Win Tickets To See Neutral Milk Hotel At The Bowl!

Beloved band set for headline show September 18th

September 2nd, 2014
Jay Chirinos
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Neutral Milk Hotel

Like many people I was introduced to Neutral Milk Hotel by a friend. And like many people I discovered their phenomenal album In The Aeroplane Over The Sea long after the band had ceased to exist, so their reunion and subsequent touring has been a joy to behold for those who have seen the band’s reputation swell considerably over the last fifteen years.
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New Album Releases: September 2, 2014

Blonde Redhead, Zammuto, Homeboy Sandman, & more!

Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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A short work week but no shortage of great new albums to check out! Take your pick from the ten new releases below that we’re excited to listen to this week, and be sure to let me know in the comments if we missed a must-hear.
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Show Review: Jason Mraz @ The Pantages Theatre

An inspiring performance of love and acceptance

Janelle Miranda
Category: Review
Jason Mraz Pantages

Life is wonderful, except when it’s not. Bad day? Stressed out? You have a very important decision to make. Do you accept your negative status or alter your perspective? Perhaps you need some help.
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Festival Recap: FYF 2014

Lines versus lineups

August 29th, 2014
Angelica Corona
Category: Lead Story, Review
FYF Fest 2014 lead

Clear skies, the promise of a killer lineup, and a new location. FYF had a lot of promise this past weekend, but as with any major change (like a venue move), there were bound to be hiccups, and hiccups there were.
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Album Review: Zammuto – Anchor

Nick Zammuto’s most realized work

David Fisch
Category: Review

Out there in the Vermont snow sits Zammuto’s self-built studio. Even if you hadn’t known that the shack was a recording studio, you’d still likely believe that something was at stake there, that the building was meant to be more than what it actually is. Your eye is drawn to it. The honey-colored wood contrasts the predominantly blinding white image that serves as the cover to the band’s new album, and something most certainly is happening on the inside.
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Town In The City Releases Debut EP

Soulful folk-rock album is worth the wait

Mary Bonney
Category: Review
Town in the City

There’s no question Los Angeles is a hotbed for talented musicians, and I have been patiently awaiting the debut EP from one of my favorite local bands, Town In The City. Last Saturday evening, the folk-rock act held a release party for their highly anticipated Safe and Sound EP, and every powerful, folk-driven song was well worth the wait.
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LA Music Blogcast: August 28, 2014

With musical guests Grizfolk!

Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, Video
Grizfolk LA Music Blogcast

Last night marked the lovely Naomi Robin’s first show in the co-host chair across from David Fisch, and with Marcus Slater rounding up the lineup, our hosting team was in pique form! During the show they offered up their takes on the weekend’s VMAs, shared the news that The Purple One is back with new music, and even sang some of their favorite new releases!
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Top 5 Labor Day Weekend Dance Events

The dance acts to catch on the long weekend

Twila Grissom
Category: News, Staff Pick
Gareth Emery Promo

The long weekend is upon us! As per usual, a litany of things are happening all over Los Angeles. If you are staying local and feel like you might want to get down on the dance floor at some point, here are the Top 5 events to get your dance on this Labor Day Weekend.
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Win Tickets To Fool’s Gold Day Off At The Shrine!

Headliners A-Trak, Danny Brown, Vic Mensa, & more!

August 28th, 2014
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Fools Gold Day Off LA

Good news if you’re into the independent scene and underground beats: the masterminds behind the Fool’s Gold label are taking over Los Angeles’ Shrine Expo Hall on October 12th!
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Show Review: Walk the Moon @ The Greek Theatre

Vibrant band’s high-octane set hijacked hips!

Janelle Miranda
Category: Review

If they were feeling not-so-fresh from a 14-hour music video shoot the day before, Walk the Moon did not show it during Tuesday night’s performance at LA’s Greek Theatre. They joined Youndblood Hawke in support of Panic! At The Disco’s The Gospel Tour, and a kaleidoscope of face paint clearly indicated which fans belonged to them. These Ohio natives know how to throw a dance party, and their heart-pumping performance had everyone on their feet.
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