Sita Abellán is a rising star

12.6.2017 Full Article Fashion, Interviews, Music

We spoke with the internet’s favorite techno princess about feeling like a fashion freak, modelling for Rihanna, and what inspires her to create.

30 Days in Chicago delivers the best in new music

11.13.2017 Full Article Chicago, Happenings, Music, Music Festivals

The event’s Chicago debut follows the LA blueprint.

Patti Smith kicks off concert weekend at Yours Truly

11.7.2017 Full Article Happenings, Music, New York

Punk poet laureate, Patti Smith, took to celebrating this past weekend at none other than Yours Truly, the underground nightclub at Journal Hotels’ Mondrian Park Avenue. What was the occasion? Combating climate change.

The Beat Junkies Institute of Sound: Fueling DJ Dreams

10.31.2017 Full Article Art, Music

In an era of YouTube tutorials and computer programs like Serato that do much of the dexterous work, Beat Junkies exists in a world of hands-on, real-world immersion.

Mondrian Park Avenue hosts celebration of Bill Murray’s New Worlds

10.18.2017 Full Article Mondrian Park Ave, Music, New York, Nightlife

The star-studded soirée folded into a G&R afterparty, kicking off what is sure to be a legendary run at Mondrian Park Avenue.

Pappy and Harriet’s: Music’s best-kept desert secret

9.22.2017 Full Article Coachella Valley, Music, Nightlife

A desert roadhouse that has hosted Paul McCartney, Lorde, Future Islands, and more.

Misfits to reunite for first time in 35 years for one-off show

8.28.2017 Full Article Happenings, Music

“No tour, no BS, just one night of dark metal-punk hardcore brutality that will go down in the history books.”

Pantone pays tribute to Prince with custom shade of purple

8.18.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Music, Prince

Introducing Love Symbol #2, a custom shade created in honor of the Purple One.

Desert Daze returns to Joshua Tree this October

8.7.2017 Full Article Art, Music, Music Festivals

Desert Daze is taking over the Institute of Mentalphysics in Joshua Tree for the 6th straight year for a weekend full of live music, art, speakers, and other immersive experiences.

Breaking down Lollapalooza 2017

8.1.2017 Full Article Chicago, Happenings, Music

Lollapalooza runs August 3-6 in Chicago’s Grant Park.

When the stars come out at the Hollywood Bowl

7.5.2017 Full Article Entertainment, History, Hollywood, Music

Even in a city that prioritizes freeways over sidewalks, the stroll to the Hollywood Bowl is iconic, rite-of-summer.

The best free summer concerts to check out in Los Angeles

6.26.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Happenings, Music

Hot summer fun that won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

Monterey International Pop Festival celebrates 50 years

6.12.2017 Full Article Art, Entertainment, Happenings, Music, Music Festivals

The event that changed rock ‘n roll forever celebrates its legacy and lasting impact on contemporary culture with a new music festival and exhibition.

LA Pride hits West Hollywood this weekend

6.7.2017 Full Article Events, Happenings, Music, Nightlife

LA Pride is hitting the streets of West Hollywood this weekend with a packed lineup that includes Chromeo, Brooke Candy, Brandy, Erika Jayne, and Aaron Carter.

New video for Elton John’s “Tiny Dancer” is an ode to Los Angeles

6.1.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Music, Travel

From the the iconic Circus Liquor sign to the packed 405 freeway, the video captures Los Angeles.

Fairfax Ave and the pop-up merch shop

5.22.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Music, Shopping

Music titans have transformed a sleepy stretch of pavement into the streetwear center of LA.

Enduring icons Blondie release their 11th album ‘Pollinator’

5.15.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Music

Punk icons Blondie are back and they’ve brought Dev Hynes, Sia and Charli XCX with them.

Björk Digital brings extraordinary artistry to Los Angeles

5.9.2017 Full Article Art, Happenings, Music

A fascinating and peculiar exploration of musicology, science and technology.

An interview with Liz Vap

4.27.2017 Full Article Interviews, Liz Vap, Mick Rock, Music

There’s no one quite like Liz Vap, and I have doubts there ever will be.

Five street fests to hit in Chicago this summer

4.13.2017 Full Article Chicago, Entertainment, Events, Food, Happenings, Music

Within walking distance or a quick “L” or Uber ride from PUBLIC Chicago.

Chance the Rapper donates $1 million to Chicago Public Schools

3.13.2017 Full Article Chicago, Entertainment, Music

You cannot mess with the light.

When Prince Reigned Purple at The Hollywood Roosevelt

2.23.2017 Full Article Music, Nightlife, Prince, The Hollywood Roosevelt

Relive that time, 10 years ago this summer, when tiny rock god Prince played seven sold-out shows at The Hollywood Roosevelt.

