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Backyard Parties

Backyard Parties

DJ Gerard Meraz remembers how going to high school in the eastside of Los Angeles during the mid-80s meant being in a world of DJs and promoters of parties in backyards and night c ...
Arrival Story: Alejandro Cohen

Arrival Story: Alejandro Cohen

"My trip to LA was a mix of moving to the U.S., going on an adventure, a long vacation, pursuing music, getting lost and everything in between. In many ways, I still feel the same. ...
Arrival Story: Guillermo Bordarampe

Arrival Story: Guillermo Bordarampe

"During our escuela secundaria years along with a couple of friends we decided to put together a music band, that later on became very popular, under the name Arco Iris. It was a s ...
Stories from the Community:

Stories from the Community: "Water Under the Bridge"

This week we feature a performance by The Congregation, a winner of the Songs from the L.A. River Project.
What's Your Original L.A. River Song?

What's Your Original L.A. River Song?

The river continues to inspire musicians as winners of the Songs of the L.A. River Project perform at the Mayor's Day of Service on April 30th.
Los Angeles, A Song by X

Los Angeles, A Song by X

We end our celebration of National Poetry Month with a song by legendary L.A. punk band X.