Lauren Salamone

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    January 8, 2013

    The New Limb Releases Single, "Blood Lust," In Anticipation For West Coast Tour

     OC-bred indie pop darlings, The New Limb, are kicking off the New Year right with a brand new single. Entitled "Blood Lust," the track's message couldn't be further from its title. The quintet--now based in L.A.-- premiered the song on PureVolume earlier today and vocalist Joey Chavez explaine ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011
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    January 13, 2011

    The 2011 OC Music Awards, Night 1

    [Mental Notes] Highlights from the first round of the Best Live Band competition at Detroit Bar

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    January 5, 2011

    OC Music Awards at Detroit Bar Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyNew Limb performing at Detroit Bar​Click here to see the slideshow!Honestly, I've never seen Detroit Bar as jam-packed as it was last night, the kickoff for the 2011 OC Music Awards series. Hipsters stormed the place, and everyone seemed to have (or know personally) a ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Jonas Brothers, Hanson, the New Limb, and Other OC-ish Music Links

    ​This week in local music news links... lots of material for tween girls.

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    August 5, 2010

    The New Limb Last Night at Detroit Bar

    Brandon Ferguson​The New LimbAugust 4, 2010Detroit BarThe Show: Listening to The New Limb's brooding piano-infused pop rock, it's hard to shake the feeling I've heard these guys somewhere before. Then it dawns on me: Maritime, the Milwaukee-based group featuring former Promise Ring singer Davey&n ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    The New Limb Diary: Day After Day !@#!?

    (Alt-pop four-piece the New Limb went on tour for the first time EVER, so they're sending Heard Mentality missives from the road. They've taken turns guest blogging; keyboardist and vocalist Lauren Salamone sends us the latest. Read their first entry here, their second one&n ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    The New Limb Tour Diary: Day !@#!?

    (Alt-pop four-piece the New Limb went on tour for the first time EVER, so they're sending Heard Mentality missives from the road. They've taken turns guest blogging; keyboardist and vocalist Lauren Salamone sends us the latest. Read their first entry here, their second one here and their third ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    The New Limb Tour Diaries: Days 3 & 4

    ​(Alt-pop four-piece the New Limb went on tour for the first time EVER, so they're sending Heard Mentality missives from the road. They're going to take turns guest blogging; on their third and fourth days on the road, Dan Perez and Lauren Salamone give us the scoop. Read their first entry here.-- ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    Over the Weekend: The New Limb Record Release Party at House of Blues, Anaheim

    Sarah Buss Photography​​The Hype: The release of the New Limb's debut album, Sounds People Can Hear, has been a long time coming. Especially after a year of surging popularity, packed local gigs and doting write-ups in all sorts of local papers and magazines (including ours).  ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010

    A Look Inside the New Limb's Sounds People Can Hear Listening Party

    ​For a bunch of reticent rockers from Costa Mesa, the New Limb crew likes to make a lot of noise. Made up of brothers Joey (vocals) and Adam Chavez (drums), Dan Perez (guitar) and Lauren Salamone (keys), the band releases its first full-length recording, Sounds People Can Hear, April 3, kicked off ... More >>

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    March 29, 2010

    New Songs, New Show, New Album from The New Limb

    Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyDan Perez of the New Limb at the Gypsy Lounge.​There's a lot that's new in the world of Costa Mesa indie-pop quartet The New Limb, recently named best indie band in the county by the OC Music Awards. They already have "new" in their name, so they're kinda used ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Last Night: OC Music Awards Showcase, Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa

    The Hype: The OC Music Awards has to be one of the cooler things going on around here. From now until the big bash March 6 at the Grove of Anaheim, it features a slew of free weekly showcases featuring the county's best bands. Tuesday's roster included the Union Line, which won an OC Music Award las ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    VIDEO: The New Limb Covering 'Wild World' on KUCI

    Costa Mesa's the New Limb, Huntington Beach's Honeypie and some d-bag named Albert stopped by KUCI's Press Pass Music show this afternoon. You can download an mp3 of the entire show, including Honeypie's cover of "I've Just Seen a Face," here; and check out this video of the New Limb covering "Wild ... More >>

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    June 16, 2009

    Slideshow: The New Limb and Stacy Clark at Detroit Bar

    Keith MayYou weren't at Detroit Bar last night? Oh, that's a shame. You missed out on some fun: balloons, crowns, birthday cake, The New Limb (whose Lauren Salamone is pictured here), Stacy Clark, a cameo from Cory Case, LA's Civalias, and, it's rumored, a certain alt-weekly music editor may have ev ... More >>