Also see 10 Ways to Get Past a Bouncer and Top 10 L.A. Club Nights of 2011.
At the risk of referencing LMFAO again, LA knows its party rockin' and we do it bigger and better than any other city in the world. New York may beat us at chic soirees, Miami might be sultrier and Vegas gaudier, but Los A ... More >>
Lina Lecaro The Strokes set the room on fire.
We knew it! Bumming out over missing music at Coachella does not last long in LA as there is always so much to do the week afterward, often featuring bands or DJs who were at the fest. From legit gigs (Lauryn Hill last night at Nokia) to unannou ... More >>
photo by Wendy GilmartinSmile! It's a Strokes sellout
Didn't think it was possible to sellout a free show? Here's how to do it: Invite The Strokes to play after five long years on hiatus, make the weather a perfectly warm for a spring afternoon and, oh yeah, schedule it on the one day of the ... More >>
Ah, the Strokes. The foot-in-mouth gift that keeps on giving.
In case you forgot, the Strokes are a one-hit wonder band from right before 9-11 made up of a bunch of trust-fund adult children who spend half of their time making derivative music and the other half complaining that the world do ... More >>
This is the official press release:
Coachella 2011. Music. Art. Culture. Community.
With the Coachella line-up announcement serving as the official kick-off to the annual U.S. festival season, festival organizers Goldenvoice can now reveal details for the 2011 Coachella Valley Music & Art ... More >>
This year's Lollapalooza brought the city of Chicago their biggest music festival to date. Over three days, 240,000 people browsed the stages along the lake at Grant Park to see 130 performers ranging from Lady Gaga to Blues Traveler.
Check out these photos from the recent festival, brought ... More >>
Teren OddoSerrina Sims and Troy Van Leeuwen of SweetheadQueens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen's new project Sweethead, which has the Spaceland residency this month, milks every ounce out the arguable (in this day and age) notion that rock 'n' roll is a dangerous, decadent beast. ... More >>
I passed on South By Southwest this year, but that doesn't mean I'm not there in spirit... and apparently some minds. I've already received 5 text messages from fellow music heads asking if can get them into this or that party and one asking for a promoter friend's cell #.
SOS: band missed flight! ... More >>
I'd like to think that I'm way more popular in real life than I am on Myspace. I've only got like 50 friends, but that's probably because I only say yes to requests from peeps who truly are friends. Call me a weirdo.
Anyway, the pals I do have, happen to have thousands of friends and way too much ... More >>