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Author Archives: Brian Michaels
If you grew up in the 1970s, like I did, you were fortunate to live through a period of music history that remains unrivaled. Rock and Roll, that great fusion of Blues and Country, and R and B, which had … Continue reading
Saturday night brought together a collection of world class musicians at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood to celebrate Bass Player magazine’s awards and celebratory concert. The show honored Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats, and Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath. … Continue reading
One of the things I kept hearing about the summer tour pairing of Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck was how “unlikely” it was, even “inappropriate”, as if there’s no way fans of elaborate vocal constructions might also enjoy hotshot guitar … Continue reading
Sometime between 2003, when I left the neighborhood, and now, something happened to Venice Beach. I am not too sure what to make of it. Venice was, and still is in parts, a grungy, artsy, funky and edgy famous Los … Continue reading
Sitting in front of my computer several weeks ago, my local music app “Bandisintown” alerted me that Aussie Hard Rock band “Wolfmother” was playing the venerable old and intimate Troubador in Holllywood right down the street from my house. “Wolfmother” … Continue reading
In yet another example of the news media botching its legal analysis of another high profile Murder trial, there is outrage, rioting and possibly undue violence occurring on the streets of America as we speak as a result of another … Continue reading
Check out headliners Santigold on Sunday and Barrington Levy and Ziggy Marley on Monday this weekend at UCLA’s Drake Stadium. Our photos and review live on Monday night.
Ska and Reggae pioneer Toots and his Maytalls packs the Hollywood House of Blues. Our photos after the jump.
The Santa Barbara County Bowl opened it’s season this past Thursday night with a triumphant return of 80’s Electronica band New Order. The reconstituted band comprised of founding members and new additions, no pun intended, electrified the Bowl for a … Continue reading