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Meet Vanilla Ace: This Londoner Hopes to Make a Splash at Splash House

Meet Vanilla Ace: This Londoner Hopes to Make a Splash at Splash House

Wednesday, May 27, 2015  |  Brian Blueskye

Vanilla Ace was once a model and presenter on a show called The Mag . However, it appears he’s now found his true calling: The London-based producer and DJ is coming to the United States for a summer tour for the second year in a row—and just like last year, he’ll be making a stop at Splash House.

Duri...

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Live: R. Kelly at Fantasy Springs, May 23

Live: R. Kelly at Fantasy Springs, May 23

Monday, May 25, 2015  |  Brian Blueskye

Despite a series of embarrassing legal issues and odd behavior, R. Kelly remains a powerful and relevant figure in the ever-changing R&B music world—which means it was no surprise that his show at Fantasy Springs on Saturday night, May 23, was nearly sold out.

His live show was full of surprises—...

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Desert Rock Chronicles: 'Jam in the Van' Makes a Two-Day Stop to Chronicle the High Desert's Musical Best

Desert Rock Chronicles: 'Jam in the Van' Makes a Two-Day Stop to Chronicle the High Desert's Musical Best

Friday, May 22, 2015  |  Robin Linn

Jam in the Van is an Internet music program that’s taking the music world by storm. It is quickly becoming as recognizable as the giant music festivals to which it travels. What MTV was to music videos in the early ‘80s, Jam in the Van is to music festivals and independent artists today.

The van is a mo...

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The Lucky 13: Molly the K, of Radio Free Joshua Tree

The Lucky 13: Molly the K, of Radio Free Joshua Tree

Thursday, May 21, 2015  |  Brian Blueskye

Molly Katelbach—that’s Molly the K, to Radio Free Joshua Tree listeners—presents a lot of unique music on her show, ranging from oldies to stoner rock. Hear more at www.radiofreejoshuatree.org . Molly was kind enough to recently answer The Lucky 13.

What was the first concert you attended?

Micky Dolenz ...

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The Pride of San Jacinto: Grand Scovell Returns to The Hood, the Site of One of the Band's Greatest Triumphs

The Pride of San Jacinto: Grand Scovell Returns to The Hood, the Site of One of the Band's Greatest Triumphs

Tuesday, May 19, 2015  |  Brian Blueskye

Grand Scovell is not from the Coachella Valley, but the band sure is making a name for itself here.

The San Jacinto punk group won the Battle of the Bands at The Hood Bar and Pizza last year, and they’ll returning to the venue for a show on Saturday, May 23.

Grand Scovell is Daniel Gililland (vocals, ...

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Seeking Ear Boners: Pedro Le Bass Prides Himself on Being a Hands-On Learner—and His Beatmatching Skills

Seeking Ear Boners: Pedro Le Bass Prides Himself on Being a Hands-On Learner—and His Beatmatching Skills

Friday, May 15, 2015  |  Brian Blueskye

If you’ve ever heard a set by local DJ Pedro Le Bass, you’ve noticed his name is appropriate: There’s a lot of bass involved in his sound.

The fierce but friendly DJ is a transplant from Seattle and has been part of the local music scene for a while now. You can catch him in action Tuesday nights at ...

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