Ravi Shankar

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    How Five World Music Trends Became Popular in the United States

    "World Music" has always been a strange catch-all term for American music buyers. The category lazily pits K-Pop singer Psy against French chanteuse Carla Bruni as though there were only a dozen musical genres outside of the United States. Every now and then one of those musical genres becomes tre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Five Songs In Memory of Ravi Shankar

    On December 11 in San Diego, the world lost a great musician, spiritual leader, and sitar player -- Ravi Shankar. Most known in the United States for his relationship with The Beatles, Shankar helped introduce Indian music to the west, opening minds and ears to new tuning systems and instruments. Th ... More >>

  • Music

    March 22, 2012

    Ravi Shankar Is Sitariffic

    Forgive us, we're only going to get to use that once

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    For Ravi Shankar, There'll Always Be Sitars in the Sky

    ‚ÄčIndian sitar legend Ravi Shankar has been an illustrious name since the mid-'60s, largely through his association with George Harrison and the Beatles, whose music was profoundly influenced by Shankar's mastery of the Indian classical raga form; his appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival and at ... More >>

  • News

    November 25, 2010

    He Shall Be Set Free

    Phil Aguilar’s brand of outlaw Christianity made him an evangelical powerhouse—and has law enforcement calling the pastor a criminal

  • Music

    September 30, 2010

    Toejamz's Beats Get Stuck in Your Head

    [Locals Only] Yorba Linda DJ gets audiences on their feet

  • Film

    August 27, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 9, 2006

    Tonight @ Koo's: Sir Richard Bishop (Q&A/MP3s inside)

    SIR RICHARD BISHOP: THOSE SECRETS WILL NEVER BE REVEALED Sir Richard Bishop might be a gypsy jazz guitarist because he could probably and sometimes does play like Django, but he's got gypsy restlessness in more than his fingertips; he's the Indiana Jones of the fingerstyle guitar, taking research ... More >>

  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Planet of Sound

    Sir Richard Bishops earth tones

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Space Exploration

    Something for Rockets

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Dream On

    Rocco DeLucas new record, new band, new bunny and old soul

  • Features

    July 7, 2005

    Lords of Acid

    How the Brotherhood of Eternal Love Became OCs Hippie Mafia

  • Music

    January 28, 1999

    New Electronic Frontier

    Christopher Dobrian of UCI's Gassmann Studio lets the microchips do the jamming