Category Archives: Live Music

Redd Kross and The Side Eyes at The Echoplex

Another Father’s Day had arrived, and I had nothing to do, so I decided to head down to The Echoplex and check out the “Punk is Dad” show featuring The Side Eyes and Redd Kross. When I walked into The Echoplex, … Continue reading

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Fear And Bloating In Los Angeles – Roger Waters’ Pig-Stravaganza At Staples Center

Ever since I first read Bukowski’s review of the 1975 Stones show at The Forum, I’ve wanted to write a review in the same vein, something that so perfectly encapsulates the irrelevance of the whole thing, in the face of … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: King Crimson at the Greek, This Wednesday

King Crimson has never been anything but obstinate. For the last forty-eight years, through a maze of shifting band members and musical visions, Robert Fripp has steered the Crimson ship into waters few would dare to tread; the one virtue … Continue reading

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Kehlani at the Novo

Sweet, Sexy, Savage. Not just the tour name and album name, those three words embodied the spirit of the show as well.  Kehlani, along with her openers, put on a show that led fans through a flurry of emotions – … Continue reading

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Papermoon Gypsys, Winners of Two Awards, to Headline L.A. Music Critics Awards Showcase in Hollywood

Papermoon Gypsys, the Orange County-based blues/rock band, recently took home two L.A. Music Critics Awards, ‘Best Blues Artist’ and ‘Fan Favorite’. Several of the winners of this year’s awards will be featured at the L.A. Music Critics Awards Winners Showcase, … Continue reading

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The Great One is Dead: Saccharine Trust Record Release Party

 

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Sylvia Brooks, Dale Fielder, and More: June Jazz in L.A.

Jazz, despite any malicious gossip you may have heard to the contrary, remains alive and well in Los Angeles in 2017. Here are some upcoming shows we are looking forward to this summer, starting with one this very evening in … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: 1 Square Mile, Alley Cats and Mecolodiacs at Liquid Kitty PRBBQ at Cafe NELA 5/21/17

 

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Live Review-Fire of the Phoenix Tour Engulfs Ohio

The last few years have been a comeback and new beginning for L.A. based Dawn of Ashes with vocalist Kristof Bathory pursuing other musical ventures only to eventually return to the fold of DOA. The Phoenix awoke and rose to … Continue reading

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Jesus And Mary Chain At The Wiltern- Live Review

When Jesus And Mary Chain appeared in 1985, they had the look of something revolutionary but unsustainable. Their first album Psychocandy showed a knack for simple. effective hooks buried in frightening layers of blank-faced noise, but reports of this band … Continue reading

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