Psycho California 2015 Headliners Announced

Sleep, Pentagram, and Cult Of Luna top the bill

January 16th, 2015
Jay Chirinos
Category: News
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After weeks of waiting, SoCal metal fans were finally treated this week to the announcement of the headliners for May’s Psycho California at the Santa Ana Observatory, and the lineup does not disappoint.
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LA Music Blogcast: Live Shows and Antics

The Blogcast enters 2015 with some exciting news!

David Fisch
Category: Lead Story, News
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Happy New Year, everybody! We had a blast in 2014. The Blogcast crew discussed many a music topic, and we were joined in the studio by some awesome acts with exciting things to talk about and excellent music to play. Now that 2014 is over, we’re looking forward to what’s in store for 2015.
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Abelard Remixed The Seinfeld Theme And It Is Great

“This is gold, Jerry! Gold!”

January 15th, 2015
Marcus Slater
Category: News
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It’s hard to believe that Seinfeld’s iconic opening theme has avoided the remix machine for so long. Thanks to Abelard, though, that sad, sad stretch of time has finally come to an end with “SEINWAVE 2000.” And it is glorious.
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LA Music Blog Presents: Holychild @ The Echo

Free show this Monday, January 19th!

Kristin Houser
Category: News
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While the competition for my favorite album of 2014 was a stiff one (you try choosing between St. Vincent and RTJ2), one EP was far and away my favorite of the year: Holychild’s Mindspeak.
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New Bjork Album On The Way

Iceland’s greatest treasure announces Vulnicura

Sean Kramer
Category: News
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Bjork fans rejoice! The Icelandic singer has shared a handwritten note detailing the release of her next album, entitled Vulnicura!
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Top Five LA Artists Nominated For GRAMMYs

Throw your support behind these hometown acts

Kristin Houser
Category: News, Staff Pick
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Between the Golden Globes and the NFL playoffs, I found myself fully in touch with my inner fan last weekend, cheering for my favorites when they won and lamenting their losses. In just a few shorts weeks, I’ll be doing the same thing for several of my favorite LA-based musicians when they gather at Staples Center for the 2015 GRAMMY Awards, and while the safe money to win may not be on the below, these local acts deserve your support on Feb. 8th.
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Django Django Releases New Single: “First Light”

Art pop act is back with a new single for 2015!

Melissa Karlin
Category: News
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Art-pop/post-punk/electronic quartet Django Django has released “First Light,” its first new single of 2015! The track is taken from the high-energy Scottish act’s forthcoming new album, their first since releasing their debut in 2012.
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Hidden In Plain View Announces Anniversary Show

Emo rockers to play entirety of Life In Dreaming

January 13th, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: News
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My love affair with music began when I first discovered “emo.” The genre’s raw, emotional tracks made me feel like — finally! — someone understood me, and I quickly fell in love with the music of Something Corporate, Bright Eyes, Taking Back Sunday…and Hidden In Plain View.
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New Album Releases: January 13, 2015

Panda Bear, Meghan Trainor, Mark Ronson, & more!

Kristin Houser
Category: News
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It finally feels like a normal release week again, readers! After the lull that inevitably comes with the holidays, I’m happy to report that I had no trouble finding ten notable new releases to share with you this week. Check out the eclectic list below, and be sure to let me know in the comments if I missed a gem
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