After being purchased by Buzzmedia last week, Spin Magazine looks to be on its last legs -- the magazine part of it, anyway. Though Buzzmedia representatives haven't said it's going digital-only, they haven't committed to maintaining the print edition, either. It seems likely that we won't see much ... More >>
Frank Miles[Editor's note: Odd Future member Lionel Boyce writes a weekly column for West Coast Sound. His archives are available here.]
For those unaware, Spin magazine did a cover story on Odd Future. I somehow managed to get interviewed by the writer, Julianne Sheppard -- given the nickna ... More >>
Nicki Minaj recently set the record for female rapper with the most singles on the Billboard Charts at once; her single "Your Love" hit number one this summer, making her the first female rapper with a number one single since Lil Kim's "Jump Off" in 2003.
The Queen Bee was not amused, accusing M ... More >>
The music industry is very confused about the Internet and whether content should be free or not.
Courtney Love is an attention whore.
These two undeniable facts collided against each other today (aided and abetted by Spin magazine) with an offer to let you hear the entirety of Hole's new a ... More >>
One of the most-anticipated gigs at this year's South By Southwest was the return (in name, if not in band members) of Courtney Love's group Hole, although it seemed as if the motives for the buzz weren't entirely musical.
Before the show, at the Spin magazine party at the laid-back outdoor amphith ... More >>
We've known and admired Joseph Brooks from afar and later as a friend for over 20 years now. From his stints spinning at our first and maybe all-time fave rock club, Scream in downtown LA circa 1986 to his seminal record shop Vinyl Fetish (subsequently sold to Scream creators Michael Stewart and Bru ... More >>
By Rita Neyter
Gibson Amphitheater, July 20, 2008
Not to be confused with the British 3-day, Download Festival, the American version takes place in three cities; San Francisco, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, for just a day. This year featured the likes of M83, Mates of State, Ga ... More >>
Props to those who actually managed to write coherant blog posts from Coachella on a daily/nightly basis. After spending about 1 1/2 hours in traffic leaving the fest Saturday night (which we hear is actually on the short side compared with others and would have been longer if not for some extremely ... More >>