Eazylanish/FlickrWe've seen it over and over on Facebook profiles. Music: "I like just about anything...except COUNTRY, of course!" As if admitting to liking mainstream country music (because, sure, everyone likes Johnny Cash) is like admitting to having a Beanie Babies collection. It's sham ... More >>
Rhino Records landmark volume captures an important moment in L.A. music history. But does it also mark the end of an era?
Times are tight, for sure. A box set is a luxury that few can afford these days. Given the choice between a 4 cd collection and paying the phone bill or buying a bottle of Scotch, well, let's just say you can't download a bottle of Scotch. But if you're at all curious about the history of th ... More >>
By far, the Official Most Anticipated L.A. Reissue of the Year has officially become the just-announced Los Angeles Nuggets Box that Rhino Records has announced. It's a four CD-box of garage and weird rock classics of the 1960s, a wild ride through an LA long since vanished.
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