The cool, the dorky, the unsmiling, the spastic, the silent, the pimpled and the suave all rocked out with as much self-consciousness as preschoolers. No one took their pants off, yet the rafters knocked.
January 24th, 2013 · No Comments
NOV. 2: NATURE’S SON E.P. RELEASE SHOW w DJ DON BOLLES + DIRT DRESS + COSMONAUTS + POOL HONEYS + SOME DAYS + BUFFALO ELECTRIC
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April 12th, 2012 · 2 Comments
Summer Twins are not twins, but they are a pair of sisters who make vintage-sounding girl rock, and their ascent along the x-axis of fame could soon be more inspiring to a lot of young people than Al Gore’s hockey stick. They play this Friday at Desert Daze with Bleached, Audacity and more. This interview by D.M. Collins.
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June 12th, 2011 · No Comments
Just in time for June Gloom, curator Colin Manning brings Tears and Ecstasy to Echo Park salon SANCHO. Featuring visual artwork and performance by LA veterans including Owleyes, Don Bolles, and Nora Keyes, TEARS & ECSTASY awaits you with open arms. What’s the idea behind Tears and Ecstasy? Why curate a show of ‘emotional artwork’ [...]
May 12th, 2011 · 4 Comments
The Fancy Space People are supposedly led by No-Ra Keyes (of the Centimeters) and D’on Bolles (of the Germs, Celebrity Skin and 60 million more) but they’re TRULY led by space aliens who direct No-Ra and D’on to deploy glitter rock toward the total fancification of Earth. This interview by Dan Collins and Chris Ziegler.
November 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment
This naked lunch of “alternative Hollywood Babylon” (to borrow a phrase from Fowley) may not have been well-received or readily understood by much of contemporary society, but even the furthest from this subculture couldn’t deny the laudable brazenness and unadulterated energy put into the spectacle.—Not to mention the costumes!
August 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Suddenly a new super group emerged on stage, with Djin Aquarian and Billy Corgan on bass! This was “YaHoWha 33” and suddenly the calm, meditative breather from before must have recharged his chakras! Djin rocked and cooed and smiled from behind his beard like nothing I’ve seen since the Soggy Bottom Boys appeared on screen a few years back. No hippie love jam this, unless by “jams,” you meant things to Kick Out. There was rock and sweat and vitality, screaming dudes in robes, and man, I just could not believe Sky Saxon was dead, because I felt so alive!
March 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Within Heaven’s Earshot opens Friday, March 13th, and closes Easter Sunday, a set of dates providing perfect bookends for an art show exploring the world of religious album covers. This interview by Drew Denny.