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The Broad's Summer Happenings Series Returns With Xiu Xiu, Devendra Banhart

Miho Hatori, A Place to Bury Strangers and Zebra Katz are among the many other exciting artists slated to perform at the Broad's monthly summer event series.

Hearing Brandon Boyd Sing at KROQ's Weenie Roast Just Made Me an Incubus Fan

I was never much into Incubus but after hearing them live — especially Boyd's powerful vocals — I'm a fan.

Yes, L.A. Has Lost Many of Its Jazz Clubs — but Other Venues Are Stepping In

At the Bootleg in Echo Park and ETA in Highland, jazz is finding two new, unconventional homes in Los Angeles.

10 Summer Jams You'll Be Sick Of by Labor Day

Admit it: You'll be bumping these tracks all summer. Then, by Sept. 4, you'll never want to hear them again.

Fatalities Reported at Ariana Grande Concert

Local police said in a statement "there are a number of confirmed fatalities" at Manchester Arena as one or two explosions rocked the venue in England during an Ariana Grande concert on the evening of Monday, May 22. Police also reported multiple injuries. Other reports, including one from NBC News,...

Xe Davis Is Working to Make L.A.'s DIY Community Safer and Less Sexist

The NYC transplant and one-half of the group Gun/Her talks about sexism and sexual assault in underground communities, and what needs to happen to make spaces safer.

Is The Joshua Tree Bigger Than U2? That's How It Felt Saturday at the Rose Bowl

In a performance that felt almost gracious, stripped of any rock-star posturing, U2 embraced the music of an album they've spent much of their career running away from.

The Delirians and The Steady 45s Are Bringing East L.A. Ska to the World

Back from their recent "Ska From the Ghetto" European tour, the two bands reflect on their music's growing popularity abroad.

He's the Saddest Dancer: In Praise of Sad Dance Jams

From Wolfsheim and Human League to Robyn and Madonna, the best dance music artists have always understood that the dance floor is a great place to work out sadness, loneliness and anxiety.

After Two Years of Wandering, Girlpool Are Back Home and Still Keeping It DIY

Harmony Tividad and Cleo Tucker are back from a two-year stint on the East Coast with a new album, "Powerplant," and renewed appreciation for the DIY scene where they got their start.

Twilight Concert Series Returns to Santa Monica Pier With Warpaint, Eric Burdon

Miami Horror, Khalid, Valerie June, Irma Thomas and Lemaitre are among this year's other offerings for the free summer concert series.

The 20 Best Hip-Hop Guest Verses of All Time

From Snoop on "'G' Thang" to Busta Rhymes on "Scenario," we count down our picks for guest emcees' greatest moments.

Henry Rollins: R.I.P. C'el Revuelta, the Calm Eye of Black Flag's Stormy Final Tour

Writing from his temporary home abroad in Lima, Peru, Henry looks back on Black Flag's final tour and the fill-in bass player with the "quiet but strong presence."

Chris Cornell Dead at 52 of Suspected Suicide

The singer was found unresponsive in a hotel room in Detroit, shortly after a Soundgarden concert.

Annimeanz Dodged a 25-to-Life Sentence — Now He's Repping Cudahy on the Radio

The reformed gangbanger from L.A. County's second smallest city is counting his blessings as his single "Like the Westside" starts to blow up.

Syrian Singer Omar Souleyman Turned the Echoplex Into a Multi-Culti Dance Party

Promoting his forthcoming album on Mad Decent, "To Syria With Love," the wedding singer from Tell Tamer had the crowd whirling their inner dervishes.

Milck Announces New Music and Atlantic Records Deal in Letter to Fans

"Atlantic respects my vision and I'm loving the way we are collaborating already," writes the "Quiet" singer-songwriter.

How Milck's Women's March Anthem "Quiet" Went Viral and Changed Her Life

The viral hit, sung a cappella at the anti-Trump women's march in D.C., has catapulted its creator to international fame — and now, a deal with Atlantic Records.

Prince's Friend and Former Bandmate Cymone Is Keeping the Purple One's Spirit Alive

“When I finished this album, I was like, ‘I can’t wait to play this for Prince,’" says the man who met Prince Rogers Nelson in a high school gym class.

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