Taylor Swift Who?

Beck @ Kia Forum [8/07/23] Photos by Timothy Norris It’s hard to compete with Taylor Swift, but the Swiftie dads know “Where It’s At.” And so do my sister and I, as we enter LA’s famous Forum. The musical behemoth that is Taylor Swift is playing just next door at Sofi Stadium. Luckily we got…

One Big, Beautiful Mess

Danny Elfman @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre [8/03/23] Photos by Alex Matthews It’s a crisp, Summer night in Chula Vista and I’m ready for Spider-Man. I’m also ready for Batman, Doctor Strange, The Simpsons, Oingo Boingo…I’m ready for it all. Or at least I think I am. I honestly don’t know what to expect…

Zella Day @ The Troubadour [7/21/23]

It’s 7:45 in West Hollywood, and a line of excited concertgoers can be found assembling along Santa Monica Boulevard. Previously hosting the likes of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, and Elton John, the Troubadour stands as a vibrant reminder of the rich history of Los Angeles rock culture. That being said, it’s only appropriate…

The Microphone Fiend

ZelooperZ @ The Roxy [06/14/23] Photos by Jonguk Yoo (IG: manduruyo) During an exhausting finals week with nothing but late night essay-writing and long work shifts, the only thought keeping me afloat was the anticipation to let loose and experience a unique performance from one of Detroit’s finest artists in the most literal sense, ZelooperZ.…

5 Artists to See @ HARD Summer 2023

Hard Summer is set to take-over downtown Los Angeles in a major way on August 5th and 6th. Hard Summer is being held across 5 stages in LA Memorial Coliseum, BMO Stadium, and Exposition Park. This is the first year Hard Summer is utilizing this venue combination and since it’s taking place in the literal…

Goth Babe is Taking Over the Sun

~~~ Goth Babe @ The Greek [7/15/2023] Photos by Jeslyn Wang ~~~ Goth Babe can’t help but take over the sun when he’s on stage.  At tonight’s celestial show, The Greek Theatre is met with a galaxy of inflatable unicorn floaties, six thousand glitter-adorned fans, and an endless supernova of neon stage colors orbiting around.…

Summer Salt @ The Observatory OC [7/15/23]

Orange County, California: home to 40 miles of beaches, world-class surfing, and glimmering sunshine. What could be a better location for a Summer Salt concert? 2012 saw Matthew Terry (vocalist/guitarist) and Eugene Chung’s (drummer) introduction into the Austin, TX music scene, developing a sound reminiscent of bossa nova, 60s rocksteady, and surf psychedelia. Two years…