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WHO: Eddie Vedder
WHERE: The Wiltern
There are many points in Eddie Vedder's 20-year plus music career where he's had moments of clarity. However, there was a point when he lived in a crummy apartment in San Diego when he realized enough was eno ... More >>
Funny > IntolerantLooking for the musical highlight of the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear"?
Look no more. Here's Yusuf (aka Cat Stevens), Ozzy Osbourne and the O'Jays performing a bunch of songs about trains.
Remember the 2008 Brian Eno-produced Coldplay hit song "Viva La Vida"? The one with the looping string-and-drums melody and the "when I ruled the world" refrain?
And then remember how someone (on YouTube, of course) figured out that the melody was suspiciously similar to guitar shredder Joe Satrian ... More >>
Fool's Gold, offering praiseWe here at West Coast Sound like free stuff and assume you do too. And despite the fact that we have every reason to root for a well-fed music industry (well, at least the non-bloated part of it), we especially like pointing you in the direction of free (or near-fr ... More >>
Our newest musical voices who, a decade a ago, might have been tempted to call themselves Moon Flower or Dog Park proudly go by their given names: Sufjan Stevens, Joanna Newsom, Neko Case, Devendra Banhart. Not so with the mysterious Mr. Phil Elverum...