Festival Recap: Coachella 2015 – Sunday

The whirlwind adventure comes to a close

April 24th, 2015
Lesley Park
Category: Lead Story, Review
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I always feel a mixed sense of excitement and relief at the start of my final day at Coachella. On the one hand, I’m eager to make the most of my last romp on the polo fields (until next year, anyway). On the other hand, every inch of my body is crying out in protest over the amount of physical exertion I’ve been subjecting it to and is eager for it all to end.
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LA Music Blogcast: Dear Boy

The LA rockers return to chat AND perform!

David Fisch
Category: Lead Story, News
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We’ve been posted up at TuneIn Studios in Venice for some time now, but surprisingly we haven’t had any of the artists that have rolled through perform for you guys. Well, that just changed, and we couldn’t be happier to present our first full electric performance on the LA Music Blogcast courtesy of previous guests and Blog favorites, Dear Boy!
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Festival Recap: Coachella 2015 – Saturday

12 glorious hours of musical variety on day two

April 23rd, 2015
Lesley Park
Category: Lead Story, Review
Coachella 2015 saturday

Historically, Coachella Saturdays have been my mellower days, but 2015 proved to be the exception as I found myself frantically running through the campgrounds at 11:30 AM trying to make sure I got to the Gobi tent in time for my most anticipated set of the festival (more on that in a bit). I was glad I did as Saturday ended up being one of the most musically diverse days I’ve had in the 7 years I’ve been going to this festival.
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Win Tickets To Desert Daze At Sunset Ranch Oasis!

Enhance your spirituality at the May 2nd festival

April 22nd, 2015
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest, Lead Story
Desert Daze 2015

Coachella may be over, but festival season is only just beginning! In just a couple short weeks, the 4th annual Desert Daze event will be kicking off at the Sunset Ranch Oasis in Mecca, CA. This year’s lineup features artists such as indie-rock band Warpaint, alternative-rock band Failure, hip-hop and indie crossover RJD2, and rockers Minus The Bear, but the Desert Daze experience goes beyond music.
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Festival Recap: Coachella 2015 – Friday

Starting Coachella 2015 off with a bang!

Lesley Park
Category: Lead Story, Review
Coachella 2015

As the instigator of what has since turned into a rather severe music festival addiction, Coachella has always occupied a special place in my heart. Oh sure, there’s a lot to contend with — sweltering heat, occasional dust storms, obscenely long lines for Freshers Soft Frozen Lemonade at 3PM — but this desert festival has a knack for churning out some of the most diverse lineups in the world.
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New Album Releases: April 21, 2015

Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Yelawolf, & more!

April 21st, 2015
Sean Kramer
Category: Lead Story, News
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Spring is in full swing, and the summer of 2015 will be here before you know it, but let’s face it — this is Los Angeles, and we barely experience any seasonal changes. In fact, it seems like the only way to truly track the passage of time is through album release dates. And guess what? There are a bunch getting released today!
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LA Music Blogcast: Audiophiles Rejoice?

We talk the talk around TIDAL and Record Store Day

April 17th, 2015
David Fisch
Category: Lead Story, News
LA Music Blogcast Tidal RSD

Ever feel like your choices in music streaming services are just a bit overwhelming? Well, guess what! You’re about to be introduced to another one! Yay…?
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Interview With The Founders Of Taking Back Tuesday

Nostalgia-fueled community bonds over emo music

Mary Bonney
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In four years of living in Los Angeles only once have I waited in a line that stretched for blocks and not gained entry to an event. I wasn’t trying to make my way into an exclusive club or glamorous movie premiere, and no elusive band was performing (although Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus was DJ-ing). I was trying to attend The Echoplex’s Taking Back Tuesday, aka “Emo Night,” the brainchild of three sad-song-loving adults who wanted to get their friends together and scream their lungs out to music that meant so much to them.
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Win Tickets To See The Orb At El Rey Theatre!

Ambient maestros celebrate their 25th anniversary!

April 15th, 2015
Jeanette Hernandez
Category: Contest, Lead Story
the Orb

Imagine the following: psychedelic visuals and the sweetest experimental sounds driving you into a euphoric trance at one of the most lush venues in Los Angeles. Sound like a good time? Good because ambient house duo The Orb is bringing their sound straight out of the 1980s acid house revolution to Los Angeles to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The maestros are stopping by El Rey Theatre on April 29th with Govinda supporting, and we have two pairs of tickets to give away to the show!
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New Album Releases: April 14, 2015

Plenty to soothe that Coachella Weekend 1 hangover

April 14th, 2015
Lesley Park
Category: Lead Story, News
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Another week, another fresh batch of album releases. We’re seeing a little bit of a slowdown in between both weekends of Coachella, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of new tunes for you to jam to, starting with…
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