Kobi Danan, owner of the nightclub Sound in Hollywood, has a talent for throwing dance music shows in potentially difficult environments.
In the 1960s and '70s, Sly Stone was one of funk and soul music's most hopeful figures. He penned incandescent, era-defining singles like "Everyday People" and "Stand!" while leading the Family Stone, one of the era's most inventive and accomplished bands.
Sad news for L.A. indie-rock fans: Avi Buffalo, the project from singer/guitarist Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg, has called it day.
Coachella has announced its annual slate of pre- and between-fest concerts around Southern California, and they've booked a few of the best Coachella acts to stick around in Los Angeles.
Eminem has starred in steely odes to Detroit's industriousness before. But in his new video for "Detroit Vs. Everybody," he gets a wide crew of guest rappers to join him for a run around the Motor City.
Primavera Sound's 2015 lineup does not have AC/DC or Steely Dan (for better or worse, depending how you feel). But the Barcelona festival — widely regarded as Europe's closest analogue to Coachella — offers plenty of good reasons for brushing up on your Catalan.