This past Saturday, award show season officially ended with the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. The 26th installment of the only award show where "kids rule," it was a star-studded night that legitimately out-shined plenty of its contemporaries. You may think we're kidding, but how many awards ... More >>
Jimi HendrixFebruary is Black History Month, and we felt it the perfect time to do one of our patented lists. Today, we are naming Top Ten Rockin'-est songs by black artists. As much as white artists get criticized for performing "black" genres like R&B, hip-hop and blues, many black artists ... More >>
[Locals Only] A modern-day troubadour who's always looking for love
I understand it doesn't rain much in Southern California. That's a good thing. These gloomy skies make me want to curl up on the sofa with strong drink and do nothing but listen to sad, sad songs--timeless ones that equate rain with sorrow. Here are my faves. Enjoy. With cocktails. And no one aro ... More >>
Four Tops' "You Keep Running Away"—BEST SONG EVER, right this second, and probably for many seconds afterward. Immortality in under three minutes. The video? Meh. However, it's the only one in the YouTube-iverse. But no matter. The composers of this song, those indefatigable pillars of the mighty ... More >>
Your daughter turns 16 once, so youd better do it up right
The Funk Brothers sweetest fruit
And Al Green has risen at the Long Beach Blues Fest
And he should be yours, too
Millionaire just wants to make the room happy
Joe Louis Walker makes you proud to be an American
Just ask Ray Charles!
The far-Right side of Ted Nugents mind
The BellRays maximum rock
The versatile virtues of Ernie Watts
Will the Wolves survive?