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Moses Campbell “Expectations” Release Party @ The Smell

You never forget your first concert. Or your first concert in college. Very shortly during my freshman year of college after finding out I had been hired as Americana Music Director right here at KSPC, I learned of a staff meet & greet that was being held in the Pomona Arts Colony. After I got […]

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SHOW REVIEW: Baths at the El Rey 6/28 (DJ RUTHIE P)

It’s been [almost] three weeks, but I still remember it like it was only yesterday… Like all good love stories, this one begins with a lost soul. Mine, to be more specific. But like the best of those stories, this one is actually about two lost souls. Two independent beings who are able to connect […]

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Kaleidoscope Jukebox- Album Review!

Review of: Artist: Kaleidoscope Jukebox //  Album: Infinite Reflection // By Jason Schechter After hearing the first few songs, I immediately felt a Big Gigantic/Mimosa/Griz vibe, probably because of the use of sharp brass instruments, melodic synths, some bass in yo face, samples of monologues, and vinyl scratches.  Clint, (aka Kaleidoscope Jukebox), uses a combination of […]

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Purity Ring Show Review!

By Gage Allen Taylor      I’ll be the first to admit that I was slow to jump on the Purity Ring hype-train. I heard “Ungirthed” and “Belispeak,” and thought they were good but definitely not great. “Fineshrines” finally made me a believer in whatever you want to call their dream-trap sound, and their live […]

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Youth Lagoon Concert Review!

Youth Lagoon Concert Review El Rey – April 17 By Mac Crane   Ever since The Fall of Hibernation dropped in the fall of 2011, Youth Lagoon has become one of my favorite up-and-coming bands. With the recent release of Wondrous Bughouse, Youth Lagoon – the persona of 22-year-old Trevor Powers – has shifted from […]

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