The Smell
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The Smell

The Smell

Patrons lounge in the waiting area of the Smell in downtown Los Angeles.

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Patrons of the Smell take a break outside the alleyway entrance during intermission between bands.

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The Smell’s owner Jim Smith, right, hands out tickets. Smith participated in a panel about the future of DIY spaces in Los Angeles. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
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Patrons watch the band the Dirty Nil perform.

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The band Nani performs at the Smell. Bands like the sound generated in the intimate setting.

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A patron waits for the next band to set up.

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The Nani performs.

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The Nani performs at the Smell, which has a capacity of 130.

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The alley outside the Smell is a popular spot for patrons to linger between bands. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
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The bathroom at the Smell.

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