In this week's Nightranger column, we cover last week's Macy's Passport "Glamorama" event at the Orpheum Theatre downtown. The event was scaled back from years past live music-wise (Macy Gray and Eric Hutchinson performed short sets in between the runway looks) but the production was still top-notch ... More >>
James Murphy of LCD SoundsystemHope you don't feel slighted, Los Angeles. Two weekends ago on That Other Coast, LCD Soundsystem brought the house -- or, rather, Terminal 5 -- down with an eye-popping, ear-decimating, 2 1/2-hour show that wound up with "New York I Love You" and a cover of Alic ... More >>
Maroon 5Eric Valentine is a record producer-about-town with credits ranging from Nickel Creek to the All-American Rejects to Good Charlotte to, well, Maroon 5. He also can get your tracks on a bunch of high-profile soundtracks (Transformers!). Dude knows industry people and, if you're an aspi ... More >>
I'd like to think that I'm way more popular in real life than I am on Myspace. I've only got like 50 friends, but that's probably because I only say yes to requests from peeps who truly are friends. Call me a weirdo.
Anyway, the pals I do have, happen to have thousands of friends and way too much ... More >>