Lalah Hathaway, B. Slade
B.Slade is the new stage name for Tonex, a former gospel singer who shocked his fans by coming out of the closet a few years back, and was the subject of a compelling New Yorker profile.
Nowadays many people don't know what to make of him, including th ... More >>
Friday, January 11
Carolyn Edwards, Adam Marsland
As leader of both Spindle and 3D Picnic and a longtime member of The Negro Problem, Carolyn Edwards is one of the best and brightest musicians in Silver Lake's indie-pop underground, but she reveals the full breadth of her talent through her so ... More >>
Animal Collective & Flying Lotus
Better than... shrooming while watching the Emmys.
*The Time Flying Lotus Pretended To Be A UCLA Physics Major
*Flying Lotus - Coachella - 4-14-12
The Hollywood Bowl is not the venue for working out new shit, that is if you don't c ... More >>
Esperanza Spalding & Anita Baker
August 22, 2012
I came into last night's show expecting more from Esperanza Spalding and less from Anita Baker. The audience was clearly prepared for something else. Last night, in what amounted to a generational battle of stage-craft and radio-friend ... More >>
Friday, August 10th
Saxophonist Dale Fielder has been honking around Los Angeles for some time now. He has recently gravitated towards the underappreciated majesty of baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams. Friday's appearance in front of LACMAs 202 streetlamps will be a preview of h ... More >>
Everything You Wanted to Know About Metal but Were Afraid to Ask
Top Ten Metal Albums for People Who Don't Know Shit About Metal
Top Ten Jazz Albums for People Who Don't Know Shit About Jazz
Top Ten Rap Albums For People Who Don't Know Shit About Hip-Hop
In our music feature this week, Jason Roche ... More >>
Stephin Merritt might be the greatest songwriter of his generation. Still, as has been reported before, interviewing him can be quite difficult.
He takes extraordinarily long pauses, then suddenly decides to interrupt just when you thought it was safe to speak. If you refer to him calling himself ... More >>
Jena ArdellApple and Galifianakis, BFFs 4eva.
In 2006, Zach Galifianakis and pal Fiona Apple teamed up to record a catchy, NSFW rap song titled "Come Over and Get It (Up in 'Dem Guts)". The track wasn't released until 2008 on a 7" vinyl to commemorate Chunklet magazine's 20th issue. We've nev ... More >>
We hear that last Monday RnB legend Anita Baker was in the studio working on her upcoming album due out in the Fall. This woulnd't be so newsworthy, but we've left two very important details out: she was putting the final touches on a duet with Snoop Dogg and that duet was Curtis Mayfield's " ... More >>
Ok they weren't really flip-flops, more like comfy black slides with rubber soles, and they were hidden under an entirely appropriate long and billowy 70s halter dress. But still I felt pretty earthy and under-dressed sauntering amidst all the Manolos and Choos that flooded the Staples Center last n ... More >>