In an exclusive to West Coast Sound, the Levitt Pavilions in Pasadena and MacArthur Park have revealed the lineups to their massive, free summer concert series -- almost 100 shows between the two venues.
This year features everything from Latin alternative to folk, indie and world music. Highlights ... More >>
Scissor SistersScissor Sisters' new album Night Work -- three years in the making, and re-making (they scrapped 18 months of work and started over) -- is a typically frisky, preening mash-up of glam and disco that contains a lot of you're-gonna-have-to-be-there moments.
Fun, to be sure. But ... More >>
[UPDATE, 3:56 pm: Preston Jones of DFW.com reports: "Just got off the phone with Ardent Studios founder John Fry, who confirmed that former Big Star bassist Andy Hummel has died after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 59. Services are scheduled for Wednesday."]
Only months after the unexpecte ... More >>
Originally from Kentucky but by now thoroughly Silverlake, the Watson Twins had their big break back in 2006 as featured collaborators on Jenny Lewis' Rabbit Fur Coat album.
Chandra and Leigh Watson had been on the scene for years before that milestone, but their gig with the Rilo Kiley sing ... More >>
Want proof that L.A.'s in the middle of an astoundingly fertile period of musical expansion? See the list below. We're going to have our hands full this year. Expect around the clock coverage from Austin.