Going Steady: New Singles 11-13-20 – 11-19-20

By Iman Lababedi | November 15, 2020

My father was black, my mother was decker

L.A.Burning, West Coast Concert Picks, October 7th To 13th

By Alyson Camus | October 5, 2019

Desert Daze is next weekend and the Flaming Lips are headlining on Friday


By Alyson Camus | October 7, 2018

Desert Daze 2018 is happening this weekend at Moreno Beach at Lake Perris

Be Here Now: New Albums Reviewed 9-7-18 – 9-13-18

By Iman Lababedi | September 11, 2018

one knock out punch after another for nearly an hour straight

Not With The Band: Why So Many Famous Scientists In Pop Songs?

By Alyson Camus | December 30, 2014

Albert Einstein is truly part of our pop culture and figures in many songs as expected: They Might Be Giants’ ‘The World’s Address’, Landscape‘s ‘Einstein A Go-Go’, Counting Crows’ ‘Einstein on the Beach’, Jimmy Buffett’s ‘Einstein was a Surfer’ Bob Dylan’s ‘Desolation Row’, and even Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Einstein’… so weird!

Super Group Teenage Time Killers, Featuring Every Metal-Hardcore Band That Exists, To Release Album Soon

By Alyson Camus | December 25, 2014

From what I get, this sounds like a sort of live aid for metal-hardcore veterans without the aid, and of course the songs were recorded at Grohl’s studio 606 in the Los Angeles valley, on the famous Sound City mixing board, according to Kerrang

10 Songs: Tuesday, October 12th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | October 14, 2014

Midnight Mob introduced me to this excellent blues bruiser by a band I have never been able to get a handle on; they’ve always hit me as JV English metal circa 1972 –a compliment but not big enough a compliment. This, on the other hand, sounds like a classic blues song – A

Active Viewin': rock nyc concert picks 12-23-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 29, 2013

Billy Joel will be doing the working and I will be doing the dancing at his Barclay Center New Year’s Eve gig. The first song of the New Year will be going out live on ABC! I wasn’t crazy over his 12-12-12 performance, but he has been on the money way too often for me to give up the chance to spend NYE with him