By: Jessica Hopper 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 teen ladies. She i ... More >>
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The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. While he's putting everything into a solo, Neil Young's face looks like his electric guitar sounds: flush with feeling, vaguely threatening, and thoroughly aged. Not old as in frail, but vene ... More >>
Extron owner Andrew Edwards has invested major coin into his restaurant and saloon
Not this Crazy HorseAccording to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the Crazy Horse nightclub is set to reopen at the West Covina location it's called home since 2007. The Crazy Horse had moved to West Covina from Irvine Spectrum. It originated in Santa Ana in the 1980s and 1990s, and was considered ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantasti ... More >>
Neil Young, Live At Massey Hall (Reprise/WEA)
Dead Moon, Echoes of the Past double CD (Sub Pop)
Eleventh Dream Day, Zeroes and Ones (Thrill Jockey)
Will Glover helped shape the surf sound. Now he's taking on country
God bless Loretta Lynn
Nex Level makes hip-hop look Eazy
The Crazy Horse is demolished, the Golden Bears Rick Babiracki passes on
Only our vaginas know for sure!
Notes from the front!
Summer music haiku-o-rama!
How the Man stuck it to the Poorman
What the world needs now is Jackie DeShannon
And then there were the Nazis
Jeffrey Halford is the next Dylan, and the Bangles are the next Bangles!
One week in unbelievably wretched music
Hello, Jackie DeShannon
20 reasons why I love Willie Nelson
Jack Ingram needs your attention
Nostalgia acts, and nostalgia acts in training
Arturo Sandoval, please come home!
The Hollisters sound like Johnny Cash, and John Sebastian sounds like a jug band
In search of some really good acid jazz
And thank God for that!
Buck Owens and B.B. King in the same week
Oh, and the well-mannered Derailers, too
Are the Neil Armstrong Band OC's best rock group?
Gene dream! Soarin' Lauren! And Squelched again!