KCRW BROADCAST #196
See Also: Henry Rollins: Led Zeppelin, All Powerful
Fanatics! Tonight we bravely launch into our last week in December, the last installment of our David Bowie marathon and as well, the last show for 2012.
We are already gearing up for our first show of 2013. Always ... More >>
[Editor's note: Deathmatch pairs two artists who have something in common, and determines who is better. It's a concept we sort-of ripped off from MTV, except that instead of claymation it's the printed word!]
Every couple of years, garage rock rears its head again, whack-a-mole-style. Garage per s ... More >>
Captain Beefheart artwork for Doc at the Radar Station album ad (1980)[As we reported this afternoon, Captain Beefheart, Don Van Vliet, died today at 69. We already posted a list of the "Top 14 Reasons Why Captain Beefheart Was a True American Genius" by Beefheartologist Rob Chalfen. You can ... More >>
Bob Dylan & His Band at the Hollywood Palladium, Thursday, October 15
After the unexpectedly smooth vocal performances and the many sublime moments at the first two shows of Bob Dylan's three-night stand at the Hollywood Palladium, it's understandable and perhaps inevitable that there would be a s ... More >>
25. Prafit-"Nice Weather"
The nice weather is long gone--the ostensibly immutable Los Angeles sun blotted by kidney colored clouds and cold rain. So Prafit's ode to the sizzle of July feels like an antique postcard documenting endless light, chicken breasts smothered in BBQ sauce, and basement ... More >>
Image Via Natalie Dee
In case, you were wondering, I do have a pair of boombox pants and yes, they're quite comfortable.
10. King Khan & The Shrines-The Supreme Genius Of.... (tie)
If my review of Khan's Pitchfork Fest set didn't convince you, this interview that ran today should seal the ... More >>
I really don't do the Meme thing, but seeing as though it's the illustrious Alfred Soto doing the asking, how can I possibly I say no? Per the Lord.
“List seven songs you are into right now. No matter what the genre, whether they have words, or even if they’re not any good, but they must be so ... More >>