The 25th Anniversary of Alternative Press continued it’s multi city revelry on Friday in Los Angeles at the Merry Karnowsky gallery where hundreds of iconic musicians and respected rock photographers displayed their art work. The Cleveland based magazine, who have already celebrated with a big British themed show in Las Vegas, chose an Art Show … More Alternative Press Magazine Throw an Arty Party for Their 25th Anniversary
Many Los Angeles landmarks have been immortalized in films, but I believe this is the first time that a concert venue is part of the main plot point and in the title of a movie. Yes, our beloved Greek Theater is one of the main characters in the upcoming film, ‘Get Him To The Greek’. … More Russell Brand’s Infant Sorrow Gets To The Greek
The Los Angeles Museum of Natural History hosts First Fridays intermittently, where people can go to the museum for wine, food and some polite music. I’ve skipped these shows though a few, like Sea Wolf and The Little Ones, piqued my interest. When I heard the new line up of Wolfmother was the headliner this … More Lions and Tigers and Wolfmother, Oh My.
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
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!
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
As a lot of you know, I was on air at Indie 103.1 FM. I created the Gig Guide and was the behind the scenes mastermind of a lot of the local acts programming…that is until I left under dire circumstances. More about this will be in my upcoming book. I read this post on … More This Just In – Indie 103.1 Goes Dark
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!!!
As a best selling British novelist once said, It’s been the best of times and the worst of times. I’ve been kicking ass up and down each coast of this big country…but it’s the country that has me worried. It seems like we’ve just done lost our collective minds. Sarah Palin? Really? Fuck. Los Angeles, … More The Rules Of Britannia – An American in London