Friday, April 5
Vum, Esben and the Witch
There's plenty of the spirit of New York synth-punk pioneers Suicide in minimal L.A. synth-wave trio Vum on their new single "I Will Return" -- and is that song title a promise or a threat? This is menacing stuff, built on bare-bones electronic b ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #157 for Saturday, March 24, 2012
See also: Henry Rollins: The Column! Memphis on My Mind
Fanatics! It's Blues time in St. Louis Missouri! While you listen to our show, that's where I will be. I thought it appropriate that we spend a bit of time with some very pure and direct sounds ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.]
*Our review of Iggy and The Stooges at Hollywood Palladium, 12-01-11
*Le Butch ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #111 for Saturday, April 23.
Fanatics! It is Friday, early afternoon and I am just now getting a chance to write these brief notes up for you. One of these days I'm going to get some sleep.
Just back from Ann Arbor, Michigan where we had a major blast at the Stoo ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #110 for Saturday, April 16.
Fanatics! It is Record Store Day. It is also Ian MacKaye's birthday. Today, Ian hits the deck at forty-nine years of age. I believe he will be at the Coachella Festival this weekend so we send our greetings and congrats from here.
To ... More >>
Timothy Norris[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every week and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday eveni ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #105 for Saturday, March 12.This is a get ready, so you can get set. This is a heads up, so you can get down.
This coming Saturday, I will attempt to melt your radio with a show I have wanted to do for a long time. At 6 pm on 89.9 FM KCRW, we will go scortcho for ... More >>
File under "How Cool Is This":
Local icon-maker (much like Echo Park's own Andrei Rublev!) Shepard Fairey has just released a very limited edition print of Iggy and the Stooges celebrating Columbia Record's revamping of the Raw Power franchise.
Print it yourself for free here:
Shepard Fairey̴ ... More >>
During its six year existence, Arthur magazine published some amazing music writing, helped nurture a scene, and crafted a periodical with a singular, and much needed, vision. Unfortunately, we just received this email from editor, publisher and owner Jay Babcock:
A NOTE ABOUT ARTHUR MAGAZINE'S ... More >>