L.A. RECORD’s gangly adolescence We spent hours last night battling through our secret archive—one a storage unit, now something between a firetrap and a choking hazard—to fish out whatever relics we could from six years of publishing this crazy thing. And we actually found … a lot? But not a lot of a lot. L.A. [...]
February 17th, 2012 · 4 Comments
February 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments
V. Vale is a founding father of West Coast independent publishing—his ’77 Search and Destroy zine is one of the four secret parents of L.A. RECORD, and his Re/Search books are a decontamination manual for the human mind. He will be speaking with L.A. RECORD alum Henry Rollins at the L.A. Zine Fest on Sunday, which will be followed by a free afterparty with the Allah Las, Cold Showers and Neverever! This interview by Chris Ziegler.
January 21st, 2012 · No Comments
If the excitement of seeing Dinosaur Jr. reformed, rehearsed, and rapacious isn’t enough to sell you on the project, get this: all the footage was directed and patched together by none other than Dave Markey, director of such amazing films as The Year Punk Broke, The Reinactors, and my perennial favorite, Rap Damage (In Seearch of the Hip Hop Rabbit).
December 14th, 2011 · No Comments
We have been lucky enough to both see and interview Dinosaur Jr in the past, so consider this night verified for excellence! And as it happens, two of you have won tickets to go to the show! To win tickets, we asked us to send your CUTEST VIDEO OF A BABY ANIMAL—an “Animal Jr”–and send [...]
WE HAD CELEBRITIES INTERVIEWING DINOSAUR JR. BEFORE INTERVIEWING DINOSAUR JR. WITH CELEBRITIES WAS COOL
December 14th, 2011 · No Comments
For those who want a sneak peek of tonight’s live performance by Dinosaur Jr., with an interview from Henry Rollins included in the package, check out our 2009 interview of J. Mascis by Allison Anders, with an assist from daughter Tiffany Anders! Rollins is a funny guy, but it’ll be hard to top Allison Anders [...]
May 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments
“The film was done with love and respect for Ginn and Black Flag, one of the world’s most important bands, still… even after all of this.”
April 12th, 2011 · No Comments
The Horribly Wrong take the cartoonish violence from the childish id and cram it all into a gleeful, in-the-red punk rock rant. I’m talking axes and killing children and burning down the house with your whole family in it. It makes me want to drink Pabst from the can and slam into a wall.
April 3rd, 2011 · 4 Comments
Guitarist Andy Coronado (Wrangler Brutes, Monorchid, Skull Kontrol) presents here his list of “Beltway Outsiders”—DC-area bands that were never a part of the famous Dischord-and-friends hardcore punk world. He will be DJ-ing tonight at Big Freak.
November 11th, 2010 · No Comments
A living room vibe with Henry Rollins is what KCRW promises to deliver on Thursday, Dec 9, 8pm, at the Echoplex. “Henry Rollins – Rare Cuts and Conversation” is a benefit for the radio station. Tickets on sale Wednesday, November 17. They call it a listening party: “Rollins has been searching his musical vaults and [...]
December 2nd, 2009 · No Comments
HENRY ROLLINS FREQUENT FLYER TOUR TAKES OFF FEBRURARY 17 TICKETS ON SALE DECEMBER 4 (PRE-SALES STARTING DECEMBER 1) Henry Rollins trades in his airline miles for a tour bus with the launch of his Frequent Flyer Tour in early 2010. Henry’s latest talking tour kicks off January 12 in Dublin, with the 45-date first North [...]