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High-kicks in stilettos, with a tight mini black dress draped over her figure, a cigarette nestled between lips, the energy of every song saturating her hair by the minute; one of the things that fans adore about Maja Ivarsson– front woman of the Sounds

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March 29th, 2014 | Features, Music, Reviews | Tags: , | No Comment
photo by Merek Davis

For professional photographer Merek Davis, Instagram began as an app where he would normally post pictures of his French Bulldog, but it quickly became a platform that would help him branch out towards many creative ventures. Today Davis has over 34k followers, and has created one of the most sought-out editing apps out there, the Mextures App.

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Patchwork Show

The Patchwork Show bid farewell to spring, and said “hello!” to summer, laying rows of craftie and DIY folks by the Long Beach shores. Since 2006 the Patchwork Show has brought, not only a creative…

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June 19th, 2013 | Art+Culture, Features | Tags: , , | No Comment

On Saturday night Southern comfort was felt throughout the Hollywood Bowl, as Angelinos dressed in cowboy hats, plaid shirts– with beer in hand– packed a full-house for Brad Paisley’s Virtual Reality Tour.

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October 22nd, 2012 | Features, Music, Reviews | Tags: , | No Comment

Storyteller of hearts, unraveling the truths of love’s hidden agenda is what John Vesely does best while writing music under the moniker Secondhand Serenade. His new album, A Naked Twist in My Story, ?is a stripped-down acoustic…

The full story about ALBUM REVIEW: Secondhand Serenade ‘A Naked Twist in My Story’

Two students– Jorge Ribeiro and José Tornada– majoring in journalism, and architecture dropped out of college to live in a tent, on the beach; that’s how LEAGUE began. That primal experience served as a huge influence, where they managed to mix modern-urban sonority, establishing a connection between two distinct worlds. LEAGUE is based out of Los Angeles and London. They describe […]

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For a Sunday night in Austin, it sure as hell felt like a Saturday night. Antone’s was full. The booze was flowing. The bands were loud. For a Sunday night, it sure as hell felt good to be out; not the impending…

The full story about LIVE REVIEW: I Was There! Deer Tick Live At Antone’s In Austin, TX

May 3rd, 2012 | Features, Reviews | Tags: , | No Comment

“To me if you’re really going to listen to super high-quality audio, it probably means you’re going to be at home and focused on it…if records are…still accepted to be the premier format, then why not listen to records.”

The full story about Dissecting Record Store Day At Breakaway Records

April 24th, 2012 | Features | Tags: , | No Comment
ImagineDragons

The Las Vegas based indie rock band, Imagine Dragons, are giving away a free download of the title track “It’s Time” off their latest EP

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There were instances when Conor embodied a poetic preacher as he did on “Approximate Sunlight”– dropping lines and acting out certain lyrics became a well-crafted spectacle.

The full story about SHOW REVIEW: Bright Eyes

September 17th, 2011 | Features, Music, Reviews | Tags: , | No Comment