If you're like us, the arrival of April means Record Store Day is almost upon us. On April 20, our favorite LBC music shop Fingerprints is celebrating in a big way. This year the shop's in-store performance lineup boasts FM alt-rockers Jimmy Eat World along with L.A.'s own Best Coast, Grammy-winning ... More >>
By: Jessica Hopper[Editor's Note: 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 publicist, and is the author of
The Girls' Guide to
Rocking, a how-to for tee ... More >>
See Also:*Over the Weekend: No Bunny - Alex's Bar - 8/18/12*Over the Weekend: Braid - The Glass House - 8/17/12*Pussy Riot Sentenced to Two Years for Anti-Putin Punk Prayer!When you listen to Cochinas, your mind will go to dirty places. Not like
that! We're talking a hot, crowded warehouse show; a ... More >>
Around the world, every March 8 marks International Women's Day. In case you weren't up on game, that's what today's Google Doodle and Twitter trending is all about. In the United States, this year's International Women's Day comes at a time when somehow contraception is a hot political issue of ... More >>
Ladies, I've got a secret for you: Men don't like Valentine's Day. I mean, we just got over the pressure of the holidays and now we're expected to come up with more gifts to show our love and appreciation. And do we ever get it right? Of course not. We're guys and we suck.But we know if we play o ... More >>
Melody Kohn (guitar/vox) and Kendall Brinkley (drums) make up the Long Beach duo Lazy Mary creating double trouble at the Scripps College-sponsored AthenaFest, a punk rock music festival featuring an estrogen overdose (read: all-female lineups) on
Saturday. AthenaFest is a benefit event wi ... More >>
Big In Japan Featuring Cibo Matto, Yellow Magic Orchestra, and Buffalo Daughter
June 26, 2011The Hollywood Bowl Despite the huge, sophisticated venue, Big In Japan had all the trappings of a cheesy cultural show at Little Tokyo: paper lanterns lined the walkways; cherry blossoms were project ... More >>
CNN Entertainment published an interview on Tuesday with iconic '90s riot grrl Kathleen Hanna. For those out of the loop, Hanna was a member of the seminal punk band Bikini Kill. A documentary co-produced by Hanna titled Who Took the Bomp? about her days touring with electro-pun ... More >>
Today Oscilloscope Laboratories announced that the film Who Took the Bomp? Le Tigre On Tour will be out on DVD June 7. The film, premiering at the SXSW Film and Music Festival, documents the original electro-femmes Le Tigre on their last tour supporting the album This Island ... More >>
The Hype: For those still pissed about the shutting down of the Ninth Annual Grrl Fair scheduled for March 6 (click for more info), last night's showcase at Proof Bar felt like a well-intentioned consolation prize. A good chunk of local female rockers (and their male band mates) scheduled to play ... More >>
Hellcat just got estrogenetically enhanced.
Long Beach vicious vixens Civet have inked a deal with LA-based Hellcat Records, which is run by Rancid front man Tim Armstrong. (Read our feature on Civet here.)
Press release after the jump; “Pay Up” (live) video before it.
Satisfying all your voyeuristic tendencies, Leslie Arfin has published her diary. She’s actually been doing this for a long time, one entry at a time in her Vice column: Dear Diary is a collection of entries starting from sixth grade and going until age 25.
After every entry, Arfin does an updat ... More >>