Grace Jones

  • Film

    February 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Songstress María del Pilar Got Over Her Writer's Block By Traveling to Chile

    María del Pilar could barely muster a song from her creative soul two years ago, much less plot an ambitious trilogy of albums. The former energetic frontwoman for Latin Alternative indie rockers Los Abandoned had lost nearly all enthusiasm for the craft as she was mired in a deep, unproductive fun ... More >>

  • Film

    December 1, 2011

    Prisoners of Sex

    Ten movie womanizers, from the sick to the sublime

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2010

    FYF Fest @ Los Angeles State Historic Park Over the Weekend

    Mary Bell/OC WeeklyThe Rapture closed out the festival​Check out our FYF Fest slideshow here!FYF FestLos Angeles State Historic ParkSeptember 4, 2010Don't let anyone mislead you about  FYF Fest. It was not held in the shadow of downtown Los Angeles. The daylong  celebration of all thing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Sade Added to Coachella Line-Up?

    ​Well, the latest Coachella rumor--and what would Coachella be without rumors?--seems to be that Sade has been added to the line-up.Though there's no official confirmation as of yet by Coachella or Sade, it seems pretty realistic, with Sade's first full-length album released (Soldier of Love) in 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2009

    10 Questions with Kool Keith

    ​Kool Keith is a man of many mysteries, many personalities and, of course, many surprises. Since the twilight years of hip hop's Golden Era, Keith (aka Black Elvis, aka Dr. Octagon) has held the torch for rappers who dare to be different, and a little eccentric. You'll definitely get a taste of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Talk Talk: KCRW Music Director and 'Morning Becomes Eclectic' Host Jason Bentley (Part 2)

    KCRW music director Jason Bentley and I chatted for so long, that I was left with little choice but to split the Q&A into two parts. Part one is here, and enjoy, if you will, part the second, where we talk about upcoming Morning Becomes Eclectic guests, the Stars of Santa Barbara benefit event a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    L.A. Weekly's Top Ten Dance Collections of 2008, Both Mixed and Unmixed

    Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2008

    "Love Is the Drug”—and You're OD'ing (one can wish)

    I don't care about Valentine's Day, no matter what my relationship status happens to be, but apparently a lot of people do. As I aim to please our ravenous readership, I offer to you three versions of Roxy Music's 1975 hit “Love Is the Drug,” which is as fine a VD-celebratin' song as any (plus, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    Erykah Badu's new video

    A hot tip in our inbox, thanks to the good folks at Rock & Rap Confidential: "The video for Erykah Badu's new single, "Honey" (off her upcoming album World War 4) pictures her wandering through a record store that seems to sell only vinyl. Each time she selects an album and holds it up to the camer ... More >>

  • Music

    July 31, 2003
  • Culture

    December 19, 2002