In 2012, while going through the belongings of his parents Johnny Cash and June Carter, John Carter Cash found a stash of master tapes from a long lost non-released album titled Out Among the Stars. The album was originally recorded for his longtime label Columbia, but because Cash’s popularity had declined so dramatically in the 1980s the […]


Today two of the best of the new wave of hip-hop artists dropped mixtapes — Lil B and Theophilus London. Among the top in the fresh crop of Twitter Rappers, the two albums include the Bay Area’s Lil B, aka Based God, who has compiled all his freestyle raps into one expansive encyclopedia of stream-of-consciousness babble […]


25 Aug
Mötley Crüe, Public Enemy, Matt & Kim and an army of aging groupies flock to celebrate West Hollywood's most fabled street

As we posted last week the Sunset Strip Music Festival went down this past Saturday, and as expected the festival was a true spectacle — both with the bands performing, and the festival goers who went to celebrate the mighty Sunset Strip… including the armies of aging, drunk and bottle bleached groupies who descended into […]


There are no shortages of music festivals in Los Angeles every year, but none carry the cultural cajones of the the Sunset Strip Music Festival. After all, when you’re celebrating one of the most famous streets in the history of rock n roll it’s tough to compete. Hall of Famers like Van Halen, The Doors, […]


4 May
Werner Herzog investigates man's greatest anthropological find

Madman Mundt and Miss Madeleine break review Werner Herzog’s latest documentary, Cave Of Forgotten Dreams 3D. Madman Mundt Ok, so let’s put this out there right away: Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a 3D documentary by celebrated German filmmaker Werner Herzog about the Cave of Chauvet, a large cavern in Southern France only discovered in […]


8 Apr
Saoirse Ronan kicks a lot of ass... and that's about it

Madman Mundt and the Elf breakdown Joe Wright’s latest, Hanna. The film is out today, April 8. The Elf It’s like The Bourne Identity with a pre-teen girl. At least, that’s what Hanna was on the page. On the screen? Not so much. I first read David Farr’s script a little over two years ago […]


20 Dec
Parisian Producer's "Smash" series

Parisian producer, DJ and songwriter Martin Solveig has created a clever series of webisodes to promote his upcoming album SMASH. Borrowing very heavily from our man Wes Anderson (some might say too heavily), the episodes follow the adventures of Solveig touring the world with his manager Lafaille. Featuring sneak peeks of tracks from the album, […]


2 Dec
Sophia Coppola releases a serious cinematic turd

Madman Mundt and the Elf breakdown Sofia Coppola’s latest, Somewhere. The film is out in limited release in the US on December 22nd. The Elf As I write this, there’s a little mantra running through my head: I WILL NOT BE SNARKY. I will not say that Sofia Coppola’s movies get made because her dad […]

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