Kevin ScanlonJ*DaveyLos Angeles is for music lovers.
We could have chosen enough characters just from L.A.'s music scene to fill the entire PEOPLE Issue, but there are too many fascinating folks in L.A. for us to hog all the space.
Here's who made our list his year:
Shannon CottrellShibuya-kei influenced band The Aprils played Meltdown Comics in L.A.
In our recent posts on bands like Anamanaguchi, The Aprils and The Lady Spade, you might have noticed references to Shibuya-kei, the '90s-centric style of indie, almost always electronic, pop that centered ... More >>
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Mick Karn may not have been famous, at least not in the celebrity gossip column sense of the word, but he was well-known and, more importantly, well-respected. Since the 1970s, the bassist, who sadly passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer, Karn had ... More >>
Boom Boom Satellites emerged in the 1990s, but you wouldn't know that from watching the audience Monday night at The Troubadour. This was a largely young crowd, with many people who were clearly not old enough to be hitting up dance clubs when Michiyuki Kawashima and Masayuki Na ... More >>