Right now, there are at least three music-themed photo exhibits going on in L.A., and a few celebrity-themed ones, too. Peter Fetterman Gallery is showing "Forever Young: The Art of Music Photography" through September 8, while Kana Manglapus Projects is exhibiting "Factory 77" through September 10, ... More >>
Everyone has had a crush on rockstar before, but these woman actually pursued and conquered rockstars. In order to make our Top 10 Most Recycled Women of Rock list, these ladies had to have dated (or bedded) six or more famous musicians. There's one musician who appears on four o ... More >>
Chrissie Hynde and J.P. Jones After 30 years of leading the Pretenders, singer-guitarist Chrissie Hynde has run away and joined the circus. Or, to be more specific, she's joined JP, Chrissie & the Fairground Boys, a new band with the Welsh singer-guitarist J.P. Jones.
In Great Britain, fairg ... More >>
Considering the intimate, night-owl nature of London band the xx's languid rock ("Infinity," off their self-titled debut, has been compared to Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game," of all things), last night's early evening set at the often problematic Outdoor Stage seemed a vague and impersonal compromise. ... More >>
Because playing these albums in flagrante delicto is the only romantic gesture lamer than offering a woman a fish sandwich.
10. Cornball Stevie Wonder Songs (I.E. "You are the Sunshine of My Life." "I Just Called to Say I Love You")
I'm not going to tell you that these songs don't serve a ... More >>
Heavy Trash, Jail Weddings
The Echo, Nov. 10
Photos and review by Rena Kosnett
I’m just trying to understand why Jon Spencer is doing this. This egomaniacal vanity study called Heavy Trash, which I could take for ironic stagecraft if I wasn’t under the impression that his inflated id is all t ... More >>