5 years ago | So Funny I Forgot to Laugh!
Ian Rubbish is the alter-ego of comedian Fred Armisen, he of Saturday Night Live, Portlandia and, yes, actual punk bands. Armisen, in fact, knows his punk, which is what makes Rubbish so much fun. He got every obsessive detail correct in the SNL s...
5 years ago | East Side Love
It'd be easy if I could tell you that Thee Midniters bassist Jimmy Espinoza looks like any other unassuming grandfatherly type. But it's just not true. He had the first of his hits in 1965--with a live version of "Land of A Thousand Dances" that's...
FYF Line-up Announced! FYF x L.A. RECORD Booklet Released! Exclusive Semi-NSFW Excerpt of Naked LSD Jail Comic Within!7 years ago
FYF Fest announced their 2011 line-up today, excellently headlined on Labor Day Weekend by Descendents and featuring the return of Guided By Voices and some interesting second-billed bands. (Dead Milkmen?!) FYF, which will be partnering with Golde...
7 years ago | Low End Theories
From Adult Swim: new video by Atlanta's bloody-eyed Lilifuchs for for Flying Lotus' "Zodiac Shit" off Cosmogramma, apparently heavily influenced by screen-melting '70s animator Vince Collins. Adult Swim was an early adopter and supporter of Lotus-...
8 years ago
NPR did an insane list of Thanksgiving songs, but they're pretty much all about food--that's fine, but there's apparently something else to the holiday, isn't there? So here's a tiny little set of songs for the rest of the evening that hopefully t...
8 years ago | Locals Only
L.A. in sound and in spirit is nicely represented on GVSB's favorite videos of 2010 list. Flying Lotus, HEALTH and OFWGKTA's Earl Sweatshirt are in and let's include a bit from Bruce Haack in there, too, since L.A. label Stones Throw did that reis...