Now “not being alive then” is not an excuse for not seeing pretty much the first/rarest/greatest concert movie ever. The 1964 concert known as The T.A.M.I. Show featured performances by future Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Chuck Berry, the Beach Boys, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, the [...]
December 15th, 2009 · No Comments
September 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments
For ten years, since the days when ‘Internet radio’ was as futuristic a concept as the electric car, dublab has been adding color, texture and depth to music in Los Angeles and the world beyond. Labrats Frosty and Ale meet at Girl House to talk about their anniversary. This interview by Chris Ziegler and Drew Denny.
August 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment
Black Joe Lewis is a Texas soul shouter who would have been at home on Sue in 1966 but finds himself instead on Lost Horizon with his band the Honeybears. He’s opened for Little Richard but his favorite rock ‘n’ roll band is Rocket From The Tombs and he loved Star Trek right up to the point J.J. Abrams got hold of it. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
June 21st, 2009 · No Comments
Femi Kuti is the son of Fela and the righteous leader of his own Positive Force. He speaks now just days after the Nigerian government shut down the Shrine, the historic venue that was the birthplace of Afrobeat. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
June 13th, 2009 · No Comments
Sharon Jones is the sparking turbine powering most of the best new funk records from the Daptone camp. She speaks now moments after returning from the hospital to comfort a sick relative, but wouldn’t consider postponing the interview even for a few minutes. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
May 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment
Abstract Rude is the independent Los Angeles hip-hop mainstay who co-founded Project Blowed and stood next to Aceyalone and Myka 9 in Haiku D’Etat—all currently touring together—and much more. His newest Rejuvenation (produced by Vitamin D) is out now on Rhymesayers and he is also working on RudeNation TV online. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments
A perfect night to go with our Johnson and Jonson release party tonight—courtesy the folks at Cinefamily just down the street. This is early L.A. hip-hop footage so rare the government is after it. Miss this and a part of your brain will starve to death slowly. Starts at 8 PM and $12. More info [...]
July 17th, 2008 · 4 Comments
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