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Here at West Coast Sound we love it when musicians would rather be naked than wear fur. (Particularly when it's Waka Flocka Flame.)
Indeed our sympathies quite often lie with activists who are poorly-clothed. So even though ... More >>
Friday, July 13
EL REY THEATRE
A heavy hitter in the early-aughts' onslaught of brainy indie-rap word-slingers, Aesop Rock now is 15 years into a nearly blemishless career. This New York native and San Fran transplant is celebrated for his nearly unmatched ability to braid colorful verbi ... More >>
Aloe Blacc, Maya Jupiter, La Sera, Incan Abraham
Silver Lake Jubilee
*Our review of Jubilee on Saturday: Kinky, La Santa Cecilia, Las Cafeteras
*La Sera's Katy Goodman: Ya Gotta Have Heartbreak
Better than... your uncle's Memorial Day barbecue.
On another quintessentially b ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
Katy Goodman makes breakup albums. Her latest, Sees the Light, largely concerns her failed relationships with two former beaux. Sure, there are some happy tracks, about a third ... More >>
The Slits Tribute
See also: R.I.P. Ari Up of the Slits, Dead at 48
One of The Slits' earliest and most iconic songs was their 1979 single "Typical Girls," but there was never anything typical about the way the British coven infused their punk-pop ditties with subversive ... More >>
boozy in Frogtown
Dudes with perms, Ziggy look-alikes, scensters jumping rope, surfers, hippies in long silk dresses, local vatos, black girls, queer kids, old guys, potheads, metal heads, art fags and moms and dads with kids in tow came out to get down and liquored-up in Frogtown Saturday n ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #113 for Saturday, May 7.
Fanatics! Greetings from Louisiana. I am down here doing a little work with National Geographic. It's just the start of a lot of footage we will be shooting over the next several weeks all over America and abroad. It's going to be very ho ... More >>
As SXSW gets ever closer, we figured we'd continue being servicey and give you a guide to some of the highlights of the official showcases, alphabet style. Yesterday we gave you E - H, today it's I - L. So here we go: five more awesome bands to see in SXSW's official lineup.
Top Ten This, That, and the Other Thing of 2010, yadda yadda. As 2010 becomes more and more "the year that was," we'd like to push the fast-forward button a bit and tell you the Top 10 LA Bands to Watch in 2011. Come next December these are gonna be the bands on those ubiquitous end-of-the-ye ... More >>