Chris Rady Power pop, like bubblegum before it, is often viewed as the domain of skinny-tie moptoppers singing ditties about girls and cars. Longtime power pop icon Tommy Keene, however, doesn't fit this stereotype. His moodier music accentuates the "power" in power pop, building his muscular ... More >>
This weekend in LA: music. FRIDAY Three Mile Pilot was one of the oddest avant-punk bands of the 1990s, a San Diego outift whose members went on to gig with Pinback and the Black Heart Procession. They've reunited, and are performing at the Echoplex with Optigonally Yours, which features Rob Cr ... More >>
Also, Amadou & Mariam,The Pains of Being Pure, Jason Collett, The Smithereens, and others.
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