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Why are black female guitarists and multi-instrumentalists still seen as such a rarity? One guitarist speaks to some others to get their thoughts.
“Shit was crazy,” says Dominique Purdy, better known as The Koreatown Oddity. Cops were obsessively pulling him over for driving while black. And after his ride got towed, he was borrowing friends’ cars to keep his pizza-delivery job. The drama birthed a screenplay that he co-wrote called Driving While Black...
[Every Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m., Henry Rollins brings an exclusive mix of songs old and new to listeners at 89.9 FM, KCRW. Visit KCRW.com for more information and to stream his show online, or peruse the Radio Notes archives to see past playlists.] RADIO BROADCAST #412 02-19–17 Fanatic!...
Marques "Andre Roxx" Johnson wants the world to know that, contrary to some bad reporting, he still has his joint.
It all started with a Woody Guthrie and a simple insight: The best songs don't a lot of technology or other instruments to perform.
Right now is what Dr. King prepped you for. Maybe what we do in the next four years determines the rest of this century. Who wouldn’t want to be on the right side of that?
Despite founding a music school of his hometown of Budapest, AMB ultimately felt Los Angeles was a better home for his bass-driven style of music.
Most artists would settle for being the frontman of a longstanding successful hard rock band, but that wasn’t enough for Atreyu vocalist Alex Varkatzas. With Atreyu becoming more of a part-time project after returning from hiatus in 2014 and releasing Long Live the following year, Varkatzas decided to pursue a...
Sheriff's deputies know him as Inmate 4872139. But soon, even they may know him by his rap name.
The man behind The Crazy World of Arthur Brown explains where he's been since lighting himself on fire in 1969.
After legal battles with her ex-boyfriend, Foxygen's Sam France, and online fights over Desert Daze, Globelamp is back to focusing on her music.
It's considered by many to be music's sexiest instrument. Its versatile sound, so like a great singer's voice — sweetly seductive one moment, growling and blustery the next — has become virtually synonymous with the entire genre of jazz. Yet less than a century ago, the saxophone was considered a...
The venerable L.A. punk label's new headquarters, occupying a storefront in Glendale, will be open to the public for select events.
Even Adele didn't think she should have won over Beyonce. So is it time for us to finally write off the self-proclaimed "music's biggest night"?
Working with producer Sergio Acosta of Zoe, the former Davila 666 frontman expanded his sound while not totally abandoning his punk-rock roots.
The Grammy-winning jazz, R&B and pop singer passed away in Los Angeles in the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.
Adam Ant Fonda Theatre February 9, 2017 As illustrated by the enduring success of touring '80s acts such as The Cure, Culture Club and the like, and in the wake of losing icons like David Bowie and Prince, it seems we’ve come to a point in time where appreciation for...
And he wants his bar, which just celebrated its 25th anniversary, to be at the heart of it.
[Every Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m., Henry Rollins brings an exclusive mix of songs old and new to listeners at 89.9 FM, KCRW. Visit KCRW.com for more information and to stream his show online, or peruse the Radio Notes archives to see past playlists.] RADIO BROADCAST #411 02-12–17 Fanatic!...
Not only does Queen Bey deserve to win big — America, this year of all years, needs her to win big.