Monday, February 11
The days of oh-so-crude adjectives like "surf" and "garage" are well behind O.C.'s Hindu Pirates now. For while the Pirates are in fact darlings of the surf-skate industry, as evidenced by their clean and pristine session last year at Hurley's in- ... More >>
David BlackSee also:
*Our Q&A With Ryan Adams
*Ryan Adams Responds To Our Interview
October 10, 2011
Better than:...the sum total of every single stand-up comedy show concurrently happening in the greater Los Angeles metro area.
"How L.A. is it that you can se ... More >>
Chris Rady Power pop, like bubblegum before it, is often viewed as the domain of skinny-tie moptoppers singing ditties about girls and cars. Longtime power pop icon Tommy Keene, however, doesn't fit this stereotype. His moodier music accentuates the "power" in power pop, building his muscular ... More >>
As reported by Buzzbands L.A., Long Beach-based band The Fling became the newest signee with Silver Lake's Dangerbird Records this week, just as they were leaving town for a multi-state tour with (sudden labelmates) Darker My Love and Delta Spirit. Their self-released When The Madhouses App ... More >>
Guided by VoicesYou could almost feel the pop geeks pinching themselves when Dayton, Ohio's favorite former fourth-grade schoolteacher Robert Pollard announced earlier this year that Guided by Voices would reunite to play the Matador at 21 festivities, and then do a reunion tour too.
The tou ... More >>
Score one for the blogosphere.
On Saturday, L.A. music blog Aquarium Drunkard invaded Echo Park to throw its first ever festival. Waved Out drew hundreds of kids out to the East Side, and they spent the day running up and down the stairs that adjoin the Echo to its larger, sub-Sunset cousin ... More >>
(Frank Micelotta/Getty Images for MySpace)If you're anything like the freakazoid Cure fans who one way or another managed to secure a wristband for last night's surprise Cure show at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, you should probably stop reading this right now. If you weren't at the show and opt ... More >>