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Blog Post Archive

Announcing the Lineup for Burgerama III

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Everyone's favorite just-edgy enough Orange County indie label is throwing the third incarnation of their Burgerama party this year at the Observatory in Santa Ana on March 22 and 23. Headline...

New Year's Resolutions From the L.A. Music Community

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

The champagne bottles are in the recycling bin -- the holidays are officially over. Now is the time when, armed with a list of resolutions, we swear that this year we're going to be harder, bett...

Why the Katy Perry Movie Is a Classic

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

[Editor's Note: Fuck Guilty Pleasures celebrates the over-produced, commercial, artless, lowbrow music that we believe is genuinely worthwhile. Like, among the best music ever.] Ah, July 2012. A...

What to Do When Your Shocking Band Has Lost Its Shock Value

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publici...

Five Rappers Who Will Be Big in 2014

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Hip-hop turned 40 last year. One constant throughout its history? There's always a new act just around the corner, ready to completely flip the game with a next brand new style. So who's on de...

These Are My Ideas for Country Songs

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Have you heard of country music? Apparently it discusses the lives and times, hopes and aspirations, heartbreaks and tragedies of people who live in the "country." Truth be told, most country fan...

Why Warren Zevon Was Awesome: Cliff's Notes Version

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

We all know the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is bullshit. But since it's induction season, it's worth mentioning that Los Angeles legend Warren Zevon has once again been ignored. Not that the Rn...

The Best Concerts to See In L.A. This Week

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Don't forget to check our constantly-updated Los Angeles Concert Calendar Monday, January 6 Criminal Hygiene THE ECHO Raucous trio Criminal Hygiene kick off 2014 with a residency that will s...

This Man May Be Responsible for Linda Ronstadt's Career

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Linda Ronstadt, it was recently announced, will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year. The song that made her a star was 1975's "You're No Good," which you can hear below. Wh...

A Led Zeppelin Cover Band Re-Created a Famous Set Last Night, Song For Song

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

The Moby Dicks Whisky a Go-Go January 2, 2014 Better than: D'yer Mak'er On January 2, 1969 -- 45 years ago yesterday -- a young band out of London played L.A. on their first American tour. Th...

The Best Concerts to See In L.A. This Weekend

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Don't forget to check our constantly-updated Los Angeles Concert Calendar Friday, January 3 FOMO Fest   THE ECHO & THE ECHOPLEX If you play it right, FOMO Fest could be a one-stop guilt kill...

10 Proudly Feminist Musicians

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Many musicians don't seem to know what to make of the word "feminist." Lady Gaga, for example, has both denied the label and then adopted it. Ke$ha says she's a feminist "in some ways," and Kell...

Fanatics! New Year, New Show

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

RADIO BROADCAST #249 01-05-14 Fanatics! Happy New Year to all y'all. Tonight is a great show to start off 2014 with. I hope that the adjustment from the holiday season back to the normal grind wa...

The Best Los Angeles Metal Shows To See In January

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Sunday, January 5 Corrections House Echoplex A collective of members from two of metal's artsiest bands (Neurosis and Yakuza) and one of metal's most nihilistic bands (Eyehategod), Corrections H...

10 L.A. Bands Who Will Blow Up in 2014

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Every year about this time, we tell you which L.A. bands will be big in the year to come. Not to brag, but we're pretty damn good at this, as you can see from the top photo here. It's kinda lik...

Winners of the Voice Media Group Music Writing Awards

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

This year, the eleven alternative weeklies of Voice Media Group published many thousands of pieces of music writing, including some of the best work in the country. We're proud to honor our best...

Henry Rollins: Of Duck Dynasties and Men

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Sunday KCRW broadca...

Music I'm Looking Forward to This Year

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.] See also: Omid Mines Music From the Streets Of...

A Quick Note to 2013 About 2013 and Also 2014

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

[Editor's note: In his column Serrano Time, award-winning writer and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] Dear 2013, Oh, man. So you're officially over. That's kind of sad. Y...

What To Do When A Label Approaches Your Band

10 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Play

Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publici...

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