April 24, 2015

L.A. previews April 24-30: Spy Car, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Billy Cobham, Al Di Meola, Marco Mendoza, New Town celebration, Azar Lawrence, Adam Levy, Nick Mancini, Mastodon, Tracii Guns.

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April 20, 2015

Media: The value of the last word.

peace%20business.jpg From a recent cable-TV listing: "Bob Dylan, Jefferson Airplane, Byrds, Santana. Woodstock epitomized an era of peace, love and revolution. Relive the spirit. (Business)"

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April 15, 2015

Live review: Leni Stern & Emily Elbert at Room 5 Lounge, April 10.

A torrent of musical information and inflection.

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April 7, 2015

Record shorts: Scorpions-related releases by Uli Jon Roth, Michael Schenker, UFO, Scorpions.

Like chicken pox, some strain of rock occasionally erupts into a mini-epidemic.

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March 24, 2015

Homeless art: Underpass.

A scene from a Los Angeles underpass.

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Homeless art: "Priority Mail"


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Poem: Red Gum


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March 18, 2015

Live review: The Title Trackers at the Pig 'n Whistle, March 14.

A classic rock song is like a hot dog -- you can put all kinds of junk in it and on it, but it remains what it is.

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March 6, 2015

Film review: "Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014" at AMC Burbank 16, February 27.

Hey, I like this idea of previewing hard-music DVDs in movie theaters, but some stuff needs fixing.

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March 5, 2015

Live language: Go: Organic Orchestra, Wildflowers Duo at Electric Lodge, February 27.

Stream of notebookness.

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