KCRW Broadcast #185 for Saturday, October 13, 2012
See also: Henry Rollins: The Column! The Failings of Music Writers
Fanatics! In Mississippi tonight. We thought it would be a good idea to lay some Blues on you.
Blues music comes all kinds of ways and is there to be taken any way you want. If y ... More >>
In a move emblematic of the fierce competition for museumgoers, MOCA will follow the recent phenomenon of the LACMA Rock by importing a "heavier rock" transported from "much farther away," the museum announced in a statement.
For MOCA's installation, dubbed Elevated Math, artist Layne Christensen w ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, we know. The top 20 greatest musicians of all time, in any genre. Where do we get off? Well, we'll tell you where we get off -- at Accuracy Station. Our team of writers listened to thousands and thousands of hours of music for this list, digging deep into the annals of history and explor ... More >>
*Top 20 Musicians of All Time, In Any Genre: #20-16
*Top 20 Musicians of All Time, In Any Genre: #15-11
*Top 20 Musicians of All Time, In Any Genre: #5-1
10. Guido D'Arezzo
Simply put, the writings of Guido D'Arezzo (above) laid the foundations for Western music. This medieval theorist ... More >>
Courtesy of The Cheese Store of Beverly HillsNot content to sit atop a throne of taleggio as one of Los Angeles' most acclaimed cheese purveyors, Norbert Wabnig has fashioned himself into the artisanal food world's equivalent of (pre-stroke) Dick Clark, bestowing a set of annual awards to art ... More >>
If you've ever been to Asheville, North Carolina, a stunning city known for its quietly elegant beauty but also for its cultural diversity (fueled in the early days by Black Mountain College, a Depression-era progressive arts education institute), then you know what writer Elizabeth Sims and ... More >>
August 16 marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. Four and a half months later, on January 2, 1978, the Sex Pistols arrived in America for their brief abortive tour, and the seam of history unraveled. Coincidence?