2 months ago | Reggae
“I had no idea I was going to get into music," says reggae/soul singer J Boog. "I thought I was going to work at the oil refinery my whole life, drinking every damn weekend, living check to check, hanging out with my Tongan homies, doing some musi...
4 months ago | EDM
“I’m letting you take a picture of me naked and showing the world.” That's what globetrotting DJ Steve Aoki told Justin Krook when he agreed to be the subject of the filmmaker's latest documentary, I'll Sleep When I'm Dead, which was released in m...
5 months ago | Reggae
“Reggae has been always about cannabis," says Marley D. Williams, bassist for the Santa Barbara reggae band Rebelution, who headline the Greek Theatre tonight. We're speculating about whether marijuana legalization will in any way change reggae cu...
3 years ago | So Funny I Forgot to Laugh!
The internet has made the dream of becoming a rapper attainable for many poseurs, ridiculous characters and shameless self promoters. Even comedians. Take Los Angeles-based comic Chris D'Elia, most famous for his role as Alex Miller on the NBC sho...
3 years ago | Contests and Awards
The L.A. Weekly's 2013 Web Awards honor the best of what's online. Check out the complete list of winners. The protagonist of "You Can Touch My Boobies" is one Jeffrey Goldstein, a Hebrew-school student studying for his bar mitzvah. Focused on his...
3 years ago | East Side Love
The Moose Lodge lounge is rocking. On this recent Saturday night in Whittier, rockabilly culture is alive and well. You know the look: The ladies are in classic polka-dot dresses and signature Bettie Page hair, flirtatiously stirring their drinks....