*Culture Collide Festival Preview: Let's Get International
*Culture Collide Festival review: Chad VanGaalen & Gang Gang Dance perform on October 9, 2011
*Culture Collide Festival review: Liam Finn, Rainbow Arabia, Guineafowl, The Awkwards perform on October 6, 2011
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Scissor SistersScissor Sisters' new album Night Work -- three years in the making, and re-making (they scrapped 18 months of work and started over) -- is a typically frisky, preening mash-up of glam and disco that contains a lot of you're-gonna-have-to-be-there moments.
Fun, to be sure. But ... More >>
By Gustavo Turner
Last night the Echoplex presented a sophisticated pop bill headlined by Liam Finn and Eliza-Jane, the children of down-under stars Neil Finn (Split Enz, Crowded House) and Jimmy Barnes. The first opening band was perennial local power-poppers The 88s, who charmed the sparse crowd ... More >>
In this week's Best of LA issue of LA Weekly, writer Wendy Gilmartin gives proper love to two radio shows on KXLU: Part Time Punks' Michael Stock snagged Best Afternoon DJ, and Melissa McAllister was honored with the award Best Reason to Turn on Your Radio in the A.M.
Both great shows, and ... More >>
Austin YoungL.A. Weekly got a chance to talk with Margaret Cho about "Fingerbang," her upcoming March 24 musical show at Largo, before she headed over to South by Southwest last week. With an album of comedic songs in the works, Cho has been learning the guitar and working with an eclectic collectio ... More >>
Photos by Timothy Norris.
Text by Ryan Colditz
Eddie Vedder is taking it solo. Pearl Jam has broken up and all that is left is Eddie Vedder. Just kidding. REALLY.
In fact, Pearl Jam are touring this summer with shows announced on the east coast and there are rumors of a return to L.A. in July or ... More >>