Tickets are on sale for Outstanding in the Field's 2013 Tour. As is usually the case, the dates include a preponderance of stops at West Coast farms. In case you don't know much about this travelin' pop-up party, let us illuminate the vibe.
A 60-year-old bus zips around to farms all over the coun ... More >>
What's in your cart, chef? This week we ask executive chef Charlie Parker of Freddy Smalls in West Los Angeles.
"I've got eggs from Schaner," Parker says. "We use them in a few things. Devilled, fried, slow cooked."
Schaner Family Farms is perhaps best known for their wide variety of excellent ... More >>
Monday, November 5
Well-dressed man Leonard Cohen is often referred to as a ladykiller; no doubt, the gifted songwriter, musician and poet is effortlessly suave, with a quiet charisma that surely aids in conveying the pointedly poignant words and hues of his music and po ... More >>
5. You work at the USDA (or maybe don't anymore):
And thus got an internal memo last week, which helpfully pointed out that "one simple way to reduce your environmental impact while dining at our cafeterias is to participate in the 'Meatless Monday' initiative." (Meatless Mondays is a 2003 non-profi ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #155 for Saturday, March 10, 2012
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Fanatics! I am writing you from the backstage area of the House of Blues down here in Orlando FL. The next four shows are in the Sunshine State. So far, the US leg of the tour has been going ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #148 for Saturday, January 14, 2012
Fanatics! As you know, I am on the road and will be for some time. Engineer X, the Young Will Bentley and I got together recently at the Auxiliary Wing of the Jasonic Temple and put together a fine show for you all. As you can see below, we have a ... More >>
Photo by Silje at siljeohlalaThe Hopper posters that are popping up all over town.
You must have noticed his eyes, with their slightly mournful, softened edges. And his beard, which looks like a bristling, black-and-grey hedgehog. Or at least the slogan in giant white letters, spelling out a ... More >>
Alex Sowinski on drums, in a pig maskWho says jazz is dead? Nobody, if Canadian trio BADBADNOTGOOD has anything to do with it.
Back in April, we happened upon the group's eight-minute re-imagining of two songs from Tyler, the Creator's Bastard and (our personal favorite) Gucci Mane's "Lemon ... More >>
Maura LanahanOur eminent columnist, Mr. Henry Rollins![The one and only Henry Rollins will be contributing a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Friday and make sure to tune ... More >>
The 32nd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival had its typical big-name veterans play - George Benson, Marcus Miller, Chick Corea, Manhattan Transfer - but it was the lesser known performers who almost stole the show.
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Ave. and Naturally 7 made their first appearances and the Pete ... More >>