Indonesian food is fundamentally earthy: Think of spicy red sambal sauce paired with ayam goreng (fried chicken), or fish paste balls and a creamy peanut sauce over lean bean sprouts and crispy green vegetables. Meals are sometimes served on banana leaves, and each dish is designed to stuff you ful ... More >>
There was a moment a few years back when Steve Angello was leaving a hotel in his native Sweden and found a few reporters waiting outside. They asked him what his plans were for the day. He told them nothing much. The response made the front page of the next day's newspaper. "That was the moment," ... More >>
Los Angeles hardcore group Touche Amore is sharing their tour diary from their recent trip to Southeast Asian. Yesterday vocalist Jeremy Bolm described their wild times in Singapore and Malaysia, and for part two today he talks on their time in Indonesia. See also: Touche Amore's Southeast Asia Tou ... More >>
Los Angeles is the city with most Twitter followers: 285 million people watch what we tweet. And by "we" we mean celebrities, mostly. But for sheer "number of posted tweets" we slide down the global ranking to number 8, with the likes of Jakarta (number 1), New York (5) and Paris (7) beating us. # ... More >>
Caroline Ryder"Like being licked by a cat for four hours" is how Henry Rollins describes his own show which, depending on whether you're a cat person or not, can be a fantastic or torturous way to spend an evening. At Friday's Largo show, the first of three nights in LA, he held true to his ... More >>
Los Angeles County. Home of The Hills, Rodeo Drive, and arguably the most exotic and high-end cars in the world. California has more billionaires than any other place on earth besides the rest of the United States. And we'd gamble that most of them live in SoCal. L.A. is also a place with a h ... More >>
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