[Editor's note: Soon-to-be-award-winning gonzo music journalist Danielle Bacher prowls the late late night scene for West Coast Sound. For this installment, she hit the town with Nico Vega, the prolific and talented LA alt-rock band you might know from their collaborations with hitmaker Linda Perry, ... More >>
Daniel KohnWiz Khalifa Nokia Theater 10/18/11 Better than...taking bong hits alone. For a couple years or so now, the mainstream hip-hop world has been engulfed with what seems to be a never-ending wave of stoner rap. Over the course of his abridged 75-minute set -- due to the venue's stric ... More >>
Will his old tricks still work?
Heather Shaughnessy Who: Calvin Harris (DJ set) Where: The Music Box When: 5/27/2011 (at Midnight) Here's a question for you all: How, exactly, does one review a DJ set? Not a turntablism set, or a mashup set, but literally a guy up on stage, spinning popular songs at an enthusiastic crow ... More >>
Also Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Espers, a Nicollete Larson Tribute, and others.
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The violent life, tumultuous career and fundamental goodness of DJ Quik
Reverend Run, raising heck
DJ Quik lays 'em out