Chris Brown is the new Lindsay Lohan.
First he's accused of socking somebody. Now L.A. prosecutors say he violated his probation by essentially faking his community service papers. And police in Richmond, Virginia are implicated in the scam, prosecutors indicate.
The L.A. County District Attorney' ... More >>
8:55 PM: I arrive at Corner Bakery Cafe in Westwood to pick up 43-year-old rapper/producer/MC Michael Troy (aka Myka 9) and his Canadian producer Graham Murawsky aka Factor. For some background on Myka, peep our story on his seminal group Freestyle Fellowship.
8:57 PM: "How are you, beautiful?" My ... More >>
Randy Blythe, lead singer of Richmond, Virginia-based heavy metal band Lamb of God, spent most of the summer in prison in the Czech Republic. It happened due to a strange series of events culminating in late June, when he arrived in Prague to play a show. There, he was arrested by Czech police for t ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday.]
Henry Rollins doesn't keep his political opinions quiet; in a column last fall about the Occupy protesters he recounted how senator Rand Paul "made a fool of himself trying to compare them ... More >>
Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
Tuesday night, we went to check out Mr. Dead's Underground, the Halloween event presented by The Academy of Magical Arts and Rudy Coby at The Magic Castle. The event consisted of shows in multiple rooms throughout the legendary venue. We were able to catch two of the performances.
Josh "CuriousJosh ... More >>
James BeardThis morning the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Judges will vote to determine the final 5 nominees in each category, which will be announced on March 22nd. The winners will be announced at the Foundation's award party, ... More >>
We've been preaching the gospel of Nosaj Thing, Jogger and Daedelus individually and as a pack for a long time now, and now the fearsome LA three is converging around a mission: to make a half-circle around the continent.
Beginning (where else?) in Palm Springs, the three acts, all part of Daedel ... 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 >>
Skull Bread, a.k.a. "Night of the Living Bread" by Noah Scalin
Noah Scalin loves skulls. Loves. Skulls. He is 37 years old, lives in Richmond Virginia, and runs the socially conscious design consulting firm Another Limited Rebellion. He is known for his Skull-A-Day project, which consists of a webs ... More >>