Must Watch: Break: The Musical – Episode 2

Kate’s editor is tempted by a tango…

September 28th, 2016
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, Video

Last week, staff writer Mary Bonney premiered her original musical web seriesBreak: The Musical. We met Kate, a Los Angeles music journalist, whose recent promotion came with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interview Carter, her rock star idol (played by America’s Got Talent finalist Brian Justin Crum).
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LAmb Sessions: Cheerleader

LAmb Sessions are back with Philly’s Cheerleader!

September 26th, 2016
Lex Voight
Category: Lead Story, Video

Where slightly circumspect pop is concerned, Cheerleader has the act nailed down. Their sound is stripped-back and easy, meant for long drives with the windows down as you feel the encroaching fall breezes stream through your hair (or across your head, in some self-referential cases).
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Exclusive Video: VOKES At Eat|See|Hear!

Concert series wraps with more than a little soul

September 21st, 2016
Kristin Houser

We’ve had some pretty major losses in the music community over the course of 2016, with some particularly painful ones in the mix. One of those artists is Prince, whose artistic brilliance and persona will remain ingrained in our collective consciousness so long as we keep spinning his records and periodically screening Purple Rain, which is exactly what happened at the very last Eat|See|Hear of the summer.
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Luna Shadows Debuts “Hallelujah California” Video

Monochromatic pop love letter to LA

September 13th, 2016
Mary Bonney
Category: Video
luna shadows

Local songstress Luna Shadows has had a massive summer. She released an EP filled with hazy, pop perfection (Summertime) and debuted her live show right here in the city that inspired her West Coast hymns. The Los Angeles singer/writer/producer/you name it shows no signs of stopping as she has now released her debut music video, and it’s for one of my favorite tracks of the summer.
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Run The Jewels Debut New Song In Video Game Clip

Gears of War 4 trailer features RTJ3 track

September 8th, 2016
Sean Kramer
Category: Lead Story, Video

Things have been relatively quiet lately in the Run the Jewels world, as Killer Mike and El-P are in the studio preparing their highly anticipated third album, the aptly-titled Run the Jewels 3. But the silence has been broken — if only slightly — via a Horde 3.0 debut trailer in support of the upcoming Gears of War 4 video game.
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Play This Playlist: The Best of Brainfeeder

Featuring Flying Lotus, Thundercat, and more

September 7th, 2016
Sean Kramer
Category: Staff Pick, Video

We’re really excited for the forthcoming Brainfeeder show at the Hollywood Bowl featuring Flying Lotus, Thundercat, The Gaslamp Killer, Shabazz Palaces, and George Clinton (you know that we’re giving away tickets, right?). Whether you’re a die-hard fan of the LA record label’s catalog looking to get even more pumped for the show or a newbie who needs a quick Cliffs Notes on what these guys are all about, enjoy this playlist of some of their most notable tracks.
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Special Force Debuts New Video For “99One”

Don’t miss their LP release show on 9/17!

August 31st, 2016
Anthony Marks
Category: Video
special force

What I like most about Special Force is their altruistic, communal approach to music. It’s not only about the hooks and beautiful melodies, but also about sharing the energy and enjoyment of sound, almost as if part of the goal is to encourage others to be loving and excellent. What can I say? The good vibes are contagious.
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Where Chromatics At?

The electronic cult-faves tease forthcoming album

Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Video

Electronic post-punk act Chromatics has established quite the fan base since their early-2000s formation, and despite the almost complete lineup overhaul (save for founding member Adam Miller), the group has managed to maintain a dreamy, atmospheric synth sound.
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