Andy Hermann has written for L.A. Weekly since 2012 and joined the staff as music editor in 2014. Previously he was the national music editor for Metromix and managing editor for ArtistDirect. His work has also appeared in XLR8R, the Daily Dot, Diffuser.fm, and the Boston Phoenix among others. He lives in Highland Park and still holds out hope for a Talking Heads reunion.
2 days ago | Folk You Very Much
Los Angeles is a city of background noise. No matter where you are, listen close and you'll probably hear the distant thrum of freeway traffic or the buzz of a passing helicopter. We're so used to it, we barely notice it. Maybe that explains why T...
16 days ago | Festivals
Insomniac Events continues its quest for domination of North America — or at least Las Vegas — by announcing today that it will be partnering with Life Is Beautiful, the music, food and arts festival held annually in downtown Vegas. Insomniac, the...
22 days ago | EDM
Insomniac Events announced the lineup for the 2015 edition of Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas today, and it's chock full of the usual EDC suspects: Tiësto, Calvin Harris, Hardwell, Kaskade, plus a few old-school stalwarts like Moby and Carl Cox....
22 days ago | East Side Love
One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. The son of a Cuban-American mother and a Scottish stepfather, with a biological father reported to be a direct descendent of Buffalo Bill Cody, Canyon Cody seems fate...
22 days ago | People 2015
One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. Before Bei Bei He can play her guzheng, she has to put on her picks. Patiently, the 32-year-old Hacienda Heights resident attaches all eight of them to her fingertips...