The Faint Coming to The Roxy for Three-Night Stand

Tickets still available for June 8th show

April 23rd, 2014
Lesley Park
Category: News
The Faint

Fresh off the release of their latest album, Nebraskan dance punkers The Faint have been popping up at venues across the country promoting the everloving hell out of Doom Abuse. Given that they managed to blow the roof off of The Fonda Theatre the last time they were in LA, I was a little surprised to see that they had been booked at the smaller-capacity Roxy Theatre for their return to LA.
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Mastodon Releases New Single

“High Road” is the first preview of new album

Jay Chirinos
Category: News
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And so the drip feed of information about the return of Mastodon continues. We already knew they were taking part in a blockbuster nationwide tour with Gojira and Kvelertak and that they would be making a stop in Los Angeles next Friday, May 2nd, at Club Nokia. Now we have actual new music to listen to in the shape of “High Road,” the first song to be revealed from the Atlanta, Georgia metal act’s forthcoming new album.
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HARD Summer Announces 2014 Lineup

HARD enough for ya?

Megan Driscoll
Category: Lead Story, News
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HARD Summer, perhaps Southern California’s most anticipated summer dance music festival outside of Electric Daisy Carnival, released its 2014 lineup yesterday, and that sucker is huge. Granted, five stages set up in South El Monte’s Whittier Park Recreation Area for these artists to spread across over August 2-3 is generous, but I’m still having a hard time imagining how — and more importantly, how awesomely — they’re going to manage.
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Arcade Fire Announces LA Shows at The Forum

Playing The Forum on August 1st and 2nd

April 22nd, 2014
Lesley Park
Category: Lead Story, News
Arcade Fire

A day after pulling off the greatest troll in music festival history at Coachella (Or was it? No official word yet…), beloved indie rockers Arcade Fire announced two Los Angeles stops on their Reflektor tour.  
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New Album Releases: April 22, 2014

Iggy Azalea, Neon Trees, Asher Roth, & more!

Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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If somehow you didn’t get your fill of new music this Saturday during Record Store Day 2014, good news! We have eleven more full-length album releases for you to treat your ears to right now!
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Moogfest 2014: The Synthesis of Art, Tech, & Music

Asheville, NC festival kicks off this week!

April 21st, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: News
Moogfest 2014

If you haven’t heard of Moogfest yet, you’re in for a treat: It’s like SXSW, Coachella, and TED Talks all rolled into one.
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Vans Warped Tour 2014 Reveals Full Lineup

Something for everyone on this year’s tour!

Mary Bonney
Category: News
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With just a few short weeks until summer begins, Coachella has gotten Los Angeleans into the summer music festival mood. Since I can’t rock a crocheted crop top and sunnies (you go, Vanessa Hudgens!), I am getting excited for my slice of summertime sing alongs at the Vans Warped Tour!
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Top 5 Beatles Soul Covers

Taking the Beatles to a whole different level!

April 18th, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: News, Staff Pick
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It might come as a shocker to you that a music blogger is a Beatles fan. No? OK, moving on…
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Budweiser Made in America Fest Taps LA

JAY Z brings Philly’s Labor Day festival to DTLA

Marni Epstein
Category: News
Made in America

Think two weekends of Coachella is a big deal? How about one festival happening at the same time on two coasts? That’s what the Budweiser Made in America festival has planned for this summer. Los Angeles and Philadelphia — can you even handle it?
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