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L.A. RECORD RECOMMENDS: FRIDAY MAY 22

Our recommendations for shows and events in and around Los Angeles on Friday, May 22! By

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RED AUNTS: YEAH, BUT MEANER

One of the glories of the famed Long Beach punk industrial complex of the 90s, Red Aunts made five startling albums that now boil down to an explosive 26 tracks on In The Red’s Come Up For a Closer Look compilation. We sat down to talk over old times with guitarist Terri Wahl and drummer Leslie Ishino in the back room of Terri’s restaurant (and Eagle Rock institution) Auntie Em’s Kitchen. This interview by Ron Garmon. By

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THE URINALS: 7″ REISSUES

For a band that purportedly debuted as a punk rock parody during a UCLA dorm room talent show, L.A.’s lo-fi trailblazers have certainly gone down in history as seriously seminal members of the West Coast punk pantheon. By

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THE FALL: RE-MIT

Don’t take blogged reports of Mark E. Smith far gone in glossolalia as proof the post-punk poète maudit has lost his wits or voice. Both are in fine gutshot form on this thirtieth studio album by the Fall and, in any normal year, a whole LP side of Smith’s morning Lavoris recital wouldn’t make the papers, but the world is a scary place these days for rockcrits. By

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SHUGGIE OTIS: I’LL NEVER QUIT

One of the most sampled musicians of all time, Shuggie Otis has kept a low profile for over three decades, and not of his own choosing. His own albums in the 70s met with great praise from fellow musicians but indifference from record executives, despite soulful tunes such as “Strawberry Letter 23.” It wasn’t until the past year that Otis broke back into the mainstream with a new album. This interview by D.M. Collins. By