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 >>
Lina Lecaro In step with Don Bolles and Jonathan Toubin
After stomping the streets at ERMF on Saturday, we gave our feet a much-needed rest and watched others sweat it up for a change, as part of a judging panel for the LA version of New York Night Train's Soul Clap & Dance-Off at TheSex do ... More >>
Lina Lecaro [For more exclusive images, see Colin Young-Wolff's slideshow "Eagle Rock Music Festival 2010"]
We're surely not the only LA native who wistfully recalled Sunset Junction Street Fairs of yore while stomping along Colorado Blvd. at the Eagle Rock Music Fest Saturday evening.
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Liz OhanesianBurning Image live at The Wolfpak
On Halloween, I stopped by Roberto's in Chinatown for The Wolfpak's holiday party featuring a live performance from Burning Image. The Bakersfield band first formed in the wake of California's early-'80s deathrock explosion and then reformed earl ... More >>
During LA's punk heyday, Nervous Gender was as notorious as it got. According to their MySpace bio, the synth-based band with a penchant for provocative lyrics had been described as "horrible," "repulsive" and "thoroughly despicable" (and that's coming from just one person). But attitudes c ... More >>
Target Video/Joe ReesLA's The Bags in a Target still from a 1979 performance
Interested in LA punk rock and early renegade video production? Tonight Cinefamily at Silent Movie Theater delivers Target Video presents: Raw Power, featuring appearances by Targeters Joe Rees and Jackie Sharp.
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