LA Music Blogcast: Dear Boy

The LA rockers return to chat AND perform!

April 24th, 2015
David Fisch
Category: Lead Story, News
Dear Boy LA Music Blogcast

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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Throwback Thursday: Celebrating Roy Orbison

Honoring the timeless musician’s 79th birthday

April 23rd, 2015
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: News, Staff Pick
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Roy Orbison was a pioneer of American rock music, but his life was marred by a series of tragic incidents that were reflected in his melancholic musical style and vulnerable, emotionally driven lyrics.
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Blur Shares Advanced Stream Of The Magic Whip

Brit rockers first album in 12 years out Tuesday

April 22nd, 2015
Anthony Marks
Category: News
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While The Magic Whip’s official release isn’t until April 27th, Blur has been streaming their eighth studio album and first in 12 years all this week via iTunes.
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Panic! At The Disco Releases New Song

Performs “Hallelujah” live at Shorty Awards

April 21st, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: News
Panic at the disco

Yesterday morning, the always theatrical Panic! At The Disco premiered their brand-new single “Hallelujah” on Los Angeles’ very own KROQ. The track marks the first new music from Panic! At The Disco in nearly two years and sets the tone for their yet-to-be-named fifth studio album.
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New Album Releases: April 21, 2015

Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Yelawolf, & more!

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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Father John Misty’s Sweet Record Store Day Release

From the bottom of his heart!

April 20th, 2015
Gerry Doot
Category: News
Father John Misty

How was your Record Store Day bounty? Mine was exceptionally subpar because I made the decision to not get up with my vinyl-loving brethren and instead slept in. I said, “You have to get up how early? Fuck that!” And if I’m being honest with myself, I needed the sleep more than the special edition of Brand New’s Deja Entendu.
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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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Throwback Thursday: Purple Rain

Prince & The Revolution’s iconic album and movie!

April 16th, 2015
Gerry Doot
Category: News, Staff Pick
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When I saw Prince at Coachella, I’ll admit it… I cried. I may or may not have been sober for the occasion, but when that little dude got all emotional and said the classic line, “If you know what I’m singin’ about, come on and raise your hands!” it was like he was talking directly to me. My hands shot up. My eyes welled up. “Purple Rain! Purple Rain!!” Magic.
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Solomon Grey Releases Mini Album, Selected Works

Score and songs from HBO’s The Casual Vacancy

April 15th, 2015
Melissa Karlin
Category: News
Solomon Grey

London-based duo Solomon Grey (Tom Kingston and Joe Wilson) has released a mini album, Selected Works, in anticipation of the upcoming HBO miniseries The Casual Vacancy. The series, which already aired in UK on BBC One, is based on the bestselling novel by J.K. Rowling. The duo wrote the score and contributed original songs to the series, and these songs are interwoven throughout the album.
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The Tallest Man On Earth Shares New Track

Dark Bird Is Home set for May 12th release!

Winnie Fan
Category: News
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It’s been a good year for folk so far, and things are shaping up to get even better. Swedish folksinger Kristian Matsson, better known as The Tallest Man on Earth, is due to release a new album next month, and he’s just shared its title track.
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