It's hard not to notice: Indie bands seemingly soundtrack just about every sitcom, film and television commercial today. But why? Influential music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas swears it's not just about cheap labor.
"It's far more of a creative decision than a monetary one," she says. "We're pick ... More >>
Karaoke maxim: There's more to life than karaoke, you know, but not much more. --Occupy Karaoke participant Ti, with help from Morrissey
"So, have you heard of these kids who are doing karaoke for 25 days in a row? Occupy Karaoke?" we ask a fellow bar patron.
We're in the Atwater Village watering ... More >>
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
Known for his blend of heartland rock and old school R&B, Bob Seger has a fairly-staggering catalog of classic rock staples. Touring behind the release of yet another Greatest Hits package -- this time a 26-song, double disc set -- and with ... More >>
NOT coming out on 5/5: Queen LatifahWord got out that a celebrity will be coming out on May 5, possibly on the cover of People magazine. Rampant speculation started on popular site Jezebel and other internet founts of gossip and innuendo. Then, the Queer Town column in the LA Weekly's LA Dail ... More >>
It's going to take a lot for me to forgive John Mellencamp for 2007 and that the whole Ford Chevrolet commercial nightmare. While it's true that maybe I was watching too much TV that year, that god damned “Our Country” song, which I hesitate to say out loud because it'll likely spark an earwor ... More >>