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"If destruction be our lot, we ... More >>
Elliott Smith's Figure 8 cover artDon't mess with memorials, especially ones dedicated to musicians tragically gone far too soon.
Last spring, former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters incited a minor riot (ok, in the comments section of this blog post, but still) when the viral street campai ... More >>
Stars of David bombs followed by Dollar Sign bombs? How could anyone possibly misread that?And... here we go again: now the Anti-Defamation League is upset about supposedly anti-semitic messages in Roger Waters' current The Wall stage-show.
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Notice the familiar The Wall-ish font on the wall?
This weekend, Pink Floyd's former frontman Roger Waters is issuing a kind of pacifist call to arms in the spirit of Banksy (or is it in the spirit of Mr. Brainwash?) by projecting humongous quotes from Republican president Dwight Eisenhower ... More >>
A few years ago, longtime LA Weekly writer John Payne interviewed Les Paul, who died yesterday, as part of a comprehensive overview of his career. We'll be publishing Payne's remembrance on the guitar and recording innovator in next week's paper. Below is an excerpt of that piece.
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Scrolling down a list of things to possibly do today, I came across an announcement for an appearance by John Birch Society president John McManus, who'll be in North Hollywood tonight talking about "America's Economic Meltdown." The John Friggin' Birch Society! A wave of heady nostalgia swept over ... More >>