LAmb Presenting Bands At Eat|See|Hear 2016 Series

Win passes to music + film events all summer long!

April 29th, 2016
David Fisch
Category: Lead Story, News
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Hello, avid readers and newcomers! We’re thrilled to announce that LA Music Blog will be bringing the “Hear” to Eat|See|Hear, the annual outdoor movie event series, by presenting ALL of the bands that will be performing before this year’s set of fantastic films!
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New Album Releases: April 29, 2016

Drake, Aesop Rock, Brian Eno, and more!

Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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Ready to ease the sorrow of living in a post-Coachella 2016 world with some new music? This week sees the release of new albums from a slew of established indie-rock acts, a master experimenter, and a much-beloved Canadian rapper, all ready and waiting to help you ease those post-festival blues.
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Show Review: Parov Stelar @ The Novo

An explosive evening of eclectic electro swing

April 28th, 2016
Lesley Park
Category: Lead Story, Review
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Although you’d be hard-pressed to find venues in the city more achingly modern than the two housed in the LA Live Complex, the 1920s and 1930s were alive and kicking at The Novo on Saturday night. The modernity of seductive ambient LED lighting fading seamlessly from blue to purple contrasted starkly with the flapper girls and suspendered gents rocking their best newsboy caps. But for how mismatched the whole scene might have appeared at first glance, it was perfectly fitting given the night’s billing.
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Hard Summer Reveals 2016 Lineup & Location

Ice Cube, Major Lazer, Dillon Francis, and more!

April 26th, 2016
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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We aren’t even in to May yet, and the summer festival announcements keep coming! Today Hard Events revealed the lineup and location details for its annual Hard Summer festival, and several LAmb favorites have made the cut for this year’s festivities.
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KROQ Weenie Roast 2016 Lineup Revealed

Red Hot Chili Peppers! Weezer! Empire of the Sun!

April 25th, 2016
Lindsey Shay
Category: Lead Story, News
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Walk up to any Angeleno, mutter the word “Weenie,” and they’re likely to have the following reaction. After initially salivating over the mental image of any one of LA’s innumerable bacon-wrapped hot dog stands, the next temptation to come to their mind will be the annual KROQ Weenie Roast.
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Gone Too Soon: The Legacy of Prince

This is what it must sound like when doves cry

April 22nd, 2016
Kristen Meza
Category: Lead Story, News
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He was an innovator. He was an influencer. He was a cultural icon. It doesn’t quite seem real yet to write about Prince in the past tense. It was not even a week since he played his last concert in Atlanta, Georgia. Doubtful anyone would even consider that April 16th would be the date of his very last performance. The world mourns the loss of another legend in Prince.
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New Album Releases: April 22, 2016

Enjoy the latest & greatest from indie to hip hop

Kristen Meza
Category: Lead Story, News
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It’s tough to think about anything else after the passing of Prince. However, his influence will remain prominent in the industry, and that definitely shows in this week’s list of new album releases.
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A Germaphobe’s Guide To Surviving Coachella

Keep anxiety at bay while at your favorite fest

April 21st, 2016
Lindsey Arnold
Category: Lead Story, Review
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As Coachella Weekend One lives on in legendary fashion and Weekend Two looms around the corner, dozens of news sources are reviewing the best of the bands, musical guests, and celebrity sightings at the fest. However, little content offers insight on the festival beyond its obvious musical glory. Coachella can be a potential nightmare if you’re an anxious germaphobe and don’t take certain precautions.
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Show Preview: Parov Stelar @ The Novo

Need Saturday night plans? We have just the thing.

April 20th, 2016
Lesley Park
Category: Lead Story, News
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Combine hard-hitting electrohouse beats with the brash brass of 1930s swing and you get the utterly infectious sound of Marcus Füreder, aka Parov Stelar. A seamlessly produced collision of old meets new, Füreder’s flavor of electroswing has been credited with the popularization of a genre that has become a kind of safe haven for people who enjoy their nightlong dance parties without a generous helping of the personal-space-invading, big-room-house bros that have sadly become the poster children of EDM culture. This is dance music with class, people.
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Win Tickets To Coasts At The Troubadour!

See the band making waves from the UK to LA

April 19th, 2016
Lindsey Shay
Category: Contest, Lead Story
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Originally scheduled for 5/13 at The Fonda, this show has been moved to 5/17 at The Troubadour.

Crossing the pond in search of the best coast, British indie rockers Coasts are headed our way for some California sunshine next month! It’s been a little over a year since we caught them last January supporting Bad Suns at a sold-out El Rey Theatre, so we’re properly stoked to welcome them back for their first LA headlining show at The Fonda The Troubadour.
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