Andrea DomanickThe Airborne Toxic Event holds it down at El Gran BurritoSee also: Airborne Toxic Event Want You On the Edge of Their Seat
In this week's annual Music Issue, we go on a date catch up with hometown heroes The Airborne Toxic Event, on a motorcycle ride to some of their favorite ... More >>
The Besnard LakesThe Culture Collide festival, which kicked off Thursday night at five venues in Silver Lake, Echo Park and downtown, is making for some wonderful daze in the neighborhood.
The brainchild of Filter music mag, the inaugural event has imported bands from more than a dozen natio ... More >>
On Saturday the "organizers" got some of their act together -- plus most people already had their wristbands after the clusterfuck of Day 1 -- so it was relatively painless to access the festival grounds. People were noticeably more chill throughout the day, which is what happens when you haven't ha ... More >>
Gustavo TurnerNumber 1 in our hearts: Beth Ditto's Gossip
"This is how I know I'm too big for my britches," joked Gossip's Beth Ditto between songs. "I can't possibly wake up before 2 [pm] to see the man who made me what I am." She was talking about John Waters, who was watching her amazing ... More >>
Words and Photographs by Timothy Norris
Weezer on stage at the Forum. Click photo for entire slideshow.
Weezer pulled into Los Angeles last night at the Forum with its big arena rock show that had the all the boys and girls screaming. The band hit the stage in white jump suits that quickly dis ... More >>
Tokyo Police Club
Hammer Museum, July 24, 2008
By Gina Pollack
Crowd surfing. Not an everyday sighting for an art museum. But if an onlooker stumbled upon the Hammer on the last night of the summer music series, they would have seen their fair share of teenage bodies floating over a riled crowd. ... More >>
Driven by sporadic guitars and pulsating urgency, their danceable garage rock has been compared to the Strokes. They opened with lead singer/bassist Dave Monks screaming through a fog of distortion, “Operator! Get me the president of the world. This is an emergency,” the intro for “Cheer It O ... More >>