Category Archives: Music

Redwood Bar Tomorrow: Slay The Phoenix, The Vigils

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Book Review: No Slam Dancing No Stage Diving No Spikes: An Oral History Of The Legendary City Gardens

While the So Cal punk scene has inspired enough publications to fill a shelf, it’s rare that I’ve heard about any serious attempts to recollect what was going on in my neck of the woods, New Jersey, back in the … Continue reading

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Go With Le Flo: Los Angeles World Theatrical Premiere at the Downtown Independent

I had the pleasure of being invited to a special screening to see “Go With Le Flo” at The Goethe Institute and was hosted by Stefan Biedermann of the German Consulate. There was a meet and greet before the screening where Harrison and I … Continue reading

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Classical Revolution LA: Movie Night

Classical Revolution L.A., the bimonthly happy hour concert series at the Silverlake Lounge, presents “Movie Night” at the same venue on May 3rd at 6pm. The Helix Collective will be performing live scores for six independent short films, composed by Eugene … Continue reading

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Live Review: Nicole Atkins at the Bootleg Bar

There is a dearth of real talent within the Pop Music world: that is, people who can write and play their own songs. So when someone like Nicole Atkins dropped into my world it was very wanted and extremely desired. … Continue reading

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Concert Preview: Radwaste at Cafe NELA, Saturday, March 22

Radwaste’s 1986 video ”Capital” After a 25-year hiatus, Radwaste presents its own brand of tribal, post-punk music this Saturday evening at Café NELA, Northeast Los Angeles’ premiere destination for live underground music.  Founded by Los Angeles punk rock pillar John Talley-Jones (The … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Angst Blues of Jon Wahl and the Amadans; Record Release Party: El Cid, March 23

Any true music fan knows that serious listening can only happen with a decent hi-fi in a dedicated space free of distractions and the myriad, perhaps pointless, multitasking activities that fill every free second of our lives. While increasingly fewer … Continue reading

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A Terrible Weekend For Proto-Punk: RIP Gary Burger of the Monks and Scott Asheton of the Stooges

This has been a weekend of calamitous loss for fans of hard American music, with the passing of Monks lead singer and guitarist Gary Burger announced on Saturday, with news of Stooges and Sonic’s Rendezvous Band drummer Scott Asheton’s passing … Continue reading

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Moby: Interview at the Opening Exhibition at Project Gallery of “Innocents”

I like Moby. I met him for the first time at Kopeikin Gallery for “Destroyed”, his first photo exhibition. He’s discrete, down to earth and apparently content. In most cases these are not the qualities you find in Rock Stars … Continue reading

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Live Review – Prince and the New Power Generation at the Palladium

LA, you blew it. There was room for at least another thousand people to get into the Palladium to see Prince and the NPG last Saturday night. How you let that one slip by, I have no idea. But actually, … Continue reading

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