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Baloji

Baloji is a rare artist in his effortless defiance of genre. Belgian raised of Congolese origin, he is a staple in French hip hop. He manages to touch political topics, collaborate with internationally renowned artist, and make you dance. He has spent over half his life in the industry, and today he stands as a… Read more »

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Les Ardentes

As festival season ebbs and flows all over the world, we get to experience the diverse approaches to this increasingly popular presentation of our modern musical landscape. Each region seems to have a spirit and ambience of its own, a particular mood, even when lineups and tours stay almost the same. Belgium, in general, hosts… Read more »

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Return to Splash House

Our second Splash House experience was one of reunions and rediscoveries. We came across our Spanish amigo (who we first met with crutches) fully healed and just as ready to party. The mystery photographer we captured last year (a portrait we posted and reposted without knowing his identity) wandered the same backstage area we did…. Read more »

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starRo & Friends: A Night in Review

Our review of starRo’s intimate spectacle featuring Jarell Perry and vōx at The Lyric Theatre, Los Angeles. Her delicate, porcelain figure stood on stage veiled in white, her pearly palms channeling The Madonna (the painted icon). As she howled, uncovered, and rolled her body across the floor, she channeled another Madonna (the pop icon). Vōx… Read more »

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Shadows of Society

Ivan Isaiah Anderson aka Wise, 21, Inglewood, CA.Jay Steven Carter aka Jay C., 23, Carson, CA.Jamal Carter aka Jamal C., 23, Hawthorne, CA.Jalen Gray aka (Hey!) Renegade, 22, Los Angeles, CA.Christopher James-Justice Siders aka Chris Justice, 22, Lawndale, CA.Christopher Anthony Barahona aka Archive, 22, Los Angeles, CA. https://www.facebook.com/ShadowsOfSocietyMusicGroup https://www.instagram.com/shadowsofsociety/ Please follow and like us:

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Garth Trinidad

Music: Sango – Smiles & Frowns https://soundcloud.com/sangobeats https://www.facebook.com/SangoBeats/ http://sangobeats.com/ Petit Biscuit – Sunset Lover https://soundcloud.com/petitbiscuit/sunset-lover https://www.facebook.com/petitbiscuitsound Sade – Smooth Operator Please follow and like us:

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THE SPLASH HOUSE EXPERIENCE

Splash House may seem like your typical electronic, bikini, tank top, drug-filled festival party, but it is so much more. Driving through the quiet suburban sprawl that is Palm Springs, one would never suspect a slew of wild parties were going down. Floating high above each pool, only a seemingly innocent rainbow balloon marked the… Read more »

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Soulection at FIGat7th

July 24, 2015 was a typical beautiful summer night in Los Angeles. Then, Soulection did the impossible. They made it perfect. They serenaded the crowd at FIGat7th, and it was all free. Their signature ambience, only to be described as the sound of tomorrow, was performed and curated by the likes of Joe Kay, Andre… Read more »

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A Moment With Vanessa Bley of Twin Danger

The fragility of an ingenue with the allure of a villainess, Twin Danger’s leading lady put us under her spell. Our first encounter with Vanessa was in a dark speakeasy on a Sunday night. We descended into a Grammy afterparty with zero expectations. A band of New Yorkers filled the barely lifted stage. Ms. Bley, dressed… Read more »

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The Outsider: Our Evening with starRo

Shinya (aka starRo) is an outsider. The weirdness of his perspective paired with his strong intuition has guided his craft from Japan to Los Angeles. Strange combinations have built his artistry and attracted a solid following. Now, with a new EP, starRo’s career is launching into its next destination: the stratosphere.  We met in a… Read more »

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Branchez

Backstage teaser of the talented Branchez at The Concord Music Hall in Chicago, IL. Please follow and like us: