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The Standells: Larry Tamblyn is Still Rocking with ‘Dirty Water’ and Fresh New Tunes

Tiki Oasis, held in San Diego earlier this month, featured lots of great entertainment along with great rum, parties and seminars. The capper to the event was the performance of the Standells, one of the most iconic of the 1960′s … Continue reading

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Southland Tales: Hell Angels

Years ago my dad, and I had an argument on the phone one night, and it resulted in us not talking for two or three years. While this was going on with my dad, I was also not in communication … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up! Historic California Surf hits Malibu Beach.

Historic surf sets hit the Southern California coast this week as the result of Hurricanes in the Pacific. Waves of 10-12 feet hit the Malibu Coast which drew epic crowds to see some of our best local surfers. World famous … Continue reading

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SMASH Fashion Rocks Big Cat Love at South Bay Customs Saturday, August 30

SMASH Fashion: (Left to right) Reijo Kauppila, Lloyd Stuart Casson, Tony Kinman and Roger Deering. Los Angeles rockers SMASH Fashion have been enjoying significant press attention and receiving solid accolades on both sides of the Atlantic with the release of their … Continue reading

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Random LA: Nothing but Class

A daily eyesore on my commute.

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Southland Tales: Manhood

Growing up in the shadow of such an imposing guy as my dad, I think my brother and I picked up a lot of his, for lack of a better word, boldness. You see, my dad didn’t back down from … Continue reading

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The Duck Stops Here!

The Port of Los Angeles host the west coast debut The Netherlands’ artist Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck at Tall Ships® Festival L.A. The Duck made its entrance to the Port of Los Angeles on August 20th and will remained docked in the … Continue reading

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Ahmanson Theatre’s “We will Rock You” Rolls, Flows, and Almost Breaks the Mold

Y’know that story about that guy…the guy who just doesn’t fit in, by way of actually fitting in, but nobody notices he fits in ‘cause there’s nothing he really does to stand out; and he basically just lives in a … Continue reading

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Review – The Antlers: Familiars (and live at the Troubadour 7/13/14)

Brooklyn’s Antlers started out in the same modest way many aspiring young bands do these days – in a home studio where lead singer/guitarist Peter Silberman wrote his first songs, influenced by other low-fi artists such as The Microphones (whose song “Antlers” … Continue reading

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Southland Tales: Drinking Problem

When it comes to telling stories I’m what Charlie Murphy would call a habitual line-crosser. I don’t filter, and I don’t leave out any detail. I don’t love disgusting or filthy humor, per se. But I love shock value. Here’s … Continue reading

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