Author Archive | Derrick Lee

Natalia Lafourcade at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 8/4/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Latin America’s Most Successful Pop Singer, Natalia Lafourcade, Graces The Santa Monica Pier [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Natalia Lafourcade at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 8/4/16

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE REST OF OUR COVERAGE OF SANTA MONICA PIER’S TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES I don’t speak Spanish. In fact, I spent years in middle school, high school and college studying French. I’m from Southern California. I really should have learned how to speak Spanish. When I saw that one of Santa Monica Pier’s […]

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Monsieur Periné at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 8/4/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Monsieur Periné Brought A Modern Twist To Classic Musical Themes To The Santa Monica Pier [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Monsieur Periné at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 8/4/16

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE REST OF OUR COVERAGE OF SANTA MONICA PIER’S TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES Opening for Natalia Lafourcade was a fabulous band from Bogotá, Columbia named Monsieur Periné. This award winning band (having won the 2015 Latin Grammy for “Best New Artist”) put on a high spirited and adventurous show that made me fall in love with […]

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Raging Fyah at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 7/28/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concert Feelin’ Irie With Raging Fyah REVIEW+PHOTOS: Ragin Fyah at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 7/xx/16

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE REST OF OUR COVERAGE OF SANTA MONICA PIER’S TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES Kicking off the Santa Monica Pier’s reggae themed Twilight Concert, Kingston, Jamaica’s Raging Fyah took the stage to bestow upon the crowd some irie vibes. As soon as this 5-piece modern roots band (consisting of Kumar Bent (lead vocals), Courtland […]

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Protoje at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 7/28/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Protege Showers The Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert With Innovative Reggae REVIEW+PHOTOS: Protoje & the InDiggNation at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 7/28/16

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE REST OF OUR COVERAGE OF SANTA MONICA PIER’S TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES As soon as the InDiggNation opened the set with two songs of ingeniously crafted, instrumental reggae vibes on the Santa Monica Pier, I knew that the audience would be given exactly what they were there for: a new, refreshing reggae […]

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TOKiMONSTA Re-Releases Debut Album “Midnight Menu” (LISTEN) ALBUM STREAM: TOKiMONSTA'S "Midnight Menu"

  TOKiMONSTA’s debut album, Midnight Menu, originally released in 2010, is now being re-released via the Los Angeles-based producer’s own imprint: Young Art Records. TOKiMONSTA has been very busy since that debut album and in the past year has released the collaborative EP  You’’re Invited with Gavin Turek and her own mini-album, Fovere, which features collaborations with Anderson .Paak, Jonny Pierce (The Drums), Turek and more. But it all […]

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Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor Releases Official Audio Of New Song “Bleeding Heart” NEW MUSIC: Regina Spektor's "Bleeding Heart"

It’s been almost over four years since Regina Spektor released her last album, “What We Saw From The Cheap Seats”, and her fans a restless for new music from the acclaimed alternative singer-songwriter. On September 30th, she is set to return with her seventh full-length, studio album “Remember Us To Life”. With entirely new songs written […]

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Sway Calloway Learns About The “Fishing Blues” With Atmosphere on Lake Minnetonka

For the past 20 years, Atmosphere have been rocking stages with their underground and indie-rap following. On August 12th on Rhymesayers, this Minneapolis duo of Ant and Slug will be releasing their ninth studio album: Fishing Blues. The album boasts 18 tracks featuring music produced by the group and featured guest performances by DOOM, Aesop Rock, Kool Keith, The […]

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Classixx at KRCW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/16/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

Classixx Warms Up The “Sound In Focus” Crowd With Their Infectious Dance Grooves REVIEW+PHOTOS: Classixx at KCRW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/16/16

CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THIS YEARS SOUND IN FOCUS CONCERT SERIES On June 3, 2016, Classixx released their sophomore album; the very adventurous “Faraway Reach”. Known for producing tracks that are heavy on the groove, Classixx has taken it a step further with “Faraway Reach”, incorporating and bending genres beyond the techno-disco vibes from their […]

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BØRNS at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 7/14/16 [Borns]. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

BØRNS Gives Pleasure To His Fans With His Dopamine At Twilight Concerts REVIEW+PHOTOS: BØRNS at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 7/14/16

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE REST OF OUR COVERAGE OF SANTA MONICA PIER’S TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES Social media platforms. You either love them, or you hate them, but it goes without saying that hopeful recording artists use them with the hopes of going viral and getting noticed. In today’s marketplace, a simple Tweet can make or […]

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Porches at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 7/14/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

Porches Express Their Gratitude With Solid Twilight Concert Performance REVIEW+PHOTOS: Porches at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 7/14/16

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE REST OF OUR COVERAGE OF SANTA MONICA PIER’S TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES Opening for BØRNS was the New York-based Indie Rock band, Porches. Its founder, Aaron Maine, has explored many music styles throughout his career, but with Porches’ latest album, “Pool”, he uses the indie electronic genre as its foundation and utilizes elements of […]

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