• “Synthesis”: Where Rock and Classical Meet


    By stripping away the rock elements of their previous songs, Evanescence has created something new.

  • A Bona Fide Pop Star


    Dua Lipa sold out the Hollywood Palladium on Feb. 8 and put on an incredible show. 

  • A Night to Not Miss


    Daniel Caesar's closing performance was intimate and captivating for this concert goer.

  • A Very Sia Twist to a Holiday Tradition


    Sia's raspy and emotional voice brings a new twist to the idea of what holiday music should sound like in her “Everyday Is Christmas” album.

  • Artist Spotlight: The Red Pears


    Meet Henry Vargas and Jose Corona, the core of this alternative/indie-rock band. The two have been longtime friends and share a passion for music, hence their start in producing songs straight out of Corona’s garage.

  • Cross Cultural Amnesia: Who is Rich Brian?


    Rapping wunderkind, Rich Brian, at crossroads from novelty meme to budding star. 

  • From Okay to Much More


    Looking for a local indie-rock band to listen to on repeat? Well, I think I may have found the perfect group for you. King's Prophet is a five-piece band from Irvine, CA who just released their first EP titled "No Strings" on Feb. 2, 2018. 

  • Hard Bars and Smooth Hooks


    In the midst of a rap game dominated by “mumble rappers” with a focus on well-produced beats and catchy hooks, BROCKHAMPTON has not only put the former and latter on the table, but some hard bars to top it off.

  • Hollywood Undead is Actually Dead


    The best thing about Hollywood Undead’s “Five” is the the album art. That’s not saying a lot.

  • It’s a Short ‘Thrill’


    After the staggering success of his 2014 album, “In the Lonely Hour,” Sam Smith’s “The Thrill of It All” is a mature sequel that relies too often on the same formula he has used before.

  • Lost in the Woods


    Justin Timberlake's latest album missed the mark.

  • Psychedelic R&B Meets Funk


    Miguel's fourth studio album mixes his signature psychedelic R&B sound with funk, while subliminally communicating the artist’s political stances.

  • Second Time Impressions


    Lovelytheband played a sold out show at the Troubador on Feb. 6, a valiant accomplishment despite it being their second time headlining. 

  • The Blues Highway


    Hi, I’m Pat Graham inviting you to join me Thursday afternoons at 3pm for “The Blues Highway” right here on 22 West Radio.

  • The Indieshop


    The Indieshop is one of the stations first and original shows, originally running from 1999-2002 (and elsewhere until 2004). It’s back with the same mix of indie pop & rock, from current artists, to those that inspired them, and everything in-between. We cover the global scene, from Long Beach, to London, South Korea, and back again. Requests and listener participation is highly welcome.

  • The Sound of Black Panther


    Kendrick Lamar brought together an all-star cast for Marvel's latest film Black Panther.

  • What’s Left in the Dust


    Although hazing is accountable for numerous deaths and injuries, a lack of college disciplinary action and an unspoken code of silence within college organizations allows this behavior to continue on campuses across America.