Album Reviews

07/21/15



Tame Impala Bears It All On Psychedelic New Release, 'Currents'

Tame Impala, the brainchild of Australian psychedelic-rock virtuoso Kevin Parker, is back with their third record, Currents. The album, released July 17th, is absolutely brilliant. An evolutionary step musically, Currents takes the raw grit from 2012’s Lonerism while adapting a heavier aptitude for the dreamy beats and poignant imagery. Heavily produced, this pressing walks a thin line between dance album and backroom lounge. The thirteen tracks, just as predecessor Lonerism, are rich in vivi [...]

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The Revivalists Shine On Diverse And Powerful New Album, 'Men Amongst Mountains'

After four years of touring, New Orleans rockers The Revivalists are back with their third studio album, Men Amongst Mountains. “This one feels different,” says drummer Andrew Campanelli. From s [...]

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Turkuaz Get Back To Their Roots On 'Stereochrome'

Stereochrome, the newest EP from Brooklyn-based funk band Turkuaz, is a return to their roots in both form and content. Recorded at Brooklyn’s Galaxy Smith Studios on vintage gear and captured on [...]

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07/16/15



'Ashes & Dust' Is Warren Haynes Like You've Never Heard Him Before

Back in November of 2014, Railroad Earth posted a handful of pictures with Warren Haynes from the studio. At the time, the collaboration remained mysterious... what were the two creative forces do [...]

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Looking Into 'Magnifique', Ratatat's First Album In Five Years

If there’s one thing that Magnifique can be proud of, it’s that it makes Ratatat’s five year absence feel like a snap of the fingers. As to why, well, that becomes pretty clear after you give i [...]

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Slightly Stoopid Recruits Karl Denson, Sublime Members, & More For Perfect Summertime Release

Slightly Stoopid’s latest release, Meanwhile...Back At The Lab is mesmerizing, embodying the California based group on all accounts. The 14-track album is packed with an array of dub, reggae and roc [...]

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Galactic Explores New Territory On Guest-Heavy Album (Full Stream)

Over the years, Galactic has made a noticeable trend of evolving their sound from traditional New Orleans funk to incorporating more modern elements like electronica, fusion, jazz, and sampling, all [...]

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A Look Into Frank Zappa's Unreleased, 100th And Final Album [Full Stream]

This is it, folks. The 100th and final official Frank Zappa album, Dance Me This, has arrived courtesy of the Zappa Family Trust, and it’s a work of pure genius. “The present-day composer refuses [...]

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Cornmeal Return To Form On 'Slow Street', First New Album In Nine Years

Cornmeal, the Midwest bluegrass powerhouse from Chicago, IL, is back after a nine-year hiatus with their latest album, Slow Street. The new release an outstanding collection of original material that [...]

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Theatrical 'Montage Of Heck' Release To Feature Brand New Kurt Cobain Song

When the HBO documentary Montage of Heck hits the theaters on August 7th, the film wi ...


Turbo Suit Ft. Umphrey's McGee's Ryan Stasik To Perform Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

Live For Live Music is proud to announce that Indianapolis electro-funk trio Turbo ...


The Avett Brothers Announce Additional Fall Tour Dates

The Avett Brothers have announced dates for a fall tour, performing occasionally betw ...


Phish Announces Webcasts For Two Upcoming Shows

Phish has revealed the next two shows to be broadcast through LivePhish: 8/4 at the R ...


Widespread Panic Premieres 'Steven's Cat', First Single From New Album

On the heels of their 12th studio album release, Street Dogs, perennial jam band Wide ...


Lockn' Fills Out Lineup With Grateful Dead's Core Four In Different Collaborations

The 'Core Four' of the Grateful Dead, namely Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Bil ...


Gary Clark Jr. Announces New Album, Shares New Song 'The Healing'

Guitar master Gary Clark Jr. has confirmed plans to release The Story Of Sonny Boy ...


Watch 1,000 Musicians Cover Foo Fighters For Epic Hometown Concert Plea

If you want The Foo Fighters to play your town, you can't just ask them. They're rock ...


Phish Releases Pro-Shot Footage Of Epic 'Simple' Jam From Bend, OR

Debut music aside, one of the improvisational highlights from Phish's two-night Ben ...


