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Captured: Foals

Foals front-man Yannis Philappakis performing during his band's show at the Wiltern on Nov. 29.

Vincent Nguyen

November 30, 2015

29-out-of-30. Hard to believe there's only one day left in Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in L.A., but in it's penultimate show at the Wiltern on Nov. 29, Foals was the band to make it seem like the final one. In the first show of its American tour, The English indie rock band was flashy, grimy,...

Captured: ilovemakonnen

Captured: ilovemakonnen

Vincent Nguyen

November 29, 2015

Mack Sennett Studios going up on a Saturday. ilovemakonnen performed at the third-to-last 30 Days in L.A. show on Nov. 28. The Atlanta native performed at the Mack Sennett Studios along with Basecamp and Jazz Cartier. Aside from playing his hits, ilovemakonnen performed new songs from his recen...

Captured: Vince Staples

Captured: Vince Staples

Vincent Nguyen

November 25, 2015

Despite a lackluster audience for Vince Staples, the El Rey was on fire for Martin $ky and Loaf Muzik during Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days In L.A. on Nov. 25. Though Martin $ky mosh pitted with the crowd and Loaf Muzik hyped up the crowd, Vince Staples had numerous attempts at turning up the crowd an...

Captured: Raury

Captured: Raury

Vincent Nguyen

November 24, 2015

Recap and photos by Martin Sarabia (Instagram and Twitter: @Mf_king) Raury kept it intimate during his 30 Days in L.A. performance at the Sayers Club in Hollywood on Nov. 23rd. The artist opened up to the crowd about his early years and what he's been facing now. He led his sermon-like moments into songs...

Captured: Kaytranada

Kaytranada performed at the Echolplex on Nov. 22

Vincent Nguyen

November 23, 2015

Kaytranada rocked the Echoplex Nov. 22, bringing out Odd Future's Syd tha Kid for the track "Girl" as part of Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in L.A. Tre Mission and RUMTUM opened the night up with stellar performances before the DJ took the stage to bring his dance-electro-funk tracks. Photos by ...

Captured: Big Sean

Big Sean performed new material at the Hollywood Palladium on Nov. 21 as part of Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in L.A.

Vincent Nguyen

November 22, 2015

Big Sean came through to the Hollywood Palladium on Nov. 21 for a sold-out show. In it's 21st edition, the 30 Days in L.A. presented by Red Bull Sound Select partnered the headlining artist with Mick Jenkins and Finding Novyon, who performed for the first time in L.A. All three performers made the...

Captured: BADBADNOTGOOD

BADBADNOTGOOD thanks the crowd after the band's performace at the Tower on Nov. 20.

Vincent Nguyen

November 21, 2015

Despite a mix up for the opening act, BADBADNOTGOOD went on with its show at the Tower as part of Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in L.A. on Nov. 20. The hip-hop-jazz trio played songs from "III," along with newer material as well as bringing on Future Islands artist Sam Herring for a new, collabo...

Captured: Boots

Boots performed at the night at the Echo during Red Bull's 30 Days in L.A. on Nov. 19

Vincent Nguyen

November 20, 2015

Boots gave it his all during his first headlining performance in L.A., performing like a rock star and engaging with the crowd as part of Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in L.A. Boots performed songs from his new album "Aquaria," including single "C.U.R.E" at the Echo on Nov. 19. The 19th night began with solo...

Matador Writing: Alexa Spann

Margaret Haas, right, changes the ribbon on her typewriter as she types a letter to a penpal in Chicago during the monthly gathering of the L.A. Penpal Club at Paper Pastries Atelier in Los Angeles on Sept. 9, 2015. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Vincent Nguyen

November 19, 2015

Spann is a 24-year-old senior majoring in creative writing Rhapsody in Black lustrous dreadlock vines rope nappy strands sprout beauty cocoa and olive oil dripping brown honey heated coils crackle air popping under the hot comb her scalp breathes queen nzinga should have never changed her name a...

Matador Writing: “Why”

Margaret Haas, right, changes the ribbon on her typewriter as she types a letter to a penpal in Chicago during the monthly gathering of the L.A. Penpal Club at Paper Pastries Atelier in Los Angeles on Sept. 9, 2015. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Vincent Nguyen

November 17, 2015

"Why" is written by Andrea Ramos. In the final part of "Why," see how our main character dispels regret and moves on. Is there a resolution? Ok, today I really don’t miss you as much. Because I didn’t get to think of you very much and that’s only because my dog Silver wanted to go for a long...

Captured: Flume

Flume performed at the Mayan on Nov. 12 as part of the 30 Days in L.A. presented by Red Bull Sound Select.

Vincent Nguyen

November 13, 2015

Recap and photos by Martin Sarabia On its 12th night in Los Angeles, Red Bull Sound Select featured Flume as a headliner for its month-long music event 30 Days in L.A. The Australian DJ played fan favorites like "Holdin' On," "Sleepless" and even brought out Miike Snow's Andrew Wyatt for their so...

Matador Writing: “Pixelated Screen and Dial Tones”

An Honor guard stands still as the motorcade carrying U.S. President Barack Obama makes its way into Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2015 in Arlington, Va. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Vincent Nguyen

November 11, 2015

Poem by Mary Grace Pilapil A note from the poet: Veteran's Day is a great day to thank our service men and women for their time. This entire week should be taken to show our appreciation and thanks for all that they've done and sacrificed. Alongside that, we should also consider family members who give their...

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