Australian psychedelic popsters Empire of the Sun come to the Music Box this week, playing three consecutive sold-out nights beginning Wednesday. This is no small feat for the scrappy duo, which formed only halfway through 2008.
No small feat, but not without explanation.
West Coast Sound has cru ... More >>
Timothy NorrisRage Against Arizona's Controversial Legislation[For more photos check out Timothy Norris' slideshow,"Rage Against The Machine's Immigrant Rights Benefit @ Palladium."]
With all the turmoil and wrongdoing in the world, it's a wonder Rage Against the Machine ever left the stage. ... More >>
via MySpaceMiguel Atwood-FergusonTonight's installment of Grand Performances at California Plaza -- one of our town's finest, free music al fresco opportunities -- figures to be especially grand.
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, the composer/producer/arranger/multi-instrumentalist who boasts a resume ... More >>
By Steve La
Steve La(From left) Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine
Some rockers are taking on the Arizona immigration law that has stirred a lot of passionate opposition here in L.A., including boycotts of Arizona by several cities.
"This is not a Latino or immig ... More >>
Rage Against the Machine Zack de la Rocha, organizer through his group Sound Strike of a concert in opposition to Arizona's controversial immigration law, gave a press conference today to explain the reasons behind the upcoming show.
The Informer, LA Weekly's news blog, sent reporter Steve L ... 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 >>
After several years of tension between the Sunset Junction Neighborhood Alliance, Silver Lake residents and business owners came to a head in recent months, it looked as though the annual Sunset Junction Street Fair was about to head a dead end. But the tide is changing in the community and ... More >>
Timothy NorrisBuraka Som Sistema
Buraka Som Sistema
Gobi, 5:35 5:50 - 6:20
A sizeable crowd has gathered for Buraka Som Sistema in the Gobi tent, but the music hasn't started. Several men are running around the stage, chasing cables, jiggling things, playing music, stopping and starting again. ... 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 >>