Lina Lecaro Exene Cashes in.
Few music icons (dead or alive) come close to the enigmatic spirit of Johnny Cash. He may have been a country fella, but he was a whole lotta rock n' roll, too. His outlaw swagger, black attire and risky, rebellious choices (from jail jamborees to Nine Inch Nails ... More >>
Don't sacrifice your Monday night music excursions into our fair city of Los Angeles, just to be a slave to the grueling whip of commercialized love. You can have your cake and eat it too, especially if that cake comes with a plethora of "ingredients" that help you get your ro ... More >>
We're still hung over from Thanksgiving after-parties, so we'll leave it to you to process all the information in "A Cold Freezin' Night," from the Books' first album in five years, The Way Out.
For four albums, the duo of Paul de Jong and Nick Zammuto have been the experimentalists' experimental ... More >>
Pier Nicola D'AmicoBlonde RedheadColor us among the many who were thrown for a loop by Penny Sparkle, the latest album from long-running Blonde Redhead.
With Misery Is a Butterfly (2004) and 23 (2007) having elevated the New York City trio beyond cult status, Kazu Makino and twin brothers Si ... More >>
A Perfect CircleA Perfect Circle's debut album Mer de Noms is a tick past its 10th birthday, but it has lost little of its sheen.
The combination of Maynard James Keenan's aching vocals and Billy Howerdel's guitar veneer gave the quintet an immediate identity outside of its players' other pr ... More >>
Boom Boom SatellitesJapanese duo Boom Boom Satellites have been churning out their stadium-sized electro rock for two decades now, but except for big-beat enthusiasts who probably have some of their albums shelved with Fatboy Slim and the Prodigy and fans who discovered their music in video g ... More >>
Steve GullickFoalsFoals' arty fusion of indie-rock and dance music took two albums to coalesce, but it did on Total Life Forever, which came out in May on Sub Pop.
The album earned the Oxford, U.K., quintet a nomination for Britain's Mercury Prize. What it's earning them on their current 22- ... More >>
Mississippi Man (Bailey Ferguson)Our daily post might be a little holiday-light this morning, but your show-going plans might not be. And certainly there are some post-July 4 fireworks to be found, especially if you're into free music.
Four residencies kick off tonight in Sliver Lake/Echo Pa ... More >>