Rodrigo y Gabriela at Hollywood Bowl 8/14/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Rodrigo y Gabriela Shred The Hollywood Bowl With Marty Friedman, Robert Trujillo And The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Hollywood Bowl 8/14/16

Having spent months on the road, performing in 22 countries, the globally acclaimed Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela (Rodrigo Sánchez and Gabriela Quintero) concluded their tour itinerary with a stop at the esteemed Hollywood Bowl on August 14, 2016.  This performance would be the fourth time I would see “Rodgab” in concert, and my […]

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Deadshot and Harley Quinn Square Up in New Epic “Injustice 2” trailer

WB Games has released a new trailer for “Injustice 2” showcasing two more playable characters: Deadshot and Harley Quinn (and her hyena pets!). The sequel to the hit 2013 fighting game “Injustice: Gods Among Us” continues the storyline, with Batman and his allies work toward putting the pieces of society back together while struggling against those who want […]

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Alexa Wilding. Photo by Cortney Armitage (@CortneyArmitage) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Alexa Wilding: Finding A Powerful Voice In “The Mystery of the Night Sky” [Interview] BC Artist Profile: Alexa Wilding

Alexa Wilding isn’t hiding behind anything anymore. She’s putting herself totally on the line and her road to getting there was never a path one thought would be hers to travel. After one of her young twin boys was diagnosed with a brain tumor, Wilding summoned something that was always insider; the strength of her […]

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M.A.K.U. Soundsystem @ The Skirball 8/11/16

M.A.K.U. Soundsystem’s Fresh Cultural Vibes Envelop The Skirball [REVIEW] REVIEW: M.A.K.U. Soundsystem @ the Skirball 8/11/16

I can’t imagine a better setting in which to take in a M.A.K.U. Soundsystem show than in the midst of an open-air courtyard at the center of one of Los Angeles’ most picturesque museums while the sun sets. The Skirball, after all, is a building constructed from the first brick upward for the express purpose of showcasing culture from […]

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RÜFÜS / RÜFÜS DU SOL at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 8/11/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

RÜFÜS / RÜFÜS DU SOL’s Twilight Concert Performance Was Historic [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: RÜFÜS / RÜFÜS DU SOL at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 8/11/16

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE REST OF OUR COVERAGE OF SANTA MONICA PIER’S TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES The Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concerts always draw big crowds. But, wow. I have NEVER seen a crowd as big as the one that showed up for RÜFÜS DU SOL’s performance last week. Headlining the evening’s “Australia Rocks” themed concert, […]

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Marc Baker at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 8/11/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Marc Baker’s Charismatic Twilight Concert Performance Delights Santa Monica [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Marc Baker at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concert 8/11/16

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE REST OF OUR COVERAGE OF SANTA MONICA PIER’S TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES Charisma. You can write a good song and you can produce a good recording, but if your performance lacks charisma … the stuff that engages an audience to make them want to see you perform again … the good song and the good recording […]

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

Baaba Maal’s Life Affirming Music Brought Joy To “Sound In Focus” [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: Baaba Maal at KRCW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/16/16

CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THIS YEARS SOUND IN FOCUS CONCERT SERIES To paraphrase Blurred Culture’s music editor  photo editor Derrick Lee: “With all the chaos in the world, there’s something incredibly life affirming about a musician like Baaba Maal.” How true. A pro jock. A presence. A purveyor of beats, rhythms, and lyrics that transcend linguistic […]

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