Daft Punk have opened a pop-up store in West Hollywood

2.18.2017 Full Article Happenings, Los Angeles, Music

Your favorite robots brought all their helmets and more to Maxfield’s Gallery space for one week only.

First Fridays returns to the Natural History Museum

2.4.2017 Full Article Entertainment, Food and Drink, Happenings, Music

The downtown Los Angeles venue will tackle foodie culture in a series of monthly after-hours events.

Coachella 2017 lineup announced

1.11.2017 Full Article Art, Coachella, Events, Happenings, Music, Music Festivals

Radiohead, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar headline an eye-popping list of acts.

A Tribe Called Quest is timeless

12.25.2016 Full Article A Tribe Called Quest, Happenings, Music, The Hollywood Roosevelt, The Spare Room

Cue “Can I Kick It?”

Emo Nite turns two

12.20.2016 Full Article Emo, Happenings, Los Angeles, Music

Get your Taking Back Sunday and side-parted bangs ready.

Making as much noise as possible: An interview with Diplo

11.20.2016 Full Article Diplo, Interviews, Music, The Hollywood Roosevelt

Diplo defies any common convention.

Marty and Elayne Bridge Generations at The Dresden

11.16.2016 Full Article Entertainment, Music, Nightlife

The husband-and-wife jazz duo that has been in residence at the Dresden since 1971, play five nights a week at the bar.

Prince’s Paisley Park estate is now a museum

11.10.2016 Full Article Art, Music, Prince

The late singer’s mythical creative sanctuary is open to the public.

Party Yoga Hits Los Angeles

10.20.2016 Full Article Health, Los Angeles, Music

The evening started with a set of Angelenos, spread out on mats, flowing through a 90-minute yoga practice. It ended with a rap trio screaming about “Hair Jesus.”

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature

10.13.2016 Full Article Art, Music

The veteran troubadour becomes the first musician to be honored by the Swedish Academy.

Iconic Hollywood record store Amoeba Music has been sold

9.28.2016 Full Article Los Angeles, Music

Damn the man! Save Amoeba!

Grace Jones, revisited

9.16.2016 Full Article FYF, Music

If you missed the “original fierce ruling diva” at this year’s FYF Fest, you messed up.

The return of DJ crates

9.15.2016 Full Article Music, Nightlife

The “vinyl revival,” as the uptick in record sales of the past decade has been named, has made its way into bedrooms and home sound systems.

Los Angeles punk scene in print

9.9.2016 Full Article Books, Los Angeles, Music, Punk

A seminal era of volatile music takes a new shape.

Guns N’ Roses partied hard at The Hollywood Roosevelt

9.1.2016 Full Article Guns N’ Roses, Happenings, Music

Axl Rose and Slash were joined by a flock of models for an afterparty in the hotel’s penthouse.

Kanye West premiered his iconic new video ‘Fade’ at the MTV Video Music Awards

8.30.2016 Full Article Film, Kanye West, MTV, Music, Teyana Taylor

It’s a Flashdance-inspired video starring an oiled up Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert.

Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, and The Rolling Stones rock the desert

8.30.2016 Full Article Happenings, Music, Palm Springs

Desert Trip takes over the Empire Polo Field for three epic days of classic rock.

Frank Ocean finally drops new album ‘Blonde’

8.30.2016 Full Article Art, Film, Frank Ocean, Music, Zines

It’s an intimate, revealing, and poetic album, released in tandem with a visual mixtape and a zine.

Lupe Fiasco’s solo art show to open at Chicago’s Ed Pashke Art Center

8.26.2016 Full Article Art, Chicago, Happenings, Music

His brilliantly colored geometric abstractions will be on display in Chicago this September.

Celebrate 25 years of Lollapalooza

7.27.2016 Full Article Chicago, Lollapalooza, Music

Jane’s Addiction, Radiohead, Future, LCD Soundsystem and Major Lazer lead a killer anniversary lineup.

Kendrick Lamar celebrates Grammy wins at The Hollywood Roosevelt

6.22.2016 Full Article Grammys, Happenings, Kendrick Lamar, Music

K Dot was joined by Timbaland, Miguel, Swizz Beats, and plenty of Moët & Chandon.

FYF hits Los Angeles

6.20.2016 Full Article FYF, Happenings, Music, Nightlife

Los Angeles’ homegrown music festival is back to make sure you’re summer goes out with a bang.

Interview magazine shoots Vérité at The Hollywood Roosevelt

6.20.2016 Full Article Happenings, Interview Magazine, Music, Vérité

The electro-pop musician opens up in a suite at The Cabanas.

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