Who are these regular dudes?Let's pretend to pretend that you've never heard of Jay-Z and Kanye West. Partly because this appears to be the only way people can enjoy them -- especially the latter -- anymore. "Real rap fans," as they say, are so sick of these two, and rap production has gotten ... More >>
With what would have been Buddy Holly's 75th birthday fast approaching, record companies are predictably shifting to tribute mode and cashing in. Late June witnessed the release of Fantasy Records' compilation Rave On Buddy Holly, which featured covers of the rock pioneers songs by Paul McCartney ... More >>
Indie film company Focus Features confirmed in June it had signed an agreement with multi-instrumentalist/producer extraordinaire Jon Brion who will score the animated zombie thriller ParaNorman. The pic, which is being produced in conjunction with Portland-based animation company LAIKA, is ... More >>
Surveying the (potential) sound-good hits of the summer
Venus Infers with Jessica Dobson
Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa, Monday, Feb. 12
Smoosh make you feel kinda icky, but in a good way
Tons of tunes for your holiday mixtape
And suck it, Hugh Hewitt!
How to become your own big-ass music label
Will the OC Fair finally stop blowing corn-dog chunks?
Long live Grant Lee Phillips