This is the second installment of our Pacific Standard Time Presents diary, covering the Modern architecture extravaganza that's blanketing the city. Go here for the first installment: *The Getty's Big, New Exploration of L.A. Architecture.
Who would have guessed that with just the right amount of ... More >>
This is, so far, the burning question of this Coachella, being asked everywhere from the campsites to the press tent.
Even though the French dance-punk duo officially squashed the rumors, not many people seem to be buying it.
At least, not since last night.
Just before Yeah Yeah Yeahs took the ... More >>
By Whitney Friedlander
The lobby of Dave Grohl's Northridge-based 606 Studios has a Joan Jett book on the coffee table and a row of classic arcade games like Donkey Kong Jr. against one wall. On top of a photo booth sits an iconic "Moonman" MTV Video Music Award, festooned with a roll of toilet pap ... More >>
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We like Foo Fighters. They're the Samuel Adams beer of pop -- solid, familiar, a good call in a one-jukebox town.
But innovators they're not. Quite the opposite: If one could feed off a dying ... More >>
Paul Oakenfoldâ€‹Paul OakenfoldAvalon 10/22/11Better than: Living a 1983 episode of Solid Gold.
It was almost 10:00 p.m. and the Hollywood hills were alive with the sound of cop sirens. Drunk-ass boulevard buskers fell over their own amps and glum blondes in glowing pink leg-warmers stalked ... More >>
We've been slogging through a lot of Manimal related information this week, from video debuts to show reviews, but one little gem that made its way through the heap deserves unqualified huzzahs: The new Rainbow Arabia remix of the Field's "Sequence," which Stereogum debuted the other day.
Rainbow ... More >>
View more photos in the Sparks slideshow.
All photos by Timothy Norris
Sparks at UCLA Royce Hall, Sat., Feb. 14
To borrow the title from Sparks' 2000 album, it took balls for Ron and Russell Mael to stage their 21-night residency in London last summer, performing the entirety of each of their 21 a ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dry ... More >>