Exclusive Video: Eat|See|Hear with Faulkner!

Rockers discuss big plans before covering Bowie!

May 25th, 2016
Mary Bonney
Faulkner Eat See Hear

I headed to Pasadena City Hall last Saturday for a Bowie-filled night and for an excellent dinner and a show thanks to Eat|See|Hear, the summer outdoor movie series that rounds up savory local food trucks, beloved movies, and live performances from some of the best Los Angeles bands!
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Exclusive Video: Eat See Hear With Mothlight!

Testing dream-pop band’s Princess Bride knowledge

May 19th, 2016
Mary Bonney
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Last Saturday, I headed to Santa Monica High School with the LA Music Blog to experience another stellar Eat|See|Hear, the outdoor summer movie series that combines beloved movies, delicious local food trucks, and, of course, live performances from some of the best bands in the area!
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Anamanaguchi Talks Hatsune Miku Tour & More!

Electronic group surpass chiptune expectations

May 11th, 2016
Joey Tobin
Category: Interview

The scene walking up to the Microsoft Theater on Friday evening was strikingly similar to the same area during Anime Expo weekend, complete with dedicated fans and cosplayers. But these people made the trek Downtown for Miku Expo, the North American tour of vocaloid character and icon Hatsune Miku featuring bitpop group Anamanaguchi.
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Exclusive Video: Eat See Hear With Summer Twins!

Interview with local duo at first event of series

Mary Bonney

We here at the LA Music Blog kicked our summer off right last weekend with the first 2016 event of Eat See Hear, the outdoor movie series that screens beloved movies under the stars while also delivering delicious food trucks from all around Los Angeles and live performances from some of the best local bands in the area!
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Catch The Feel-Good Vibes Of Matoma At Coachella

Hip hop-meets-tropical house in Indio

April 22nd, 2016
Alexa S
Category: Interview
matoma Jimmy-Fontaine

It was hard not to smile through the phone while interviewing Matoma. His genuine love for creating music, connecting crowds, and bringing good vibes was palpable.
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Interview With Vetiver’s Andy Cabic

Talk of spring tour and new album

April 5th, 2016
Anthony Marks
Category: Interview
vetiver by Terri Loewenthal

Andy Cabic, lead vocalist and songwriter of Vetiver, has been releasing albums and touring the globe for years. The lineup of musicians around him has changed numerous times, but his integrity and musical approach have not; they’ve merely expanded.
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An Evening With Counselor Claude VonStroke

The head of Dirtybird Records talks 2016 Campout

April 4th, 2016
Ashlee Burke
claude vonstroke the rain break

In the winding streets and maze of one ways of downtown LA, a little nest was built at The Well Salon and Store in the form of a pop-up store for Dirtybird Records merchandise. The head of the funky label, Barclay Crenshaw (aka Claude VonStroke) was there celebrating the previous day’s release of his new EP, The Rain Break.
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Show Review & Interview With Quilt @ The Echo

A seamless set from a captivating band on the rise

March 28th, 2016
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Interview, Review
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Quilt, a band that maintains an independent spirit and affinity for lyrical and instrumental experimentation, is still quite new to the scene despite trudging through the indie waters for about eight years now. Landing somewhere between lush, guitar-driven folk and “meandering psychedelia,” the foursome demonstrated at The Echo Tuesday night that they are experts at orchestrating a truly captivating live show.
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Interview With Murder By Death’s Adam Turla

Lex attempts to not go full fanboy on MBD

March 15th, 2016
Lex Voight
Murder by Death by Bill Dawers

What do you say to your favorite band?

I’ve been going to Murder By Death shows since 2006. A kid in the year above me in high school had passed me their third record, In Bocca Al Lupo, over the summer. I was working in a holistic pet food shop that saw so little business that I could spend whole stretches doing nothing but listening to records in the backroom and reading labels. In Bocca Al Lupo sounded like nothing I had ever heard before. It was utterly transportive.
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David Starfire Releases Benefit Album: Karuna

The importance of oneness and compassion in music

March 14th, 2016
Ashlee Burke
david starfire

lA-based producer David Starfire’s latest album, Karuna, features a lot of firsts. The album is David’s first to be funded via Kickstarter and his first charity-focused release. It is also the first full album to feature an electronic artist collaborating with Burmese refugees, and as if that wasn’t enough to set this album apart from others, it also marks the first time visionary artist Alex Grey has allowed his voice to be used in a song.
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