Santa Barbara's International Film Festival (SBIFF) echoes Cannes' famed film festival -- both are held in lovely seaside towns betwixt mountains and the ocean, stars come out in force and there is ample fresh local seafood. But unlike the French Riviera version, SBIFF prix fixe menus are deals: For ... More >>
James "Nocando" McCall titled one of his first solo releases, "Nocando is a Virus." And like any virus, he's innately aware of the importance of mutation. By 25, the Leimert Park-raised rapper had toured the country with Project Blowed avatar, Aceyalone, won Scribble Jam, dropped a pair of al ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #112 for Saturday, April 30.
Fanatics! This week our Fanatic Freak Flag is at half mast as we say goodbye to Poly Styrene, great vocalist of X-Ray Spex, who passed away last Monday from breast cancer. The band was one of the first on London's break out Punk Rock s ... More >>
Flash Bang Grenada are Busdriver and Nocando, L.A.'s 'last-ditch rap effort'You heard it here first. West Coast Sound has obtained a mysterious missive announcing the launch of Flash Bang Grenada, an apparent partnership between veteran alt-rapper Busdriver and resident Low End Theory emcee N ... More >>