Interview With Matt Lewkowicz of Little Daylight

How to make synth-rock fun

April 22nd, 2014
Marcus Slater
Category: Interview
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Synth pop is here to stay, it seems. Not that I’m complaining. The marriage of indie rock and slick electronic production might be the best thing to happen to electronic music since the masses started realizing there’s more to the genre than techno. With bands like Chvrches and Keep Shelly in Athens enjoying relative popularity, this little corner of the indie rock microcosm is bubbling over with catchy bands. Little Daylight is one of them.
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A Great Big World Debuts “Already Home” Video

Featuring Darren Criss and Jessica Szohr

Mary Bonney
Category: Video
A Great Big World Already Home

A Great Big World’s ballad “Say Something” was one of the biggest love songs of 2013, and now the New York duo is following up that massive hit with a slightly happier tune.
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Arcade Fire Announces LA Shows at The Forum

Playing The Forum on August 1st and 2nd

Lesley Park
Category: Lead Story, News
Arcade Fire

A day after pulling off the greatest troll in music festival history at Coachella (Or was it? No official word yet…), beloved indie rockers Arcade Fire announced two Los Angeles stops on their Reflektor tour.  
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New Album Releases: April 22, 2014

Iggy Azalea, Neon Trees, Asher Roth, & more!

Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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If somehow you didn’t get your fill of new music this Saturday during Record Store Day 2014, good news! We have eleven more full-length album releases for you to treat your ears to right now!
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Moogfest 2014: The Synthesis of Art, Tech, & Music

Asheville, NC festival kicks off this week!

April 21st, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: News
Moogfest 2014

If you haven’t heard of Moogfest yet, you’re in for a treat: It’s like SXSW, Coachella, and TED Talks all rolled into one.
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Win Tickets to See Gesaffelstein at The Fonda!

Lighting up LA on May 22nd

Jaclyn Tamura
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Gesaffelstein

His birthplace: Lyon, France. His talent: creating an emotional and powerful atmosphere for his audience. His name: a combination of Gesamkunstwerk and Einstein. Yes, Gesaffelstein.
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Vans Warped Tour 2014 Reveals Full Lineup

Something for everyone on this year’s tour!

Mary Bonney
Category: News
Warped Tour 2014

With just a few short weeks until summer begins, Coachella has gotten Los Angeleans into the summer music festival mood. Since I can’t rock a crocheted crop top and sunnies (you go, Vanessa Hudgens!), I am getting excited for my slice of summertime sing alongs at the Vans Warped Tour!
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Play This Playlist: Lightning in a Bottle 2014

Hype mix to get you prepared for LiB 2014

Lesley Park
Category: Staff Pick, Video
Lightning in a bottle 2014

The passing of Coachella marks the start of an annual tradition Angelenos hold near and dear to our hearts: festival season. Those looking for the next big festival to turn their attention toward need look no further than The Do Lab’s Lightning in a Bottle.
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LA Music Blogcast: April 17, 2014

With special guest Sam Morrow!

April 20th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, Video
Sam Morrow

If you watched Thursday night’s episode of the LA Music Blogcast live, you may have noticed our hosts David Fisch, Mikiel Houser, Marcus Slater, and Lesley Park were much quieter than usual. Silent, in fact. Due to technical difficulties (get yo shit together, Livestream), our first segment streamed live without sound, but thanks to the amazing crew at TradioV, we were able to sort everything out in time for our guest Sam Morrow to swing by for an interview and stunning acoustic performance.
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