It would’ve been easier for him to just say, “Wouldn’t it be funny if I recorded a song about the Titanic before Bob Dylan?” But to his credit, he actually did it.
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QUeUe (All photos by Chihiro Higaki) Sigh’s Smell of Farewell, the Cocteau Twins tribute night at the Smell, was also a night of interesting musical collaborations, as every single performance was an amalgamation of musicians. First up was Life Group, a project featuring co-organizer Scott Cornish, and former member of Veer Right Young Pastor, members [...]
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DEVON WILLIAMS, NEVEREVER, SUMMER TWINS, AND STONE DARLING ON FRIDAY APR. 22ND AT THE REDWOOD BAR, 316 WEST SECOND STREET, LOS ANGELES. 9:00PM/ $5/ 21+
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A freshly reunited Pavement came back in style to the immaculate and majestic Hollywood Bowl with the help of granny-art-punks Sonic Youth and heirs to the pop/thrash throne No Age.
September 14th, 2009 · No Comments
Williams plays a brand of pop music that is hard to categorize—his melodies are the crux of the songs, but the subtle augmented instrumentation and the soaring guitars are what sets him apart from contemporaries. The pop comparisons to Nilsson and Clifford Ward can definitely be heard in Williams’ songwriting and it excites me that Los Angeles has someone that is playing a modern twist on these kinds of tunes on a regular basis.
August 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments
After a 40-minute wait, the huge screen above the stage showed Lil Wayne preparing to perform. The crowd in the Honda Center shrieked. When he appeared on stage, bass shook the whole venue, making Lil Wayne almost inaudible, but the audience knew every single word anyway. As explosions spontaneously blasted, everyone was out of their seats, entranced by the tattooed, dreadlocked rapper with the bejeweled teeth.
July 18th, 2009 · No Comments
Hunx is Seff (of Gravy Train!!! and trash-glam-punk-pop going all the way back to an Appleby’s in Tucson, Arizona) and Hunx and His Punx are Seff leading wide-eyed rocker babies through songs equal parts dirty Undertones and dirty underwear. They finish a wild visit to L.A. with an appearance at tonight’s vital Burger Basher! next door to the Smell. This interview by Daniel Clodfelter.
July 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment
burger co-owner lee rickerd (r) and nobunny Download: The Burger Basher! Mixtape [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Hunx & His Punx “You Don’t Like Rock ‘n’ Roll” Harlem “South of France” White Night “Settle This” Nobunny “Monster Kiss” Thee Makeout Party! “Kids” Hunx & His Punx “I Won’t Get Under You” Devon Williams [...]