The Levitt Pavilions have announced their schedules, so you know what that means: It's summer!
In an exclusive to West Coast Sound, the Levitt Pavilions in MacArthur Park and Pasadena have released their full lineups, with shows held throughout June, July, and August. Highlights include Metalachi, ... More >>
Friday, February 22
KIRK DOUGLAS THEATRE
Kurt Rosenwinkel's playing is richly complex and challenging, and while he is smarter than most of us, smart people also feel. Thus, to label this guitarist as "intellectual" or "cerebral" does him a disservice. He is more poet than scientis ... More >>
Friday, February 1
Vieux Farka Touré, Fool's Gold
Music critics often describe Vieux Farka Touré as "the Hendrix of the Sahara," but the Malian guitarist doesn't really sound much like Jimi Hendrix. Instead, Touré has a distinctively exotic style that's more similar to the music of hi ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #165 for Saturday, May 19, 2012
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Fanatics! Hello from Cape Town! Before we go any further, I want to say that hours ago, I read about the passing of Chuck Brown, the legendary Washington DC musician, the founding father of ... More >>
[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes a column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Friday and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday evening, ... More >>
Denny RenshawSufjan StevensIf you take in Sufjan Stevens' shows in Los Angeles this weekend expecting some warm-and-fuzzy orchestral pop from a banjo-toting folkie, you've got another thing coming.
In fact, dancing shoes may be in order. Stevens' newest album The Age of Adz is full of insist ... More >>