Crotchety genius Steve Albini* has a food blog. It's called Mario Batali Voice. Why? As Albini explains it on the blog: "This is what I made Heather for dinner. The name comes from the way I bring her food in bed and present it to her using an imitation of Mario Batali's voice from TV. When she post ... More >>
Britt Daniel, Craig Finn, No Age, Ryan Adams, Dave Grohl, and others
Bob Mould Tribute
November 21, 2011
*Our slideshow of the concert
*Bob Mould -- Largo at the Coronet -- July 27, 2011
You know how these lovefest all-star tributes to our legend-looming creative artists ca ... More >>
Manny MaresWhen it comes to music in Los Angeles these days, all you hear about day in and day out is "this band from Silver Lake" or "that venue over on the East side." It's easy to feel neglected for those on the West side, but thanks to Joyce Manor, the feeling of being the last kid picke ... More >>
Jason ArthursSuperchunkThe most treacherous territory Superchunk had to negotiate to make Majesty Shredding, the band's first album in nine years, had nothing to do with music. It was -- and you aspiring rockers can relate -- those pesky day jobs.
Frontman Mac McCaughan and bassist Laura Ba ... More >>
Peter EllenbyOptimistic rockers Nada Surf begin a two-night stint at the Troubadour tonight in support of their sixth album, if i had a hi-fi (palindrome alert).
The record, in stores June 8, is actually a covers collection rounding up work by artists as disparate as Kate Bush, Arthur Russel ... More >>
Last week, L.A.'s music (and music journalist) community headed to Austin, Texas for South by Southwest. The annual music event brought together up-and-comers with rock veterans for days and nights of concerts. Check out what our team saw over the weekend.
Courtney Love Is Back
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Well, we're going to be very popular in Austin come South by Southwest time. The reason? Our annual SXSW fete, held each year at La Zona Rosa, will feature -- get this -- the xx, Superchunk, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and Surfer Blood. It will take place on Friday, March 19, from 12pm - 5pm.
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We don't know about you but we are the very definition of exhausted. Three days of music, parties and the desert heat at the 10th annual Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio has left us completely wiped. But damn if we didn't get some great coverage while we were there. Randall Roberts put tog ... More >>
Yeah, so all the silly speculation probably isn't done yet, as Goldenvoice always adds a few heavy-hitters after the initial announcement, but the initial line-up is up. Click through to see it in all it's glory. We'll start analyzing it soon, but for now: Throbbing Gristle! No Pavement?
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