Since I did pretty good on exclusives last year—Dengue Fever/Chicha Libre split, Sonic Youth/Beck split and This LP Crashes Hard Drives, among others—I thought I would post my shortlist of 2010 Record Store Day exclusives that I’ll be looking for early Saturday morning. The full list is here if you wanna look, and if I [...]
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Ariel Pink’s Haunted Grafitti – The Doldrums, Devendra Banhart – Cripple Crow, David Sylvian – Blemish
September 22nd, 2009 · 6 Comments
Werewolf Art Exhibit is a traveling gallery that showcases the art and performances of some of the most exciting up and coming artists and bands in L.A. Tonight’s edition brought an impressive turnout to the 4300 Loft in Baldwin Hills. It was nice to see an event like this go off so well outside the stronghold of the downtown loft party scene, miraculously leaving much of the downtown snobbery behind.
April 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment
Watching X and My Bloody Valentine put into perspective all these kids making noisy pop music by recalling the rich and fabled genealogy of this newfangled uprising and putting a sincere (albeit wrinkled) face on sounds that were once something controversial and that today’s babies take for granted… it must be oddly pleasant to play a show you never would’ve been asked to play in your own heyday, knowing that tropes you helped invent are propelling smooth-skinned foals into stardom from what middle-aged critics are carelessly referring to as the “outside” or the “fringes” while you wonder where the hell that leaves you?
April 14th, 2009 · No Comments
Although we have yet to toy around with the Coachooser, we present here (via Goldenvoice and Coachella) the set times for this weekend:
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Download: A Certain Ratio “Shack Up” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Part Time Punks‘ Mike Stock texts us that A Certain Ratio have confirmed to headline the Part Time Punks fest on Sun., Nov. 16! They will be joining an already really impressive line-up and pushing it toward the legendary! If you don’t [...]