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Lina Lecaro Robyn, Royksopp
At the Hollywood Bowl
Sat., Oct. 23
Better than... Dancing/drinking/cruising the pain away on a West Hollywood dance floor.
Robyn's fanbase is about 80% gay men. It's not hard to figure out why. She's the definition of "fierce" on stage, donning wild, androgyno ... More >>
This week in our print edition, LA Weekly critics review five movies coming out this weekend. Also check out Sam Wasson's confrontation of Terrence Malick, as he writes, "Perhaps it's time to reach for the light, prop up against the headboard and give this relationship some fresh cons ... More >>
Listen up Gringos! Today might be Cinco De Mayo but did you know there's a lot more to the strangely non-English language celebration than rhyming 'Cinco' with 'Drinko'? There is! You see, there's this country called 'Mexico' just south of here, and it turns out Cinco De Mayo actually commemorates ... More >>
Everything's Archie! MyspaceA cartoonized Don Kirshner presents The Archies with their gold record
Just a word here about the passing of a giant, Mr. Don Kirshner, who died today at the age of 76.
Now, some of us who were around back in "the day" might appreciate a bit of context-putting-in ... More >>
Joe Sib, unpluggedJoe Sib -- Side One Dummy Records co-owner, former Wax frontman and former Indie 103.1 DJ (he currently hosts Complete Control on Star 98.7) -- gets nostalgic in his one-man show, California Calling: Growing Up Punk Rock, which he's been touring for a year and performs at th ... More >>
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the reggae-popTrue story: here at the West Coast Sound Headquarters we have a whiteboard where we write down story ideas and one of the items for a while has been "Sweden: WHY?"
We're truly puzzled about all these Scandinavian acts that sing in ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Rachel Rosenthal at 83NEW REVIEW THEATER PICK THE BROWNING VERSIONâ€‹Photo by Victor MartinsThough not as widely known or acclaimed as his contemporary British playwrights, Terence Rattigan was a superb dramatist and chronicler of hum ... More >>
Imagine West Coast Sound's surprise to find out, mere weeks ago, that a previously unheard-of local outfit called Music Go Music had been signed to Secretly Canadian with a full-length album, Expressions, promised for an October 6 release. Who were these mysterious ABBA-loving Eastsiders? Don't they ... More >>
CLICK HERE FOR COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSLAND OF THE TIGERS IS THIS WEEK'S PICKLand of the Tigers Photo by Jon Beauregard
Noises OnCool Cats and Hot ActorsAct 1 of the Burglars of Hamm's hilarious and thought provoking comedy, Land of the Tigers, outlandishly crosses Cats with Planet of the Ape ... More >>
Blender recently posted a list of John McCain's favorite songs. Sure, you could make fun of him for choosing kinda gay stuff like Perez Hilton did, but the more telling fact is that the most recent song on this list is more than thirty years old.
Think about that. Thirty-one years have come and ... More >>