About three weeks ago, Oakland's Wallpaper (signed to L.A. indie Eenie Meenie), made headlines by remixing Jay-Z's "Death Of Autotune" and AutoTuned Jigga in the process. Wallpaper's primary songwriter Eric Frederic has long used AutoTune satirically under the guise of his frontman alter-ego Ricky R ... More >>
Tonight at the ever-inspiring 826LA East in Echo Park, directly behind the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a bunch of music writers will be discussing their, er, craft, no doubt addressing hot button issues in the ever-exciting world of music journalism, a profession that is growing by leaps and bound ... More >>
A few months back in a feature, I addressed the proverbial Elephant in the Room among music writers: the vast and never ending stream of compact discs that flows into mailboxes, so many that it's physically impossible to listen to them all. The piece struck a nerve in an inside-baseball kind of way; ... More >>
Among the hundreds of responses to this week's debunked LA Times story on the murder of Tupac Shakur, and Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' alleged involvement in it, have been a few fascinating and incendiary allegations. What follows are a few of the most intriguing.
From an anonymous post to the Velvet ... More >>
L.A. Weekly blogger and former staff writer Daniel Hernandez uncovered a wild story about attacks on "emo" youths in Mexico City on LA Daily and his own blog Intersections.
Besides getting linked on Andrew Sullivan's blog at The Atlantic and Canada's Exclaim, there were plenty of other places who ... More >>