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Go See Hear In L.A. June 22-24 (the case/lang/veirs edition)

Catching up with an “express” edition… Wed. 6/22 Top Show: Charlie Faye & The Fayettes celebrate their new release by serving up their soulful retro poppy fun at the Hotel Café. Thurs. 6/23 Top Show(s): John Doe brings a killer … Continue reading

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Quick Spin: Carry Illinois

It’s not easy to make a name for yourself in that American music mecca of Austin, Texas but Carry Illinois is doing that. First off, they don’t use Texas in their name, but Illinois. Why? Because Illinois is where singer/songwriter/guitarist … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing: New R.E.M. DVD Set & Bloodshot Anniversary Collection

Just wanted to get the word out on some really cool new collections coming up later this year. R.E.M. and MTV have a long history together. Enough to fill 6 DVDs, as the upcoming REMTV box set proves. Besides the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 30-Oct. 7 (The Deep Dark Woods/Frightened Rabbit Edition)

When looking at this week’s shows, you can to start with the weekend. The inaugural Way Over Yonder festival brings acts like Neko Case, Conor Oberst, Shovels & Rope, Justin Townes Earle, Calexico (oh, I could go on and on) … Continue reading

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In The News: Ringo, Waitress and West Coast Newport

A couple of interesting music notes to share today Ringo Starr, who has an exhibit opening this weekend at the Grammy Museum, has announced that he is writing a children’s book based off of his Beatles tune, “Octopus’s Garden.” The … Continue reading

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The Ghost Brothers, The Alvin Brothers, a King and Taj Mahal

Is the Stephen King/John Mellencamp/T Bone Burnett musical The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County good? I can’t say since I haven’t seen it. Is the soundtrack worth listening to? Hell, yes. Any album that includes performances by Elvis Costello, Neko … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 6-12 (The Shovels & Rope/Sigur Ros Edition)

This week starts off with another terrific Tuesday.  LA glam-pop legends Redd Kross is back with a new album Researching the Blues (on Merge) and a show at the Roxy with Tijuana Panthers, Pangea and Keith Morris playing D.J. Blues … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. April 29-May 6 (the Honeyhoney/Yukon Blonde Edition)

This week, in case you have lost track, finds April transforming into May. If that isn’t enough of a sign that summer will be arriving soon, this week also brings the first big shows at the Greek Theater. On Friday, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A.: Sept. 5-11 (The Latebirds and Ladybug Transistor Edition)

The first full week of September offers a particularly full week of music. I have to rate Sunday’s Hollywood Bowl show featuring the National, Neko Case and Sharon Van Etten as the top concert of the week, and not just … Continue reading

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