Billy And The Kids To Join Railroad Earth And Snarky Puppy At Red Rocks

As if an evening with Railroad Earth and Snarky Puppy at Red Rocks Amphitheatre ...


Listen: Prince Shares Funky New Single, 'Stare'

With the building anticipation of his 34th and "super funky" studio effort, The Hit ...


Turbo Suit Announces 'The Tiger Blood Tour' Schedule

Indianapolis funk trio Turbo Suit is set to take to the road this fall on 'The Tiger ...


Watch Full Sets of The String Cheese Incident, Twiddle, Dopapod, and Nahko at the Red Rocks

The String Cheese Incident, Twiddle, Dopapod, and Nakho and Medicine For The People ...


Watch Branford Marsalis Jam With Dave Matthews In Florida

Renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis has been making his presence felt on the curre ...


Gaslight Anthem Release Statement Announcing Indefinite Hiatus

Rockers The Gaslight Anthem have just announced an indefinite hiatus. The news came v ...


Phish Busts Out 'The Connection' In Jam-Heavy Texas Finale

Now on the sixth night of their 24-date summer tour, Phish was clearly ready to have ...


Watch Dr. Klaw (Members Of Lettuce & Dumpstaphunk) Heat Up Brooklyn Bowl In Rare Performance

Dr. Klaw is a next-level supergroup comprised of Eric Krasno (Lettuce), Nigel Hal ...


Top 12 Music Venues In The US To See Before You Die

America is truly a wonderful place to be a music lover. This country has so many min ...


A Farewell To Camp Minglewood: Catskill Chill's Many Memorable Musical Highlights

With the Catskill Chill Music Festival celebrating its final year at Camp Minglewood ...


A Behind The Scenes Look At Camp Bisco 2015

Camp Bisco was truly a special weekend! Photographer Dave Vann was there to get a ...


Top 10 Bassists Of All Time By The Motet's Garrett Sayers

Garrett Sayers is the extremely talented bassist behind Colorado-based funk powerhou ...


L4LM Premiere: The Jauntee 'Flutterby' On New Single

With a brand new album, Excelsior, due out on August 7th, The Jauntee are spreading t ...


L4LM Exclusive: Watch SCI's Jason Hann, Nigel Hall & More Collaborate With Analog Son

Analog Son is a funky new supergroup with a rotating cast of talented cats lead by ...


Graham Nash Talks Moving On From CSN Drama, Focusing On Music

With the wonderful life that Graham Nash has had to date, there are many things to b ...


Over 45 Years Later, The Who's 'Tommy' Remains A Rock Masterpiece

In the first part of our Retrospective series on The Who, published oh-so-long-ago, ...


Top 6 All-Star Collaborations Set For Vibes 2015

It seems that one motif of 2015’s Gathering of the Vibes Festival lineup is artist ...


6 Undercard Acts Not To Miss At Gathering Of The Vibes

Gathering of the Vibes is fast approaching, and we couldn't be more excited! With an ...


These 15 Photos Capture The Excitement Of Phish's Tour Opener In Bend, OR

Phish played two sold out shows at the beautiful Les Schwab Amphitheater on July 21st ...


The Top 15 Umphrey's McGee Covers

For nearly 20 years, Umphrey’s McGee has steadily climbed their way to the tip-top ...


Top Photos From Pitchfork Music Festival's 10th Anniversary Celebration

Pitchfork Music Festival celebrated its 10th anniversary in style in Chicago’s beau ...


North Coast Music Festival's Co-Founder Reveals His Top 10 Can't-Miss Acts!

Michael Harrison Berg of Silver Wrapper, co-founding partner & co-talent buyer of ...


L4LM Exclusive: Watch Umphrey's McGee Record 'Plunger' Live For The London Session

Last year, Umphrey's McGee had the honor of recording in the world-famous Abbey R ...


The Most Anticipated Acts At Gathering Of The Vibes

With the 20th anniversary celebration of Gathering of the Vibes right around the corn ...


Top 20 Photos From Camp Bisco 2015

Camp Bisco 2015 was a blast, featuring fantastic sets from The Disco Biscuits, Pre ...





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