Father John Misty Creates Parody Streaming Service

Listen (kinda) to I Love You, Honeybear via SAP

January 28th, 2015
Melissa Karlin
Category: News
Father John Misty

Josh Tillman (or as he’s more well known as of late, Father John Misty) has introduced a new digital music service: Streamline Audio Protocol (SAP). He is using this platform to showcase his new album, I Love You, Honeybear, streaming for free! But not really.
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Mikal Cronin Shares Single Off New Album MCiii

Tracklist and tour dates released

Jillian Goldfluss
Category: News
Mikal Cronin

Garage-pop artist Mikal Cronin is making moves. After two solo records and a lengthy run touring in Ty Segall’s band, the multi-instrumental singer-songwriter is releasing MCIII, the follow up to 2013’s aptly named MCII, via Merge Records. According to the label, this is the album in which he intends to “go big” both instrumentally and by reaching a more expansive audience.
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Marco Polo Remixes Little Dragon’s “Twice”

Hip-hop producer gets busy with an LD favorite

Sean Kramer
Category: News
Marco Polo

Since releasing their excellent album Nabuma Rubberband last year, Little Dragon has essentially stayed on the road, which isn’t exactly conducive to writing new music, but here’s a little something extra to keep you covered.

Hip-hop producer Marco Polo (Pharoahe Monch, Talib Kweli) has delivered his own spin on the group’s song “Twice,” and it’s definitely a fun treat. Hypnotic and haunting like the original but with a boom-bap twist, the song is available for your listening pleasure on Marco Polo’s Soundcloud. Or right below if you don’t want to do that that clicking thing.

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LAmb Presents Theophilus London At The Echoplex

Feel the Vibes with Theophilus London on March 2nd

January 27th, 2015
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Theophilus London

If I said the words “Trinidad,” “Lovers Holiday,” and “Vibes,” could you guess who I was thinking about? If you guessed Theophilus London, you’d be right! The Trinidadian-born, Brooklyn-based rapper/singer is swinging into LA for a performance at The Echoplex on March 2nd, and LA Music Blog is very excited to be presenting the show!
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Show Review: Holychild @ The Echo

“Brat pop” act wraps up residency

Anthony Marks
Category: Review
Holychild

Whenever a band claims to have created a new genre, I’m skeptical, and when I walked into The Echo last night for the final show of Holychild’s month-long residency, that’s how I felt.
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Death Cab for Cutie Shares “Black Sun” Lyric Video

New album, Kintsugi, out March 31st!

Winnie Fan
Category: Video
We Are The RhoadsClient: DCFC

In late March, Death Cab for Cutie will be releasing Kintsugi, their first album in four years. Fans have already gotten a taste of some of the new tracks during the band’s recent live shows, but now Death Cab is officially releasing “Black Sun,” and the song is a surprising departure from some of their earlier work.
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New Album Releases: January 27, 2015

The Lone Bellow, a couple of Jamies, & much more!

Jay Chirinos
Category: Lead Story, News
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We missed last week’s biggest release, simply because until Tuesday afternoon it wasn’t on any release schedule (welcome back, Bjork!). Hopefully we’ve got everything covered this week, with a wealth of releases at the end of what has been a very strong January.
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Blink-182 To Headline Musink Without Tom DeLonge

Is this the end for the pop-punk legends?

January 26th, 2015
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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For fans of tattoos and punk music (like yours truly), it really doesn’t get much better than SoCal spring staple Musink. The weekend-long festival will be returning to the OC Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa, CA on March 20th-22nd, and this morning, the festival’s impressive lineup of musical acts for 2015 was announced.
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