Win Tickets To See Tame Impala At The Shrine

With support from Delicate Steve on Nov. 12th!

October 21st, 2014
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest
lamb-tame

Let me tell you a little bit about Tame Impala. This psychedelic rock quintet has been rocking the Perth music scene since 2007, and what started as a home-recording project has become a mainstay on the international festival circuit. Their sophomore album, Lonerism, was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album at the 2013 GRAMMYs and landed the #16 spot on our best albums of 2012 list. Need I say more?
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Win Tickets To See Broken Bells At The Orpheum!

Danger Mouse/James Mercer collab hits LA on Friday

October 20th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Broken bells lead

Anyone surprised by the success of Broken Bells clearly hadn’t been following either of its members’ careers prior to their teaming up. Producer/songwriter Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse) has been turning heads since the 2004 release of his Grey Album, a mashup of Jay-Z’s The Black Album and the Beatles’ White Album, and that very same year James Mercer, the other half of Broken Bells, found himself in the mainstream spotlight when his indie-rock band The Shins were featured in the film Garden State.
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Win Tickets To See Digitalism At El Rey Theatre!

Playing 11/8 with Two Shoes & Indian Summer!

October 17th, 2014
Lesley Park
Category: Contest
Digitalism

“There’s something in the air, whoa oh!” Aside from a recent and sick collab with Youngblood Hawke, German electronic duo Digitalism has been laying a little low following the release of their 2011 sophomore album, I Love You Dude. All that’s about to change next month when my favorite Hamburgers (tee hee) stop by LA to perform a not-oft-seen live set. Be still my beating heart.
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Win Tickets To See The Presets At Regent Theater!

With LE1F, Chela, and Franki Chan on Nov. 15!

October 15th, 2014
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest
The Presets

If you don’t know The Presets by now, you obviously don’t visit LA Music Blog very often. This EDM duo is one of the most-covered acts on the site (thanks in no small part to Lesley’s undying love for the Aussies), but The Presets get plenty of love from their home country as well.
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Win Tickets To The Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival!

Pharrell Williams, OFWGKTA, Mac Miller, and more!

October 8th, 2014
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest
Camp Flog Gnaw lead

Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, also known as simply OFWGKTA, is coming together with a few special friends for their annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival next month!
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Win Tickets To See Finch and Maps & Atlases!

See two great bands at The Roxy on 11/07 for FREE!

October 7th, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: Contest
finch

The Roxy has booked some seriously good acts this year. It is one of the last Sunset Strip venues left with real draw to back up its historical legitimacy. That being said, the pairing of Finch and Maps & Atlases confused me a bit at first. They are both great live acts, but their music doesn’t necessarily match up.
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Win Tickets To See Vacationer At The Roxy

With Brick + Mortar on October 26th!

October 1st, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: Contest
Vacationer

If you happened to stumble across Vacationer’s Relief this summer, it’s was probably a pretty good few months.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Kiven At Bootleg HiFi!

Show presented by LA Music Blog on Oct. 8th!

September 23rd, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest
kiven feature

We’ve been anything but quiet about our love for Kiven here at LA Music Blog. We’ve chatted with the band twice on the LA Music Blogcast, covered a trio of their live shows, highlighted them as one of our Featured Artists, and now we’re very excited to be supporting the local alt-rockers by presenting their show at Bootleg HiFi on October 8th!
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Win Tickets To See St. Lucia At The Belasco!

Co-presented by us awesome folks at LA Music Blog!

September 19th, 2014
Lesley Park
Category: Contest, Lead Story
St. Lucia

There’s something to be said for musicians that can continue to blow you away no matter how many times you see them live. Having closely followed Jean-Philip Grobler — AKA St. Lucia — and his live band from their early days of opening for Ellie Goulding and Two Door Cinema Club in 2013 to their solo show this year at El Rey, I can safely say he falls into the category of being better and more brilliant with every gig.
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Win Tickets To See Jimmy Eat World At Club Nokia

Celebrating 10 years of Futures!

September 10th, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: Contest
Jimmy Eat World

How familiar does this sound: “When I was in high school I was really into Jimmy Eat World”? I used to be a little embarrassed about my continued love for JEW (as a Jew, I love using the acronym JEW), but I eventually came to realize that it takes a certain kind of devotion as a fan to keep listening to a group or songwriter for a career’s worth of offerings. I am now proud to admit it. Jimmy Eat World is one of my favorite bands.
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