Category Archives: Music

BD Review: The T.A.M.I. Show/ The Big T.N.T. Show

There’s no more natural double feature in the history of concert films than the pairing of these two beauties from 1964-65. The T.A.M.I. Show and The Big T.N.T. Show both follow the same format – get a huge number of … Continue reading

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CD Review: Doyle Bramhall II – Rich Man

Doyle Bramhall II – Rich Man When I first started playing guitar, everyone knew who Eddie Van Halen was. Then I heard Randy Rhoads from Ozzy’s Blizzard of Oz. Nobody spoke of Randy and I thought, “Damn, I must really … Continue reading

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Review: Valora Finish Electric Angels Tour in Harrison Ohio

The last night of the Electric Angels tour was held Sunday Nov. 20 at The Blue Note in Harrison, Ohio. Four local acts from Cincinnati and Dayton supported touring nationals Nashville’s The Nearly Deads and L.A.’s Valora gracing the stage … Continue reading

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85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on Sunday!

This year’s 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade will follow in the fine tradition of all the previous Hollywood Christmas Parades with an evening celebrating Christmas with noteworthy celebrities and stellar entertainment honoring Hollywood traditions with great family fun! If you care to … Continue reading

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Producer, Singer, Vocal Coach and Actress Pepper Jay Writes Dynamic Song Performance: The Singer’s Bible For Those Who Want To Better Their Craft

Pepper Jay has been involved in music and acting her whole life, from roles on TV’s ‘The Real McCoy‘ as a child through teaching performance in the LAUSD and ultimately, her own entertainment company where she has produced as well … Continue reading

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Tails from the Crypt: Animal Ghosts with Paul Koudounaris

Wednesday night, come hear Dr. Paul Koudounaris speak on two of his favorite topics, cats and the occult. Along with a slideshow, he will recount tales of “… the ghost of a bratty talking mongoose that pelts you with stones…a … Continue reading

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Legacy Records’ Retro CD Roundup – Pink Floyd, Adam & The Ants, Miles Davis, Van Morrison

Pink Floyd – The Early Years 1967-1972: Cre/ation 2-CD (Pink Floyd Records/ Columbia) This is a compact, consumer-friendly compilation culled from Pink Floyd’s The Early Years 1965-72 boxed set, 27 discs of mostly previously unreleased audio and video. It’s one … Continue reading

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Benefit for Chris Stein November 26th

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Movie Review: “Sad Vacation – The Last Days of Sid and Nancy”

“Sad Vacation” is a documentary about Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen, the Romeo and Juliet of the punk generation. Her unsolved murder and his suicide shaped the consciousness of punk itself. This movie is another look at the young lovers, only 21 at … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview – Scott Guerin of the Deadbeats Chats Us Up On 666-1313

It’s 2016, and despite the intervening years, many of the bands that burst out of LA in and around 1977 are still making music. Some are better than others, many are still quite good. But almost none of them feel … Continue reading

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