Top 5 Albums That Will Make You Want to Go Outside

Enjoy great music in the great outdoors!

March 27th, 2015
Winnie Fan
Category: News, Staff Pick
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It’s only been spring for a week, but temperatures have been going up. Way up. Surely that’s a sign that it’s time to get out of the house and enjoy the great outdoors.
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Vans Warped Tour 2015 Announces More Bands!

We Came As Romans and Memphis May Fire added!

March 26th, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: News
Vans Warped Tour 2015

As the weather in LA heats up and summer approaches, Warped Tour is slowly releasing its 2015 lineup. The annual tour marks my anniversary of writing for LA Music Blog, so it’s one of my must-see fests each summer, and this year’s lineup is shaping up to be another great stop!
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My New Favorite App: Songza

Expertly-curated playlists for activities or moods

March 24th, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: News
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While dozens of websites boast countless playlists for easy music listening (Pandora, Spotify, 8tracks, and Hype Machine are some of the most popular), my favorite app for the perfectly curated playlist is Songza.
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New Album Releases: March 24, 2015

Courtney Barnett, Action Bronson and more!

Melissa Karlin
Category: Lead Story, News
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Happy Tuesday! Got a slew of noteworthy album releases to share with you this week, so let’s get right to it!
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LA Music Blogcast: Today’s Supernatual

News regarding Kanye, Wu-Tang, and Tom DeLonge

March 23rd, 2015
David Fisch
Category: Lead Story, News
Blogcast Supernatural

We’re not really sure what’s going on in the cosmos. By “we” I mean the Blogcast crew, including myself, David “DJ” Fisch, writer Marcus Slater, and musician Naomi Robin. One person seems to have some answers, however: Tom DeLonge of Blink-182 and Angels & Airwaves.
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Top Five Ladies Killing It In Music Right Now

My favorite women creating anthemic pop!

Mary Bonney
Category: News
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I love nothing more than a powerful female vocalist. Whether she’s a singer-songwriter like Sara Bareilles, a fierce rapper like Iggy Azalea, or a pop queen like the one and only Beyonce, I bow down to these talented women who command their respective music scenes.
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Django Django Releases New Single, “Reflections”

New track off Born Under Saturn, out May 5!

March 20th, 2015
Melissa Karlin
Category: News
Django Django

Considering I’ve already written about “First Light,” Django Django’s first single from their forthcoming album, I figured it was my duty to let you know, dear reader, that they’ve released a second single, and, boy, is it out there.
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Van Halen to Release Live Album

First live album with David Lee Roth out March 31

March 19th, 2015
Anthony Marks
Category: News
Van Halen Live

Probably one of the main archetypes of hair metal and the ’80s rock scene is Van Halen. This year, the Southern California rockers will be releasing their first live album ever with classic frontman David Lee Roth…and they promise some goodies.
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