Win Tickets To See Miyavi At El Rey Theatre!

Catch the J-Rocker in LA on Dec. 14th!

November 20th, 2014
Winnie Fan
Category: Contest

Way, way back in the day when I was a little too interested in Japanese culture, I stumbled across Miyavi. His single “Pop is Dead” was a rebellious, spastic piece of work that captured what I loved about visual-kei and J-Rock. But, oh, how times have changed.
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Win Tickets To See Angel Olsen At El Rey Theatre

Dec. 4th show will be her biggest in LA to date

November 19th, 2014
Jay Chirinos
Category: Contest
Angel Olsen

There’s something bittersweet about seeing an artist go from well-kept secret to widely sought-after performer, but in the case of Angel Olsen the experience is more sweet than bitter.
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Win Tickets To See Tokimonsta At The Observatory

With Doja Cat and Djemba Djemba on Dec. 5th!

November 18th, 2014
Twila Grissom
Category: Contest
Tokimonsta lead

What’s up, LAmb readers! If you visit this site with any regularity, you know we’re big fans of Tokimonsta, aka Jennifer Lee. This LA-born and based producer has an incredible knack for producing danceable tunes, and her fusion of vintage sounds with progressive styles is expressed well throughout all her albums and multiple EPs.
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Win Tickets To See Dillon Francis At The Shrine!

With TJR and Hoodboi on Dec. 20th!

November 17th, 2014
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Dillon Francis

LA’s Dillon Francis stands out from your average producer as he is the whole package — five personalities and all. If you aren’t familiar with this dude, he is a multi-genre producer whose style ranges from moombahton to electro-house. His debut album, Money Sucks, Friends Rule, just came out via Columbia Records and has reached #2 on Billboard’s US Dance/Electronic Albums list. Prior to the LP, Francis had released a lengthly list of official remixes, most recently for Deadmau5’s “Some Chords.” The man is a big deal.
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Win Tickets To Alex Clare At The Belasco Theater!

Get (too) close to the London artist on Dec. 1st!

November 12th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest
Alex Clare LEAD

In 2012, Alex Clare’s debut album, The Lateness of the Hour, received a US release, and I found myself completely hooked on the singer-songwriter’s soulful take on electronica. Like his fellow Brit Ellie Goulding, Clare’s emotional vocals offer a stirring counterbalance to his electronic music, which draws from elements of drum & bass and dubstep. The final product is both grounded and otherworldly, a stunning debut from a promising young artist.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Sky Ferreira!

With support from Cherry Glazerr on Nov. 20th!

November 10th, 2014
Winnie Fan
Category: Contest
Sky Ferreira

Sky Ferreira has definitely cultivated an image for herself. Her grungy wardrobe, heavy eyeliner, and artfully tousled hair (along with the controversy that seems to follow her) set her apart from other aspiring pop stars, but don’t let that image fool you — she knows how to craft the perfect pop tune.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Foster The People!

With support from Sylvan Esso & Soko on Nov. 14th!

November 7th, 2014
Mary Bonney
Category: Contest
Foster The People

Next Friday, electro pop will be taking over the Shrine Auditorium, and I couldn’t be more excited. Los Angeles’ own breakout stars Foster The People will headline a night supported by talented up-and-coming duo Sylvan Esso and French actress/singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Soko, and we have two pairs of tickets to give away to two lucky fans!
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CLOSED: Win Tickets To See Nils Frahm At El Rey!

Classical and electronic music meet on Nov. 13th

November 5th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Contest
Nils Frahm

Look for the intersection between classical and electronic music, and there you will find Berlin-based composer Nils Frahm. The young artist began studying piano as a child, and his classical background informs his contemporary electronic pieces, which have included collaborations with Warp Records producer Clark and Sarah Neufeld of Arcade Fire.
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