Seated on a couch on the porch of the Glassell Park house he rents with two musicians, L.A. native Wade Ryff, singer/songwriter for local band Races, is smoking a Nat Sherman cigarette and drinking a concoction of coconut water infused with mineral greens. "I'm wearing a Lakers shirt and I have coco ... More >>
Drive-By TruckersYou may not have noticed if you don't live in a neighborhood where "y'all" is the prevalent pronoun -- and no, that's not pejorative -- but the Drive-By Truckers have a new album out. "The Big To-Do" is just that, out-sized riffs, growling vocals and sweat-stained rhythms sup ... More >>
Timothy NorrisDuring our South By Southwest coverage, West Coast Sound very casually broke the news that hard-working Glendale band the Henry Clay People had become label-mates to Radiohead.
The specifics, that they'd signed to TBD Records, were buried in a parenthetical leading to a brief Q ... More >>