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When Tim Heidecker says his wife is in school studying "criminalistics" to be a "private investigator, in law enforcement," it's hard to know whether to believe him. After all, ... More >>
Don Was is a frequent sight at shows around L.A. He's hard to miss: all hair, hat, sunglasses, and smiles. He made a name for himself as a bass player with Was (Not Was) as well as a producer for the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and Bonnie Raitt. Last year, he became the president of Blue Note Records. ... More >>
Jennie WarrenBy Justin Bolois
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In this week's music feature, we profile rock n' roll tailor Glen Palmer and his helter-skelter journey desig ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, we know. The top 20 greatest musicians of all time, in any genre. Where do we get off? Well, we'll tell you where we get off -- at Accuracy Station. Our team of writers listened to thousands and thousands of hours of music for this list, digging deep into the annals of history and explor ... More >>
If you have family in town for the holiday this weekend, try dashing over to Patrick Painter gallery in Santa Monica to a film of battling Buddhas or to Chinatown's The Company for an overly enthusiastic paintings show. You don't have to know art to enjoy, either.
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So what I'm Bob Dylan's grandson, you gotta problem wit dat, fool?The times truly are a-changin. Bob Dylan has left his legacy on countless folks, even in hip-hop. People may have forgotten, but he has collaborated with everyone from Kurtis Blow to Wyclef Jean (remember the "Gone Till Novembe ... More >>
We were so excited when we saw the wooden box on our desk with the words "Bob Marley" branded into the top. A CD box set? Possibly--if we are very very lucky--a box set of 7"s? With little booklets that have liner notes full of interesting and amazing facts about one of the word's seminal p ... More >>
Rhett MillerYou've probably heard Rhett Miller with his Texas alt-country band, the Old '97s, even if you didn't know it--the Old '97s rewrote that infectious Chili's song, made an appearance in the Vince Vaugn/Jennifer Aniston movie the Break Up and had a track on the Clay Pigeons soundtrack ... More >>
Here's an interesting contest Sony announced a few weeks ago through Facebook: Bob Dylan has made the basic elements of his track "Subterranean Homesick Blues" available for anyone to remix as part of a contest called The Remix Project. The best remix will win an all-expenses paid to SXSW. Wa ... More >>
About a year ago, cult NYC film director Abel Ferrara (Driller Killer, Ms. 45, the OG Bad Lieutenant, The Addiction, etc.) wrapped his indiepunk documentary on the legendary Chelsea Hotel. The film premiered at Cannes last year and is now being gradually unrolled across the US. Ferrara is com ... More >>
I am 33, the same age of Jesus. Clearly those kids in their teens and early twenties who you're meeting have some work to do to get as arrogant as me. But don't worry, sounds like they have plenty of time to catch up!