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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at KRCW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/9/16. Photo by Justin Dingwall (@justinslens)

Popping My Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros Cherry at “Sound In Focus” Was Glorious REVIEW+PHOTOS: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at KCRW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/9/16

CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THIS YEARS SOUND IN FOCUS CONCERT SERIES You ever had a band you were jonesing to see live but it just never worked out? A band you positively knew would melt your face or make you feel kinda funny in your special places if you were to ever just hear their […]

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Grouplove at Hard Rock Cafe L.A. 6/29/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

Grouplove Is The First Band Featured On Live Nation And VICE’s New Documentary Series “ENCORE” REVIEW+PHOTOS: Grouplove @ Hard Rock Cafe L.A. 6/29/16

These days, with my post-grad 9-5 keeping my schedule firmly regimented, I don’t often find myself going out in the middle of the week. However, after hearing that Grouplove would be playing at the Hard Rock Café in Hollywood on a late Tuesday night, I threw all sense of responsibility out the window, and decided to […]

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The Big Pink @ Sunstock Solar Festival at The Autry 6/18/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

The Big Pink Rock Sunstock Solar Festival In Advance Of Their Headlining Show REVIEW+PHOTOS: The Big Pink @ Sunstock Solar Festival 6/18/16

CLICK HERE for more SUNSTOCK SOLAR FESTIVAL Coverage! The Big Pink.  If there is one “new” band that we could try to turn you on to, it’s The Big Pink. With recent opening gigs for The Kills and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, it’s pretty clear that we’re not the only ones who are high on this band’s sound. Spotting several […]

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Trapdoor Social @ Sunstock Solar Festival at The Autry 6/18/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

Trapdoor Social’s Energetic Set At Sunstock Solar Festival Rivaled The Sun’s REVIEW+PHOTOS: Trapdoor Social @ Sunstock Solar Festival 6/18/16

CLICK HERE for more SUNSTOCK SOLAR FESTIVAL Coverage! Trapdoor Social is a Los Angeles based band with global ambitions. Whether they are holding benefit concerts to raise money for underfunded music programs, or incorporating their creed of renewable energy by touring with their own solar-energy generator, the band’s founders, Merritt Graves and Skylar Funk, had great ambitions when they […]

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Cults @ Sunstock Solar Festival at The Autry 6/18/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

Cults Headline Sunstock Solar Festival With Their Dreamy Indie Pop REVIEW+PHOTOS: Cults @ The Autry 6/18/16

CLICK HERE for more SUNSTOCK SOLAR FESTIVAL Coverage! The headliner for Sunstock Solar Festival was the lo-fi, psychedelic, indie pop duo Cults. Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivian’s 60’s infused, experimental pop music received great acclaim in 2010 and 2011 with strong reviews by publications like NME and Pitchfork. Personally, I was a big fan of the 2013 release, “Static” because […]

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yOya @ Sunstock Solar Festival at The Autry 6/18/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

yOya Kicks Off Sunstock Solar Festival With Their Bright Folktronica REVIEW+PHOTOS: yOya @ Sunstock Solar Festival 6/18/16

CLICK HERE for more SUNSTOCK SOLAR FESTIVAL Coverage! Kicking off the music at Sunstock Solar Festival was the Oregon bred, Los Angeles based, band yOya. The group’s founding members, Alex Pfender and Noah Dietterich, are folk to the core, but they use carefully placed electronic synth elements to give their music a very distinct sound. Their music conjured up images in […]

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Wavves @ Sunstock Solar Festival at The Autry 6/18/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

Wavves’s Fans Overwhelm Security And Breach Barricades At Sunstock REVIEW+PHOTOS: Wavves @ Sunstock Solar Festival 6/18/16

CLICK HERE for more SUNSTOCK SOLAR FESTIVAL Coverage! The crowd began to push forward. I turned to my fellow photographer and motion to the surge.  “That barricade doesn’t look very sturdy”, I said, wary at the way the steel was bending.  Not a moment later and the photography pit was flooded with the band Wavves’ most dedicated devotees.  […]

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