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Forecastle Festival: Louisville, KY (Day Two)

My Morning Jacket headline Day Two, bringing hometown rock glory to Louisville's riverfront.

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Counterbalance: My Morning Jacket’s ‘Z’

You've got to want to rearrange and keep it off the record, off the record. Unless that record is the 556th most acclaimed album of all time. A 2005 mainstay is this week's Counterbalance.

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Governors Ball Day 1: My Morning Jacket + Florence and the Machine + The Decemberists (Photos)

A photo gallery from the first day of Governors Ball, featuring Florence and the Machine, MMJ, The Decemberists, St. Vincent and more.

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Los Angeles Film Festival Reboots With Focus on Discovery, World Premieres

With a new programming team and revitalized sense of purpose, the Los Angeles Film Festival launches its 21st edition this week with a reinvigorated mission.

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3 Jun 2015 // 2:05 PM

My Morning Jacket Catches Another Interesting Wave

“Jim had a great voice in our early 20s, but it’s crazy to hear how it’s grown over the years,” the bassist says.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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Los Lobos Brought the Jams for the Benefit of PBS on Cinco de Mayo

Unlike any other band, Los Lobos can provide a uniquely multi-cultural soundtrack for Cinco de Mayo in the City of Angels.

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22 May 2015 // 12:42 PM

NBC’s ‘Aquarius’ Takes on 1960s Los Angeles

David Duchovny trades tracking aliens for chasing mass murders as a Los Angeles detective trying to do his job in a world of free love, long hair, cheap drugs, police brutality, rising crime, protests, Black Power and the Vietnam War.

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Billie Holiday: The Centennial Collection

The Centennial Collection serves as a masterful representation of Billie Holiday’s enduring legacy.

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The Story of Billie Holiday’s Life Shouldn’t Overshadow the Power of Her Music

To say that Billie Holiday's songs remain memorable because we know she lived a hard life does her artistry a most insulting disservice.

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My Morning Jacket: The Waterfall

The Waterfall continues My Morning Jacket’s reign as a Grateful Dead for the 21st century.

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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for May 2015

Get the early word on new albums by My Morning Jacket, the Tallest Man on Earth, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

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Ivory Deville - “White Lights” (video) (Premiere)

Bluesy beer hall rock meets a sunny California vibe in the latest video by Los Angeles' own Ivory Deville, "White Lights".

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Tyler, The Creator: Cherry Bomb

Cherry Bomb is the first time in a long time that we’ve gotten to see Tyler grow up at all, but is it too much to ask for this 24-year-old man to mature a little faster?

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José James: Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday

Forgoing a more exploratory route, José James delivers a set of pleasantly predictable Billie Holiday covers.

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Chuck Prophet - “Tell Me Anything (Turn to Gold)” (video) (Premiere)

In his latest music video, Chuck Prophet goes a little noir -- and gets a lot of ketchup on him.

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Howls - “White Noise” (video) (Premiere)

The waifish vocals and electronic pulse of CHVRCHES meets a rock sensibility with the latest by the Los Angeles outfit Howls, "White Noise".

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The Show Ponies - “Run for Your Life” (video) (Premiere)

Watch the Show Ponies take their blend of old-timey folk and pop harmony to the hills of southern California with "Run for Your Life".

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Kill My Coquette - “3rd & Bonnie Brae” (video) (Premiere)

The Los Angeles rock 'n' roll outfit Kill My Coquette brings Breaking Bad and Scarface actor Steven Bauer on for their latest music video, "3rd & Bonnie Brae", an examination of the seedy side of Los Angeles.

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Jenny Lewis Channels Donna Summer in Live Video

Jenny Lewis has a new album out and is making the publicity rounds.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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