Category Archives: Music

“Mystify” Examines Passionate INXS Frontman Michael Hutchence

“Mystify: Michael Hutchence” is a dreamy-paced documentary about the late INXS singer, told through oral accounts and video clips, including home footage taken by Hutchence, family members and girlfriends. Winner of Best Documentary at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, it … Continue reading

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Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker to Share the Stage at Teragram Ballroom Monday 12/30/2019

For those of you who didn’t make it to Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker’s 15th and final annual Pioneertown Campout last summer, I have good news! Both bands will be sharing the bill tomorrow, December 30, 2019 at the Teragram … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Break on Through to The Morrison Hotel for L.A.’s 4th Annual Day of the Doors

“Driving down your freeways Midnight alleys roam Cops in cars, the topless bars Never saw a woman so alone…” Perhaps no rock and roll band epitomizes the city of Los Angeles as intuitively and perhaps self-destructively as The Doors, with … Continue reading

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Cult Classic ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll High School’ Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Lush Restoration and Interviews with the Filmmakers

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” (1979) is a movie about a teen-aged songwriter absolutely determined to meet her favorite band so they can play her songs. She cuts school and camps out in front of the venue to get concert tickets … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 12/26/19 – 1/1/2020

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendation Thursday 12/26 The Doll Hut – The Radolescents, The Hajj (tour kickoff, both bands same tour), Headnoise + Quazimofo Moroccan Lounge – Slaugherhouse, Sex Beat, Reckling + Nice The … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 12/21/19 – 12/25/19

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendation (Due to the failure of our technology and the lateness of our ability to post this Thursday and Friday have been left off. hopefully to return next week) Saturday … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: More New and Notable (Award Bait Edition)

“Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood” (2019, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment) Everything you really need to know about Quentin Tarantino‘s reality-bending Hollywood drama can be found here in Elise’s write-up, so I will simply add: the Bruce Lee scene and … Continue reading

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Where to Get Your Latke Fix: Hanukkah Happenings in LA

This year’s Hanukkah starts on the 22nd of December and lasts through December 29, 2019. It starts in three days! If you have not planned ahead, you can still get some latkes in your belly. For the uninitiated, latkes are … Continue reading

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Conan Gray’s Comfort Crowd Tour: Review and Photo Gallery

Picture this: you’ve wrapped your sold-out North American tour, have amassed 1.2 million followers on Instagram, and about 6 million people stream your music every month. You’re not just any 21-year-old – you’re Conan Gray. I caught Conan’s night 1 … Continue reading

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Music Editor Bob Lee’s Holiday Playlist for People Who Hate Christmas Music

From the years 2000 – 2013, L.A. Beat Music editor Bob Lee created annual compilations of all of his favorite and hard-to-find Holiday music called “Thanks for Christmas.” He has created a Spotify list this year with 100 of the … Continue reading

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