Friday, December 21
"Christmas 101" with Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Van Dyke Parks, Emmylou Harris, Carrie Fisher
UCLA ROYCE HALL
Rufus and Martha Wainwright's late mother, Canadian folk singer Kate McGarrigle, created the annual "Christmas 101" holiday event, which features carols from around th ... More >>
GorillazThe festival-closing Coachella set by Gorillaz back in April was as memorable for what it wasn't as what it was.
The Damian Albarn-fronted collective went it without its typical big-screen animations and played unmasked -- with the Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon joining for a se ... More >>
Gorillaz, the multi-media music project helmed by former Blur front man Damon Albarn and Tank Girl co-creator Jamie Hewlett, is the most intriguing, and perhaps one of the most important, music groups to emerge from the '00s. Nowhere was that more obvious than Sunday night at Coachella, when Gorilla ... More >>
Losanjealous reports that Gorillaz will have a "dress rehearsal" this Friday in LA for their Coachella-closing gig on Sunday.
Jumping through a lot of hoops is of course required, summarized by Losanjealous (or by the band, unclear) suchly:
What: Gorillaz "Dress Rehearsal" Pre-Coachella Sec ... More >>
There are those who think that The Clash was at its best during its early punk rock days and others who believe that the band didn't hit its creative stride until London Calling, when the dance floor-friendly rhythm section began to truly take shape. Since this writer falls into the latter category, ... More >>
View more photos in the Justice Tour slideshow.
Timothy NorrisTom Morello backstage at the Henry Fonda for the Justice TourDo-gooders are easy to pick on, especially rock 'n' roll martyrs like Tom Morello who are damned if they don't and even more damned if they do. But rock's most incendiary axem ... More >>
How long has it been since Mick Jones played L.A.? He said on stage he hadn't been here in 12 years, which would put us back into Big Audio Dynamite territory.
Carbon/Silicon, Mick's fairly low-key project with Tony James (once upon a time of Generation X) played the Troubadour on Monday. In fact ... More >>
If you haven’t yet experienced the phenomenon of people walk-dancing, apparently the best place to witness this is at a Rapture show. Here’s how it goes down: guy in awfully tight pants and girl in white one-piece from the ‘80s enter bar area, dancing while they walk.