Bassist Darryl Jones should be a household name. His fluid, funky low end has supported at least a dozen of the biggest concert draws of the last 30 years, starting with Miles Davis' band when he was just 21. When Sting left the Police for a solo career in the mid-'80s, Jones was the man he hired to ... More >>
Friday, January 4
Los Cincos, Silver Daggers, et al, at The Smell's Quinceañera
When a truly DIY, all-ages space lasts for 15 years, you don't celebrate a birthday -- you celebrate a victory! So let's salute L.A.'s Smell, which has survived and even thrived to become a hometown instituti ... More >>
The Naked and FamousEven the coolest of cool kids -- you know, the ones who can eloquently extol the virtues of MGMT's second album Congratulations -- have a soft spot the size of Brooklyn for hits like "Kids" and "Time to Pretend."
That's the kind of chewy, sweet electro-pop that New Zealan ... More >>
Photo by Ray Stevenson.The name Cherry Vanilla may conjure nothing more than an ice cream flavor for some, but anyone obsessed with David Bowie, Andy Warhol or the well-documented hedonism of '70's New York nightlife knows it's in fact, the more-than-apropos moniker for a multi-faceted woman ... More >>