Timeless Concert Series – full orchestra collborations with the top composers and turntablists

It has been said that Los Angeles is a cultural wasteland. True the denizens here make trash like Rock Of Love Tour Bus and other crap, but I prefer to focus on the gems that pop up on my radar every once in a while…including the event series TIMELESS. If you like hip hop, Brazilian … More Timeless Concert Series – full orchestra collborations with the top composers and turntablists

Thriller – The Musical. Really?

This just in from FMQB: ‘Michael Jackson‘s iconic “Thriller” video is set to become a full-fledged musical theater production. The show will recreate the tale of the 1983 video. “This musical will be the exclusive Michael Jackson authorized version of ‘Thriller’ and Jackson will participate in every aspect of the creative process,” said the Nederland Organization, … More Thriller – The Musical. Really?

The Raveonettes – Warm and Fuzzy (Sounding) in Los Angeles

Steeped in cool fuzz, the Raveonettes have modernized the fifties sound of the Raveonettes, in the same manner that David Lynch takes those nifty fifties family values and transplants them into the insidious, dark, seedy underbelly of the modern city. The city of Los Angeles seemed to want to welcome the Danish duo on Saturday, … More The Raveonettes – Warm and Fuzzy (Sounding) in Los Angeles

Cinderella With Sticks – A New Drum Off Champion Is Crowned

Los Angeles was grooving to the beat of many different drummers Saturday. The Guitar Center Drum Off Championships brought out hundreds of young hopefuls, six finalists and a slew of celebrity judges. The Henry Fonda was filled with all ages eager to hit the skins, including some barely old enough to read… Luckily there were … More Cinderella With Sticks – A New Drum Off Champion Is Crowned

Stimulus Package – Larry Flynt Asks Congress For Porn Industry Bail Out

I had to repost this article from CNN.com…Larry Flynt is a satirist on par with Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde and Stephen Colbert. Kudos, Larry! WASHINGTON (CNN) — Another major American industry is asking for assistance as the global financial crisis continues: Hustler publisher Larry Flynt and Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis said Wednesday they … More Stimulus Package – Larry Flynt Asks Congress For Porn Industry Bail Out

Guitar Center Drum Off With Members of Tool, Foo Fighters, Jane’s Addiction, No Doubt & More – Plus, Mars Volta Contest!!!

Hollywood Hosts Guitar Center’s Drum-Off Grand Finals Competition This Saturday at 7pm. I will be front and center to provide you lucky devils with the sights and sounds AND I have a fantastic prize to give away – a signed drum head, autographed by Mars Volta! Details below… Among the panel of top judges of … More Guitar Center Drum Off With Members of Tool, Foo Fighters, Jane’s Addiction, No Doubt & More – Plus, Mars Volta Contest!!!