Friday, March 1
Morrissey and Patti Smith
The Staples Center has been making headlines by going all-vegetarian for Morrissey's March 1 visit, a request that even Paul McCartney has been denied in the past. A meat-free Staples deserves mention, but it still doesn't impress more than t ... More >>
Monday, December 10
Lamps are punk (like Chrome? Or Suicide?). They're from space (like Hawkwind?) but also from hell (like Electric Eels!), where everything melts together into a big hot white ball of confusion that's bright enough to give off some sick kind of light but which will ... More >>
Each Monday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets around Los Angeles.
America's Best Pick Up Spots!
Author:Eric Weber & M. Rob Frazier
Publisher: Eric Weber Press, Tenafl ... More >>
It wasn't just by dint of his incredibly long career in music that Alan Rich deserved the title Dean of American Music Critics. When he passed away on April 23 at the age of 86, he left behind a cultural legacy that owed as much to his enormous depth of experience as to his razorlike gift for ... More >>
On his great So I've Heard blog, Alan Rich remembers longtime LA patron of the arts Betty Freeman, who died in her home on Sunday. Freeman supported some of the 20th Century's most progressive composers, from John Cage to Lou Harrison to Phillip Glass and John Adams.(Betty Freeman, in a still from a ... More >>
Last night. Last night? Umm, last night ... What the heck did I do last night? Wait. Where the hell am I? In a hotel room, okay ... yeah ... good. At least I'm safe. Okay, now, what the hell did I do again? Jeez. Think. Flashes is all I got, and one grainy image on my cell phone. A half a taco on m ... More >>