New Album Releases: April 15, 2014

Ingrid Michaelson, Duck Sauce, Chet Faker, & more!

April 15th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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This week’s list of new album releases includes a new LP from an indie darling songstress, a long-awaited return by a recently reformed rock act, a promising debut, and much more, so check out the ten albums that have us excited for new music this week, and be sure to let us know in the comments what you’ll be listening to today!
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Above & Beyond Announce Location for 100th GT Show

NYC hosts Group Therapy’s 100th episode

April 14th, 2014
Twila Grissom
Category: News
Above and Beyond Group Therapy

Above & Beyond just announced live on their Group Therapy podcast that the 100th episode of the radio show will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York City, on Saturday, October 18th!
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American Authors Film “Believer” Music Video in LA

And we go behind the scenes during the video shoot

Angelica Corona
Category: Lead Story, News
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Brooklyn-based band American Authors broke into the 2013 music scene with a vengeance with their uplifting, unforgettably catchy premiere track “Best Day of My Life.” The song powerfully launched them into the airwaves, commercials, and the hearts of thousands of new fans. The music video for the song was watched by millions within a few months, and without skipping a beat, the band is onto their next single.
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The Fontaines Release “Don’t Call Me”

New single from LA duo available for free download

April 11th, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: News
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When a friend told me to check out The Fontaines, I was a little nervous at the fact they are a brother-sister combo. I thought, “This is 2014. We don’t need a goddam Donny and Marie,” but this duo definitely ain’t The Osmonds.
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As I Lay Dying’s Mixed Messages

Guitarist Nick Hippa responds to AILD statement

Paige Montgomery
Category: News
As I Lay Dying

Since the arrest of frontman Tim Lambesis, fans of Southern California’s As I Lay Dying have been left in the dark as to the future of the GRAMMY-nominated metal band.
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Weekend Jumpstart: April 11-13, 2014

Coachella weekend one is finally here!

April 10th, 2014
Mary Bonney
Category: News
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Los Angeles has been abuzz this week as music lovers are gearing up for one of the most anticipated weekends of the year: Coachella. My Facebook feed has been filled with friends begging for a ticket to the sold-out music festival or packing their coveted bracelet for a weekend of sweaty, sticky, music-loving heaven. If you aren’t traveling to Indio this weekend, though, never fear as we still have plenty of worthwhile performances taking place here in Los Angeles.
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Outside Lands Releases 2014 Lineup!

Close out the summer with that other Cali festival

April 9th, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: News
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I honestly don’t think Outside Lands will ever beat its 2012 lineup featuring headliners Neil Young, Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Foo Fighters, Sigur Ras, Jack White, and Beck. Yeah, that’s a lot to list, but that shit was ridiculous. This year’s lineup ain’t too shabby either, though, featuring both classic and modern acts that will make for a great weekend in the Bay.
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The Antlers Announce New Tour Dates

Includes July Troubadour date in support of album

Jay Chirinos
Category: News
The Antlers

Last week we posted the video for the single “Palace” by The Antlers, the first release off their forthcoming album Familiars. Now the Brooklyn trio has announced a set of tour dates that, would you believe, includes a performance in Los Angeles at the Troubadour on July 12th. Tickets for the show will be available on Friday for those of you who aren’t running around in the desert sun of Coachella.
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Show Preview: Katie Herzig @ The Troubadour

Album release show tonight!

April 8th, 2014
Marni Epstein
Category: News
Katie Herzig

Dream pop artist Katie Herzig recently kicked off her national tour at SXSW, and tonight she’ll be taking the stage at the famed Troubadour to celebrate today’s release of her latest effort, Walk Through Walls.
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New Album Releases: April 8, 2014

EMA, De Lux, The Faint, and more!

Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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From a couple of releases by supergroups to several by bands whose members have known each other since way, way back, this list is eclectic for sure, but all of the albums on it share one thing in common: they deserve at least one listen.
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