Fans of rap genius Tyler the Creator must've scratched their head in confusion when he released a music video this month for his equally head-scratching song "Tamale." What exactly could a hip-hop head possibly know about this quintessential Latin American meal, and why would he craft a song based o ... More >>
Three nights of Prince. Sure we live in a world where Republicans can threaten to shut down the government because they don't want to fund Planned Parenthood, a world where Charlie Sheen sells out theaters with his "winning" rampages and truly bad songs get a shitload of press via the Internet.Bu ... More >>
[Mental Notes] Notables in the local music scene pass away
Singer-songwriter and Long Beach native Susan J. Paul was battling cancer for the second time when she decided to give a special performance at the GoGirlsMusicFest inside the Liquid Lounge in October 2005.Besides wanting to support the Lynne Cohen Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research, Paul was ... More >>
Terence Blanchard explains it all for you
The death of jazz
Survey says: Many, many great discs produced in past decade!