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Go See Hear In L.A. May 11-17 (the Bob Mould/Andrew Bird edition)

I’ve got a crazy busy week so I will skip the preamble and get to the good stuff, and hopefully I won’t discover additional interesting shows after I hit “publish.” Wed. 5/11 You can bid farewell to the Motion City … Continue reading

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The Return of Emitt Rhodes

On Feb. 25, Emitt Rhodes appeared at the Grammy Museum in celebration of his new CD, Rainbow End (Omnivore Recordings), which is his first album in 43 years. His last full-length, the prophetically entitled Farewell To Paradise, was released in … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 4-9 (The Those Pretty Wrongs/Darlingside edition)

Yes, a little late this week. And it wasn’t because I couldn’t decide what to call this edition. The other choices I came up with were Steel Wheels/Made of Oak, Tushka/ Alyeska or 2Ton Bridge/Leon Bridges. Did I make the … Continue reading

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Countdown To Record Store Day

Music lovers are counting down the days until April 20th, when Record Store Day unleashes an avalanche of soon-to-be rare releases. This rundown (maybe there will be more before Saturday) spotlights some gems from a few prime labels as well … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Dec. 13-16 (The Mountain Goats/Wildcat! Wildcat! Edition)

My apologies for not getting this done in time for Wednesday’s show, which included Mercury Prize winners Alt-J playing the Fonda with Wildcat! Wildcat!. However, several of Wednesday’s performers have second area shows. Canadian mega-band (and long-time Rob Berick favorite) … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 22-28 (the Dylan Vs. Donovan Edition

The busiest night of this week? Looks like Wednesday gets the honors. You can go hear Grant Langston and his Country-Soul Combo (which includes the talented Rich McCulley) performs Willie Nelson’s 1974 classic Phases and Stages, his concept album about … Continue reading

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Big Big Star News

Those fine folks at Omnivore Recordings have a big special offering to celebrate the opening of their web store. They have done a limited edition of Big Star’s Third album on clear vinyl. Big Big Star fans will remember that … Continue reading

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