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Take This Kanye West Quiz. It Has Funny Illustrated Clues!

[Editor's Note: In his column Serrano Time, award-winning writer and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] This game is very simple: Look at the pictures and guess what Kanye...

Rapper Quelle Chris Is Relateable

[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: Jeff Weiss' Favorite Albums From th...

How The Aquabats Super Show! Came to Be

The Aquabats were on a mission. They wanted to be on TV and, after almost two decades, it finally happened. You may have seen their compellingly-silly The Aquabats! Super Show!, which has become...

Top 5 Hip-Hop Singles of 2013

Some have said hip-hop in 2013 feel short, but just because it wasn't the money machine it was in 2010 and 2012 doesn't mean it was a boom-bap wasteland. There were still plenty of great albums,...

Watching My Dad Get Into Dubstep Was Painful

Yes, those are my parents in that picture. Their pet snake, Phallys, is no longer around, and thankfully my Dad has ceased wearing a chain linking a nose ring to his ear. (Click the photo to e...

Bruce Springsteen Photos!

New Jersey native Debra Rothenberg was 18 when she first photographed Bruce Springsteen in concert in 1980. (He was touring behind The River; she paid $30 for two scalped tickets that originally...

Should Your Band Break Up If Your Only Fans Are Your Friends?

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...

A Holiday Gift Guide for Your Least Favorite Music Fan

Around this time of year, a lot of outlets publish holiday gift guides. They're usually offering stuff for the love of your life, or your family, or your friends. Hogwash! We're not here to gi...

The 10 Best Record Stores in L.A.

L.A's fertile vinyl scene provides the ideal terrain to start an archaeological dig for records. With a resurgence in turntable culture leading to a proliferation of record stores around town, e...

Your Guide to Holiday Drinking at Your Hometown Bar

By Vanessa Quilantan It's the holidays, which means that, for all you transplants out there, it's time to go home and see Mom and Dad. After a few hours with the family, however, you'll get tha...

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

Don't forget to check our constantly-updated Los Angeles Concert Calendar Monday, December 16 Jeff Tweedy LARGO Fun fact: Wilco is now 20 years old. That might make you feel old, but it just...

Dawes - The Wiltern - 12-13-2013

Dawes, Shovels & Rope The Wiltern 12-13-2013 As soon as Shovels & Rope took the stage and announced they were from Charleston, South Carolina, the crowd, mostly made up of Angelenos who, one wo...

The Top 5 Rap Videos of 2013

As another year of the Willenium comes to a close, there are now more ways than ever to watch rap videos, and they (along with videos from other genres) are arguably more relevant than they have...

Fanatics! Good News and Better News

RADIO BROADCAST #246 12-15-13 See also: Henry Rollins: The Glorious Cold Fanatics! I have good news and better news. The good news is that we have a great night of music ready for you. The bette...

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

Don't forget to check our constantly-updated Los Angeles Concert Calendar Friday, December 13 The Weirdos THE ECHOPLEX Inspired mightily by the first Ramones LP, L.A.'s beloved and brilliant...

Party Pick of the Week: Afex Live

The Roxy 9009 Sunset Blvd., W. Hlywd., Wed., Dec. 18, 8 p.m.-mid., 21+; $20 DJ Adam 12's weekly Thursday night dance club, which celebrates hip-hop, classics and breaks from 1979 to 1999, is...

I Pretended to Be a Jimmy Buffet Fan for a Day

Beginning the night of December 2, 2013, the day before a Jimmy Buffet show, I embarked upon a foolhardy and ill-fated mission to spend 24 hours straight converting myself into the biggest Jimmy...

The 10 Best L.A. Albums of 2013

Los Angeles' place in the national music scene has been questioned in recent years; for a while, our hip-hop scene was said to have fallen off, and then we were an indie rock wasteland. But no...

Henry Rollins: The Glorious Cold

[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...

Top 5 Nightlife Trends This Year

2013 was a weird and wonderful year after dark in Los Angeles, and we've all seen the late-night selfies, Vines and Instagrams to prove it! Our evolution in previous years has not always been...

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