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NGHTMRE plays The Shrine Dec. 15; photo Koury Angelo

NGHTMRE Before XMAS Ushers In Heavy Sounds Of The Future

Bass music is always in a constant state of flux, constantly evolving and absorbing influences from almost everything. NGHTMRE is no exception; the wide range of styles he has employed along with boundary pushing sound design have earned him the spotlight in electronic music. “I grew up playing music,” explains Tyler Marenyi of NGHTMRE. “Yea, I mean I went to college in … [Read More]

Live Concert Photos

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ALIEN WEAPONRY play HOB/San Diego Dec. 18, Fonda Theatre Dec. 20 and 21; press photo

Alien Weaponry Nail It Live In The USA

New Zealand’s teenage ALIEN WEAPONRY debuts in the states opening for MINISTRY. Don’t let their age or the fact that they sing in their native Maori language fool … [Read More]

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COSTA MESA SOUND CLASH Dec. 19 at The Wayfarer

Drum and Bass Invades The OC

As the OC Drum and Bass scene only continues to grow, another show is coming Dec 19 at the Wayfarer. The Costa Mesa Soundclash features a diverse lineup of local DnB … [Read More]

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iDKHOW; photo Melissa Quintas

iDKHOW Brings Their Musically Unique “Hipster Nonsense” To SoCal

I Don’t Know How But They Found Me, or iDKHOW for short, will soon be coming to entertain Southern California with its quirky, unique and, more importantly, fun … [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]

For The Love Of Bass

COSTA MESA SOUND CLASH Dec. 19 at The Wayfarer

Drum and Bass Invades The OC

As the OC Drum and Bass scene only continues to grow, another show is coming Dec 19 at the Wayfarer. The Costa Mesa Soundclash features a diverse lineup of local DnB talent: Rankin, What??, Ron 2 3, McNutt, and 2Much on the turntables with support from MC’s … [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

PUBLIC MEMORY; photo James Christopher

Darkwave Rolls Through L.A. Courtesy Of Felte

Nestled among the dark, quiet residential neighborhood just west of the 110 freeway in downtown L.A. lies the Pico Union Project and scene of Felte Records two-day celebration of live music featuring bands on their roster. The historical synagogue was the … [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]