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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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The Avett Brothers at Apogee Studio 9/21/16. Photo Courtesy of Davis Bell. Used with permission.

The Avett Brothers’ KCRW’s Apogee Sessions Broadcast Is A Can’t Miss Event PREVIEW: The Avett Brothers @ Apogee Studios 9/19/16

October 11, 2016. Mark that date in your calendar with a note to tune into KCRW, either online or on the radio, ESPECIALLY if you are a fan of The Avett Brothers. Currently touring in support of their latest studio album, “True Sadness”, the band stopped by Apogee Studios for an interview and particularly intimate […]

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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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Nas at KRCW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/23/16. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13)

Nas Closes The Sound In Focus Concert Series As Only A Hip Hop Legend Can REVIEW+PHOTOS: Nas at KCRW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/23/16

CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THIS YEARS SOUND IN FOCUS CONCERT SERIES In 1994, Nas (a/k/a Nasty Nas a/k/a Nas Escobar a/k/a Nastradamus) released “Illmatic”, a hip hop album that revived the New York rap scene and is deemed by many critics as one of the greatest rap albums of all time. Born just a year after that […]

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

Brazilian Girls’ Energy Charm The “Sound In Focus” Crowd REVIEW+PHOTOS: Brazilian Girls at KCRW/Annenberg's "Sound In Focus" 7/16/16

CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THIS YEARS SOUND IN FOCUS CONCERT SERIES Brazilian Girls is so fun. Nouveau disco funk. A sort of 80s punk / post punk feel. They’re all over the place … and that’s their charm. There’s a sort of “f*ck you” feel to everything happening on stage when they perform. But it’s […]

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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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Sound In Focus

“Refugee” and “New Americans” Are The Themes of KCRW & the Annenberg Foundation’s 2016 Sound In Focus Concert Series HOME PAGE: Sound In Focus 2016 Concert Series

KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation’s signature concert series is back; bringing the Summer season three Saturday’s of world class music to Century Park. To top it all off, each concert if FREE and all-ages as long as you RSVP, and arrive early. The Sound In Focus concert series is always held in conjunction with an […]

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