Alyson Camus

Nick Cave, depression and the creativity process

By Alyson Camus | July 5, 2011

depressed people are more likely to ruminate, making depression act as an intermediary variable

Tall Tales and the Silver Lining at Origami Vinyl on Wednesday, June 29. 2011

By Alyson Camus | July 5, 2011

a spacey atmosphere and were slowly moving most of the time with twangy bright guitars

Sister Crayon at Origami Vinyl on Friday, July 1, 2011

By Alyson Camus | July 5, 2011

contrast between the elaborate dark and moody music, the sensual dance beats and her powerful vocals

"Live From Nowhere", compilation featuring many many artists (and 2 unreleased songs from Elliott Smith)

By Alyson Camus | July 4, 2011

a benefit concept CD collaborating street musicians with professionals to tell a story of life on the streets

Plentiful free summer shows around LA and Its only July!

By Alyson Camus | July 4, 2011

There is no way I can go to all these shows!

Kitten at the Echo on Tuesday June 28th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | July 3, 2011

smells like teen spirit

Paleo at Origami Vinyl on Thursday,June 30, 2011

By Alyson Camus | July 3, 2011

this sounds like a surrealist ad found on craiglist.

The Postelles at the Echo on Tuesday June 28th

By Alyson Camus | July 2, 2011

poppy, danceable, unassuming, next big thing

Pan Am at the Echo on Tuesday June 28th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | July 2, 2011

a younger band

Henry Wolfe at the Bootleg Theater on Monday June 27th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | July 2, 2011

croon… but not pejoratively

Tom Waits Speaking About the Creative Process

By Alyson Camus | July 1, 2011

‘The rest of the family is in the car! We’re all going on vacation! You’re coming along or not? You’ve got 10 minutes or else you’re getting left behind!’

Deaf Heaven at Vacation Vinyl on Monday June 27th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | July 1, 2011

shoegazing and raw at the same time

Coliseum at Vacation Vinyl on Monday, June 27th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | July 1, 2011

all arm tattoos and piercing eyes

Who Should Produce Fitz And The Tantrums?

By Alyson Camus | June 30, 2011

The problem is to reproduce their dynamism, the party atmosphere present when they play live

Lady Gaga being sued for her Japan wristbands

By Alyson Camus | June 30, 2011

allegedly profiting from the sales of these little bracelets

Mia Doi Todd at Amoeba on Sunday, June 26th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 29, 2011

serene ballads about the sea, rising tides, and the summer.

Open Borders Festival inside an old Borders Bookstore

By Alyson Camus | June 29, 2011

empty ghost stores… except for one…

Bad Religion's Compiliation To Celebrate Bob Dylan's 70th Birthday

By Alyson Camus | June 29, 2011

Dylan’s 70th, Amnesty’s 50th

More Injustice: The Buju Banton story

By Alyson Camus | June 28, 2011

I am going to keep fighting until they tell me to stop fighting.’

'Green Album’ a tribute album to the music of the Muppets

By Alyson Camus | June 28, 2011

if you think this is a little ridiculous, listen to Andrew Bird singing ‘Bein’ Green’

'Re-Educat​ion Camp' at LA Rising

By Alyson Camus | June 28, 2011

the band hasn’t released anything since 2000, so it would be a sort of rebirth

Crystallin​e’ a new Björk’s song, Reviewed

By Alyson Camus | June 28, 2011

I like when these artists have all figured out all the nature mysteries.

Free Concerts at the US Surf Open 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 27, 2011

they were all young, blond, tanned from head to toe, flip-flop and Hurley pants wearing, sunblock and marijuana smelling

Madonna To Star In New Comic Book

By Alyson Camus | June 27, 2011

will look a her career from her debuts as a little-known singer to a multimillion-record-selling entertainer

A Future Movie About Brian Wilson

By Alyson Camus | June 27, 2011

‘We’re not thinking about this as the hit parade — that would be the biopic thing’

New Technology Capable Of Converting Sound Into Electricity

By Alyson Camus | June 26, 2011

imagine charging your cell phone on your tee

Agnes Obel's Cover of Elliott Smith's Between The Bars

By Alyson Camus | June 26, 2011

clear and naked vocals over a simple acoustic guitar

Explosions In The Sky First Video

By Alyson Camus | June 26, 2011

computer marvel

Outernational at Origami Vinyl, Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 25, 2011

Will Alyson join the communist party? Or continue to party in the USA?

Jenny O. at Make Music Pasadena on Saturday June 18th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 25, 2011

getting better and better

Ra Ra Riot at Make Music Pasadena on Saturday June 18th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 24, 2011

a string section in a rock band?

NewVillager at Make Music Pasadena on Saturday June 18th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 24, 2011

building a mythology

U2 Fighting Over Setlist For Glanstonbury

By Alyson Camus | June 24, 2011

Solving U2’s setlist problems

Drew Barrymore Directing A Video For Best Coast

By Alyson Camus | June 24, 2011

the two women seem made for each other

Fucked Up's Video For "Queen Of Hearts"

By Alyson Camus | June 24, 2011

a hardcore choir

She Wants Revenge at the Satellite on Monday June 20th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 23, 2011

a creepier Bowie, quite monochord but interestingly deep tone

Tom Cruise as Stacee Jaxx in Rock of Ages.

By Alyson Camus | June 23, 2011

Sorry Cruise lovers, but honestly do you buy Cruise as this muscle-bulging rock-god?

Mr. Little Jeans' cover of Arcade Fire's the Suburbs

By Alyson Camus | June 23, 2011

none of the moving lyrics are lost in the dense and foggy, slowly-unfolding music.

Sunset Strip Music Festival lineup

By Alyson Camus | June 23, 2011

The festival lasts 3 days (August 18th-20th) with bands playing in clubs along the famous boulevard

Marnie Stern at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Tuesday, June 14, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 22, 2011

I still haven’t made my mind, do I really like this?

acoustic performanc​e of the Flaming Lips & Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

By Alyson Camus | June 22, 2011

Wayne talking to the fans about this awesome surprise, in front of the cemetery bell tower

The Edge (U2) losing his fight for his Malibu project

By Alyson Camus | June 22, 2011

this is one of the three worst projects that I’ve seen in terms of environmental devastation,

Best Coast at Make Music Pasadena on Saturday June 18th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 21, 2011

Fuzzy sound, sun soaked

The FYF Fest lineup

By Alyson Camus | June 21, 2011

Some choices are going to be hard to make as several bands will be playing at the same time.

The Flaming Lips at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery Wednesday, June 15, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 21, 2011

From green bills to green witches, there was another Oz interlude, a sort of psychedelic military march

The Elected's "Jailbird" Reviewed

By Alyson Camus | June 20, 2011

Ambigious, also illegal,

Bright Eyes Live EP On Its Way

By Alyson Camus | June 19, 2011

Conor’s new way to sell CDs? Don’t make em available.

Times New Viking at the Satellite on Sunday June 12th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 19, 2011

no clean poppy noise

King Tuff at the Satellite on Sunday, June 12th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 18, 2011

explosive tunes plus catchy hooks

The Flaming Lips at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Tuesday June 14th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | June 17, 2011

life is sometimes too ‘fucking heavy’, but somewhat, singing it, even if does not change everything immensely, changes it enough that we can endure life, since this is all we have