When Jon Whitfield moved to Los Angeles in 2008, he had no aspirations of seeing Hollywood Boulevard or hitting the beach in Malibu. He didn't come from his home state of Mississippi to play tourist. Then again, he also didn't come to fall in love, get married and merge his burgeoning musical career ... More >>
[Editor's note: Deathmatch pairs two artists who have something in common, and determines who is better. It's a concept we sort-of ripped off from MTV, except that instead of claymation it's the printed word!]
Dave A. Stewart, best known as Annie Lennox's other half in '80s new wave act the Eurythm ... More >>
From Mickjagger.comJust Super.There may not be a Rolling Stones tour happening anytime soon (wonder if Mick is still pissed about Keef's "tiny togder" remark?) but for fans of The Stones frontman, musical satisfaction has been trickling in. Last week, at a press conference here in L.A., Sir J ... More >>
Listen up Gringos! Today might be Cinco De Mayo but did you know there's a lot more to the strangely non-English language celebration than rhyming 'Cinco' with 'Drinko'? There is! You see, there's this country called 'Mexico' just south of here, and it turns out Cinco De Mayo actually commemorates ... More >>
The Guggenheim GrottoThe Guggenheim Grotto has been making friends and influencing coffee-drinkers ever since 2008, when their song "Told You So" appeared on Across the Pond, a sampler CD issued by a certain beverage company with a twin-tailed siren as its log.
Now the Irish folk-pop duo are ... More >>
Jeff Beck is playing the Nokia Theater tomorrow. We're going to go out on a limb and assume that it will feel a lot different than his shows at The El Rey a few months back.
Beck's 14 US dates fall just days after his first studio release in 7 years, Emotion & Commotion. He probably doesn' ... More >>
We don't know about you but we are the very definition of exhausted. Three days of music, parties and the desert heat at the 10th annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio has left us completely wiped. But damn if we didn't get some great coverage while we were there. Randall Roberts put tog ... More >>
We're trying to wrap our heads around this one. Not three minutes ago we had a conversation in which we said we kept waiting for some sort of April surprise for Coachella, and, then, lo, this lands in our box:
JOSS STONE TAKES CENTER STAGE IN CALIFORNIA
HEADLINING CLUB NOKIA IN LOS ANGELES, THURS ... More >>
Not to be confused with the epic, Eric Roberts, Tae Kwon thriller. 50. Benoit Pioulard-Temper (Kranky)
Have you ever been in one of those nutty meditation classes, where the crackpot instructor tells you to close your eyes and imagine that you're in the middle of a forest? Don't be surprised ... More >>