*Nick Waterhouse: The Young Man Who Makes Old R&B
*Top 10 Los Angeles Albums of 2011
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue came out this week, and for some reason it went all indie on everybody's asses. A-Trak, the world's most hipster DJ, graces the pages, and the models' videos a ... More >>
Andrea DomanickThe Airborne Toxic Event holds it down at El Gran BurritoSee also: Airborne Toxic Event Want You On the Edge of Their Seat
In this week's annual Music Issue, we go on a date catch up with hometown heroes The Airborne Toxic Event, on a motorcycle ride to some of their favorite ... More >>
As reported by Buzzbands L.A., Long Beach-based band The Fling became the newest signee with Silver Lake's Dangerbird Records this week, just as they were leaving town for a multi-state tour with (sudden labelmates) Darker My Love and Delta Spirit. Their self-released When The Madhouses App ... More >>
via MySpaceMiguel Atwood-FergusonTonight's installment of Grand Performances at California Plaza -- one of our town's finest, free music al fresco opportunities -- figures to be especially grand.
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, the composer/producer/arranger/multi-instrumentalist who boasts a resume ... More >>
Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet
On Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs' new Under the Covers 2, the pair tackle classic 1970s rock tunes by, among others, Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty, Grateful Dead, Carly Simon and, in a daring maneuver, prog rock band Yes ("I've Seen All Good People"). The pair gig the Gra ... More >>
Now that we've fully recovered from our post-holiday blues and it's officially summer, Julyuary is turning out to be one hell of a month. For starters, we lost one of our favorite radio stations, Indie 103.1 FM, seemingly overnight. So perhaps it's appropriate that this past weekend was all about th ... More >>
Want proof that L.A.'s in the middle of an astoundingly fertile period of musical expansion? See the list below. We're going to have our hands full this year. Expect around the clock coverage from Austin.