Monday, January 21
Baron von Luxxury, Yellow Alex, Yung Skeeter
Electro-pop comes in splendiferous shapes and sizes. And Baron von Luxxury brings the wicked-wit version, in which DeBarge, ELO, Hall & Oates and other formerly uncool '80s soul stylists float through the disco in super-s ... More >>
Friday, December 21
"Christmas 101" with Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Van Dyke Parks, Emmylou Harris, Carrie Fisher
UCLA ROYCE HALL
Rufus and Martha Wainwright's late mother, Canadian folk singer Kate McGarrigle, created the annual "Christmas 101" holiday event, which features carols from around th ... More >>
Monday, October 8
L.A.'s Superhumanoids make pop songs out of star parts -- like the glow, the heat, the empty space and of course the wisps of fire that make NASA scientists curse every time a space probe gets singed by the stuff. This is heavenly stuff, with singer Sarah ... More >>
Paul Rogers is a Pasadena-based illustrator and graphic designer who has worked on everything from USPS stamp lines to posters for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He's also illustrated children's books such as Bob Dylan's Forever Young.
His new book, Name That Movie, features 100 sets of six drawings. Eac ... More >>
Paul RogersA Mad Men intro as effervescent as champers?
Well, it doesn't suit Don Draper's drowning in Old Fashioneds, Betty's kept suburban housewife boredom, and the cultural malaise that's really the root of the entire show, but what better way to highlight that than by contradicting it? ... More >>
BY PAUL ROGERS
Paul RogersThe first time I worked with Greg Watermann - at Ozzy Osbourne's Beverly Hills mansion for Britain's Metal Hammer magazine in 2002 - he looked every bit the Hollywood rock star photographer. Black-clad like a Nine Inch Nail, blonde "assistant" in tow, he was briskly effic ... More >>
By Paul Rogers
If an Eastside indie show was portrayed in a mainstream movie it might look like Friday night at Echoplex. Bearded 'n' baseball-capped Brite Spot brunchers politely gathered in the Echo's low-slung basement to witness a psychedelic pop band deftly meld shoegazer staples Jesus and ... More >>
Metallica / Scars on Broadway: Benefit for Silverlake Conservatory of Music
The Wiltern, May 14.
By Paul Rogers
Metallica, with Flea, at last night's benefit, simultaneously filling their diapers. (Photo by Gary Leonard)
There’s an irony to a benefit show for a school that aims to make music ... More >>