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Bob Mould’s “The War” Directed by Dave Markey

“The War” is the first collaboration between Bob Mould and Dave Markey, two punk rock pioneers. Bob Mould is best known as the singer and guitarist for the early SST punk trio, Hüsker Dü. In the 90s his solo recordings and work with his … Continue reading

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Robin Williams and the Weather

Back in the ’90s, I was the foley stage recordist at Sony Studios. I had met Robin Williams once, when I was at Disney and we had both worked on Hook. He seemed like a very nice guy. A few … Continue reading

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Honda Rockets New Music Out of Torrance with Three Great Bands to Launch Honda Stage

On Thursday, June 11th, Honda made a bold move to connect and brand Millennials. I was invited to join in on the exciting kick off of Honda’s new music platform “Honda Stage“. The whole shindig was opened by Ellen K, … Continue reading

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The Buzzcocks at the Ink and Iron Festival 2014

The Buzzcocks headlined the Ink and Iron Festival last Saturday night and did not disappoint their hardcore fans. During a merciless string of heartbreak songs I started tearing up during Love You More. Steve Diggle noticed and looked at me as if to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Super Duper Alice Cooper

Super Duper Alice Cooper premiered on the west coast last night at The Grammy Museum at LA Live. The event was only its second screening after having recently debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival. Film makers Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn managed to avoid … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A. Takes a Video Trip to Velveteria, the Velvet Painting Museum

A few months ago Offbeat L.A. for the LA Beat was fortunate to get the first scoop on writing about Velveteria, the newly opened velvet painting museum in Chinatown. Read the article here: offbeat-l-a-some-velvet-morning. The owners, Caren & Carl were so interesting … Continue reading

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OFF! Announces Upcoming Album with a Parody of The Decline of Western Civilization

OFF! is releasing a second album, Wasted Years, set to drop April 8th. The album is a follow-up to their self-titled album, and features cover art by Raymond Pettibon. Check out this teaser video of “Void You Out.”

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“The Art of Punk” Screening at Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair Friday Afternoon

The second annual LA Art Book Fair starts this week from January 31 through February 2nd at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. As part of the programming, MOCAtv will screen “The Art of Punk” series at the Tateuchi Democracy Forum … Continue reading

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Los Angeles City Budget 101: What this great city can look like!

Politics are normally not referenced as a part of entertainment or dining, but Los Angeles’ Mayor Eric Garcetti’s pending budget will influence what the future of this city will look like. Mayor Garcetti is seeking a “return to basics”  by … Continue reading

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The International Swingers: A Musical Documentary In 48 Hours with 2 Shows To Make a 2 Sided 45RPM Single

It was the surprise show by the Foo Fighters rocked out at Redballs Rock & Pizza in December that got the Rock N’ Roll ball rolling. Now everyone’s eyes are peeled for some action in North Hollywood after that banger … Continue reading

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