Tag Archives: Ben Folds

Archives Alives: MC5, R.E.M., Stax, New West, Nick Lowe, Led Zep & New Fave: the Beths

Where you were 50 years ago today? Well, if you were alive that is. If you were at the Gladsaxe Teen Club (yes, in Gladsaxe, Denmark) then you saw the first show that John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Desk Clearing: Eggs Over Easy, Gov’t Mule & Joan Baez

I wanted to caught up with some of the music news that I have come across so far this month. First,  I will admit it – I am a fan of pub rock music. Brinsley Schwarz, Duck Deluxe, the Motors … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 18-24 (the Albert Cross/Mudcrutch edition) – Updated

This upcoming week is a particularly rocking one with shows from Bad Company & Joe Walsh, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience and the Who to The Thermals, Titus Andronicus and Divine Weeks. And that’s not counting Neil Young and Stephen … Continue reading

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Five Random Takeaways From Ben Folds At The Grammy Museum

As the title implies, Ben Folds was at the Grammy Museum last night talking about his new album, So There, that New West Records put out last fall. Here are some of the things that he spoke about. Re: the music … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb.17-24 (the Dr. Dog/Hop Along edition)

The whirlwind known as the Grammys has come and gone but in its wake are some mighty fine shows. Women seem to outnumber the men when it comes to this week’s recommended shows. Wed. 2/17 Top Show: Lee Ann Womack … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 18-24 (the Los Lonely Boys/Mumford & Sons edition)

Around this time of year, the lyric “won’t be long/til summer’s gone” floats through my head. As I doff my cap to the late, great Phil Lynott, here are the recommended shows for this week. Tues. 8/18 Top Show(s): Mumford … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 23-28 (The Anderson East/Far West Edition)

This week is marked by show from some wonderful songwriters, starting with Robert Earl Keen and continuing on with Dan Penn and Kim Richey, and that is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Tues. 6/23 Top Show: One of … Continue reading

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