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The War On Drugs @ KCRW'S Apogee Sessions 8/5/17. Photo by Larry Hirshowitz. Courtesy of KCRW. Used with permission.

Don’t Miss The War On Drugs KCRW Broadcast On August 24th! [PREVIEW] PREVIEW: THE WAR ON DRUGS @ APOGEE STUDIOS 8/5/17

Santa Monica, CA- On August 24th, KCRW will broadcast the taping of an intimate performance by The War On Drugs held at Apogee Session 8/5/17. With Adam Granduciel and company set to release their next album, “A Deeper Understanding”, the following day, the timing couldn’t be more perfect. I remember my “Aha!” moment with the The […]

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Miguel at KRCW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/15/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Miguel’s Sound In Focus Homecoming Exemplifies His Understanding Of Love [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: MIGUEL @ SOUND IN FOCUS 7/15/17

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SOUND IN FOUCS 2017 COVERAGE! Los Angeles, CA- The City Of Angels loves its native sons. Miguel Jontel Pimentel a/k/a “Miguel” is one of them. As he took the stage at KCRW and the Annenberg Space for Photography’s “Sound In Focus” concert series, his hometown cheered his return. “It’s been a while […]

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Rodrigo y Gabriela at KRCW/Annenberg Space for Photography's "Sound In Focus" 7/29/17. Photo by Johanna Vanderspool (@JoJoVanders) for www.BlurredCulture.com. Edited by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13).

Natalia Lafourcade + Rodrigo y Gabriela = Invigorated at Sound In Focus [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: RODRIGO Y GABRIELA & NATALIA LAFOURCADE @ ANNENBERG SPACE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY 7/29/17

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SOUND IN FOUCS 2017 COVERAGE! Los Angeles, CA- By definition, “invigorate” (v) means to give strength or energy to; it also means to re-energize, revitalize, animate, galvanize, rouse and exhilarate. By every measure of the word, KCRW’s Sound in Focus Outdoor Concert on Saturday July 29th, 2017 in Los Angeles did just […]

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Marcia Griffiths at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concerts 7/13/17. Photo by Christian Hill (@ChristianHillPhotos) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Marcia Griffiths Took the Throne at Twilight Concerts [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: MARCIA GRIFFITHS @ SANTA MONICA PIER TWILIGHT CONCERTS 7/13/17

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SANTA MONICA PIER TWILIGHT CONCERTS 2017 COVERAGE! Santa Monica, CA- On July 13, 2017, the “Queen of reggae” Marcia Griffiths took the Santa Monica Pier with some old time chimes that brought an equally vintage audience. An anxious commotion from the crowd paired with a sort of informal yet simultaneously royal pageant on […]

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Jah9 at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concerts 7/13/17. Photo by Christian Hill (@ChristianHillPhotos) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Jah9 Unites Generations of Reggae at Twilight Concerts [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: JAH9 @ SANTA MONICA PIER TWILIGHT CONCERTS 7/13/17

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SANTA MONICA PIER TWILIGHT CONCERTS 2017 COVERAGE! “Janine “Jah9” Cunningham, a Jamaica-native and a staple name in the new generation of reggae, continued the lineup for this year’s Twilight Concert Series on the Santa Monica Pier on July 13, 2017, prepping the audience for headliner Marcia Griffiths. This week brought droves of old-school […]

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Grace Mitchell @ KRCW'S Summer Nights- Hammer Museum 7/6/17. Photo by Simone Jenkins (@simonemeetsworld) and edited by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

The “Rebel Rebel” Concert Series Kicks Off Fierce With Grace Mitchell & WARGIRL [REVIEW] REVIEW+PHOTOS: GRACE MITCHELL & WARGIRL @ KCRW'S SUMMER NIGHTS- HAMMER MUSEUM 7/6/17

Los Angeles, CA- You can’t go wrong when you combine art, food, drinks, and incredible live music. On July 6th, 2017, I attended the first of four shows celebrating the Hammer’s summer exhibitions in the museum’s courtyard. The summer concert series, titled “Rebel Rebel”, is co-presented with KCRW 89.9FM and is free to attend, subject only to […]

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Lemaitre at Santa Monica Pier's Twilight Concerts 6/29/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

The Disco Vibes Were Strong With Lemaitre At Twilight Concerts [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: LEMAITRE @ SANTA MONICA PIER TWILIGHT CONCERTS 6/29/17

CLICK HERE FOR MORE SANTA MONICA PIER TWILIGHT CONCERTS 2017 COVERAGE! Santa Monica, CA- If you have a Facebook account, you know Lemaitre’s music. Their song, “Cut To Black”, received worldwide attention when Facebook used the instrumental to celebrate the company’s 12th anniversary with a personalized “Friends’ Day” video that compiled photos and memories from your social […]

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Future Islands @ KCRW'S Apogee Sessions 4/18/17. Photo by Brian Feinzimer. Courtesy of KCRW. Used with permission.

Don’t Miss Future Islands’ Apogee Session Performance May 9th on MBE PREVIEW: FUTURE ISLANDS @ APOGEE STUDIOS 4/18/17

In between Sunday sets at Coachella, Future Islands dropped by Apogee Studios in Santa Monica, CA to hang out with KCRW andand record an interview and live performance for Morning Becomes Eclectic. Having just released their last album, “The Far Field”, Jason Bentley interviewed the band and they discussed a broad range of topics including the history of the band’s origins, their […]

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Tinariwen @ KCRW'S Apogee Sessions 3/29/17. Photo by Dustin Downing. Courtesy of KCRW. Used with permission.

With Tinariwen, The Desert Blues Have Never Sounded More Empowered [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: TINARIWEN @ KCRW'S APOGEE SESSION 3/29/17

Like many others in the wake of February’s drought-breaking rain, I made the trip to Joshua Tree National Park following highly corroborated promises of flowers blooming in this desert for the first time, supposedly, in years. Attached to the park map provided upon entry is Joshua Tree’s Spring 2017 informational newspaper, whose feature story “A […]

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