Category Archives: Music

Movies Till Dawn: Welcome Distractions

“30 Rock: The Complete Series” (2006-2013, Mill Creek Entertainment) Though current global circumstances seem to warrant it (demand, even), I’m not much for binge-watching TV. Even the most revered or critically acclaimed shows start to wilt after three or four … Continue reading

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Light in the Attic to Stream a Live Benefit Friday Featuring Devendra Banhart

Indie record label Light in the Attic (LITA) will be live streaming a free, live charity concert, “LITA & Friends at Home,” this Friday, April 3, 2020 at 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. 100% of the funds raised will be … Continue reading

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Interview: Alice Bag Discusses her Upcoming Album ‘Sister Dynamite’ and her Punk Roots

Written by Andy Nystrom; Photos, Cat Rose. This post originally appeared on the blog, There’s Something Hard in There. Alice Bag and her band busted down the proverbial door from the get-go. First song, the Bags classic punk rager, “Babylonian … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Pandemic Affects Musicians In Many Ways: Interviews

The Coronavirus pandemic affects musicians in a lot of ways, and certainly more than many other careers. Major festivals, such as Coachella in Southern California, Treefort in Boise, Ultra in Miami and SXSW in Austin have been postponed. These have … Continue reading

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The Metropolitan Opera is Streaming a Different Opera Every Night

During this unprecedented ban on gatherings, New York’s Metropolitan Opera is streaming encores of their “Live in HD” series on its website nightly. The streams start at 4:30pm PST and are available for 20 hours. Tonight’s opera is my absolute … Continue reading

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Something Witchy: Day Goth 2nd Anniversary Party with Lydia Lunch

Last week, on Sunday, March 8, Day Goth held it’s second anniversary party and on hand to help celebrate was the legendary confrontational and transgressive musician Lydia Lunch (Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, 8-Eyed Spy, Beirut Slump, Harry Crews, Medusa’s … Continue reading

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Last Fast Ride: The Life, Love, and Death of a Punk Goddess

Before the quarantines and cancellations, The Punk Archives at UCLA presented “Last Fast Ride: The Life, Love, and Death of a Punk Goddess,” as part of its ongoing series, DocTalks. The film chronicles the adventures of 90s Bay area punk … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 3/12/20 – 3/18/20

Now is a great time to go out and see some live music, the bands will thank you and so will your soul. Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 3/12 Garden Amp – Deviated State, The Pawns, Alter Boys, Square Up! … Continue reading

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People Have the Power: Herbie Hancock & Patti Smith Kick Off LA Phil’s Month-Long Festival at Disney Hall

It’s easy to be cynical. Hell, if you aren’t a least a little jaded, can you even call yourself an American? But viewing the world with healthy skepticism is one thing, and giving in to despair is entirely another. This … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Mad Circus: The Record

Nestled in the countryside deep in the heart of France, a musical revolution is growing. Mad Monsterz is not just musically bent; it is a cultural hub. It is a band, a community and a movement all in one. Mad Monsterz … Continue reading

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