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Electronic dance music's recent resurgence has made the genre more popular than ever before, but it's still often not taken seriously as an art form. And yeah, many goofily-dressed ravers are so high they'll literally dance to anything. But below we've highl ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #147 for Saturday, January 7, 2012
Fanatics! Just so you know, this set was specifically engineered and put together with great care in order to bring you the maximum enjoyment as we gather together live for the first time this year.
2012 promises to be interesting to say the least ... More >>
"You seen my cat?"
Yes, we love this place, but that doesn't mean it doesn't get exhausting explaining to everybody else what it is, exactly, that we're doing here. Particularly in summer when the fake tans, overpriced cocktails and newsboy caps worn by people who don't deliver newspapers for ... More >>
Timothy Norris[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes 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 week and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday eveni ... More >>
Could an earthquake like yesterday's 8.9 in Japan happen in Los Angeles?
The short answer is no. But we could come close.
We talked to USC's Jean-Pierre Bardet, a professor of civil engineering and a big-time quake expert, today. Here's what he says:
Darth Vader's branded coffee may not be organic and fair trade, but Rob Zombie's is. While the Sith Lord shills an African and Indonesian blend "hand roasted by Stormtroopers," the dark lord of metal offers a Peruvian blend and a dark French roast, both of them organic. Zombie also beats Vade ... More >>
Captain Beefheart (1941-2010)
Don Van Vliet (1941-2010), the genius surreal poet, painter and blues performer best known as "Captain Beefheart" died today. He was a month away from turning 70.
Van Vliet had retired from music in the early 1980s and had lived a reclusive existence for the la ... More >>
Autism survivor and animal doctor Temple Grandin (not to be mistaken for Claire Danes playing Temple Grandin) appears in "ITW: Pathway."Color us pleasantly confused.
This morning we received an enigmatic announcement about what looks to be a star-studded reimagining of The Blair Witch Projec ... More >>
www.CharlesAddams.comOur brethren at the Village Voice report that over the weekend, as part of the marketing strategy for expensive facsimiles of The Red Book--a recently unveiled illustrated manuscript by cultish psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung--our friend Billy Corgan was "psychoanalyzed" i ... More >>
Now that you're probably engaged in the almost-last minute Halloween costume cram session, you might be in the need for some tunes to get you through the hours of skirt-hemming and wig-styling. At the same time, though, we figured you might be a little tired of hearing Ministry's "Every Day i ... More >>
Forget the Little Old Lady from Pasadena -- unless she's Norman Bates' mother. This weekend the folks at the macabre bus tour company Esotouric delve into Pasadena Confidential -- that is, all things grim and grisly about our staid neighbor to the north. The tours strive to be "provocative and compl ... More >>