Friday, March 1
Morrissey and Patti Smith
The Staples Center has been making headlines by going all-vegetarian for Morrissey's March 1 visit, a request that even Paul McCartney has been denied in the past. A meat-free Staples deserves mention, but it still doesn't impress more than t ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #194 for Saturday, December 15, 2012
See also: Henry Rollins: Christmacidal
Fanatics! Here we go into week three of our Bowie month. Tonight, it's the legendary "Heroes" album. Bowie released Low on 01/14/77 and "Heroes" on 10/14/77. This was a very creative period for Bowie but he ... More >>
See also: Henry Rollins: The Column! Is Raw Power the American answer to Exile on Main St.?
KCRW Broadcast #144 for Saturday, December 10
Fanatics! What a show! It's the mother of all shows. It's gigantic and fantastic! It is extraordinary and wonderful in every way. It hits all the marks a ... More >>
Sleigh BellsAs they displayed at Coachella in April and again last week opening for LCD Soundsystem at the Hollywood Bowl, Sleigh Bells have no problem making enough racket to fill a big space.
The Brooklyn noise-pop duo's sharp guitar licks and ironically cheeseball/irresistably thunderous ... 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 (artists and labels, indie or other), believing that good m ... More >>
The Adler posse knows a thing or two about the concert business. Lou Adler, the patriarch, is responsible for some of the great American cultural touchstones of the past 40 years, and a few of these moments are showcased on the wall of his home office in Malibu.
There's the movie poster for The ... More >>