Category Archives: Miscellanious

Harry Cloud and Paul Roessler’s New Album “Permadeath”

  Harry Cloud and Paul Roessler (Gitane Demone Quartet, The Screamers) have collaborated on a new 2-record set specifically written and recorded for artist Tanja London’s sol(e)menace-sculpture audio tour “Ancestral Stress and Trauma” (a part of Jason Watson’s Permadeath residency … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Happy 72nd Birthday, David Bowie!

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Fantasies and Fairy Tales at LACMA

One of the newer exhibits currently at LACMA is Fantasies and Fairy Tales, which features artwork and graphic design mostly from the late 1800s and early 1900s that was inspired by myths, fairy tales and legends. There are a few … Continue reading

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A List of Favorites From 2018

As usual, my Year End list doesn’t include much released in the current year, because I’m a slow mover with a tendency to look back over my shoulder. But here are some things I discovered this year that I recommend. … Continue reading

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X / Los Lobos / The Blasters at O.C. Observatory 12.27.18

Last night I kissed 2018’s ass goodbye the best way I possibly could: by driving down to the O.C. Observatory to see X, Los Lobos and The Blasters play. You already know it was great. It’s ALWAYS great every time … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Back in Black (and White)

“The Man Who Cheated Himself” (1950, Flicker Alley) Rookie detective John Dall (“Gun Crazy“) investigates the killing of Harlan Warde, husband to socialite Jane Wyatt, who committed the murder with the help of her lover: Dall’s older brother and fellow … Continue reading

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Roll over Tchaikovsky: Pacific Opera Project’s The Hipsters is Your New Holiday Classical Music Tradition

The holidays are here, and in the world of entertainment, that means all the seasonal classics are being dusted off. In Los Angeles, Pacific Opera Project’s traditional holiday offering is their clever staging of “La Boheme: AKA The Hipsters.” First … Continue reading

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Death Valley Girls Record Release Show at The Echo 11.30.18

The Death Valley Girls have just released their fantastic new album “Darkness Rains”, and tonight we all celebrated at The Echo. I was late (I was busy eating a plate of fish sticks on my living room floor while watching … Continue reading

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TODAY! And through weekend: Massive Estate Sale of Landmark ‘Tokio Florist’ Underway in Silverlake

UPDATED 12/2/18 – Again L.A. Estate Sales is once again undertaking a huge estate sale filled with vintage collectibles and select valued items, this one now currently underway in the home and location of the now-closed landmark Tokio Florist in … Continue reading

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Eric McFadden Brings an Intimate Show to Genghis Cohen

Eric McFadden has gone his own way with his music for over three decades now, both as a solo performer and recording with and backing an amazing list of artists such as Keb Mo’, Joe Strummer (The Clash), Bill Kreutzmann … Continue reading

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