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Grizzly Bear & TV on the Radio unite for one night in their new hometown to play the Hollywood Bowl

Grizzly Bear

SHOW REVIEW: Now both based in LA, the two Brooklyn-bred bands gave us one last taste of summer on the season’s final day.

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Dancing the night away with Cut Copy in LA

Cut Copy

PHOTOS: No strangers to the City of Angels, the Australian four-piece undoubtedly enjoys coming to California every time it drops a new album.

Moby might think he’s old, but his 15th and newest album doesn’t sound it at Apogee Studio

Moby

SHOW REVIEW: As one of electronic music’s, if not simply music’s, most important figures, his star continues to burn bright in 2018.

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.

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.

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.

The War on Drugs’ new album sounds like another masterpiece after their preview at Apogee Studio

The War on Drugs

SHOW REVIEW: It won’t be long before the whole world gets to hear what Adam Granduciel and company have been up to — and there’s a lot to be excited about.

Get ready for the world to fall in love with 23-year-old rising star Amber Mark

Amber Mark

PHOTOS: She manned the stage with grace and gratitude, if not a shred of shyness that will surely disappear in the near future.

Miguel’s silky-smooth voice captivates at this year’s Sound in Focus series opener

Sound in Focus 2017 - Miguel

PHOTOS: Once the sun set and the singer-songwriter stepped onstage, the audience was transported somewhere else entirely.

With summer near, Skyline festival makes its debut at the new & improved LA State Historic Park

Skyline 2017

FESTIVAL REVIEW: In what felt like a trial run for larger music events to be held at the park again, the inaugural Skyline festival proved to be mostly a success.

LA Show of the Week // GO4FREE to Skyline feat. Duke Dumont, Miike Snow, Lido & more 5/20 (SAT)

Skyline

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Spoon give us plenty of ‘Hot Thoughts’ during their private show at Apogee Studio

Spoon

SHOW REVIEW: I’d like to think it didn’t take me nearly 25 years to come around to Spoon’s unique sound, but this is one band I never should have slept on.

From club gigs to the Hollywood Bowl, Bloc Party close their U.S. tour with their largest show ever

Bloc Party

SHOW REVIEW: I know they say you shouldn’t live in the past, but for a little more than an hour in the Hollywood Hills, Bloc Party made it feel OK to do just that.

The Avett Brothers take us inside their new album for an intimate performance at Apogee Studio

The Avett Brothers

SHOW REVIEW: The Avetts have come a long way since their days as Margo and Nemo, and with Rick Rubin at their side, there’s no need for them to look back now.

Is the Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concert Series becoming too popular for its own good?

RÜFÜS DU SOL

SHOW REVIEW: The crowd that arrived to take in RÜFÜS DU SOL’s show was unlike anything I or anyone else had seen before.

First Times: Covering a show at the Hollywood Bowl

Kurt Vile & The Violators

FIRST TIMES: Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would get credentialed for a show at one of music’s most storied and historic venues.

Nas preaches positivity while closing out this year’s Sound in Focus series in style

Sound in Focus - Nas

SHOW REVIEW: If this was Nas’ reminder to the world that he’s still working and grinding like he always has, then a whole lot of fans got to hear that message loud and clear.

BØRNS doesn’t need Taylor Swift’s help to prove he’s one of music’s fastest-rising stars

BØRNS

SHOW REVIEW: The Michigan native has gone from supporting modest indie bands to selling out shows as a headliner one year later.

Mayer Hawthorne pours his soul out to kick off Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier

Mayer Hawthorne

SHOW REVIEW: As he demonstrated for a packed crowd, the Grammy-nominated artist is as much the sum of his influences as he is his own entity.

tUnE-yArDs put an end to summer, close out 2015 Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier

tUnE yArDs

PHOTOS: What better way to escape the heat than to watch tUnE-yArDs play the last free concert of the summer at the beach?