Woofer Cookers: 10 Songs For Bass Heads in 2014

Give your low end a workout

August 19th, 2014
Marcus Slater
Category: News, Staff Pick
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Bass music. R&B. Dubstep. Hip hop. All these genres are in a state of flux right now thanks to the extremely lively electronic music scene. The volume of producers and singers and other extraordinarily talented people out there making music with a heavy low end is staggering. It’s a good time to be a bass head.
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New Album Releases: August 19, 2014

Imogen Heap, He Is Legend, Kimbra, & more!

Kristin Houser
Category: News
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Another week, another batch of album releases to feed your need for new music! Check out the ten albums that have us most excited here at LA Music Blog, and be sure to let me know in the comments what you’ll be listening to today.
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New Music From We Were Promised Jetpacks

Third album, Unravelling, out October 14th!

Gerry Doot
Category: News
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When I saw We Were Promised Jetpacks back in February, I left the show feeling sweaty and emotionally drained. The Glasgow quintet has a way of doing that to people. Their constantly driving riffs are built around dynamics rather than an overly-technical performance, and lead singer Adam Thompson guides the audience through the music with gentle notes that lift to hair-raising hollers.
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HBO Releases “On The Run” Concert Event Trailer

Beyoncé & Jay Z special to air on September 20th

August 18th, 2014
Mary Bonney
Category: News
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I’m still in awe of power couple Beyoncé and Jay Z after seeing their wildly entertaining On The Run Tour at the Rose Bowl earlier this month. Thankfully, my friends who have been forced to listen to me repeatedly recount the amazing show have a chance to experience it for themselves in all its HD glory.
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Preview: La Santa Cecilia & Yuval Ron Ensemble

Free show at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes on 8/26!

Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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Voices of LA’s concert series has been one of our favorite things about Summer 2014 for several reasons, two of which will be teaming up for a show at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes later this month: La Santa Cecilia & Yuval Ron Ensemble!
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Little Daylight Set To Rock Out The Troubadour

With special guests Keta and Young Rising Sons!

Jaclyn Tamura
Category: News
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From interviews to concert coverage, Little Daylight is no stranger to us at LA Music Blog, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. We also couldn’t be happier that the trio will be making another pit stop in LA this week on their latest tour with Young Rising Sons!
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Weekend Jumpstart: August 15-17, 2014

To The Greek and back again…a music lover’s tale

August 14th, 2014
Alice Carson
Category: News
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As the nights grow longer and the days get shorter, summertime feels increasingly like a distant memory. September creeps closer, kids have started school, and we still don’t know who A is. In order to keep summer alive for a little while longer, Los Angeles is providing some fantastic live music to keep us grooving ’til we just can’t even.
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Karen O To Play Three Shows At Hollywood Forever

Yeah Yeah Yeah’s frontwoman’s intimate solo work

August 13th, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: Lead Story, News
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Several years after recording an album’s worth of personal and intimate material by herself, Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ singer Karen O has decided to share her collection of Crush Songs with the world. The title is a reflection of the material, with Karen saying she “crushed a lot” when writing the album around the time she was 27 years old, a topic I’m sure we can all relate to.
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New Album Releases: August 12, 2014

Alex Clare, FKA Twigs, The Gaslight Anthem, & more

August 12th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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I know the first album I’ll be checking out today is Alex Clare’s The Latest of the Hour follow-up, but the new LPs from FKA Twigs and The Gaslight Anthem won’t be too far behind. Which of today’s new album releases will be kicking off your Tuesday? Let me know in the comments, and be sure to enjoy new music all week long!
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Robin Williams Found Dead At Age 63

The iconic performer’s shocking apparent suicide

Gerry Doot
Category: News
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In one of the more shocking and saddening pieces of recent news, it was announced yesterday that performer Robin Williams died at his home in Northern California. After battling ongoing depression, he reportedly took his own life on August 11th.
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