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.
3 days ago | Locals Only
Last week, on Thursday, Jan. 28, L.A.'s latest live music venue quietly made its debut with the Honkytonk Hacienda, a country music night normally held at El Cid. The show went down with little fanfare, as did the live music over the next two nigh...
4 days ago | Goodbye
Maurice White, founder of the influential band Earth, Wind and Fire, died in Los Angeles early Thursday morning, the band's publicist has confirmed. He was 74 and had long suffered from Parkinson's disease. A Memphis native, White's music career b...
6 days ago | Festivals
For anyone who grew up on '90s rock, the generator parties of California's low desert communities — towns like Palm Desert, Indio and Joshua Tree — are the stuff of legend. The infamous renegade events, held far off-road in the canyons and washes ...
10 days ago | Bars
The Roosterfish, the funky gay bar that has been a landmark on Abbot Kinney Boulevard for more than three decades, will permanently close its doors later this year. Bartender Gaetano Jones confirmed the news on Wednesday via Facebook, saying,...
10 days ago | EDM
EDM is coming to prime-time network television, thanks to a new partnership between veteran DJ/producer Paul Oakenfold, L.A.-based production company TV4, and the Fox Broadcasting Company. Together, they are presenting the first Electronic Music A...
10 days ago | Los Angeles Concerts
Old Town Pasadena is getting a gift this Valentine's Day: a brand-new concert venue, located in Paseo Colorado, in the sprawling space once occupied by a Gelson's. Named the Rose, it's the latest nightspot from Sterling Venue Ventures, the company...