Don't forget to check our constantly-updated Los Angeles Concert Calendar Monday, July 1 Crazy Squeeze THE SATELLITE L.A.'s Crazy Squeeze (members of Stitches, Teenage Frames, Superbees and Richmond Sluts) hauled their entire debut album out of that rarefied moment when glam rock and pub rock were ... More >>
Fleetwood Mac Hollywood Bowl 5/25/13 Fleetwood Mac does their best work in dramatic circumstances. They put out their finest album in the midst of personal turmoil and needed Bill Clinton to broker a reunion in 1993. As recently as last year, Mick Fleetwood proclaimed that the band wouldn't tour ag ... More >>
Don't forget to check our constantly-updated Los Angeles Concert Calendar Friday, May 24 Boris ECHOPLEX Japanese experimental rockers Boris have spent their entire 15-year career making sure that their fans are unable to predict what will come next from the band. One album could consist of thrashi ... More >>
Friday, March 8 Nickodemus SUBSUELO AT KOBO'S Nickodemus' multicultural Turntables on the Hudson compilations and New York City-based events have brought together flavorfully funky house and Latin-based sounds from around the world. The DJ then took the series global with his creation of the ongoin ... More >>
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against the Machine, and others Hollywood Palladium 1/31/13 When Dave Grohl announced late last year that the Foo Fighters were going on an indefinite hiatus, folks weren't quite sure how to interpret the news. The band had just ... More >>
By Whitney Friedlander The lobby of Dave Grohl's Northridge-based 606 Studios has a Joan Jett book on the coffee table and a row of classic arcade games like Donkey Kong Jr. against one wall. On top of a photo booth sits an iconic "Moonman" MTV Video Music Award, festooned with a roll of toilet pap ... More >>
Long-running Los Angeles roots-rock revue Ronnie Mack's Barndance, held at Joe's Great American Bar & Grill in Burbank, has seen an extraordinary evolution over its 25 year run. From its original 'bold voice in the wilderness' phase to early-'90s top of the heap phase, the Barndance has now reached ... More >>
Monday, November 12 In The Valley Below BOOTLEG BAR Looking like Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman walk-ons, and with an eye-contact connection to rival Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham in their good times, Echo Park hubby-and-wife Angela Gail and Jeffrey Jacob patchwork together love-in-ready bluesy ro ... More >>
Also, Lindsey Buckingham, Los Lobos, Kenny Garrett and others
In May, Live Nation and Groupon combined forces in a presumed effort to jumpstart the struggling concert ticket market. Indeed, in recent months you've been able to get Groupons for all sorts of big shows. The partnership has been a boon to musically-inclined bargain hunters, but it also gets ... More >>
Danielle BacherLindsey Buckingham Royce Hall 10/13/11 Some men gain weight as they get older, and many lose their hair. Lindsey Buckingham, however, has beaten the odds. Reed-thin with a shock of gravity-defying gray hair that reminds one of Jack Nance in Eraserhead, he retains a yout ... More >>
Also, Lupe Fiasco, Yelawolf, Miguel Migs, Chad VanGaalen and others
Danielle BacherSo & So Viper Room September 7, 2011 Better than: Being stuck in a steam room with 98.7 FM on the radio.Los Angeles-based folk-rockers So & So performed a triumphant gig at the center of a nuclear reactor last night. . . oh, wait. It was actually the Viper Room, which se ... More >>
Judd Apatow's midLife report
Matt Popieluch (Big Search, Foreign Born, Fool's Gold) writes on his favorite solo projects.Guest blogger Matt Popieluch is not only the lead singer in Foreign Born and riddim guitarist for Fool's Gold, but an "artist gone rogue" in his own right. He's celebrating the release of the debut alb ... More >>
On Randall Roberts' "Confessions of a Promo-CD Junkie"
With so much music available at the click of a mouse, do tastemakers really need hard copies anymore? Is it worth the waste?
"Johnny Stew" to friends, the Kingston Trio member with more than 25 solo albums penned "Daydream Believer"
‘Mac daddy Lindsey Buckingham on painting, Pet Sounds and Tusk
The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pearl Jam once again roam the earth