Column | Sep 26, 2012
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Column | Sep 18, 2013To strike Syria or not — for Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), that wasn't exactly the question. In the Wall Street Journal, he said he couldn't even consider U.S. military intervention unless the military budget was liberated from the sequester. McKeon has represented his rock-ribbed GOP district, in north L.A. County and Ventura County, since 1993. His campaigns have benefited from the district's aerospace and defense industries. He chairs the Armed Services Committee. And the nascent diplomatic deal to "sequester" Bashar Assad's chemical weapons? It doesn't change his point: More bucks for U.S. bang.
Story | Apr 15, 2012 | 9:37 PM
Founding Black Flag guitarist Greg Ginn plays a solo Coachella gig in which he lays down a mix of free jazz, noise and stoner rock that clears the Gobi tent. Across the Polo Grounds, Sean Kuti and his Egypt 80 bounce out the Afro-beat that gets a more...
Story | Apr 23, 2012 | 4:36 PM
Kaskade's July 27 Staples Center set is a landmark event, making him the first electronic dance music artist to headline the venue. Kaskade, an O.C.-based artist born Ryan Raddon, is coming off successful Coachella sets.
Story | Apr 14, 2012 | 4:37 PM
Afrojack's late night DJ set illustrated just how mainstream electronic dance music had become over the past year, especially, as producer-spinsters like Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Kaskade, AVICII and Swedish House Mafia have become major forces on...