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I Am Los Angeles: Strings of Success

I Am Los Angeles: Strings of Success

Sasha is content just to be living his life on his own terms, doing something he thoroughly enjoys: building and playing guitars.
Travelogue Through a Week of Local Music

Travelogue Through a Week of Local Music

This week L.A. Letters highlights two evenings of live music and a band of high school musicians.
Marcus Gray: Hip-Hop Chocolate From Underground L.A.

Marcus Gray: Hip-Hop Chocolate From Underground L.A.

"People could actually hold a symbol of their affinity in their hands -- their love of being a deejay or collecting records or dancing -- and consume it as if were like Catholic co ...
Seasons of L.A. Letters

Seasons of L.A. Letters

This week L.A. Letters salutes the talented musicians that reflect the shifting range of California seasons.
I Am Los Angeles: Fine Grooves

I Am Los Angeles: Fine Grooves

Being that he was named after Neil Young, it's fitting for music to be at the center of life for Neil Schield, owner of Origami Vinyl.
Bunkado: First and Last Record Store in Little Tokyo

Bunkado: First and Last Record Store in Little Tokyo

Specializing in enka and J-Pop, the upstairs music section of the long-standing gift shop has struggled for years to attract customers to its extensive collection.