This Bay Area polymath explains what it’s like to be 29 in a scene of 20-year-olds—and still have the newest, hippest taste in music. HEAR TRACKS FROM HIGH CASTLE & CHEN SANTA MARIA
“Too gay for the gays / too heavy for the blogs.” You know you gotta read this duhh
He’s a man on a mission called Tleilaxu Music Machine, aka the plan to make you move your ass/freak out /lose inhibitions. You can see D. Bene tonight with Laco$te, Wet Mango & many more…
Tonight we party at Tom of Finland’s home and honor the art of DANIMAL. Then we rock to the provocative sounds of Gay Beast, XBXRX, Sisterfucker, Raw War & NASA Space Universe. If you are in or near Echo Park you owe it to yourself to stop by. Read interviews with Sisterfucker & Raw War & hear new music…
NASA Space Universe is playing a FREE show tonight in Hollywood with Vulture and Gay Beast. Friday, NASA and Gay Beast are at the big summer party at Pehr. The music fanatic in me could not be any happier…
Interview + documentary: He’s a ripper with XBXRX & Hawnay Troof, and now he’s making videos
Like a country-fried Ruins or “Greased Lightning” Bolt, Cold Mold are hard-hitting prog with some serious twang. You can see them at Pehrspace TONIGHT with Vulture, Fuckass, Treasure Mammal and Jamuel Saxon…
“We all weren’t born with a Lady Gaga-loving gene.” Read about Dan’s art & his music with Gay Beast.
Mason Lindahl from Oakland is one of my favorite performers right now. His music has a certain tidal wave crescendo quality. It’s the sound of teleportation—perfect for a night like tonight…
The Myonics say that Lady Gaga is more punk than they are, but I’m not so sure.
The underground music icons are back with their first tour & new music since 2002.
‘A harbinger of pestilence’? ‘A long-suppressed shriek from a simpler, forgotten world’? ‘Enya rock’?! Call Caw! Caw!’s music what you like—you will be rocked regardless. See them with Cockwind at McWorld tonight.
Former Ghosts’ Freddy Ruppert has excellent songs, excellent singing, amazing beats, pristine image…& he’s playing Pehr on Monday. Read the exclusive interview.
22-year-old twins Blake and Staz know how to wring great songs out of the simplest instrumentation: “drums, bass and screaming.” Read the exclusive interview & see them at The Smell on Saturday & Pehr on Monday!
Tripp Nasty toured with Crash Worship, is a Denver scene icon, and brings his new group Bongo Fury to Pehr tonight. Read the interview & watch some of Tripp’s favorite videos!
Forget Swiss neutrality—Syndrome WPW is fully partisan. The sonic manifesto? Analog noise that compels you to dance. See an amazing video, hear the sounds & attend the show tonight!
Back to the Future the Ride is Brian Miller (aka Charlemagne Lazarus) of Foot Village’s sparkling new solo project. Hear an exclusive BTTFTR track, read the interview & see the group at Pehr tonight!
Alexander Archuleta’s music as Psychic Handbook—as well as his DJing—will take you far away. Hear his music, read about his philosophy and attend the shows.
I asked Rand Sevilla how long he had been making music. Sevilla replied, “It’s probably better to ask ‘How long have you been trying to get attention while avoiding reality?'”
Artist, Monday Night supporter, and Women house resident Lara Daquila amplifies the unnoticed moments of L.A. life in her new show.
Pop quintet Big Whup strip down for their first single & reveal their naked-est video moments.