Timothy NorrisThe National, Neko Case and Sharon Van Etten
September 11, 2011
See also: The National's Matt Berninger On Shutting Down Honolulu's Airport and Finally Ending Their Tour
Better Than: Listening to these bands perform on "Morning Becomes Eclectic."
It was only t ... More >>
Cox wailingTimothy NorrisWho: Deerhunter
Deerhunter's last show in Los Angeles, at the El Rey, was considered one of the best shows of the quartet's career. But tonight the band was playing a much larger venue, and the results were mixed. For starters, the room wa ... More >>
Jena ArdellChilling with Rome, Eric and Bud of Sublime with Rome.
We caught up with Sublime with Rome before they embarked on their summer tour with 311 to talk about their new album Yours Truly, which drops July 12. Here's what the laid-back trio had to say about their new album, their first ... More >>
Sam HoldenGreg DulliGreg Dulli's estimable swagger and charm have been playing awfully well on his first-ever solo tour.
The former Afghan Whigs and current Twilight Singers frontman (and one of Los Angeles' favorite saloonkeepers) is winding down a five-country, 29-stop tour on which he's p ... More >>
In the first part of our interview with LOU chef D.J. Olsen yesterday, Olsen talked about life in the small kitchen of the Hollywood wine bar. Today, he discusses the relative happiness of strip mall food, the problem of culinary foams and the occasional hazards of eating in Taipei. And check back l ... More >>
Times are tight, for sure. A box set is a luxury that few can afford these days. Given the choice between a 4 cd collection and paying the phone bill or buying a bottle of Scotch, well, let's just say you can't download a bottle of Scotch.
But if you're at all curious about the history of th ... More >>
By far, the Official Most Anticipated L.A. Reissue of the Year has officially become the just-announced Los Angeles Nuggets Box that Rhino Records has announced. It's a four CD-box of garage and weird rock classics of the 1960s, a wild ride through an LA long since vanished.
Interview by Jonah Flicker
Comedian Neil Hamburger released the musically excellent and thoroughly funny Neil Hamburger Sings Country Winners (Drag City) this past April. Over the course of ten songs, Hamburger spins melancholy tales that make Johnny Cash sound like John Tesh and offers wry observa ... More >>