Before Tupac vowed to live and die in L.A. there was "Angeltown" a wistful ballad that was considered by some to be the official anthem of Los Angeles. It was written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans in 1959. This track will be resurrected on August 2nd when multicultural fusion band Ozomatli -- wh ... More >>
In the strange wake of music's digital rebirth, vinyl has experienced a modest boom in popularity, seen by many as a replacement for the awkward middleman that is the compact disc. INCHES reviews the output of L.A.'s healthy vinyl community, believing that good music deserves much more than a handfu ... More >>
He's so much more than his outfit.UPDATE: This item was originally posted last night. The time stamp has been adjusted. The show is TONIGHT, Thursday, April 1. No fooling. New York-based folkie Elvis Perkins will be popping into Echo Park tonight to headline a benefit show honoring local art ... More >>
Meet three musical Balkan brothers who aren't actually Balkan, or related, but do agree on one thing: "The street is the most traditional venue."
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