Northside Festival Weekend Highlights


The first band of the weekend I caught was Caged Animals at Cameo. This is the project of singer/guitarist Vincent Cacchione, along with his sister Talya on bass, Patrick Curry on drums, and Magali Francoise on synth and awkward dance moves. Together they make fun psych surf pop rock about young love and the New

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FYF Fest Lineup Announced


Good news for fans of new music: FYF Fest is proud to announce its return to the Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown Los Angeles, where it’s been held for the past four years. Taking place on Sept 1 and 2 (which is Labor Day weekend), the festival will include performances by the newly

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Artist of the Week: Mayer Hawthorne


Over the past few years, Mayer Hawthorne has been on the cusp of greatness. The Detroit-born, Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist has put out two critically acclaimed albums and is about to embark on an extensive summer tour that sees him as both a headliner playing mid-sized venues while the other dates will be spent opening for

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