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  • Let the Zamrock revival begin: Now-Again releases Rikki Ililonga and Musi-O-Tunya [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles being a car town, driving soundtracks are important and help calm the nerves and lift the spirits while navigating the oft-living hell that is the daily commute. Thank goodness, then, for "Dark Sunrise," the exquisite new reissue of......
  • 'Rock Band 3' set list leaks, gets Harmonix confirmation

     
    The songs from the third installment of the ubiquitous music game have apparently been leaked, thanks to a (since-deleted) YouTube video and some quick transcribers. The new set list, already partially confirmed by the game's official site, ranges from...
  • 'Glee': Give back the funk

     
    “Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk?” Well, there was a whole lot of funk – the stinky kind, not the hip-shaking groove that the kids of New Directions were looking for. Given the fact that this was the......
  • Hart-felt statements about violence against women

     
    Comedian Kevin Hart was probably upset about not being invited to the UCSD-area Compton Cookout, where white college kids apparently had a ball acting out their ghetto fantasies. So Hart, who has had roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and other stuff,...
  • Ann Powers: The men, in their own world

     
    Last week, "American Idol" entered its always risky semifinal phase and plunged right into territory that made it seem like yet another remake of the "Poseidon Adventure". Our favorite television pleasure vessel sure seemed to be taking on water, and...
  • An arresting art show at the ArcLight Cinemas

     
    There's an interesting-looking art show at the ArcLight Cinemas multiplex opening tonight that caught my eye in David Ng's post over at the Culture Monster blog. L.A. artist Rachel Schmeidler takes celebrity mug shots and renders them in a Warholian...
  • Celebrating Fela Kuti's 'The '69 Los Angeles Sessions' reissue [Updated]

     
    Those lucky enough to catch the musical "FELA!" on Broadway know that a transformative scene takes place in Los Angeles in 1969. It's here that the Nigerian bandleader and singer Fela Ransome Kuti, known for the creation of what he......
  • R.I.P.: Jazz drummer Steve Reid dies at 66

     
    Domino Records announced today that percussionist Steve Reid, who performed with artists as varied as Martha Reeves, Miles Davis and Four Tet's Kieran Hebden, died in his sleep Monday after a fight with cancer. Perhaps most heard on Martha &......
  • Tuesday's Highlights: Alicia visits Peter in jail on 'The Good Wife'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 10 - 16, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES The Good Wife: Alicia (Julianna Margulies) gives Peter (Chris Noth) an unpleasant bit of information (10 p.m. CBS).......
  • Tonight: Breakestra at the El Rey

     
    Organic. The quintessential 21st-century trope ??? used to hawk everything from pesticide-free tomatoes to online viral marketing campaigns to buzz bands with aspirations of authenticity and loose limbs. Forget the whole grain, Whole Foods connotations,...
  • Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern

    Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern
    Beyond its musical attributes, the exhilarating performance delivered by soul singer Sharon Jones and her band the Dap-Kings on Tuesday testified to the restorative power of music. Other than her ultra-short hair, there was no outward evidence of the...