Gone for nearly four decades, the celebrated singer-songwriter is back. But where has he been?
Shuggie Otis The Echoplex 12-5-12 I have a couple of words for those who staggered out of the Shuggie Otis show less than an hour into the proceedings, politely holding the door for the like-minded strangers streaming behind them: Screw you. What did you show up expecting to see? Did you want to he ... More >>
Becky Sapp For some, Los Angeles' musical history fits nicely into categories; there was bouncing beach pop, Laurel Canyon folk, West Coast rap and Sunset Strip rock. But behind this shroud of notable names and iconic acts, there is a richer, more diverse portrait of music in Los Angeles. Th ... More >>
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