Recently, filmmaker Jeff Feuerzeig, the director of indie smash The Devil and Daniel Johnston, was riding his bike on Sunset near Maltman. He heard somebody playing piano and singing his heart out.
"I'm looking around, I don't see anybody," says Feuerzeig. "I'm thinking, man, that sounds like Danie ... More >>
By Ian S. Port
"I'm kind of like Ron Swanson -- I fucking hate paperwork."
Mike Donovan, figurehead of San Francisco rock band Sic Alps, is grinning in the kitchen of his ground-floor apartment, explaining what he likes about driving a cab for a living. Along with the fact that Donovan usually wor ... More >>
Timothy NorrisSonic Youth's Kim Gordon at the Hollywood Bowl
[For more exclusive photographs of this show, see Timothy Norris' slideshow "Pavement, Sonic Youth, No Age @ Hollywood Bowl"]
Do the gods of programming have a sense of humor? Because Thursday night, three massive shows split the a ... More >>
Marcus RothPavement, 1999Pavement's year-long victory lap has been exhilarating for the band and fans alike -- we know people who haven't stopped grinning since Coachella.
But the faithful who have it in the back of their heads that the pride of Stockton might keep the wheels turning and mak ... More >>
Timothy NorrisFans at Cut Copy: Overjoyed, to say the least.
Like The Editors and the Shitty Beatles, Cut Copy practically begged for derision the moment they named themselves. Let's be honest, these guys aren't exactly re-inventing the synthesizer, openly cribbing from New Order, Duran Duran, and ... More >>