By Josh Herwitt // Emancipator // The Roxy Theatre - West Hollywood, CA January 14th, 2017 // In a matter of 10 years, Douglas Appling has gone from … BAM ON
By Josh Herwitt // Gone Is Gone // Troubadour – West Hollywood, CA January 6th, 2017 // In music circles, the term "supergroup" often gets thrown around … BAM ON
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PHOTOS: Everyone there knew they were part of something special, and the resounding fact that you were there for a reason bigger than the moment was unanimous.
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The ‘EDM bubble’ may be bursting, but Pretty Lights remains a beacon of hope at the Santa Barbara Bowl
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With a new album out, Tycho scratch a strong itch to surprise in front of a capacity crowd at The Fonda
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