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In the past couple of decades, it's hard to think of a more-maligned genre than pop-punk. (That is, except nu-metal.) But it's a shame; and as someone who spent a lot of time listening to pop-punk in his preteens, I can app ... More >>
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About a decade ago I crashed my car. Bad.
I still remember it pretty clearly. I had a bad haircut and was driving on the feeder next to a highway and listening to music (maybe Missy Elliott's "Work It" or maybe Jimmy Eat World's "The ... More >>
Timothy NorrisTimothy Norris' shot of Dave Grohl at a Foo Fighters performance in 2007The Foo Fighters perform at The Forum tomorrow and Friday, and while fans may be giddy, some concert photographers are less enthused. Our sister paper City Pages in Minneapolis recently published an article ... More >>
By Sheila Dichoso
Carmageddon is coming! We thought we'd remind you again about the three-day 405 shutdown. The media warns that chaos will ensue, so stay at home and smoke weed or something.
The San Diego freeway is notoriously loathed. Because of its congestion, we put up with way too ma ... More >>
This is the official press release:
Coachella 2011. Music. Art. Culture. Community.
With the Coachella line-up announcement serving as the official kick-off to the annual U.S. festival season, festival organizers Goldenvoice can now reveal details for the 2011 Coachella Valley Music & Art ... More >>
Jimmy Eat WorldJimmy Eat World shouldn't get dinged for the ostensibly presumptuous title of their new album and first in three years, Invented.
In the minds of the many, the Arizona quartet did pioneer its brand of radio-friendly emo-rock -- taut and anthemic guitar music with an honesty th ... More >>
Perfume GeniusMike Hadreas, the 28-year-old Seattle-based pianist who makes music as Perfume Genius, creates hyper-emotional ballads so fragile a stiff breeze might knock them over.
He's found plenty of strength in the them, though -- Hadreas turned to the keyboard to quell the inner turmoil ... More >>
We'll get to a review of the show in a minute, but first, oblige us to cut to the chase and share/brag/go crazy/get nuts about something: We danced on stage with Prince last night! Near the end of The Artist's astounding covers-packed set at Avalon (for his "surprise" post-Oscar bash), he had one of ... More >>