My Morning Jacket and Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings
Better than...any ride at Universal Studios.
Past the gauntlet of Universal City Walk with its seizure-inducing lights, blaring Christmas pop remixes, and downright oppressive wafts of popcorn and cologne, there was a ... More >>
Timothy NorrisFitz & the TantrumsCan we get an exclamation point for Fitz & the Tantrums?
The stylish purveyors of old soul helmed by Michael Sean Fitzpatrick and Noelle Scaggs have had a quite a 2010. They started the year practically as a novelty -- a slick band with nice EP and a great li ... More >>
The New PornographersFor a band with four singers at least that many solo projects, the New Pornographers' fifth album Together sounds pretty ... well, together.
The Canadian collective is a supergroup in almost every sense of the word, and their power-pop adventuring has never felt fresher ... More >>
Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsCan it get any more real that Sharon Jones? Well, it can't get any more heartwarming.
The leading lady of the Dap-Kings is, after all, a rising star at 54, having shucked the uniforms of her previous careers (corrections officer at Rikers Island, and armor truck g ... More >>
The LikeAll signs point to yes -- fans seem to be really in love like with the new incarnation of the Like. Original members Z Berg and Tennessee Thomas, now hooked up with bassist Laena Geronimo and keyboardist Annie Monroe, are kicking off a four-Monday stand tonight at the Echo leading up ... More >>
Fitz and the O-FaceBusy, busy bees are the boys and girls of throwback soul here in Los Angeles.
Mayer Hawthorne has had an incredibly kind past 8 months (or so), and it now looks like the surname-lacking, stripey-haired Fitz is bound for similar success.
A handful of late-in-the-day announ ... More >>
Editor's note: West Coast Sound is thrilled to introduce to our blogging world the director Jason Reitman, whose new film, Up in the Air, has just opened in Los Angeles and New York, and opens across the country on December 25. The movie stars George Clooney and Vera Farmiga, it's true, but like his ... More >>
By Jeff Miller
Read Jeff Miller's overview of the first evening of Phish's three-night stint at the Coachella grounds here.
Halloween's a holiday that Phish built their reputation for unpredictability on - since 1994, when a show by the band's fallen on October 31st, they've celebrated by donning ... More >>
Ted DiBiase knows a winner when he sees one. That's how he earned the nickname "The Million Dollar Man" when those Cash Money clowns were still learning to ice their first teeth. And rest assured, Teddy B. would've inevitably proclaimed Day 3 of Outside Lands, the winner of the match, even if he wo ... More >>
Every week or so, we'll update a list on concerts announced, shows going on sale, and other things happening soon that you may want to know about.
James Blunt - Wiltern, Feb. 7 with Sara Bareilles. Tickets go on sale Saturday
Cave Singers - Echoplex, Dec. 3
Circle Jerks - Henry Fonda, Jan 4. On ... More >>