| May 28, 2010
Aguid few (a good many) scallywags (mischief seekers) from throughout the Southland will be fidgin fain (restless with anticipation) until Saturday, when they will get off their bahookies (backsides) in droves to byde a wee (spend some time) at the pure...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:02 PM
When Ryan Van Tuyl first picked up a guitar in the eighth grade, the notion of a rock 'n' roll school for kids seemed pretty far-fetched.
The Fountain Valley High School graduate first honed his musical chops by playing bass in a friend's punk band....
| Jan 15, 2010
Punk rocker in Memphis
Jay Reatard, 29, a punk rocker known for performing shows and releasing singles at a breakneck pace, was found dead in his bed early Wednesday in Memphis, Tenn.
Memphis police are investigating his death.
| Jan 22, 2010
| 8:48 AM
House of Blues
329 N. Dearborn
To purchase a copy of the cd:
In a Different Light
Biography by John Bush Though Everclear's Northwestern grunge-punk style was hardly revolutionary when the band rose...
| Jan 27, 2010
Rather than being a month of new beginnings, for me January is a month of regret. Why did I eat three helpings of pecan pie after dinner for six nights in a row? Was it really a good idea to follow a martini with a glass of bourbon before popping open a...
| Feb 7, 2010
It's the night after New Year's Eve and hundreds of kids are crammed into the Smell, the downtown DIY tabernacle of the Los Angeles avant-garde. A sweating mass of art students, skate punks and subterranean scene staples ecstatically moshes to a...
| Feb 15, 2010
Doug Fieger, leader of the Los Angeles-based power pop band the Knack who co-wrote and sang on the 1979 No. 1 hit "My Sharona," has died. He was 57.
Fieger's sister, Beth Falkenstein, said he died Sunday at his home in Woodland Hills. He had cancer.
| Feb 28, 2010
The Nineties Revolution in Music
Faber & Faber: 162 pp., $14 paper
Culture Is Our Weapon
Making Music and Changing Lives in Rio de Janeiro
Patrick Neate and Damian Platt, preface by Caetano Veloso
Penguin: 224 pp., $14...
| Mar 24, 2011
Former Chicago indie rock drummer Laura Ann Masura has made — and gotten into — an awful lot of jams since moving to Echo Park nearly seven years ago. But those first watery blueberry-Meyer lemon experiments and fussy crystallized...
| Mar 31, 2011
Punk rock musician
Zoogz Rift, 57, a punk rock musician whose experimental style garnered comparisons with Captain Beefheart and Frank Zappa, died March 22 at Encino Hospital of complications from diabetes, said his partner, Laura Rift....
| Apr 1, 2011
Gil Clancy, 88, a boxing trainer who helped lead Emile Griffith to welterweight and middleweight titles, died Thursday at an assisted-living facility on Long Island, N.Y., his family said.
Born in Rockaway Beach, N.Y., in...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 12:24 PM
|| Pissed Jeans
With Japanther, Unstoppable Death Machines and the Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt. UConn students free, $5 everyone else, 7 p.m., April 9, UConn Hillel, 54 N. Eagleville Road, Storrs, (860) 486-4007, whus.org ||...