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Fandom: Shelby Lynne on Citizen Cope

Posted July 24, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 782 views]
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Shelby Lynne is currently in the studio working on new songs and will take a break from recording to bring her fantastic live show to us, with a full band, this weekend for Country in the City. 
We asked her to share a song by an artist she loves as part of our Fandom series.
Citizen Cope.
He calms me, and sends a message of …

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LAMC 2014 Review: Day 3

Posted July 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 730 views]
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Day 3 is always chock-full of panels and artist interviews in the day with almost no respite before the music begins early evening, starting at the acoustic showcase at SoHo’s world-famous SOB’s and then the LAMC showcase at The Gramercy Theatre, presentation of the Discovery award and music until the wee hours of the morning.
The acoustic showcase is a great opportunity to strip any …

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Fandom: Shaggy on RSNY

Posted July 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 817 views]

As part of our Fandom series we have multi-platinum selling reggae artist Shaggy telling us about one of his favorite new artists, RSNY. Shaggy plays Reggae Night at the Hollywood Bowl THIS Sunday.

The group that I would say I love and is feeling very passionate about is RSNY.
RSNY (Rock Star New York) who is signed to Ranch Entertainment (my label) they are currently developing …

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Weird Al Yankovic is Back!

Posted July 16, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 880 views]
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Guest contributor Jeff Miller is a giant Weird Al fan and the only person who could write this post. Pictured above with Al at KCRW
I can’t recall a time in my life when I wasn’t a fan of Weird Al Yankovic — I’m pretty sure there’s a video somewhere of a 5-year-old me singing “Eat It” and I’m one of about 10 people who …

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LAMC 2014 Review: Day 2

Posted July 13, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 947 views]
Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas @ Celebrate Brooklyn

(Read about Day 1 here)

I gotta say the weather in NYC is just fine this year. The least oppressive New York summer of any LAMC we’ve been to.  The Big Apple’s fine when it doesn’t feel like a Baked Pie.
The Conference floor looks a lot different than yesterday.  A cacophony of hearty greetings and on-the-fly interviews, packed with people, and a challenge to move …

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LAMC 2014 Review: Day 1

Posted July 13, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 1,041 views]
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The Quinceañera!
A coming of age in Latin American culture, no less so for the Latin Alternative Music Conference, which is celebrating 15 years since it’s inception. The cultural parallels beg for a shout-out and are sprinkled throughout as Raul and I witnessed the installations of mannequins adorned with Quinceañera dresses before the conference opened to the public.
It’s also a recognition of 15 years since …

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Fandom: Sturgill Simpson on Angel Olsen

Posted July 10, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,097 views]
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As part of our Fandom series we have Sturgill Simpson telling us about one of his favorite new artists. 
Angel Olsen…I’d swim across two oceans just to play music with her.
Lyrical content, abstract chord structures…I love it.
Plus she also has this look in her eyes that reminds me of a girl I knew in high school that was smoking hot, but always made me feel …

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Fandom: Porter Robinson on Point Point, Nomak and L’homme aux 4 lettres.

Posted July 2, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 1,336 views]

As part of our Fandom series we have  Porter Robinson telling us about one of his favorite new artists. The Chapel Hill, NC-based eletronic producer will release his highly-anticipated debut album “Worlds” on August 12.
I’ve been listening to what seems to be this emerging micro-scene in Paris – these three artists in particular, Point Point, Nömak, and L’homme aux 4 lettres.
The three artists pretty …

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Fandom: alt-J on Clipping

Posted June 26, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,395 views]

Editor’s Note: alt-J just released a brand new song called “Hunger of the Pine” from their forthcoming sophomore album. 
As part of our Fandom series, we have the members of alt-J telling us about one of their favorite new artists.
Words written by drummer Thom Green, with the blessing of the full band:
“I’ve been listening to Clipping a lot recently.
They’re a hip hop trio from L.A.
They …

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Fandom: Jim James on Daniel Martin Moore and Joan Shelley

Posted June 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,107 views]

As part of our Fandom series we have Jim James from My Morning Jacket telling us about one of his favorite new artists.
I would like to write about an album called “Farthest Field” by Daniel Martin Moore and Joan Shelley.
It allows the soul to comfortably leave the body and easily flow free of all earthly concern to the farthest corners of the field. The …

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