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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.

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The 25 best live music acts of 2016

Best live music acts of 2016

The 2016 BAMS List: Showbams covered many excellent bands, musicians and DJs throughout 2016 — the following 25 acts are our favorite live performers of the year.

Tortoise make up for lost time with another LA show

Tortoise

PHOTOS: When it came time for the main event, the Chicago post-rock outfit made sure to take fans on one of their experimentally delicious sonic adventures.

Tortoise make their triumphant return to the stage after more than six years between albums

Tortoise

SHOW REVIEW: By the time the Chicago post-rock outfit was in the midst of its headlining set, the room was completely packed from the front to the back.

Albums you’ll want to hear in 2016

2016 albums

NEW MUSIC: There’s plenty of ear candy that’s already set to be released this year.