PHOTOS+VIDEO: Blackbear | The Roxy | 3/28/15

The only non-rapper on Mod Sun’s “Look Up Tour” was Hollywood’s own R&B/Neo-Soul crooner Mat Musto p/k/a Blackbear. The mood was immediately set when the house lights dimmed to an almost completely pitch black.

MØ | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]

To Check Out Other Bands We Caught At Culture Collide CLICK HERE THE ACT:  MØ | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram SOUNDS LIKE:  THOUGHTS:  I’d thought that I’d be over female fronted, beat-driven, electro pop, but wow … MØ was something else. Her live show was something fierce. She may have been criticized for her “off” performance with Iggy Azalea on Saturday Night Live,Continue reading “MØ | Culture Collide | Echoplex | 10/16/14 [Photos]”

Phantogram | First City Festival | 8/23/14 [PHOTOS]

Jagwar Ma | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 8/7/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! In conjunction with G’Day USA, the Twilight Concert series presented “Australia Rocks The Pier”. The headliner for the evening was the killer Australian band Jagwar Ma. I first got to see them perform at Coachella, and after my time inContinue reading “Jagwar Ma | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 8/7/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]”

Fascinator| Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 8/7/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! In conjunction with G’Day USA, the Twilight Concert series presented “Australia Rocks The Pier”. The second act performing on the Santa Monica Pier was Fascinator. Fascinator is Johnny Mackay, an Australian based in New York, whose music is an experimental,Continue reading “Fascinator| Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 8/7/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]”

Phebe Starr | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 8/7/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! In conjunction with G’Day USA, the Twilight Concert series presented “Australia Rocks The Pier”. The first act performing on the Santa Monica Pier was Aussie Native Phebe Starr. Like the opening act from the prior week, Phebe had beenContinue reading “Phebe Starr | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 8/7/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]”

Omar Souleyman | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]

CLICK HERE to check out other acts performing a Twilight Concert at the Santa Monica Pier! I missed Omar Souleyman when he played at FYF Fest in 2013.  When a close friend of mine told me the next day that Omar’s set was incredible … <slaps had to the forehead> When I heard he was playing theContinue reading “Omar Souleyman | Twilight Concert | Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [PHOTOS & REVIEW]”

Free Concert Alert | Jagwar Ma & Fascinator at the Santa Monica Pier | 8/7/14 [Preview]

CLICK HERE to check out the other acts I plan on checking out this Summer at the Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier! On Thursday, July 31st the fifth concert of Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concert Series features Jagwar Ma;  an Australian psychedelic/dance band from in Sydney. I first saw this band perform live at Coachella this year.Continue reading “Free Concert Alert | Jagwar Ma & Fascinator at the Santa Monica Pier | 8/7/14 [Preview]”

Free Concert Alert | Omar Souleyman & De Lux at the Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [Preview]

CLICK HERE to check out the other acts I plan on checking out this Summer at the Twilight Concert Series at the Santa Monica Pier! On Thursday, July 31st the fourth concert of Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concert Series features Omar Souleyman is a musician from the northeastern region of Syria. His music, traditional Middle Eastern songs inContinue reading “Free Concert Alert | Omar Souleyman & De Lux at the Santa Monica Pier | 7/31/14 [Preview]”

M83, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and Phantogram | Hollywood Bowl | 9/22/13

Phoenix, Daft Punk, Justice … France turns out some great electro, synth pop bands. Oh yeah … M83 is pretty damn good too. Named after the spiral galaxy Messier 83, M83’s music is as cosmic as that system of stars. Adding a full orchestra and choir to their already sonically complex arrangements like “Midnight City” only raised the level of their cosmic sound.Continue reading “M83, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and Phantogram | Hollywood Bowl | 9/22/13”