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DOE EYE| First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At First City Festival, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: DOE EYE | Facebook | Website INSTAGRAM VIDEOS: CLICK HERE SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS:  When deciding which acts I was going to check out, I trolled Facebook to see which artists had similar tastes that I did. I noticed that DOE EYE was a fan of How To Dress Well, so I decided to check … Read More DOE EYE| First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]

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First City Festival | August 23 & 24, 2014 | Homepage

This is the “Homepage” for the links to all of the blog entries posted about the acts I was able to catch at First City Festival, August 23 and 24, 2014. Below are links to Instagram video posts, photos and some brief thoughts about each band that I was able to enjoy in beautiful Monterey. To read my “Love Letter” to First City Festival CLICK … Read More First City Festival | August 23 & 24, 2014 | Homepage

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First City Festival | Monterey County Fair & Event Center | August 23 & 24, 2014 [Preview]

What’s up with the influx of music festivals invading Los Angeles county this summer? By my count, there are 12 just in the month of August alone! Don’t get me wrong. I love going to concerts, and I love getting a ton of bang for my buck with the local festivals, but sometimes getting out of dodge, and venturing somewhere new, is just what the … Read More First City Festival | Monterey County Fair & Event Center | August 23 & 24, 2014 [Preview]

Forest Swords | The Roxy | 3/18/14

Opening for How To Dress Well at the Roxy was a music producer from Liverpool, England named Matthew Barnes, know by his stage name, Forest Swords. I hadn’t put two and two together before, but as it turns out he produced How To Dress Well’s 2012 single “Cold Nites”. In digging up a little history of his discography, I discovered that his 2010, debut … Read More Forest Swords | The Roxy | 3/18/14

A Year of Concerts: 2013

Listed chronologically, the most recent show first. Stevie Wonder | Songs In The Key Of Life | Nokia Theatre L.A. Live | 12/21/13 Shy Girls | The Spare Room and Bootleg Bar | 12/12/13 and 12/13/13 Snoopzilla and Dam Funk “7 Days Of Funk” Record Release Party | Los Angeles Exchange | 12/10/13 Thundercat | The Echoplex | 12/05/13 Moses Sumney | The Echoplex … Read More A Year of Concerts: 2013

Shlohmo | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013

To check out pictures of other bands I was able to catch at the festival, CLICK HERE. Earlier in the day I had watched Tom Krell p/k/a How To Dress Well perform, and having done some research before the festival about different projects he had worked on, I found a video on youtube of a track How To Dress Well performed on produced by Henry Laufer p/k/a Shlohmo … Read More Shlohmo | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013

Pional | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013

To check out pictures of other bands I was able to catch at the festival, CLICK HERE. Pional was the act right before How To Dress Well, so I decided to watch his set and try to get a good spot for the next act. Pional is a Spanish producer, remixer and electronic musician from Madrid and is highly regards as a “mainstay” of the national … Read More Pional | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013

FYF FEST | L.A. State Historic Park | August 24 and 25, 2013

The line-up for the 10th annual FYF Fest was stellar. For only $99, I was able to attend the two day festival, and though I had tried my darnedest to get a press-pass to no avail, I went guerrilla-style to catch those acts I wanted to see and take the best possible pictures I could. Links to the other acts I was able to … Read More FYF FEST | L.A. State Historic Park | August 24 and 25, 2013

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PHOTOS: Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros | Shaun White Presents AIR+STYLE | The Rose Bowl | 2/22/15

Goapele | El Rey Theater | 11/18/14 [Review, Photos and Video]

Goapele: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Earlier this year, I got a call from management to negotiate a side artist agreement for a track Snoop was to be featured on. When I asked who the featured verse was for, management indicated that it was a female R&B singer named Goapele. Goapele … that name sounded so familiar to me. I quickly opened my iTunes and found that I had … Read More Goapele | El Rey Theater | 11/18/14 [Review, Photos and Video]