A website's declaration that UCLA is the most crime-prone campus in the nation last week had many of us in the L.A. news media shaking our heads with doubt. WTF?
It's a question LA Weekly posed to the publication in question, Business Insider. It responded with crickets. Until last night. A publici ... More >>
Five months ago, Brendan Angelides spent ten days in silence. There was no talking, no Internet and no music, which was a decided change of pace for the DJ-producer, who records under the name Eskmo.
"It's all about equilibrium," Angelides says of this Vipassana meditation retreat in Joshua Tree. ... More >>
Ah, the band promo photo; the ultimate cliched publicist tool. But though band photos have survived into the digital age, they remain remarkably un-inventive. Sure, not every group can afford expensive props or exotic locations, but all it takes is the tiniest bit of imagination to do something uniq ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
Meg Gill is not a Bud Light girl.
The Golden Road Brewing co-founder, 27, has had to correct this assumption time and again. The good-old-boy network within the beer industry ... More >>
Courtesy Van Alen Institute.
Without harping too much on that inconvenient thing happening on a big road somewhere in West L.A. this weekend, let us begin this modest post by agreeing that transit in L.A., in California, and in the vast majority of the US, could stand a few more efficient alt ... More >>
A James-approved specimen from Miel in Nashville
We were happy to learn that Monsters of Folk principles Jim James (My Morning Jacket) and M. Ward (She & Him) have a food blog. James is from Louisville, KY, our hometown. We were first exposed to his sweet, billowing voice at an all-ages sho ... More >>
Superhumanoids remix Local Natives. Also, they're touring together.On a pair of new remixes, Echo Park bedroom popstars Superhumanoids give L.A.'s Local Natives the chillwave treatment.
The Supes (as we affectionately call them -- we've made no attempts to hide our enthusiasm) take on two so ... More >>