KCRW Broadcast #177 for Saturday, August 11, 2012 See also: Henry Rollins: The Column! Some Music Really Does Suck Fanatics! In Scotland tonight. Getting ready for night #2 at the Edinburgh Festival. I will fly on Saturday back to Los Angeles in time to grab my gear and hit the road for KCRW, so ... More >>
The new compilation Beat L.A. features current artists reimaging tracks by the classic alternative Los Angeles bands that helped shape the sound of the city. More than just punk, it features folks like Josh Klinghoffer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers doing Thelonious Monster's "Anymore" and No A ... More >>
Also Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Espers, a Nicollete Larson Tribute, and others.
The morning after the Grammy nominations are announced is usually a pretty harrowing moment for many music fans as we struggle to come to terms with what the rest of America is listening to. And not even in a snobby way; just in an ignorant way. By not listening to pop radio when we're driving (or e ... More >>