Back in the old days, when the Edwardian Ball was known as the Edward Gorey Ball, it was a small affair. Justin Katz and his band, Rosin Coven, provided the music to go along with story narration. They used a slide project to showcase Gorey's images. A few years later, Vau de Vire Society, a San Fra ... More >>
Tonight at El Cid, David J and friends, billed as The David J Ensemble, will be performing "Bouquets, Wreaths and Laurels," a set of love songs, death songs and "one song of glory." The former member of Bauhaus and Love and Rockets describes the one-off event as "jazz-tinged punk rock cabaret ... More >>
Check out more scenes from the show in Shannon Cottrell's photo gallery.
If you read our interview with L.A. duo Faith and the Muse back in December, then you know that William Faith and Monica Richards had ambitions for a "slightly more grand show" to follow the release of their most recent album ... More >>
The clock is ticking, and even if you don't have a (clever) costume yet, it's time to brave your social fear and figure out what the Hell you're gonna do this Halloween weekend. As far as dance dens go, pretty much everything bubbling this weekend will have a creep factor (more than usual in ... More >>
Think of Jill Tracy's music as the soundtrack for Union Station filmed in black and white during the eerie build-up to a startlingly romantic plot twist. Describing her sound as "the elegant side of the netherworld," Tracy has a voice that prompts images of spirits haunting art deco hallways ... More >>
View more photos in the Steampunk Ball slideshow.
Shannon CottrellWhen Xian Vox first conceived of the aesthetic behind Malediction Society four years ago, steampunk was barely a blip on the cultural radar.
"Back in 2005, nobody really knew about the genre except for a few gamers and geeks like me ... More >>
For some, this weekend was only about one thing: the Super Bowl. For others, it was about live music on the Metro with the Killsonic Marching Gang, ninjas and contortionists on the streets of Chinatown for the Golden Dragon Parade, and Edward Gorey-inspired, turn of the century decadence until dawn ... More >>