Not unlike the tumbleweed in The Big Lebowski, an acoustic guitar goes on self-guided tour of Los Angeles in the new video for the Radar Bros. song "House of Mirrors." The ocean, the Hollywood walk of fame, the barber shop; there's a lot to see. It's a great song, too, if you like driving, swirling, ... More >>
Fran HealyFran Healy could charm the fedora off a hipster. In fact, he pretty much did Sunday night in one of the closing sets at Filter's Culture Collide festival.
The frontman of the Scottish quartet Travis played an acoustic set inside a crowded, steamy church in Echo Park, starring as mu ... More >>
Anne FishbeinNot Rachel Shaw, but a kick-ass bartender none the lessKick-ass bartender Rachel Shaw (Malo, Wurstkuche) has two obsessions: great cocktails and great live music. Having long felt frustrated these two seemingly symbiotic worlds weren't meeting - "My bartender friends have an appreciati ... More >>
The best cover version we've heard this year is, by far, the Radar Bros.' version of Paul McCartney's "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey," which you'll soon be able to hear courtesy of Autumn Tone Records, home to both Le Switch (who continue their residency at Spaceland tonight) and the Henry Clay Peop ... More >>
We keep waiting and waiting, the indie-geek version of hair-metal freaks wondering about Chinese Democracy, for the follow-up to the great first Postal Service album. Every once in a while a little tidbit of news will come from either singer Ben Gibbard or producer (and LA native) Jimmy Tamborello ... More >>