Friday, September 7
Fresh & Onlys
San Francisco's Fresh & Onlys have always been a formidable little band, but sometimes it seems they get a little squished between local-to-them indie giants like Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees. However, let us tell you -- this new album Long Slow Dance has g ... More >>
Courtesy of Jodi WilleEat you heart out Harry Potter -- this is what witches and wizards really look like
The full moon was in Aquarius and Mercury in retrograde as members of L.A.'s cosmic mafia -- a fashionable collection of white witches, black wizards, Crowleyites, healers, shamans, alch ... More >>
Built to SpillSeven albums in and 18 years on, Built to Spill has become a band for lifers -- there's something about Doug Martsch's leaden, catchy guitar hooks that never gets old, no matter how tightly you pack your earplugs.
The pride of Boise, Idaho, is winding down what will probably be ... More >>
Frank FairfieldFile under Halloween-appropriate shows that you don't have to dress up for: Murder ballads -- those creepy little tomes to our dark side -- will be the fare tonight at the Echoplex for a group of artists assembled by the people behind the New Los Angeles Folk Festival.
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Here's an Earth Day thought: imagine that two narcissistic party girls--Nicole & Paris but with better vocabularies--survive the apocalypse and rebuild civilization according to their depraved self-serving desires. They destroy the world maybe twice in the process through song and dance. This ... More >>
The festival formerly known as the F Yeah Fest is now called the FYF Fest, and announced its line up this week. Read about it here.
Chris Martins debuted a new vinyl column, called 'Inches', and offered a boatload of MP3s.
The Deadfly Ensemble gigs in Chinatown, does theater and music s ... More >>
Ah, Memorial Day Weekend, the perfect three-day break, tailor-made for chilling in the comfort of an abandoned LA. As long as you stay away from Hollywood Boulevard and the tourists imported from Hell, you can relax, go out to dinner, catch some music, sleep in, drive to the desert, take some LSD, c ... More >>
You'd be hard-pressed to find two rappers more diametrically opposed than Zilla Rocca and the man known as Weezy F. (Scott Fitzgerald) Baby. The two practically exist in different galaxies. Wayne, an iced out, ecstasy popping maniac from the streets of New Orleans, practically extra-terrestrial in ... More >>