Are You Ready For Mexrrissey?
When checking upcoming shows on the Echo/Echoplex page, I was intrigued by this one: ‘Mexrrissey, Mexico goes Morrissey’; it’s happening at the Regent Theater on Monday May 11th, and yes it is an homage to Morrissey by Latino musicians!
Brian Fest At The Fonda Theater, Monday March 31st 2015
the Beach Boys’ iconic catalog was brushed (in not the right order) by Norah Jones and Gingger Shankar, Heart’s Ann Wilson, The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne and Steve Drozd, Devendra Banhart, Monters of Folk’s M. Ward, Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin, Boz Scaggs, Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino, Local Natives, Capital Cities’ Sebu Simonian, Wilson Philips, Karen Elson, ex Magnetic Zeros’ Jade Castrinos, Adam Busch and Danny Masterson, Lucius’ Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, Doyle Bramhall II, Punch Brothers, Civil Wars’ Joy Williams, Kesha….
UK Top 10 Albums 3-14-15
Well, I am sure Noel is one happy Oasis but the question isn’t the UK, the question is the US and there he may find it a little more difficult. Meanwhile, The Shires are a pretty darn good pop duo and I hope it hits Stateside. Try “I Just Wanna Love You”.
All Your Favorite Musicians To Celebrate David Lynch’s Music At The Ace Hotel
On Wednesday April 1st, another perfect fit for the place will be celebrated: David Lynch and his music with performances by Duran Duran, Jim James, Karen O, Moby, Angelo Badalamenti, Chrysta Bell, Donovan, Julee Cruise, Kinny Landrum, Rob Mathes, Sky Ferreira, Steven Drozd and Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips, Tennis, Twin Peaks, Zola Jesus
Remembering The Plasmatics Wendy O. Williams
To say that she was ahead of her time doesn’t begin to cover it. She was working out in a gym full of guys at a time when such a thought was anathema to women. She was a strict vegetarian and animal rights activist before it was fashionable.