Inside a white-walled room in Interscope Records' co-founder Ted Field's film production company, a relaxed Brody Brown leans back into his chair. "You know, I feel like it's coming true, the dream I have been fighting for my entire life," he says. "It's unfolding in front of my eyes."
That will ne ... More >>
Lina Lecaro KIIS Lady Gaga, David Guetta, Gym Class Heroes, Flo Rida, Nick Canon, Karmin and others
KIIS Jingle Ball
At Nokia Theatre
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, but the annual blizzard of branded radio station holiday concerts somehow brings in the season like noth ... More >>
Sarah BennettBruno Mars
Bruno Mars, Janelle Monáe, and Mayer Hawthorne
June 12, 2011
Gibson AmpitheatreFresh off their smashing performance at this year's Grammys, Bruno Mars and Janelle Monáe linked up once again to tour. With the addition of Mayer Hawthorne, you've got three of the truest pu ... More >>
Lina LecaroMyles Kennedy, Fergie and Slash perform SSMF 2010L.A. Weekly's Nightranger Lina Lecaro put it best in her Sunset Strip Music Festival live review: "Whether you're 20, 40 or 60 years old, grew up in Los Angeles or hopped right off the bus a la Axl Rose in 'Welcome to the Jungle,' if ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Fergie gets skankalicious performing with Slash at SSMF
[See also Timothy Norris' slideshow "Sunset Strip Music Festival 2010"]
Whether you're 20, 40 or 60 years old, grew up in Los Angeles or hopped right off the bus ala Axl Rose in "Welcome to the Jungle," if you're a music fan ... More >>
Christina M. FeliceVanaprastaBy now, we're sure you have your strategy mapped out for Saturday's street festival portion of the Sunset Strip Music Festival.
You're hitting the Sunset Strip early for Semi Precious Weapons; you're darting between outdoor stages for the likes of Travie McCoy, ... More >>
Kristin BurnsObey my dog!: Billy Corgan wants you to buy tickets to the Sunset Strip Music Fest honoring Slash
The Sunset Strip Music Festival, the Westside celebration of the riff (plus Kid Cudi, Common, and Fergie), have released set times for their August 28th street fair. This year's even ... More >>
K'naanK'naan's single "Wavin' Flag" is nothing if not global.
After the song got the nod as Coca-Cola's official World Cup jingle -- and its lyrics were, ahem, tweaked, to make it more uplifting -- the Somalian-born Canadian rapper trotted "Wavin' Flag" out in 86 countries on FIFA's World C ... More >>
http://cosm.typepad.comAdam Jones holds his bronze sculptureMany know Adam Jones from Tool as one of the world's greatest guitarists, however the L.A.-based musician also has an unrelenting passion for visual arts that spans his entire life. From finding refuge in comic books as a child, to a ... More >>
Shepard Fairey, the DJAlthough his most recognizable (and controversial) work is 2008's Barack Obama "HOPE" poster, influential street artist Shepard Fairey's biggest motivation comes from connecting with music, not making splashy headlines. Old school album art, flyers and T-shirts from band ... More >>
"Baby's on Fire," by Marilyn MansonThese days if a print publication is still around after 25 years, well, that's quite an accomplishment. Cleveland-based music and culture magazine, Alternative Press, started out as an underground fanzine in 1985 and has since become an internationally distr ... More >>
Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsCan it get any more real that Sharon Jones? Well, it can't get any more heartwarming.
The leading lady of the Dap-Kings is, after all, a rising star at 54, having shucked the uniforms of her previous careers (corrections officer at Rikers Island, and armor truck g ... More >>