The Lineup For 2022 KCRW Festival At The Hollywood Bowl Is Here

By Alyson Camus | February 16, 2022

an icon performing at an iconic venue

Brief Encounters: New Album Releases 6-25-21 – 7-1-21 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | June 29, 2021

really gorgeous lover’s rock plus reggae bands

The 1,000 Greatest Songs of the 1980s – 130 to 121

By Steve Crawford | September 25, 2019

We didn’t have jobs and we didn’t have money so, we started a band

L.A. Burning West Coast Concert Picks, August 26th To September 1st

By Alyson Camus | August 25, 2019

This weekend offers two festival, the big Pasadena Daydream Festival and Made in LA 2019 

Be Here Now: New Albums 3-15-19 – 3-21-19 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 20, 2019

Is there anybody better at reggae pop in 2019?

UK Top 10 Albums 3-23-18 – 3-29-18

By Iman Lababedi | March 24, 2018

Eleven weeks at # 1… really?

UK Top 10 Albums 3-16-18 – 3-22-18

By Iman Lababedi | March 16, 2018

“at least I’m not Pasek and Paul”.

UK Top 10 Albums 3-9-18 – 3-15-18

By Iman Lababedi | March 9, 2018

Cherry Oh, Cherry Oh baby, so you know I’m in love with you…

Sneak Peaks: Upcoming Album Releases Week Of October 6th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | October 5, 2014

it’s a quiet week and that’s one reason I would’ve made Johnny Marr my most anticipated but I can’t because it is already on Spotify. Still, it is a damn good album, beter than the new Weezer. What I’ve heard of the new Jackson Browne is aces if fairly typical. But no… not really. So what? How about Jason Aldean? Nope. Flying Lotus? EDM grabs me at first but wears off. I am going with Ali campbell, the UB40 leader.