DétectiveHowever Strangehttp://www.detectivemusic.com/See Also:*Local Record Review: 'This One's For Terminal Boredom' by Roman Candles*Local Record Review: 'We Are Locally Grown' by Locally Grown Collective*Local Records Review: 'Four Steps in Corsets' by Yellow Red SparksThis Saturday, a band cal ... More >>
UPDATE: June 1, 4:43 p.m.: Today author Nate Jackson forwarded me an email from Dan Bradley. In it, Bradley told Jackson, "You clearly mention Chris Fahey responsible for booking
Stereo Lab (sic). Also, LA Times' Randy Lewis was one of the first reporters
to do a piece on Detroit Bar- I believe ... More >>
We lost another great musician today. Warp Records (the band's label) announced that lead singer Trish Keenan of British electronic-pop band Broadcast has died from pneumonia-related complications this morning. Her manager, Martin Spoke, announced, "She had been in Australia and had stayed on to ... More >>
Danielle Bacher/ OC WeeklyMassive Attack and Thievery CorporationNovember 7, 2010Gibson AmphitheatreBristol, UK trip-hop stalwarts Massive Attack joined D.C.-based dub/electronic collective Thievery Corporation for an evening of downbeat musical exploration. The gig capped off the LA ... More >>
Last Night: Jose Gonzalez at the Orange County Performing Art Center's Samueli Theater on September 25, 2008.
Better Than: Shopping at IKEA.
Download: "Killing For Love" video from the Jose Gonzalez website
The "Off-Center" concert series at the Samueli Theater closed out their concert season wi ... More >>
Your favorite krautrock/bossa-nova/French ya-ya/exotica/retro-futurist pop groop return to Costa Mesa's Detroit Bar just as summer's expiring. Tickets went on sale May 12 at the usual places and sites. Hesitation is not advised if you want to see this show.
Stereolab's first new album since 2004's ... More >>
Review by Shawn Smith
Better Than: Sitting home listening to raindrops hitting the pavement outside your bedroom window while watching reruns of I Love New York 2.
The Bird and the Bee's Inara George rocks a granny dress like no one's business.
But we'll get to that later.
First, we must wax o ... More >>
The Sea and Cake
Release date: May 8, 2007
Curb Your Cynicism is a recurring blogtastic feature in which the music editor pithily enthuses about new releases and reissues he thinks will enhance your life and erode your cynicism about the state of music, circa now.
The Sea ... More >>