New Music: Bonobo – “Flashlight” & “Pelican”

Energetic new tracks from forthcoming EP

November 17th, 2014
Marcus Slater
Category: News
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This upbeat, guitar-infused groove is the title track from Bonobo’s forthcoming EP, Flashlight. WARNING! You will want to dance.
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Hail Mary Mallon Announces Bestiary Tour

Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic bring their skills to LA

November 13th, 2014
Jay Chirinos
Category: News
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Aside from being the hosts of one of the best hip-hop shows I’ve seen in recent years, the cult legend Aesop Rock and his collaborator Rob Sonic have released a second album under the banner Hail Mary Mallon. Bestiary was released this week through the ever-excellent Rhymesayers label, and on the back of that album, the duo has announced a tour that will bring them through this very city.
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New Music: Kimberly Anne – Show Me Love (Esta RMX)

Nope. Still not over this song.

Marcus Slater
Category: News
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Just when I thought my obsession with this 20-year-old song was over…along comes Kimberly Anne and Esta. Suddenly, I’m showing love all over again.
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Robbie Robertson’s Son Releases Picture Book

Heartwarming tribute to The Band member

November 12th, 2014
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: News
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Sebastian Robertson has crafted a heartwarming tribute to his father, musician Robbie Robertson of The Band, through his simple, beautifully illustrated children’s book Rock & Roll Highway: The Robbie Robertson Story. The book chronicles Robertson’s journey as a young guitarist in Canada who, with extreme fervor and dedication, grew up to become one of rock and roll’s most influential musicians.
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New Album Releases: November 11, 2014

Foo Fighters, Röyksopp, Damien Rice, and more!

November 11th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, News
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Happy Veteran’s Day, America! Be sure to thank your military friends, co-workers, and family for their service today, then listen to some new music. Might we suggest you start with the ten albums below? These are the releases we’re most excited to check out today. Be sure to leave your sugggestions in the comments!
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Almost Acoustic Christmas Lineup Announced!

25th year of LA’s best show may be the best ever!

November 10th, 2014
Gerry Doot
Category: Lead Story, News
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It’s almost hard to believe that KROQ is throwing its 25th Almost Acoustic Christmas. What’s even harder to take in is the lineup for the epic show at The Forum. Apparently when you throw a 25th anniversary party for something, it’s a big deal.
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Playing For Tips In The Digital Age

Artists can now earn tips by livestreaming sets

Kristin Houser
Category: News
Digital Tipping

While a young Billy Joel had to rely on people putting “bread in [his] jar” to make rent back in ‘73, today’s musicians are likely more concerned with how many bitcoins fans have in their PayPal accounts.
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Throwback Thursday: Art Garfunkel and The Graduate

Recounting a legend and his work 50 years later

November 6th, 2014
Alice Carson
Category: News, Staff Pick
Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel celebrated his 73rd birthday yesterday. The six-time GRAMMY winner dabbles in almost every facet of music, from traditional recordings to film soundtracks to theater, leaving his distinctly angelic mark on everything he touches.
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Don’t Miss Jason Ross At Elevate Lounge

Special guest Kristina Sky to join Nov. 13th event

November 5th, 2014
Twila Grissom
Category: News
Jason Ross

Altru Events has announced that they are pleased to host Jason Ross for his exclusive Anjunabeats Release Party at Elevate Lounge in Downtown Los Angeles next Thursday night. Jason is the newest member to the Anjunabeats family and was recently named as Above & Beyond’s breakthrough artist of 2014 in their DJ Mag 100 interview.
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CLOSED: Win Tickets to See Capital Cities!

Local favorites play LA on November 20th!

November 4th, 2014
Lesley Park
Category: News
Capital Cities

We here at LAmb have been all about Capital Cities for some time now. Say what you will about how overplayed “Safe and Sound” is; you really don’t know jack until you’ve seen these Angelenos live.
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