In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"As Sotto, the new Italian restaurant from Steve Samson and Zack Pollack, who ran David Meyer's Pizza Ortica at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, somebody sprung to fix up the basement, because it is ... More >>
TV host and former "Apprentice" contestant Jenn Hoffman says she was banned from the Chateau Marmont for tweeting about one of its celebrity guests. According to Hoffman, two weeks ago she was eating dinner at the celeb-friendly hotspot when model Rachel Hunter (you may know her as the ex-Mrs. Rod ... More >>
Once again, sorry guys: actual, non-controversial-Wonderbra-ad drummers keep their shirts on
Who knew that our Top 9 Female Drummers in L.A. list would inspire such passion? We are thrilled to be able to give you what commenters asked for--info about more female drummers from the LA area. So ... More >>
The Mars Volta's Omar Rodriguez Lopez hooks up with Low End Theory's DJ Nobody for the album "Tychozorente"Much has been made of legendary L.A. hip-hop producer Madlib's 2010 album-a-month series. But another of this city's storied musical madmen has been doing his part to flood the market wi ... More >>
We here at West Coast Sound, existing as we do at the geographic crossroads of the music biz and the film industry, like to make a point of keeping readers abreast of inspired audio/visual intersections.
For instance, exactly one month ago, we alerted you to yet another outgrowth of Maynard ... More >>
While you were sleeping off NYE on Friday, LA-based Manimal Vinyl and Brit-based Duran Duran teamed up to announce the details of the label's forthcoming David Bowie tribute, which, as of this writing, is still unnamed.
Among the many potential highlights are covers of Bowie songs by the aforeme ... More >>
Longtime Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has explained the rationale behind his departure the band on his website. For longtime fans, this shouldn't come as a surprise. He and band members have skirted around the issue for the past year (at least), and Frusciante has been as f ... More >>
1. Who made the decision to have an Asian Bjork clone perform a feather dance for one of the video's main plot threads? Okay fine, we all know the answer was Rza, but really, was Erykah Badu that busy taking trips to Israel with Jay Electronica that Bobby couldn't convince her to show up for a cou ... More >>
Grammy fashion, supposedly, is "anything goes" – an opportunity to let your freak flag fly, get a little rock 'n' roll, show some skin, etc. But the looks on display last night - with the exceptions of a wonderfully courageous Imogen Heap who dressed, I think, as a tree? and OK Go, who perso ... More >>