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Camp Flog Gnaw Announces 2017 Lineup With Tyler, Kid Cudi, Lana Del Rey

Migos, 2 Chainz, Vince Staples, A$AP Rocky and Justice will also play the festival's 6th annual installment at Exposition Park Oct. 28-29.

Hear a Stunning Version of "This Land Is Your Land" With Glen Campbell (PREMIERE)

Featuring a Campbell vocal recorded in 2011, the new, droning version of Woody Guthrie's folk classic is just what we needed today.

How Helado Negro's "Young, Latin and Proud" Became a Generational Anthem

Roberto Carlos Lange, the man behind Helado Negro, wrote the song as a personal statement. But in the age of Trump, it's taken on new significance.

The Dickies Controversy: Singer Leonard Graves Phillips Responds

Here is the full letter Phillips sent to us explaining his position on what exactly happened at that now-infamous Dickies Warped Tour show.

Nightlife Impresario John Terzian Creates Glamorous Spaces for L.A.'s A-Listers

On the outside looking in, Los Angeles’s upscale nightlife can seem pretentious and business-driven, concerned mostly with big names, bottle service and bottom lines. A lot of it is. But for one of the biggest players in the game, it’s quite the opposite. It’s about long-held friendships (OK, a lot...

Voting Is Now Open for L.A. Weekly's Best of Los Angeles Awards

Voting is open now in nearly 70 categories, from Best Record Store to Best Podcast

The Sounds of L.A. Weekly: HiFi District Vol. 3, Mixed by KCRW's Jose Galvan

This month's highly eclectic mix features music from Nosaj Thing, Cuco, Gothic Tropic and other up-and-coming L.A. artists.

Funky Sole's Clifton Weaver Fell Into DJing — Now He's One of L.A.'s Best Selectors

The veteran selector reveals how he first got into DJing, and what led him to the sounds of '60s soul, rock and funk.

Fanatics! Hot Weather Makes for Great Late-Night Listening

This Sunday on KCRW, Henry's back with new and classic music from Boris, Crystal Fairy, Albert Ayler and more.

10 Essential Tips for New Bands From L.A. Music Industry Experts

Pro tips on everything from building a fan base to booking a tour, from Liz Garo, Britt Witt, Joel Jerome, Madame Gandhi and other people you should listen to.

Mar Mar Is Only 14, but He's Already a Compton Rap Veteran

On tracks like "Ghetto" and "Make Em Jump," the actor/rapper offers a fresh, youthfully optimistic take on growing up in hip-hop's most notorious city.

Henry Rollins: Trump Might Be the Last Person in the Room to Know He's Fucked

Could it be that Trump’s myriad detractors are giving him far too much credit, and he's simply a man who has no idea what's going on around him?

Meet the Master Luthier Who Turned the Hollywood Bowl's Bench Seats Into Guitars

Yuriy Shishkov has designed guitars for Jimmy Page and Prince. Now he's turned literal pieces of Hollywood history into a new Fender guitar series.

Tiffany Gouche Hears Music in Everything. Her Fans Hear Everything in Her Music

The Inglewood R&B artist has been on fire since her "Pillow Talk" EP, collaborating with the likes of Terrace Martin and Lalah Hathaway.

Meet the Stones Throw–Signed Violinist Who's Reinventing Her Instrument

The self-taught violinist and beatmaker Sudan Archives has created a thrillingly original debut EP.

Country Legend Glen Campbell Dead at 81

The "Rhinestone Cowboy" singer passed away in Nashville on Aug. 8, 2017, after being diagnosed seven years earlier with Alzheimer's disease.

Think Rock's Lost Its Edge? You Clearly Haven't Been to a Starcrawler Show

Their raucous, fake-blood-soaked shows, led by manic frontwoman Arrow de Wilde, are already generating controversy and upstaging more well-established bands.

Turns Out Moving the Gathering of the Juggalos to Oklahoma Was a Bad Idea

Juggalos and Sooners apparently don't get along. By the end of this year's Gathering, cries of "Fuck Oklahoma!" rang out across the festival.

Film Composer Hans Zimmer Is on a Mission to Make Orchestral Music Cool

This year’s lists of top performances at Coachella, as declared by critics at Rolling Stone, Variety, The Los Angeles Times, Billboard, Hypebeast and us at L.A. Weekly, had the usual suspects: Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Travis Scott, Lady Gaga, Radiohead. But one name that isn’t usually uttered in the same breath...

HARD Summer 2017: The Best and Worst

Great sets by Dog Blood, Anna Lunoe, Destructo and Ellen Allien made that two-hour clusterfck of an exit all worth it.

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