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 >>
Falling JamesHaroula Rose and Nicole Eva EmeryThis unusual, three-headed bill had a familial, down-home vibe, as members of each band sat in on one another's sets or stood supportively in front of the stage and -- in a modern rarity -- actually listened to the other musicians.
Even with this ... More >>
Sam HoldenGreg DulliGreg Dulli's estimable swagger and charm have been playing awfully well on his first-ever solo tour.
The former Afghan Whigs and current Twilight Singers frontman (and one of Los Angeles' favorite saloonkeepers) is winding down a five-country, 29-stop tour on which he's p ... More >>
Fran HealyFran Healy could charm the fedora off a hipster. In fact, he pretty much did Sunday night in one of the closing sets at Filter's Culture Collide festival.
The frontman of the Scottish quartet Travis played an acoustic set inside a crowded, steamy church in Echo Park, starring as mu ... More >>
EverestThe sophomore album by L.A. quintet Everest, On Approach, bears little of the twangy Americana that flavored 2008's Ghost Notes, but that doesn't mean the working-class rockers are changing their style.
"Oh, we still wear flannel shirts," frontman Russell Pollard says. "Because we're ... More >>
Dum Dum GirlsIf it's hard to regard the Dum Dum Girls' moody, distortion-drenched pop as anything more than the hipster flavor of the month, it's probably because of the creative left turn taken by frontwoman Kristin Gundred.
She was the straw that stirred the drink as drummer-singer in Gran ... More >>
Belladonna: The People's Porn StarDespite seminars like "Expanding Your Orgasm: Backdoor Basics and Beyond With Amy Sung," and shopping for naughty gifts like RealTouch's laptop compatible interactive media massager, according to Erotica LA there is only one reason to attend the convention this year ... More >>