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Lo Moon are officially LA’s newest buzz band after their sold-out show at the Troubadour

Lo Moon

SHOW REVIEW: This may only be the beginning for the indie-electronic trio, but these guys sure know how to shoot for the moon.

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Beach Slang make good on their promise in LA, punching us in our ‘big, dumb heart’ at Echoplex

Beach Slang

SHOW REVIEW: With their unmatched energy and peerless sound, these Philly punks will undoubtedly be a favorite of many for some time to come.

Jessie Ware charms SF with an intimate show

Jessie Ware

PHOTOS: The gig marked only the second of three stops on the UK pop-soul crooner’s current U.S. tour, but she made the most of it.

After two sold-out nights at The Fillmore, LANY’s popularity only continues to trend upward

LANY

SHOW REVIEW: It was immediately clear from the line, which wrapped around the block, that the band has grown an enviable, die-hard audience.

Back on the road, Broken Social Scene rock The Fox with a career-spanning set

Broken Social Scene

SHOW REVIEW: Despite a long break between albums, the sense of professionalism built into the band’s live experience remains prevalent.

After a long wait between albums, Mister Heavenly resurface at Resident DTLA

Mister Heavenly

PHOTOS: It took the indie-rock supergroup six years to tour again, but they’re finally back on the road in support of their new album.

Touché Amoré bring it back home to LA, headlining two intimate nights at Teragram Ballroom

Touché Amoré

SHOW REVIEW: When you tour as broadly and universally as Touché Amore have, a pair of small hometown shows means something.

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile aren’t there yet, but they could be on the verge of something great

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile

PHOTOS: Like their new collaborative album, their live show felt like two talented musicians still getting to know each other.

Desert Daze 2017: Another stellar year for one of California’s premier music festivals

Desert Daze 2017

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Led by Iggy Pop, Spiritualized and more, the sixth edition of this psych-rock and garage-rock extravaganza was quite a doozy.

Coldplay live up to their “biggest band in the world” claim in front of 60,000 strong at Levi’s Stadium

Coldplay

SHOW REVIEW: Chris Martin and company certainly did nothing during their electric, almost two-hour performance to dissuade that sort of thinking.

The Accidentals take their Bay Area fans on a musical odyssey in support of their latest LP

The Accidentals

SHOW REVIEW: At Café du Nord, the band made the basement of the Swedish American Hall feel like the basement of its own house.

Tank and The Bangas deliver thrills at The Chapel

Talk and The Bangas

PHOTOS: The New Orleans-based group had the sold-out crowd grooving to their genre-spanning set of funk, soul, hip-hop, rock and R&B.

Sheer Mag bring their feverish, high-spirited brand of rock ‘n’ roll to SF

Sheer Mag

PHOTOS: The Philly-based rockers unleashed a feverish set for the first of two shows in the Bay Area.

Bonobo gives his new hometown a beautiful night to remember at LA’s Greek Theatre

Bonobo

SHOW REVIEW: If the nearly sold-out crowd was any indication as to how far he has come, then Simon Green picked just the right place to now call home.

Peaches leaves her fans at The Chapel dripping wet

Peaches

SHOW REVIEW: A Peaches gig is 50 percent rock show, 50 percent genitalia-forward performance art and 100 percent awesome.

Grizzly Bear are making ‘chamber pop’ sound cool again as we discovered at Apogee Studio

Grizzly Bear

SHOW REVIEW: With members who all can sing (and do it well collectively), the band is certainly among rare company these days.

Jay 305 backs up his ‘more LA than the Rams’ claim in front of a hometown crowd at The Roxy

Jay 305

PHOTOS: The South Central rapper has seemingly pushed his legal troubles and album delays aside to focus on his craft — and it showed.

Dirtybird Campout 2017: Here’s why you don’t want to miss this year’s festival

Dirtybird Campout 2017

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: If you need a heavy dose of house, techno or bass, look no further — this camping party is getting a whole lot bigger and better.

The eclectic sounds of Bonobo sweep through the Bay Area at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Bonobo

PHOTOS: The magic behind Bonobo’s live performances produces something that feels whole and cohesive for his audience.

Lil Yachty continues to carve out his own path in SF

Lil Yachty

SHOW REVIEW: The Atlanta native has captured the attention of an increasingly distracted generation with his self-described “bubblegum trap.”