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WATCH: Lydia Performs Their New Song “Knee Deep” Live

Gilbert, Arizona indie outfit, Lydia have posted a video of them performing their new song, “Knee Deep”, live at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco, California on November 14.

The song stays true to their original indie sound with ambient guitars and familiar vocals.

Lydia is said to be working on their Fall release, a follow-up to 2011′s Paint It Golden, though it has yet to surface.

The band also has a string of dates coming up in Texas and Arizona before the year’s end. Check out the dates here and watch Lydia perform “Knee Deep” below. …

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Lydia Aiming For Fall Release, Post Studio Preview

Gilbert, Arizona indie duo, Lydia, are recording a new album with the aim of releasing it this Fall. Leighton Antelman and Craig Taylor will once again be working with producer Matt Malpass (Decoder, The Ready Set). Lydia has worked with Malpass on their previous three releases. Antelman and Malpass even started a band together called The Cinema and released their debut, My Blood is Full of Airplanes, last year.

Lydia’s forthcoming release will be their fifth and will follow-up last year’s Paint It Golden. It will also be the group’s second release as a duo, as the band …

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STREAM: The Cinema and Somnous – Beautiful

A couple months ago when indie-pop duo, The Cinema, announced that they would be delving into hip-hop, many shook their heads. Some thought of scene-producer mastermind Matt Malpass and Lydia singer Leighton Antelman rhyming and/or producing a hip-hop adventure as far-fetched or even foolish. Alas, the duo made good on their word…without Antelman coming up with the bars thankfully.

The Cinema teamed up with Milwaukee, Wisconsin hip-hop artist, Somnous (Sean Rogers) on a track called “Beautiful.” You can stream the song after the jump. “Beautiful” will be available on iTunes and Amazon on 15 June. At least the song …

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The Cinema/Lydia Are Recording, Hint at New Project

According to a Facebook/Twitter update by producer Matt Malpass, a brand new project has taken root and will feature Lydia‘s Leighton Antelman and musician Sean Rogers who records under the name Somnous.

The project will be Hip-Hop based and is hinted to sound like “The Cinema + Kid Cudi.” One song has been revealed to be titled “Macaroni & Police Reports,” a result of the writing phase the musicians are currently undergoing.

In addition to this new project, Leighton has confirmed on his Facebook that 2 new The Cinema songs are prepared to record as well as 2 …

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Lydia Unveil ‘Paint It Golden’/ Touring Details

Quite a bunch of information from Arizona rockers Lydia has been put in front of us today so we hope you’re excited.

The group have announced the release date for their forthcoming effort, Paint It Golden, will be available on October 4. This is the first new full-length since 2008′s hit Illuminate. By simply looking to the left you can get a look at the interesting cover artwork and be sure to let UTG know what you think of the concept, plus track-listing, by commenting.

On top of everything else, Lydia rolled out a full touring schedule with …

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The Cinema reveal album track listing

Leighton Antelman and Matt Malpass’ project, The Cinema will be releasing their debut album, My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes, on September 13th. The album will feature ten songs, which can be seen after the jump. Will you pick up this album?…

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The Cinema post album teaser

Leighton Antelman of Lydia and producer Matt Malpass’ project, The Cinema, will be releasing their debut album, My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes, on September 13. After the jump, there is a teaser for the new album. You can also hear an acoustic version of a new song entitled, “My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes.” What do you think and will you pick up the album? …

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The Cinema to release debut album

Leighton Antelman of Lydia and producer Matt Malpass’ project, The Cinema, will be releasing their debut album, My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes, on September 13. You can check after the jump for what Antelman had to say about the debut. Will you pick up the album?…

STREAM: The Cinema – Picasso

Leighton Antelman of Lydia and Matt Malpass a producer, have teamed up to create The Cinema. The band put out a new song entitled “Picasso” today, and the song will be featured on the future release from the duo. If you like what you hear and want to check out more songs, head here.

The Cinema stream a new song

Lydia‘s Leighton Antelman’s new project ‘The Cinema’ have posted an exclusive stream of a new song on Absolutepunk. You can stream “Say It Like You Mean It” here.…

Lydia’s Leighton Antelman creates ‘The Cinema’

Lydia‘s Leighton Antelman has started a new project called ‘The Cinema.’ Check out an introduction video to explain the project:

Lydia plan for an August/September release

In an interview with Lydia‘s Leighton Antelman, the vocalist discussed that the bands upcoming album will have a release date of late-August or early-September. He also elaborated on his decision to continue the band instead of starting a solo career that can be read below.

I’ve worked so hard for almost eight years, so I felt like I shouldn’t have to throw that all away just because me and the other guy that kind of was dragging me down split away. I felt like I’d done all the work and had put in so much time with the band