Monday, October 29
The Monolators, et al.
In a week already oozing with Halloween events, this particular Monday oozes very competitively with four decades of alt-classics via five much-loved local bands. Most intriguing is the warhorse indie-pop band Monolators' Bee Gees set. Will they do ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #165 for Saturday, May 19, 2012
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Fanatics! Hello from Cape Town! Before we go any further, I want to say that hours ago, I read about the passing of Chuck Brown, the legendary Washington DC musician, the founding father of ... More >>
[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday evening, or on ... More >>
KCRW BROADCAST #1245 for Saturday, July 30
Fanatics! We have put together a stellar playlist for you to check out tomorrow night.
It took me a long time to get into the MC5 album Back In The USA. It wasn't that the songs weren't great -- they are. It was always the production that bugged me ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #111 for Saturday, April 23.
Fanatics! It is Friday, early afternoon and I am just now getting a chance to write these brief notes up for you. One of these days I'm going to get some sleep.
Just back from Ann Arbor, Michigan where we had a major blast at the Stoo ... More >>
[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes a column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Friday and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday evening, ... More >>
There are a few different reasons why you should be excited about the just announced King Sunny Ade concert at the Echoplex on Friday, May 7, which Jason Bentley scooped and announced on Morning Becomes Eclectic this morning. First, if you're a clumsy dancer and want to steal a few effervescent move ... More >>
Timothy NorrisEmily Kokel of Warpaint endured ear-piercing feedback to open the show, but utlimately prevailed
Thursday nights at the Hammer: cheap (free), relaxed (lots of art), and perfectly programmed to highlight some of LA's most intriguing bands. This year's season, which kicked off at the be ... More >>
Other than Fela and arguably King Sunny Ade, few afro-pop lights burned brighter than the Congo's Franco Luambo. A guitar prodigy and auto-didact who taught himself to play at age 7, Luambo amassed a sprawling discography of over 2,000 songs before dying in Belgium in 1989. Thankfully, the recen ... More >>