A lost nugget from the vaults is unearthed with this full recording of Johnny Cash playing at the Manhattan Center, now known as the Hammerstein Ballroom. This was 1994, which would’ve been way past The Man In Black’s peak — except for the strange circumstance that allowed him to record one of his best selling [...]


Last week we welcomed back one of our favorite shows to the airwaves, Archer, and this week another beloved crew of debaucherous, egomaniacal, dimwitted jerkoffs returns to the cable boxes: Workaholics. If you for some reason have yet to catch the weekly genius of Adam, Ders, Blake and Carl, we highly recommend you start — [...]


6 Sep
Roland 808 & 101, Technics 1210 & Flying V in tee format

British label Passarella Death Squad is releasing a new line of high-end tshirts this autumn, made in collaboration with London music venue KOKO. As usual for PSD, the shirts use premium Japanese cotton with custom cuts to display their visuals that take an appreciative eye on the female form. The illustrations feature comely ladies in [...]


Really surprising more artist haven’t spoken out about the unwarranted surveillance and wiretapping of U.S. citizens by the NSA — I guess when the musical landscape consists of mainstream schlock, KISS dribble and corporate teet suckers you’re really not gonna find much resistance (whattup Jay-Z!). YACHT feels differently. The duo is donating 100% of the [...]


When I was in high school my friend’s dad worked for a record company and we saw some great concerts, all while I imagine he was smoking joints backstage with the bands and perhaps fondling some groupies. While I’m jealous of that, it did enable me to get great seats and a ride to some [...]


7 Sep
Los Angeles surf & psych-rock built for coastal living

Los Angeles-based Allah-Las are just days away from releasing their debut self titled album on Innovative Leisure, home to fellow LA-based artist Hanni El Khatib (who we’ve interviewed HERE) and Nick Waterhouse — who also happened to produce Allah-Las’ album. The quartet encompasses everything you’d hope to hear from a Los Angeles-based band as they [...]


14 Aug
After four years of silence, Bloc Party returns with "Four"

After four years without an album, Bloc Party will return next week with Four, the U.K. band’s fourth album; seems fitting. This album is the follow up to 2008′s Intimacy, the result of new material the band has been working on for a few years. From Bloc Party’s website: “In late 2010, Kele Okereke, Russell Lissack, [...]


17 May
Echo & the Bunnymen's founding guitar player gets abstract

Echo & the Bunnymen’s founding guitar player Will Sergeant is set to open his art exhibition My Own Worst Enemy at Substrate Gallery in Los Angeles tomorrow (May 18th), where it will be on display until June 16th. Substrate is a Los Angeles gallery exclusively devoted to the presentation and interpretation of contemporary fine art [...]

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