“I Need That Record!” is hitting stores this Saturday, April 17th, for Record Store Day. It features Thurston Moore, Ian Mackaye, Noam Chomsky, Glenn Branca, Lenny Kaye, Pat Carney, Chris Frantz, Patterson Hood, Legs McNeil and more. Trailer Thurston Talks Record Stores Ian Mackaye Talks Record Stores Purchase
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Girls tiptoed out of a San Francisco bedroom to find a colossally welcoming worldwide reception that got them covered in the kind of publications that mostly only cover wars and sports. At press time, their band name really did outrank every single porno site in Google. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
October 9th, 2009 · 4 Comments
Reminiscent of the shoegaze bands from the eighties at times, but fresh enough to bring some flair to the table, Tremellow played a strong set with a lot of energy regardless of the small crowd. This was lost however on the neighborhood, and their set was concluded when the Bootleg Theater was closed by two uniformed police officers due to sound—which was a first, according to the bartender Ben, who later asked for a CD.
October 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks were arguably one of the most feralized bands on the No New York compilation and Lydia Lunch would only penetrate deeper and deeper from there. A one-shot reunion show in New York last year has become a mini-tour that will visit L.A., but after that, says Lunch, it’s done and buried. Brutalization follows. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
September 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments
The Entrance Band came together around guitarist Guy Blakeslee and spent two years writing their new album on stages across California. They have just signed to Ecstatic Peace and hope to go to towns no band ever visits. They speak now just before leaving for many months of tour. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
July 2nd, 2009 · No Comments
L.A. RECORD is proud to co-present Allison and Tiffany Anders’ annual Don’t Knock The Rock music documentary festival, which starts tonight and runs every Thursday at Cinefamily at 611 N. Fairfax Ave. in July and August. Get the complete schedule and musical line-up—plus clips of all the films!—below! THUR., JULY 2 at 8 PM: Chicano [...]
June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments
Sunset Rubdown began as a solo project for Wolf Parade‘s Spencer Krug but quickly evolved into a full band . The music veers from carnival-esque grandeur to pin-drop-quiet beauty. They are currently touring in support of their newest album, Dragonslayer. Tom Child interviews multi-instrumentalist Michael Doerksen.
May 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment
The Warlocks have been panned for both self-similarity and for trying different sounds, for taking drugs and not taking drugs, for their chaos and careerism. At this point in their career, if they made a fantastic album, would anyone stop coming up with memes long enough to notice?
July 23rd, 2008 · No Comments