So far this summer, the club scene is...whatever you want it to be. Be it indoor or outdoor, goth or groove, retro or nouveau, there's even more to do than usual around town. Here are this week's boogie bests.
The Stone Roses get spun FridayFri., July 22
We've heard of week-long birthday c ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Mandatory deodorant checks at the door of Avalon will begin April 1 at Control.
After a Spring summit with LA's top club promoters, we have some exclusive scoop to share that may very well change the culture of clubbing as we know it! You wont read this anywhere else, folks! Sta ... More >>
Photo by JP Coakley
In a lot of ways, Gregg Gillis, a.k.a. mash-up artist Girl Talk, isn't as reckless as he used to be. You wouldn't guess that from toilet paper hurricane raining down on you at his show, nor the wall of pulsing neon lights, nor the mess of confetti and balloons he tends to ... More >>
What a frickin' jam session it could have been. Last night at the Hot Rats' LA debut at Spaceland, most of the members of the Radiohead, LA-based producer Nigel Godrich, and Britt Daniel of Spoon, were spotted. As the Rats, which consists of two members of ace Brit guitar band Supergrass, Gaz Coombe ... More >>
Gaz Coombes and Danny Goffey are bona fide Britpop stars in the UK as core members of Supergrass, a band that never fully made it in America. Coombes and Goffey took a hiatus from Supergrass sessions to mess around with some of their favorite tunes as a White Stripes-style "power duo." The resulting ... More >>
Editor's note: In honor of the final week of Camp Freddy's December residency, which happens tonight at the Roxy, West Coast Sound asked members of the band to chime in on their favorite music of the decades. Two weeks ago Billy Morrison highlighted his favorite things about the 1970s. Last week Don ... More >>
By Paul Rogers
If an Eastside indie show was portrayed in a mainstream movie it might look like Friday night at Echoplex. Bearded 'n' baseball-capped Brite Spot brunchers politely gathered in the Echo's low-slung basement to witness a psychedelic pop band deftly meld shoegazer staples Jesus and ... More >>
We Are Scientists with Morning Benders and The Blood Arm,
El Rey, July 1, 2008
Photos by Timothy Norris
Last night The Blood Arm performed the first truly excellent theme song for the economic recession of 2008. Dedicated to Jay-Z, referencing Wesley Snipes' three-year jail sentence for tax evasi ... More >>