The Weeknd Releases Music Video For “The Hills”

Guess what? It’s sexy.

May 27th, 2015
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, Video
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Need a little somethin’ somethin’ to tide you over until the release of The Weeknd’s new album later this year? How about a new music video for a song about a girl getting a little somethin’ somethin’ on the side?
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New Album Releases: May 26, 2015

New music from Alesso, Two Sheds, and more!

May 26th, 2015
Melissa Karlin
Category: Lead Story, News
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This week we’ve got new releases from a couple of LA-based bands, Made In Heights and Two Sheds, some good ‘ol fashioned Americana from Little Wings, and a bunch of experimental efforts and albums leaning towards jazz and classical. In other words, it’s a great week for music!
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LA Music Blogcast: Coachella Wrap-Up and RSD 2015

The Blogcast crew attempts to wrap-up April

May 22nd, 2015
David Fisch
Category: Lead Story, News
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The LA Music Blogcast — the official podcast of LA Music Blog — posts on the Blog every Friday. If there are any musical topics or questions that you would like to hear us talk about on future episodes – and likely have them answered by musical guests and industry professionals – please let us know by leaving a comment below or on our Facebook and tweeting us on Twitter with #LAmbCast.


WE KNOW. Coachella 2015 is over for most, save for the people that just want to re-live the sets that did not include Drake or Madonna (we feel that is most of you out there). We’re moving on into summer fests like FYF and Splash House, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take one last listen to what Coachella brought to us here at the Blog.
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Win Tickets To See No Joy At Los Globos!

With wickedly talented locals Cold Showers & Roses

Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Contest, Lead Story
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“No joy” is a military term used by aviators to convey that their intended efforts have been unsuccessful. The opposite could be said about the eponymous female duo from Canada, which has found rampant success within the indie community and continues to garner incredible support from noteworthy musicians.
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Festival Review: KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta 2015

Killer lineup rocks annual festival

May 19th, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: Lead Story, Review
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It takes a lot to impress Los Angeles music fans, but this year’s KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta delivered a lineup that was spectacular enough to sell out Irvine Meadows Amphitheater. The festival brought to Southern California some of the best rock acts from across the world, many of whom I would be seeing for the first time. After traveling through a sea of tailgaters, beneath colorful Cinco-de-Mayo decorations, and around long lines of people waiting to buy margaritas and burritos, I was ready to rock.
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