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I spent a large part of the afternoon at ... More >>
Refused, Warpaint, The Vaselines, and others
Los Angeles State Historic Park
September 1, 2012
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Better than: Any cookout ever.
Braving choking dust clouds, oppressive sunlight and the inevitable game of PortaJohn Roulette ought to deliver an eart ... More >>
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Better than: Nursing your woes while crying in your beer. Having someone spill theirs on you while dancing in place takes way less effort
I'd been told that Baltimore synth-pop be ... More >>
photo by Drew Denny
We've passed the first climax in the genealogy of post-modern pop karaoke performance, but John Maus' powerhouse sing-a-longs with himself makes us think we're in for multiple musical orgasms.
Cult soul singer Evie Sands in the 1960s; Sands is performing at Viva Cantina this Sunday.
With the impending shutdown of the 405, everyone's unsure of what to do this weekend. Quoth a friend: "Should I leave? Should I stay? And if I stay, what should I do?"
Have no fear, we've got you cove ... More >>
The NME reports that John Maus, best known as John Walker of cult '60s vocal trio The Walker Brothers, passed away at his home in Los Angeles last Saturday, May 7, "after a six month battle with liver cancer." He was 67.
Maus formed the trio with fellow singers Scott Engel and Gary Leeds in ... More >>
There are a lot of sacred songs in the rock and roll canon, songs that are so connected with their composer that any attempt to replicate them, to put your spin on them, to reinterpret them, is at best doomed to fail, at worst will insult not only the song but your fans. Near the top of that list, r ... More >>