D. SolomonLocal Express and Flander's Frites at the Grand Central Market courtyard.When we spoke to Local's Jason Michaud in October, he was reluctantly shuttering the windows at Chimú, Grand Central Market's Peruvian eatery. (Michaud was a co-owner along with chef Mario Alberto.)
Now, Mich ... More >>
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In It's So Easy: And Other Lies, Duff McKagan recounts GnR's rise to fame as well as his descent into addiction. Read more from Duff on our sister blog Reverb, where he is a weekly colum ... More >>
K'naanK'naan's single "Wavin' Flag" is nothing if not global.
After the song got the nod as Coca-Cola's official World Cup jingle -- and its lyrics were, ahem, tweaked, to make it more uplifting -- the Somalian-born Canadian rapper trotted "Wavin' Flag" out in 86 countries on FIFA's World C ... More >>
Celebrating 15 years in the publicity business this month, the Mitch Schneider Organization is more than a PR company, it's a bonafide taste maker. It's garnered both the trust of the music world's biggest artists and promoters (Sex Pistols, X, Coachella, Ozzfest) and consistent consideration from u ... More >>
Sal SantanaL.A.-based keyboardist, vocalist and composer Salvador Santana released his solo debut, Keyboard City, this week and he's celebrating that fact tonight at historic Downtown punk venue Madame Wong's.
Word is some pretty hefty guests will be in attendance, so if you can sneak or do ... More >>
Vampire Weekend spent much of late 2009 in and around Southern California. The New York four-piece, whose second album, Contra, comes out today, are gigging a sold-out show at the Fonda tonight, the biggest in a series of performances that it has done in Los Angeles since mid '09. For much of the fa ... More >>