Throughout the evening, the shouts kept coming: "You deserve this!" Such was the sentiment at The El Rey, Friday September 28th, were lost then found folk icon Rodriguez played, along with Shin Joong Hyun in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Light in the Attic Records. Rodriguez, backed by San Francisco's The Fresh & Onlys, [...]
October 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment
Sept. 10: Closing reception for Instant LA Summer exhibit by Esteban Schimpf w/ Highons + Griffin Alan + Rodriguez
September 8th, 2010 · No Comments
April 16th, 2010 · No Comments
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 [...]
November 5th, 2009 · No Comments
Rather than interview J Mascis ourselves, we thought it would be more fun to continue our tradition of getting famous people to interview famous people for nothing more than the thrill of taking work off our hands. This interview was conducted by director Allison Anders, who cast Mascis in films such as Grace of My Heart, and Tiffany Anders, the musician/singer/co-curator of Don’t Knock the Rock and also Allison’s daughter.
October 21st, 2009 · No Comments
Tim Cohen and Shayde Sartin were music buffs who met after working at Amoeba, and one day, they decided to make music rather than just stacking it on shelves. Last spring’s self-titled LP was as infectious as raw meat festering in a garage, and this fall’s Grey-Eyed Girls once again delivers much more than dude music—it’s romantic. This interview by Daiana Feuer.
June 27th, 2009 · No Comments
Here’s Rodriguez live at San Francisco’s Amoeba with the same backing band—the Fresh and Onlys!—that he’ll have tonight at the El Rey. Read our interviews with him and opening band Glasser and see you tonight!
June 24th, 2009 · No Comments
Buy Tickets Download: Rodriguez “Sugar Man” [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (from Cold Fact out now on Light In The Attic)