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FORTUNATE YOUTH play The Novo Nov. 21, Observatory / North Park Nov. 23 , Observatory / Santa Ana Nov. 24 and 25; press photo

Fortunate Youth Bring Their Signature Sound Back Home

Good Vibes!!! This phrase is at the center of reggae music and is a pivotal force in the popular L.A. reggae act Fortunate Youth. “Basically, myself and another member were really looking to create a name that was positive,” explains Greg Gelb of the band. “And fortunate youth being a kind of state of mind, you know a positive state of mind, and music keeps you young; so, if … [Read More]

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THE ORB play Teragram Ballroom Nov. 21; photo Roney-FM-K3-Media

Dance The Night Away With The Orb

The Orb recreate a live musical collage of their greatest hits during this, their 30th year anniversary, currently on tour in the states. Breaking out samples and … [Read More]

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DIIV play Observatory/Santa Ana Nov. 18; photo James Christopher

Diiv Trip West To Observatory

DIIV put their shoe-gaze back on as they head to the Observatory Santa Ana Nov. 18, then return for a New Year’s Eve show at Highland Park Ebell in Los … [Read More]

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JINJER play Whisky A Go Go Nov. 16 and Brick By Brick Nov. 18; press photo

Jinjer Brings The Melody And The Fury To SoCal

“Well, it (Jinjer) doesn’t mean anything at all,” according to bassist Eugene Kostyuk. “It has no connection with ginger, like hair color or…. “It is another fact … [Read More]

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THE RECORD COMPANY play HOB/San Diego Nov. 9 and The Wiltern Nov.10; photo Jen Rosenstein

The Record Company Bring Blues And Love To SoCal

The Record Company, a power trio known for their blues-styled rock, are coming to California to finish their current 2018 tour. The three-man group play at the House … [Read More]

Tales From The Photo Pit

SANTIGOLD; photo Andy Ortega

Music Tastes Good: A Tale From The Photo Pit

It’s about time someone finally brings the greatest things in life together in one place and with this being the 3rd Music Tastes Good Festival, it was done perfectly! This 2-day festival on September 29th and 30th allowed me to stuff my face with delicious … [Read More]

Concert Reviews

MINISTRY

Amerikkant but Ministry Took Command In Anaheim

MINISTRY was in top form at House of Blues Thursday night, kicking off the Amerikkant tour. They played well, sounded good, the stage was well-lit, the live mix was LOUD but spot-on allowing enough separation between instruments - a feat in itself - with up to … [Read More]

Album Reviews

The Orb “No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds”; cover art

ALBUM REVIEW: The Orb “No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds”

The Orb are back with their excellent new album No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds (NSAOOB) released June 22, on Cooking Vinyl Records. NSAOOB finds The Orb expanding on the minimalist sound of their previous two releases and instead bringing in a host of singers … [Read More]