KCRW Masquerade Ball
The Legendary Park Plaza
Better Than: Left, Right & Center
For a party thrown by a public radio station, things got impressively rowdy at KCRW's fourth annual Masquerade Ball on Saturday night. Thrown at art-deco castle The Legendary Park Plaza, the Ball was a multi ... More >>
The easiest way to get your music released is to be the president of a record company.
That's the position Camilo Lara held as the head of EMI Mexico. The occasional DJ used to only be famous among his friends for his year-end holiday mixes. Upon their encouragement, the bowler-hatted Lara -- who ... More >>
In an exclusive to West Coast Sound, the Levitt Pavilions in Pasadena and MacArthur Park have revealed the lineups to their massive, free summer concert series -- almost 100 shows between the two venues.
This year features everything from Latin alternative to folk, indie and world music. Highlights ... More >>
Los Angeles-based Latino label Nacional Records is on a roll, and wants to share their roster with the world. A few months back LA Weekly's Jonny Whiteside profiled the North Hollywood-based concern, whose artists include Mexican Institute of Sound, Senor Coconut, Aterciopelados, Pinker Tones and No ... More >>
Yeah, so all the silly speculation probably isn't done yet, as Goldenvoice always adds a few heavy-hitters after the initial announcement, but the initial line-up is up. Click through to see it in all it's glory. We'll start analyzing it soon, but for now: Throbbing Gristle! No Pavement?
Let the ... More >>
(Michel Gondry's video for the Chemical Brothers' "Let Forever Be.")
Here's a list of "confirmed" (so far) acts to appear at Coachella 2009, according to the very reliable Monklish blog. His guarantee: "I've been told that these have been making arrangements to attend the festival as contractuall ... More >>