New Album Releases: May 27, 2016

Band of Skulls, Flume, Gold Panda, and more!

May 27th, 2016
Sean Kramer
Category: Lead Story, News
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Decades from now, you’ll be sitting with your grandchildren in your intergalactic space-dome, and they’ll ask you, “Grandma/Grandpa, what albums came out on May 27, 2016? Also, what are albums?” And you’ll quietly shudder at the sadness of the second question, but you’ll easily be able to pull up the answers to the first inquiry by referencing this post. You’re welcome.
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Exclusive Video: Eat|See|Hear with Faulkner!

Rockers discuss big plans before covering Bowie!

May 25th, 2016
Mary Bonney
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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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ESH Giveaway: The Big Lebowski / Opus Orange

Opus Orange & The Dude unite for a night

May 23rd, 2016
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Contest, Lead Story
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Missing Lebowski Fest again this year? Not to worry! Eat|See|Hear is putting on its own weekly music/movie celebration fest of sorts with a little help from LA Music Blog, and it’s way more accessible than the fanatical Louisville, Kentucky event.
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New Album Releases: May 20, 2016

Ariana Grande, Boys Noize, Yuna, and more!

May 20th, 2016
Mary Bonney
Category: Lead Story, News
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We’re nearing the middle of the calendar year, and with it, waves of new releases are pouring in. This week in particular boasts a nice balance of new music from incredible newer talents and revered, established artists.
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Festival Preview: Music Tastes Good

Because what’s a better combo than music and food?

May 19th, 2016
Lexi Kelson
Category: Lead Story, News
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If eating top-notch food while getting to see some of the best bands live sounds appealing to you, then you’re going to be pumped about this new festival. Music Tastes Good is coming to Downtown Long Beach September 23-25 and bringing quite the star-studded list of bands along. From singer/songwriter acts to iconic sounds, you’re bound to hear something you like.
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Exclusive Video: Eat See Hear With Mothlight!

Testing dream-pop band’s Princess Bride knowledge

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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Win Tickets To Haley Reinhart At El Rey Theatre

Idol’s golden girl is back & “Better” than ever!

May 18th, 2016
Lindsey Shay
Category: Contest, Lead Story
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Backed with a brand-new, “Better” album she’s ready to show off on the road this summer, American Idol Season 10 singer-songwriter Haley Reinhart will be stopping by LA’s El Rey Theatre on June 6th, and we’re giving away two pairs of tickets to a couple of lucky LAmb readers!
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Show Preview: Caravan Palace @ The Fonda Theatre

Electro-swinging into LA on June 7th

May 17th, 2016
Lesley Park
Category: Lead Story, News
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If you’re feeling like the electro swing itch has been strong in the wake of Parov Stelar’s stellar performances at The Novo and both weekends of Coachella, you’re in luck because Paris-based Coachella 2014 alum Caravan Palace will be electro swinging by The Fonda on June 7th!
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New Album Releases: May 13, 2016

Twin Peaks, 3OH!3, Digitalism, and more!

May 13th, 2016
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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It may be Friday the 13th, but there’s nothing unlucky about today’s list of new album releases! From post-punk to instrumental hip hop to electro pop, the ten LPs below span a range of genres, so you’re sure to find something welcoming to soundtrack your day and night. Check them out!
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Exclusive Video: Eat See Hear With Summer Twins!

Interview with local duo at first event of series

May 11th, 2016
Mary Bonney
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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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