Hip Hop Royalty De La Soul Blessed KCRW’s Sound In Focus At Annenberg Space For Photography
When hip-hop legends are playing a free show, you don’t show up late. Period. Many learned that lesson the hard way last Saturday when they were turned away from the venue’s parking garage with the news that the Sound In Focus concert featuring De La Soul had reached it’s 5000 person capacity. I hate to […]
August 4, 2015
Quantic’s Latin Flare Featured At KCRW’s Sound In Focus At Annenberg Space for Photography
The last time I saw Quantic perform, it was in the Methodist Church of Echo Park for Culture Collide’s music festival. It was … notwithstanding the cliche or the venue … a religious experience. When your music can get people from the audience to get off of the pews and into church aisles to dance, that’s […]
August 4, 2015
#FreeConcertAlert | Ben Browning of Cut Copy & DMA’S at the Santa Monica Pier 8/6/15
This Thursday August 6th, Australia takes the stage at the Santa Monica Pier. Heading the evening’s musical fare is producer/songwriter Ben Browning, bassist for the band Cut Copy. His debut solo album “Turns” has received very glowing reviews and he will share his melodic dance music with the City of Santa Monica on this night. Follow […]
August 4, 2015
#ICYMI: Amazing Mash Up The Cure vs The Commodores- “Easy Heaven”
  We here at Blurred Culture love a good mash up … especially when two songs are from totally different musical genres! Posted yesterday on Vimeo by  Daniel Barassi is a truly awesome mash up of The Cure’s “Just Like Heaven” and The Commodores “Easy”. Taking Robert Smith’s post-punk/gothic rock vocals and laying it over The […]
August 3, 2015
JD McPherson Let The Good Times Roll On The Santa Monica Pier
Written by Derrick K. Lee Back on Record Store Day in 2013, while I was picking up more vinyl than I could reasonably afford, I spied a single copy of JD McPherson’s 7″ of “Fire Bug/ A Gentle Awakening”. Though I hadn’t heard of JD McPherson, for some reason I felt compelled to add the limited edition, […]
August 3, 2015
Sarah Gayle Meech Brings Her Country Honky Tonk To Twilight Concerts
Written by Derrick K. Lee For the fourth installment of the Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concerts series presented by TRUECar, the audience was treated with a satisfying serving of delicious Americana. Opening for JD McPherson was country singer songwriter Sarah Gayle Meech. With her sharp lyrics and booming voice, it’s no wonder that her latest album, “Tennessee Love […]
August 3, 2015
Turn your Smartphone into a 3D Hologram
      The future of technology is in our fingertips! This video provides a step by step tutorial on how to turn your smartphone into a 3D Hologram. The video Turn Your Phone into a 3D Hologram has been viewed a quarter of a million times since being uploaded yesterday. To make your own, you […]
August 2, 2015
Nina Diaz Makes A Triumphant Return To SoCal With Breathtaking BMI Summer Nights Performance
Words by Fred Griego Nina Diaz and her new band returned to the Levitt Pavilion in Pasadena near a year to the day when, at the Los Angeles venue, her voice failed her for the first time in forever which is near 15 years for the now 27 year old San Antonio native.  I found her standing in […]
August 1, 2015
Vanessa Zamora Shines at BMI’s Summer Nights Showcase
Vanessa Zamora is a singer-songwriter from Tijuana, Mexico, and at the young age of 23 is gaining new fans with every performance validating the over 30,000 Facebook likes she has amassed during the past two years. Earlier this year (2015), NPR’s Alt.Latino cited her as an artist to watch, so being able to catch her performance at the […]
August 1, 2015
Kendrick Lamar – For Free (Interlude)
The “For Free (Interlude)” from Kendrick Lamar’s new “To Pimp A Butterfly” album gets the visual treatment.
July 31, 2015
    Sarah Gayle Meech | Twilight Concerts | Santa Monica Pier

    Sarah Gayle Meech Brings Her Country Honky Tonk To Twilight Concerts

    Written by Derrick K. Lee For the fourth installment of the Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concerts series presented by TRUECar, the audience was treated with a satisfying serving of delicious Americana. Opening for JD McPherson was country singer songwriter Sarah Gayle Meech. With her sharp lyrics and booming voice, it’s no wonder that her latest album, “Tennessee Love […]

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    Turn your Smartphone into a 3D Hologram

          The future of technology is in our fingertips! This video provides a step by step tutorial on how to turn your smartphone into a 3D Hologram. The video Turn Your Phone into a 3D Hologram has been viewed a quarter of a million times since being uploaded yesterday. To make your own, you […]

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    Vanessa Zamora | BMI Summer Nights | Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

    Vanessa Zamora Shines at BMI’s Summer Nights Showcase

    Vanessa Zamora is a singer-songwriter from Tijuana, Mexico, and at the young age of 23 is gaining new fans with every performance validating the over 30,000 Facebook likes she has amassed during the past two years. Earlier this year (2015), NPR’s Alt.Latino cited her as an artist to watch, so being able to catch her performance at the […]

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