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News by Jack Sheehan

  • Category: Reviews

    The ‘Close Encounters’ Of Space Jesus’s Album Release Party

    The line to Slake is long and narrow, just like the venue. After a short wait and small talk with the soon-to-be-spunions, we enter what looks like the perfect mix of a Soviet satellite nation bomb shelter and a club where extras from the movies “Hackers” and “The Matrix” would chill.  Lo and behold a […]

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    The Motet and Chromatropic Funk Fusion Up In The Brooklyn Bowl

    Last Friday, November 6th, The Motet kicked off their two-night run at Brooklyn Bowl, with NYC natives Chromatropic starting the night right. Chromatropic began in a lulled g minor rubato flow. Instantly, the rage zombies marched forward in a fashion no military would approve. Two by two they walk toward the front, as the band stands high above on stage. […]

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  • Category: Features

    Space Jesus Talks New Album, Collaborations And More On L4LM

    Boulder-based producer Space Jesus sat down with L4LM to talk about all of his ongoing projects. His genre is described as ‘BASS’, though the acclaimed producer has been known to incorporate influences from hip hop and Chicago Footwork, all to make a psychedelic experience that brings low frequencies from the high heavens and beyond. With a […]

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  • Category: Features

    L4LM Exclusive: Stream New Mastersounds’ New Album ‘Made For Pleasure’ In Full

    This Friday marks the release of The New Mastersounds’ newest creation, Made For Pleasure. The band dives into their dance music roots on the new album, bringing out some jazz, soul, funk, and reggae tunes for a groovy release! The New Mastersounds Share Mini-Documentary Highlighting New Album Thanks to the band, we’re delighted to share […]

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  • Category: Features

    Matt Butler Describes The Challenge Of Conducting A Jam Band

    We caught up with Matt Butler, founder and conductor for the Everyone Orchestra, to discuss everything from his inspirations to his role in the band, and even the time a presidential candidate sat in on tambourine! L4LM writer Jack Sheehan sat down with Butler, and you can read the full interview below: L4LM: How do […]

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    New Mastersounds’ Eddie Roberts Talks New Music, Festival Appearances Ahead Of New Album

    On the heels of their new studio release, Made For Pleasure, due out October 2nd, L4LM writer Jack Sheehan sat down with New Mastersounds guitarist Eddie Roberts to talk about the band’s upcoming plans. Coordinated with the album release, NMS kicks off their fall tour on September 30th and won’t quit until November 7th, keeping the […]

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  • Category: Features

    Dopapod’s Chuck Jones Talks Bonnaroo, Werk Out… And Britney Spears

    On the heels of their huge Bonnaroo performance, L4LM writer Jack Sheehan sat down with Chuck Jones, the bassist of Dopapod. The band is firing on all cylinders having released their highly-acclaimed 2014 album, Never Odd Or Even, and with a full summer tour schedule ahead. With appearances at festivals like The Werk Out and more, expect big things from Jones […]

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  • Category: Reviews

    Lettuce and Soul Rebels Heat Up Summer Stage In Central Park

    Last Saturday, June 13th, Central Park was filled with grateful concertgoers for another incredible, free performance at Summer Stage. It sold/souled out quickly; over 5,000 people were there that afternoon. We Want The Funk! L4LM’s Top 10 Current Funk Acts Enter the musicians. The Soul Rebels are lined up from trumpet to sax to trombone to […]

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  • Category: Features

    The Werks’ Rob Chafin Discusses The Werk Out Festival

    Now in its sixth year, The Werk Out Festival has grown from a small gathering to a full-fledged festival. With headliners like Umphrey’s McGee, Papadosio, Lettuce, Dopapod, and, of course, The Werks, this year’s festival seems to be the biggest and brightest yet. Here’s Why You Don’t Want To Miss This Year’s The Werk Out Festival […]

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    Roots of Creation and Hayley Jane & The Primates Tease Grateful Dead, Star Wars & More

    Garcia’s, as anointed by Jerry’s daughter Trixie Garcia, is a strange trip. As the metro north train pulls up to the Portchester stop, the Capitol Theatre stands as a citadel. Garcia said it was his favorite east coast venue, and to this day it remains a bastion of the counterculture sound. Garcia’s is the Hole-in-the-wall […]

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