Monthly Archives: March 2013

Go See Hear In L.A. April 1-3 (April Fool’s Edition)

I thought I’d start in on the week while I had a chance now. April starts with a Low point – as in the band Low. This slowcore icons come to town with their new CD in tow. The Invisible … Continue reading

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RIP: Paul Williams – Crawdaddy’s Daddy

The sad news in the world of music writers this week was the passing of Paul Williams, who died on Wednesday from Alzeheimer’s-related complications. He was just 64. Williams could easily be called the father of Rock Magazines. In 1966, … Continue reading

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12 for ’13 – What’s Been So Good, So Far

I have been meaning to write about various songs, acts, and CDs that have caught my attention so far this year. So before even more time elapses, here is, at least, some of the terrific music that has been exciting … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 25-31 (the Iceage/Caveman/Last Bison edition)

Monday night features a duel between two residencies. Harper Simon concludes his stay at the Satellite with what he terms an “extravaganza” that is supposed to feature 60 performances. Come and find out find your for yourself. Or, you can … Continue reading

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“What Does Your Heart Say?” asks Jack Carty (exclusive premiere of his new single)

 Jack Carty first caught my attention earlier this month when I came across his wonderful tune “She’s Got A Boyfriend.” This self-deprecating uptempo lament about losing a girlfriend to another holds an ingratiating charm that suggests a young, lovelorn Billy … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 18-24 (the Chelsea Light Moving/Gordon Lightfoot edition)

The post SxSW concert scenes begins with a HUGE Tuesday. Black Francis (aka Frank Black) has a sold out show at the Mint with ex-Muffs Kim Shattuck opening, while Ivan & Alyosha have sold out the Echo. I love their … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace: Jack Greene

If you started listening to country music with the new Traditionalists of the mid-80s, you might not have heard of Jack Greene. Even if you go to watching Buck and Roy on Hee Haw, Greene’s name might not be a … Continue reading

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