"Pile on that kale salad," sings Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes from the Whole Foods parking lot. The ad-libbed riff on his song "It's A Little Bit of Everything" draws a mannered whoop from the weekend afternoon crowd, who have come to politely welcome Whole Foods into the music curation business. Inde ... More >>
"We're still a small band," Dawes frontman Taylor Goldsmith insists. "We've still got a long way to go before we are, like, 'This is a secure position for us.' " He's sitting outside the tiny Sqirl cafe on the seedy border between Silver Lake and East Hollywood, hunched over a wooden box that dou ... More >>
Butch HoganLongtime drummer for Rilo Kiley and frequent time-keeper to various Conor Oberst-led outfits, Jason Boesel, is releasing his debut solo album next Tuesday, but music fans can hear four songs from Hustler's Son right now. The first three -- "French Kissing," "Black Waves," and "Ne ... More >>
The Magic Kingdom has Tomorrowland; weve got Spaceland. Plus, more magical local bands, man.
For the week of September 1-7