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Category: Music


Aug 15, 2016
  Tia Scott       Music  0

New Video: diNMachine – ‘Dbl Trbl’

NYC-based electro-rock band diNMachine links up with Russian artist Patrick K.-H. and Greek artist Bestbefore to create an animated video for their pulsating single "Dbl Trbl," which is reminiscent of Herbie Hancock's quirky, groundbreaking visuals for his 1984...

Aug 15, 2016

Occur Goes Global - The Music of the Dominican Republic

Salsa and Afrocentric beats form the backbone of Dominican Republic’s music. But more and more genres are gaining popularity in the eastern half of Hispaniola. The Isle of Light festival in the capital of Santo...

Aug 7, 2016

Occur Goes Global - The Music of Dominica

Don’t get it confused with the Dominican Republic (that nation is featured next week). Dominica is a Caribbean island nation alive with the Creole spirit and the soul of calypso. Let’s meet five bands and...

Aug 1, 2016

What We're Digging Right Now: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down

We’ve long been fans of San Francisco’s Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, but seeing them again in concert at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles reignited our love for the raucous, experimental outfit.   Fronted...

Jul 25, 2016
  Tia Scott       Music  0

Album Review: Highland Kites - Let Me Run (EP)

The L.A-based duo Highland Kites released the brand-new Let Me Run EP that’s sure to pull listeners into their infectious blend of new-wave folk rock. Consisting of singer/songwriter Marissa Lamar and drummer Neil Briggs, Highland Kites set out to create a short...

Jul 17, 2016

Occur Goes Global - The Music of Djibouti

Nearing its 40th year as an independent nation, the eastern Africa port country of Djibouti is considered one of the sturdier states in the continent. However, with four-term president Ismail Omar Guelleh squelching opposition by...

Jul 10, 2016

Occur Goes Global - The Music of Denmark

Nothing is rotten in the state of Denmark these days. With myriad genres and artists popping out of every corner of Copenhagen, Aarhus and other cities, the archipelago nation is killing it in the music...

Jul 5, 2016

Video Premiere - Le Chateau, 'The Good Fight'

  Blending urban pop, murky industrial and atmospheric trip-hop, San Diego's Le Chateau have established themselves as one of SoCal's must-hear bands. Their 2015 EP earned accolades from all over the indie rock community, and they're...

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