Also, Taj Mahal, Shakira, Sufjan Stevens and others
Plus, lots more to see, hear and consume in town, March 6-12
A mentor to Ben Harper; a "world music" propenent before there was even a name for it
Plus, UCLA Live's David Sefton weighs in
Think the "freak folk" movement is a new conceit?
Also, Kanye West, The Black Heart Procession and more
Greg Leisz essays the roots
Four killer producers on the cutting edge of independent film
Santa Monica’s lust for dollars may cost it dearly in charm and character
The Credibility Gap's one-night stand
At work and play in musical L.A.
A romp through L.A.'s rock, blues and country clubs