Charli XCX Has Become One of the Music Industry’s Secret Hit Makers

With her third album ’Charli’ on the way, the part-time Angeleno has no interest in just being a pop star
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We Mapped Every L.A. Reference on Lana Del Rey’s ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell!’

Lana is obsessed with L.A., and we're obsessed with her too
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After a Decade, Will Gustavo Dudamel Stay at the L.A. Phil or Leave on a High Note?

As the boundary-busting conductor celebrates his 10th year at the L.A. Philharmonic, some wonder whether the symphony can hold on to its charismatic star
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To the Front Is Smashing the Patriarchy of Music Photography One Pop-Up Gallery at a Time

This weekend, the traveling art show returns home to L.A.
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Jason Bentley Explains Why He’s Stepping Down at KCRW

The L.A. public radio staple is inching away from the airwaves

Rebecca Black Is All Grown Up Now

The preteen who went viral for "Friday" is about to turn 22—and she's singing a different tune
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Yuval Sharon Ends a Three-Year L.A. Phil Tenure with ATLAS, His Most Ambitious Project Yet

The MacArthur Genius transports Meredith Monk’s nearly wordless opera through time and space
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Tim Heidecker’s Album About a Not-Real Divorce Is Very Good—For Real

Right-wing trolls started a rumor that the comedian was getting divorced. So he wrote a whole album about it
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The Rock Legends Who Populated Laurel Canyon in the ’60s Listen Back to the Echo of Their Influence

In the new doc Echo in the Canyon, Jakob Dylan excavates an important moment in L.A. music history with the people who were there
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The Cure Has Curated—and Is Headlining—a New L.A. Music Fest

Robert Smith and Co. have invited some of their favorite artists to join them for “a celebratory show”