Falling James is a writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications.
2 days ago | Obituary
Lorna Doom might have been the most punk rock musician of all the Germs. She seemed completely uninterested in fame. After the group’s breakup, she didn’t linger in the music scene in a series of increasingly mundane and careerist groups like so m...
6 days ago | Classical Music
Philip Glass’ Symphony No. 12, Lodger — which received its world premiere via conductor John Adams and L.A. Philharmonic at Disney Hall on Thursday, Jan. 10 — is nothing like the numerous homages that have cropped up in the wake of Bowie’s death f...
1 month ago | Film and TV
A former bassist with The Runaways — the late-1970s all-female, teenage proto-punk/hard-rock band who inspired countless women to take up music — Fox has stirred interest in the rock world and beyond with her success on the syndicated game show. A...
1 month ago | Interviews
The 35-year-old singer-guitarist’s latest album, On Dark Horses (Sargent House), is a darkly engrossing meditation on love and death set against wide-open physical and emotional geography. The L.A. native has endured an unusual amount of difficult...
1 month ago | Obituary
Critics often resort to describing a talented singer as the voice of his or her generation, but if there is a single vocalist who could be accurately anointed as the voice of the punk generation, it would be Pete Shelley. The English singer-guitar...
2 months ago | Performance Art
John Fleck's solo show "Blacktop Highway: a gothic horror screenplay’d on one man’s body" begins its run on Friday, Nov. 9, at West L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre. Ahead of the opening, the revered performance artist tells L.A. Weekly about the inspiratio...