Category Archives: Reviews

BIG NEWS!!!

Big News! Some of you have noticed that I haven’t been posting here as often as I used to, and there’s good reason for it. Real world work aside, I was recently approached by another blog to be their music editor. The site is www.BlurredCulture.com and I’m excited for the transition. Feel free to follow them on by CLICKING HERE. Though I won’t be posting here anymore, you can “follow” my personal profile ( https://www.facebook.com/DKLEE13 ) as I will be sharing my entries there. Thank you all for your support, and keep music in your heart. Cheers!

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PHOTOS+VIDEO: PHOX | The Roxy | 4/15/15

I don’t fall in love with voices that often, but when I do, it’s pretty much for life. I’ve fallen in love with a voice and it belongs to Monica Martin, the lead singer of the Baraboo, Wisconsin band PHOX…. This post has been moved to www.BlurredCulture.com and you can get there by CLICKING THIS LINK!

PHOX | Troubadour | 4/15/15

 

REVIEW+PHOTOS+VIDEO: Lieutenant | Troubadour | 4/8/15

Nate Mendel has played in the Foo Fighters for the past 20 plus years. In fact, the only person who’s been in the Foo Fighters longer is Dave Grohl. While Dave’s non-Foo gigs, and there are many (Them Crooked Vultures, Queens of The Stone Age. etc) may have received much of the attention, Nate’s musical output outside of Foo Fighters is just as impressive.

Continue reading REVIEW+PHOTOS+VIDEO: Lieutenant | Troubadour | 4/8/15

Photos+Videos: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis | El Rey Theatre | 4/3/15

There is a strong love of the rockabilly/ska genre in southern California, so it seems that Kitty, Daisy & Lewis had the proper foresight to close the U.S. leg of their tour at the El Rey on April 3, 2015.

Continue reading Photos+Videos: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis | El Rey Theatre | 4/3/15

REVIEW+PHOTOS+VIDS: Raphael Saadiq | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15

E&J Brandy is America’s most awarded brandy. Celebrating their 40th anniversary, they’ve embarked on a “Generations of Soul” campaign featuring the musical talents of Raphael Saadiq, BJ the Chicago Kid and Lee Fields. We were able to attend their private concert at Mack Sennett Studios on 4/2/15 and Raphael Saadiq gave a performance that embodied what modern soul music is all about.  Continue reading REVIEW+PHOTOS+VIDS: Raphael Saadiq | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15

REVIEW+PHOTOS: BJ The Chicago Kid | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15

E&J Brandy is America’s most awarded brandy. Celebrating their 40th anniversary, they’ve embarked on a “Generations of Soul” campaign featuring the musical talents of Raphael Saadiq, BJ the Chicago Kid and Lee Fields. We were able to attend their private concert at Mack Sennett Studios on 4/2/15 and BJ The Chicago Kid gave a performance that surely won over many a new fans. Continue reading REVIEW+PHOTOS: BJ The Chicago Kid | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15

REVIEW+PHOTOS: Lee Fields | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15

E&J Brandy is America’s most awarded brandy. Celebrating their 40the anniversary, they’ve embarked on a “Generations of Soul” campaign featuring the musical talents of Raphael Saadiq, BJ the Chicago Kid and Lee Fields. We were able to attend their private concert at Mack Sennett Studios on 4/2/15 and Lee Fields gave a stellar and intimate performance. Continue reading REVIEW+PHOTOS: Lee Fields | “Generations of Soul” | Mack Sennett Studios | 4/2/15

REVIEW: Coachella 2015 | Weekend One Live Stream

I won’t be able to go to Coachella this year, but I still got to enjoy a ton of the performances from weekend one of the festival. Thank God for the internet!

Certain performances are being “rebroadcast” on Youtube and you can try your luck at catching your favorite band by clicking: ->THIS LINK <-

Continue reading REVIEW: Coachella 2015 | Weekend One Live Stream

REVIEW+PHOTOS: Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield | Wilshire Ebell Theatre | 3/31/15

Earlier this year, Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield released an elegant album of Elliot Smith covers, “Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith“. We were able attend the last concert in support of their album. Derrick snapped the pics. Erin wrote the piece. Enjoy! Continue reading REVIEW+PHOTOS: Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield | Wilshire Ebell Theatre | 3/31/15

REVIEW: Cornell University Chorus | Loyola Marymount | 3/29/15

“Oh I want to go back to the old days … those good old days on The Hill”

I have a lot of fond memories of my college days at Cornell University, but some of the greatest ones I have are those that involve singing.

Continue reading REVIEW: Cornell University Chorus | Loyola Marymount | 3/29/15