Category Archives: Videos

Crappy Classics: The Night Stalker (1972)

Another great TV made horror movie helmed by Dan Curtis and written by Richard Matheson. Great film noir and Dragnet vibe. I met the actor who played the vampire. He looked almost nothing like his character, plus he had a … Continue reading

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Le Reverie’s Allie Jorgen Talks About Their Music and the Upcoming Rockers Against Cancer 3 Benefit Show

Allie Jorgen was sitting in a club when what can only be described as a moment of Kismet occurred. “This particular situation came together in 2010, the drummer and I were at a club watching a band and the keyboard … Continue reading

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The Infamous McKamey Manor Considers Toning it Down

According to a video posted by Russell McKamey on October 1st of this year, McKamey Manor has come to the conclusion that they need to mellow out a little bit. This decision was in response to having to remove two members of the … Continue reading

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Tony Bee of the Adolescents Sings “No Way” with the Descendents @ Fox Theater Pomona

Last night Fox Theater in Pomona hosted a veritable South Bay reunion with members of OFF! and the Descendents taking the stage. During the encore, one more punk rock legend, Tony Bee of the Adolescents joined the Descendents to sing … Continue reading

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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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