New Music From The Old Kids On The Block

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight, you are…our fire…

August 25th, 2014
Alice Carson
Category: Video
Nick and Knight

Anybody else who enjoyed Lisa Frank folders and gel pens in elementary school will know that the teen stars of the ’90s will always occupy a special section of my heart, a fortress of adoration that cannot be breached. The keepers of this fortress include the members of The New Kids On The Block, The Backstreet Boys, N*Sync, and occasionally 98°. Recently, two of those acts’ members, Backstreet boy Nick Carter and new kid Jordan Knight, have been making music together. No, I am not joking. Your 15-year-old fantasy has finally come true.
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Haim Premieres “My Song 5″ (ft. A$AP Ferg) Video

Rock trio releases funny clip for heartbreak song

Janelle Miranda
Category: Video
Haim feature

Haim has released an incredibly funny video for their new single, “My Song 5″ (feat. A$AP Ferg). The video centers around a dramatic daytime talk show and its quirky host, played by Saturday Night Live’s Vanessa Bayer, interviewing guests in uncomfortable situations. The show’s guest list features cameos from Kesha, Grimes, Big Sean, Haim’s parents, and more!
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LA Music Blogcast: August 21, 2014

With special guests Hi Ho Silver Oh!

August 22nd, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, Video
LA Music Blogcast Hi Ho Silver Oh

With David Fisch back in the TradioV studio last night, our hosting team was in peak form for this week’s live taping of the LA Music Blogcast. Also in peak form? Our guests Hi Ho Silver Oh!
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Top Five Undercard Acts Playing At FYF Festival

It’s a Goldenvoice fest, ergo a solid undercard

Lesley Park
Category: Staff Pick, Video
FYF Fest 2014 undercard

If you’re lucky enough to be hitting up this weekend’s FYF Fest, you’re no doubt fantasizing about the dance party you’ll find yourself in during Phoenix’s set or the alt-rock bonanaza that will ensue when sister act HAIM shreds like it’s nobody’s business. But if everything below those familiar names on the flyer is looking like gobbledygook, here are some handy suggestions to help you navigate the madness of Exposition Park.
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Captain Murphy Shares Origin Video, New Track

Bear witness to his divine presence

August 19th, 2014
Winnie Fan
Category: Video
captain murphy 2k14

Flying Lotus’ rapping alter ego Captain Murphy is back with a new track and an origin video. Adult Swim shared The Birth of Captain Murphy via Noisey last week, and this week “Cosplay” was released as part of Adult Swim’s Singles program (and is available to download now!).
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Play This Playlist: Best of OC’s Pacific Festival

This tracklist will keep you dancing all week long

August 18th, 2014
Janelle Miranda
Category: Staff Pick, Video
Pacific Festival

Bummed you missed Pacific Festival at the Newport Dunes in Orange County this past weekend? Turn that frown upside down with this tasty musical compilation designed to help you shake that groove thang all week long. Bonus, disco appears to be alive and well, and there is enough cowbell in this mix to make your head spin. Play these tracks, and your bad dance moves will instantly look cool again!
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LA Music Blogcast: August 14, 2014

With musical guests Valley Queen!

August 15th, 2014
Kristin Houser
Category: Lead Story, Video
Valley Queen LA Music Blogcast

Who gets pneumonia in their twenties in the middle of the summer in California? DJ Fisch, that’s who! With our fearless leader usual LA Music Blogcast host out sick, Naomi filled in on hosting duties this week alongside Mike and Marcus, and another LAmb staffer was in the house as well: The Doot himself, Gerry!
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Capital Cities Reveal Fall Tour Dates

Don’t wait “one minute more” to check out this duo

August 13th, 2014
Janelle Miranda
Category: Video
capital cities

Capital Cities has announced their own headlining tour for the fall following their support of Katy Perry’s Prismatic tour this summer. The tour will launch on October 1st in Denver, CO and will include appearances by Night Terrors of 1927 and special guests Sneaky Sound System and Cherub on select dates. This traveling dance party is going to bust a move across America, so check out the schedule and don’t miss your chance to join in!
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