Richard ThompsonYou (and your fellow audience members) have died and gone to the underworld. You're in a waiting room, waiting to be processed. To entertain you, the gatekeeper drags various unsuspecting souls onto the stage to "perform songs defending their character and existence."
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Via Pitchfork--Wild Flag is band pretty much everyone (including possibly L.A. WEEKLY) decided to call a "supergroup," and that's because Wild Flag has Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Rebecca Cole, and Janet Weiss. (And that is Sleater-Kinney, Helium, the Minders, Quasi and more.) But until ... More >>
The Daily Swarm collects an argument currently consuming the web regarding the relative merits of L.A.'s reigning superstar DJ, Steve Aoki. A few days back Pitchfork (predictably) slammed Aoki's new mix, Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles. Reviewer David Raposa gave it a 2.5, writing: "After 5 ... More >>