Monday, August 27
Summer's here and the time is right for a pure-pop escape. Sisters Chelsea (lead vocals and guitar) and Justine Brown (drums) lay down a simple, unabashedly irony-free form of pop that layers '60s garage rock with dreamy harmonies. "I'm just a piece of g ... More >>
Trevor TreynorSunshine men go dark and sky rappers eventually touch cement, but Freestyle Fellowship swore that they would never fall the fuck off. That was the promise of 1991, the pre-riot boiling point when their first hand-hawked collection of songs, To Whom It May Concern, crushed casset ... More >>
Danny SwansonKaren ElsonIf you can get past Karen Elson's flaming red hair, if you can get past her unblemished skin, if you can get past her supermodel comportment, if you can get past the fact she's Mrs. Jack White ... well, you should. The 31-year-old singer plays Southern gothic chanteuse ... More >>
The Henry Clay PeopleThe Henry Clay People's jagged, college-educated barroom rock has wormed its way into a lot of Angeleno hearts the past couple of years, its classic riff-slinging and manic shout-singing somehow turning the high anxiety of "Working Part Time" into catharsis. The quintet's ... More >>
Tonight at Little Temple in Silver Lake, the legendary, influential hip hop night Project Blowed will celebrate its 15th anniversary with an appearance by the Freestyle Fellowship.
The club, which grew out of The Good Life open mic night in Leimert Park ... well, hell, since the late Brendan Mul ... More >>
In addition to opening punk club the Masque, LA DIY music giant Brendan Mullen, who died at age 60 yesterday after suffering a stroke on Saturday, was a longtime LA Weekly music writer whose prescient insight and in-the-trenches curiosity captured the experience of being a music head in LA in the 8 ... More >>