Carina Round is my favorite female performer today. Her live show was phenomenal tonight – and every night I’ve seen it. She is about to leave my other faves like her (PJ Harvey, Auf Der Maur, etc) in the dust. Here’s one of her softer songs. Check her out!! more about “Carina Round – Backseat … More Carina Round – Backseat (Official Video)
Nico Vega, LA based and openers for The Von Bondies, hung out in the dressing room and answered some of my questions. more about "Ali on the Air & Antiquiet Backstage:…", posted with vodpod
Backstage of the Roxy with my Bondies. The conversation went from fascinating to silly to downright awkward. But we all had make up sex afterwards. Enjoy the lunacy of me and the Von Bondies! more about "Antiquiet Backstage: Von Bondies on V…", posted with vodpod
My Antiquiet interview (in the bathroom) with Nic Adler of the Roxy. We chat about Ticketmaster, twittering and social media in the rock club world.Part Two! more about "ALI ON THE AIR on Antiquiet – Roxy Ow…", posted with vodpod
On a rainy Friday, I visited with Dave of Chromeo at his hotel for a little chat. Poor P Thugg was deathly ill so we sent him to his room with hot liquids and sat down to talk about Dave’s Fancy Foot work, and of, course working with Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates. more … More URB Magazine Exclusive – Ali On The Air and Chromeo, Yo!
Imagine a world where nothing was prohibited. We have so many rules, so many people telling us what we can and can’t do. Doesn’t it just magnetize us towards the very thing we are being kept from? There was a time when drinking was illegal all together. It didn’t really prevent it – it just … More Slippery When Wet
Peter Beste is a very talented music photographer. His greatness lies in his ability to really immerse himself in the world of the subject, whether it be London grime, Houston hip hop, Southern strip joints or Norwegian metal. The result is vivid, arresting photos that juxtapose the subject with a surprising surrounding. Metal star in … More Peter Beste, Black Metal, & Spinal Crap
When bands on the road roll into town, they usually are looking for some hedonistic Hollywood fun and want to see the sights: The Capitol building. Lemmy’s barstool at the Rainbow. The Viper Room sidewalk where River died…the beach. Often times the cool indie rock chick in Los Angeles can fall into the role of … More AFTER THE GLITTER FADES – PASSENGER AND THE PAPARAZZI
More interviews, more hot content, more Ali for your eyes to feast on. A Tribe Called Quest: The Pharcyde (part one of two): Supernatural @ Rock The Bells Press Conference: Flogging Molly (part one of five): posted with vodpod Hanging with DJ Zegon and Squeak E Clean at their studio:
For whom the rocked bells toll I covered the Rock The Bells press conference yesterday. Legendary line up including the reunion of both De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest. Look for my interviews with: Pharcyde, A Tribe Called Quest and Murs. Also, I sat down with my new bff, Pete Rock, at his … More Rock The Bells 2008 interviews: The Pharcyde, Murs, A Tribe Called Quest!!!