Yesterday, children's television staple "Sesame Street" entered its 43rd season. Along with providing groundbreaking educational programming that kids have been able to watch with their parents for decades, the show's also provided some of the most surprising musical television cameos in history. Wi ... More >>
Every now and then, rockstars align to bring us a classic we never saw coming. No matter what the genre, you have plenty of examples of two (sometimes three or more) powerhouses coming together to back each other up with a set of voices that are usually so different that they sound like they were ma ... More >>
A divided Newport Beach Park, Beaches and Recreation Commission voted 4-3 Tuesday night to ban and remove fire rings from city beaches. A ban advocate told the panel exposure to smoke from the 60 rings can aggravate asthma, bronchitis and lung disease, and being a seasonal sufferer of at least tw ... More >>
On June 22, rapper/singer Cee Lo Green will debut his television series Talking to Strangers on Fuse TV. According to Pop & Hiss, the program will follow a standard talk-show format focused on interviews and performances à la The Johnny Cash Show. Featured guests will include Lupe Fiasco, Grace ... More >>
Orange Blossom SpecialCocktails & Treasure Mapshttp://www.facebook.com/obsrocknrollThe
self-described "high-energy rock-n-roll band from southern Orange
County" will be playing a May residency on Mondays at the Detroit Bar in
Costa Mesa starting next week, so it only makes sense to give an ... More >>
Over the last decade, Hollywood has pumped out an increasing number of music biopics, treating us to everything from enjoyable theatrical hits (8 Mile) to wobbly, tear-jerking cable duds (Take Me Home: The John Denver Story).
With Jeff Buckley, Sam Cooke and Clash movies in the works and rumor ... More >>
Call it a throwback to a time when Johnny Cash ruled the airwaves and Ennio Morricone made soundtracks for movies, but Brent Amaker and the Rodeo's "it's beer-swillin', foot tappin', shit kickin' country and western" music--straight from Seattle--is the antithesis of every wanna be hipster band t ... More >>
Lady Gaga wants you to wrap it up with designer condom--studded, ribbed, or sheer--to help Planned Parenthood. Wonder which one she prefers to wear? Bootleg worth hearing: Billy Corgan covers Velvet Underground, Neil Young, the Beatles and Donovan at recent Chicago-area benefit show.EMI ca ... More >>
Lady Gaga steals thunder from Madonna again, honored by Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.Final Johnny Cash/Rick Rubin collaboration--featuring another batch of intriguing covers--due out Feb. 26.LA's sexiest robot, ah, pop singer, Ke$ha, knocks out Susan Boyle to top Billboard 200.Vam ... More >>
Film Screening: Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, 7:30 p.m.Hunter S. Thompson was the pioneer of a style he called "Gonzo"
journalism, a style where he would emerse himself into the story so much that he, himself would become a character in it--gun in hand, cigarette holder dangli ... More >>
UPDATED WITH EYEWITNESS REPORT ON DJ MOM PANTS!Johnny Cash, the revenge-minded father of a dead teen porn star, Bijou Phillips, Julius Shulman, Kelly Lynch, "Kevin" from The Office, Vilmos Zsigmond and a sour-faced Kristen Scott Thomas. No, these are not my ideal players in the perfect poker game bu ... More >>
By Jeff Shaw at our sister paper, Citypages.
Love is a many-splendored thing and all, but it's also dependent upon a relationship's context -- and so is the associated music. You don't want Al Green's "Let's Get Married" to stream through the car speakers during your third date, you don't want your ... More >>
Longtime Guitarist of 4-Gazm, Co-owner/Body Piercer of Electric Chair in Huntington Beach. Developed Step Up Recovery Inc., which owns and operates sober living houses for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts