In August Sunset Junction was denied a permit by the Board of Public Works, due to unpaid fees. This left everyone scrambling to get money they were owed, including ticket buyers, vendors, and bands themselves.
Sunset Junction Neighborhood Alliance proceeded to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protec ... More >>
Awkward family photosEver chock full o' surprises, organizers of L.A.'s annual Sunset Junction festival announced they've partnered with Silverlake landmark El Cid to host a new sixth stage at its 2011 festival.
The news comes on the heels of the recently-announced Hotel Cafe stage at the f ... More >>
Darren AnkenmanHot Hot HeatKevin Bronson wrote a great feature for our print edition this week on the rebirth of former big-label hopefuls Hot Hot Heat as a proper indie act (courtesy of LA's Dangerbird Records). The band will be playing their new material at a month-long Wednesday residence ... More >>
Back in September we announced the then-pending cross-country bike trek of Dangerbird co-owner Jeff Castelaz, riding from the far end of Florida to our own Hollywood Hills in 30 days to raise money for The Pablove Foundation. Castelaz founded that non-profit in honor of his late 6-year-old son -- Pa ... More >>
Bondies Battle On
It’s been nearly 4 years since The Von Bondies breakthrough Pawn Shoppe Heart helped them pierce the indie-rock bubble of obscurity –due both to infectious pop grinders on that disc like the buoyant single “C’mon C’mon” and (according to Jack White, at least) -the wide ... More >>