Don Was is a frequent sight at shows around L.A. He's hard to miss: all hair, hat, sunglasses, and smiles. He made a name for himself as a bass player with Was (Not Was) as well as a producer for the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and Bonnie Raitt. Last year, he became the president of Blue Note Records. ... More >>
*L.A. Woman Was the Doors' Bluesy Masterpiece, and Jim Morrison's Kiss-Off to L.A.
*Surviving Members of the Doors Discuss L.A. Woman, Track by Track
In December we scrambled from the Pacific Palisades to Ojai, interviewing the major players behind The Doors' opus L.A. Woman. The sessions ... More >>
Timothy Norris[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every week and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday eveni ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #105 for Saturday, March 12.This is a get ready, so you can get set. This is a heads up, so you can get down.
This coming Saturday, I will attempt to melt your radio with a show I have wanted to do for a long time. At 6 pm on 89.9 FM KCRW, we will go scortcho for ... More >>
Considering Arthur Lee's deep impact on modern music -- he fronted one of the first multiracial rock bands, recorded with Jimi Hendrix, was a prime influence on the Doors, had lyrics lifted by the Rolling Stones, and inspired stellar fans ranging from Robert Plant and Eric Clapton to Syd Barr ... More >>