Wesley Hodges

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It was dusty, at times it was hot, it was pretty much always a real-life, live action caricature of hipness and most of all,...

Last night for a Wednesday Jazz Night at the Hollywood Bowl, the legendary Chicago guitarist Buddy Guy was joined by 14-year old blues prodigy...

Last Saturday afternoon, at a ranch in Topanga Canyon tucked just outside of LA, Taylor Hawkins' now twelve year old Stones tribute project Chevy...

Last Saturday afternoon, at a ranch in Topanga Canyon just outside of Los Angeles, local guitar talent (and frequent Furthur collaborator) Jonathan Wilson and...

Check out a Spotify Playlist of these ten songs here. To follow last year's strong lineup at the annual indie-leaning weekend gathering, FYF Fest (now...

Those lucky enough to attend yesterday's Party In Your Pants event on a remote ranch in Topanga Canyon outside of Los Angeles were constantly...

Twin Shadow knows his way around a gloss-pop arrangement perhaps better than anyone out there these days and therefore it's abundantly appropriate that he...

The Voodoo Experience team has just announced the addition of The Cure on their jointheritual blog to round out a trio of impressive, big-ticket...

To close down another stellar Outside Lands weekend, I carried a NOLA Jazz Fest tradition over to the Bay Area by finishing off the...

The long-awaited follow up to Washed Out's critically-acclaimed and highly influential debut LP Within and Without is now streaming for free on iTunes (hit...

Considering this video just barely exceeds the two-minute mark, this brief clip from MGMT has it all. Wethinks it may've been dreamed up by...

The nearly summer-spanning AmericanaramA Festival of Music reaches its end point in the US tonight with a show up at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in...

Photo via Jefferson Center's Facebook Page Late last year, Bukuru Celestin, a young immigrant from Burundi Africa and a Music Lab at Jefferson Center student...

For the third installment of this year's KCRW World Festival, the famed Santa Monica radio station presented perhaps its most eclectic bill of the...

After three years on the shelf, Wolfmother has apparently just announced a surprise appearance at the 400 capacity Troubadour in West Hollywood and the...

Toeing the line between prior adult-contemporary swoongaze acts like Dido and modern dream-pop acts like Beach House, Rhye has managed to transfix the attention...

Photo by Jamie VanBuhler - VisualLife Photography After playing their first couple shows of 2013 this past weekend, The String Cheese Incident have just officially...

After The Punch Brothers' performance at The Sheridan Opera House last weekend during the 40th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Chris Thile and Sarah Jarosz...

It's the song that keeps on giving. Just when you thought you couldn't possibly hear any more takes on 2013's biggest song, the robots...

< SOUNDCLOUD | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | HOWLIN' | TOUR > It's been awhile since I've anticipated a debut record as much as Jagwar Ma's...

Atlanta's Music Midtown returned in 2011 with an extremely successful single-day festival led by Coldplay and The Black Keys after a lengthy hiatus in...