The Bones of JR Jones: LAMB Session

Hot off of his new record release!

June 6th, 2018
Lex Voight

The Bones of JR Jones recently released his fourth project, Ones to Keep Close. The largely solo endeavor has plugged in and expanded, his once quiet and introspective songs, often mournful and heartfelt, have taken on a hard blues edge. While the influence of the delta blues and americana still rings through, the Chicago blues sound has a much bigger influence on this record, to stellar results.
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Cut Worms Share Video For “Cash For Gold”

The garage pop band to perform in LA June 7th

April 19th, 2018
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Lead Story, News, Video

Photo by Joyce Lee

Imagine knowing someone who has the dedication and willpower to write a song a day for four years. Well, Max Clarke, the prolific Brooklyn musician behind Cut Worms… he knew that guy. Instead of completely resenting his friend – a former roommate – for his hyper-diligent work ethic, Clarke was inspired by him. He vowed to devote at least an hour a day to making music, ultimately releasing two songs per month and building an enthusiastic, loyal fanbase.

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LAMB Session: Kitten

New wave revivalist rockers return to LA

March 10th, 2018
Lex Voight

It’s been awhile since I last checked in with LA-formed, Brooklyn-based Kitten. I caught them a couple years back opening up for Courtney Love at the Majestic Ventura Theater and the troupe impressed me with their incredible presence and sultry vibes. In the last few years, the band has turned to a brighter sound and a brighter future–the band’s next full length is imminent and they stopped by the Blog for an acoustic session. Watch below.
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LAMB Session: Cub Sport

Poised to hit the US for a national tour!

March 9th, 2018
Lex Voight

Cub Sport have quite the story to draw inspiration from. The Australian pop band has just released their second album, detailing their slow fall into love and eventual marriage. The songs span 8 years of growing feelings, courtship, anxiety, elation, reciprocation, and love. They are due to embark on a US tour in a month, so keep an eye out for them in the LA area!

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Belle Game live at Bardot

School Night gets set ablaze by “crush-pop” band

February 19th, 2018
Lex Voight
Category: Lead Story, Video

I had the luck to catch Belle Game the other week at School Night/Bardot amid a crazy couple weeks of work. The band specializes in a lush, sultry sound that reminds me of a little-known Boston band back in the day that I loved named Baby Boy H, where soundscapes and textures are mixed with darkly soaring vocals, cut with a definite edge by some excellent drumming and guitar work. They are going to for sure be a band to watch.
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LAMB Session: Michael Blume

Self care, self love, and self confidence

February 17th, 2018
Lex Voight
Category: Lead Story, Video

Michael Blume is looking to inspire. That much is clear from his gospel-infused pop sound, but his lyrical content and his statement of purpose make it clear that Michael Blume intends to make every last one of his listeners love themselves, so help him higher power. Having been featured in Time Magazine, Huffington post, Billboard, and numerous other publications, Blume and his band stopped by LAMB for a quick acoustic session, interview, and to lift some spirits. Check it out below.
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LAMB Session: Ocean Park Standoff

Summer Gods on the rise.

August 30th, 2017
Lex Voight

On the strength of two songs alone, Ocean Park Standoff landed a national tour with alternative legends Third Eye Blind and Silversun Pickups. The Summer Gods Tour, as it has been dubbed, is hitting the Greek Theater on 7/20 so be sure to get your tickets stat.
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LAMB Session: Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee astounds with two cover songs

August 19th, 2017
Lex Voight

Annabel Lee moved to Los Angeles recently from Massachusetts and already shes building up a cult-like following. With her mixture of absolutely sensational pipes, killer songs, killer work ethic, and endearing, no-nonsense personality, Ms. Lee is going to be making huge waves in a short time.
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LAMB Session: Sarah Darling

Nashville comes to LA

August 9th, 2017
Lex Voight

Three records in, Sarah Darling is taking charge of every aspect of her sound. Her last record, Dream Country, shows an amazing amount of confidence and control for a burgeoning country starlet, incorporating a wide array of influences and interests while maintaining a Nashville heart.
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