Friday, December 7
The Black Mambas -- along with The Neumans and The Hurricanes -- are L.A. label Wild Records' newest signees. But instead of building into the label's Sun Records-style sound of '56, the Mambas stagger into 1976 with gutter-glam songs and dawn-of-punk vel ... More >>
[Editor's note: Deathmatch pairs two artists who have something in common, and determines who is better. It's a concept we sort-of ripped off from MTV, except that instead of claymation it's the printed word!]
*The Talking Heads Were Way More Innovative Than The Ramones
*Stravinsky vs. ... More >>
Andrew CourtienWarped Tour, featuring The Devil Wears Prada, Gym Class Heroes, SHARKS, Yelawolf, and more
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Warped Tour is the longest running touring festival in the United States, older than the now dead Ozzfest and the immobile Lollapalooza. Throughout its ... More >>
Floria SigismondiThe Dead WeatherWhat can we say about the Dead Weather that you don't already know?
That they really really could have done better on the video for "Blue Blood Blues?"
That Jack White covering "Creep" with Conan O'Brien was stranger than fiction?
That Alison Mosshart has a ... More >>
Patrick O'DellFatbeats' DJ Rhettmatic
Celebrating record stores as part of the second annual National Record Store Day, which is tomorrow, should be a no-brainer for Southern Californians. After all, the region is the undisputed center of the vinyl industry, with RTI, Rainbo and Erika all pressing ... 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?
Let the ... More >>
(Michel Gondry's video for the Chemical Brothers' "Let Forever Be.")
Here's a list of "confirmed" (so far) acts to appear at Coachella 2009, according to the very reliable Monklish blog. His guarantee: "I've been told that these have been making arrangements to attend the festival as contractuall ... More >>