Fans Join Demrick On A High Ride Around LA

Rapper previews LP with smoked-out listening party

June 24th, 2016
Kimberly Quitzon
Category: News
Demrick

There are smoke-out sessions, and there are listening parties, but I’d never heard of a smoke-out listening party before Demrick.
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New Album Releases: June 24, 2016

This diverse list will make everyone happy

Lexi Kelson
Category: Lead Story, News
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We’ve got plenty of dream pop, freestyle rap, and synth swells to go around. Check out today’s impressive album release lineup and revel in the pure bliss of each track.
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Dear Boy Announces New EP: Parts Of A Flower

August 5th can’t come soon enough

Lexi Kelson
Category: Lead Story, News
dear boy

Once upon a time, alt-rock had a kid with ’90s British pop. Now that kid is all grown up, and he is your best friend. Yes, I’m talking about LAmb favorites Dear Boy.
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Head-Turning Burning Man Tech

Music & art fest uses tech to awe attendees

June 23rd, 2016
Kristin Houser
Category: News
creatue choir by Nicola Bailey

From a disembodied 12-headed programmable choir to a 27-foot tall flaming video game, tech keeps pushing the limits at Burning Man.

Many attendees to the Burning Man festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert come for the music, but a 50-foot-wide light sculpture activated by electro magnetism and hundreds of other large-scale art installations are turning the playa into a virtual gallery of epic proportions.
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KCRW Presents Free Concert Series: Sound In Focus

With Edward Sharpe, Nas, and more!

Lexi Kelson
Category: News
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It’s free music, people. You can’t find a better way to spend your summer nights. We have KCRW & the Annenberg Foundation to thank for this one. They’ve teamed up to create Sound in Focus, a free concert series with three dates in July.
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Cool Off Poolside At Splash House 2016!

Beat the heat with dance beats

June 22nd, 2016
Ashlee Burke
Category: News
splash house

Music festivals are a blast! They provide a seemingly never-ending supply of music and good people to spend your weekend with. However, in Southern California they can often also be (for lack of a better word) gross.
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Top 5 Summer 2016 Hip-Hop Concerts Hitting LA

Stay cool and go enjoy some live hip hop

June 21st, 2016
Kimberly Quitzon
Category: News, Staff Pick
high road tour

Although California is anticipating a particularly hot summer this year, if you’re a hip-hop head in Los Angeles you can at least look forward to this: with new music comes new tours, and tons of great artists are getting ready to deliver at some of LA’s best venues.
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Show Preview: Cash Cash @ The Yost Theater

A night that’ll leave your feet sore

Lexi Kelson
Category: Lead Story, News
cash cash

You’re going to need to break out those dancing shoes for this show. EDM trio Cash Cash is coming to The Yost Theater in Santa Ana on Saturday, July 2nd, as part of the venue’s Independence Weekend celebration.
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Not Just (White) Boys’ Fun: Banshees

The women dominating the underground

June 20th, 2016
Lex Voight
Category: News, Staff Pick
Banshees Cover

First things first: check out my epically long intro to this series. Now that that is out of the way…

Feminism is more than important. It’s necessary.
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New Album Releases: June 17, 2016

It’s a good day for music & you

June 17th, 2016
Lexi Kelson
Category: Lead Story, News
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Puberty and politics are just two of the topics covered in today’s lineup of album releases. Take a listen to add some metal, harmonies, and gangster rap to your musical diet.
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