still maintains their original members, delivered quite a memorable soundscape at the Hollywood Palladium. They…