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  • All aboard Doug Aitken's art train

    All aboard Doug Aitken's art train
    BARSTOW — In the dark, Doug Aitken's art train could be any other industrial locomotive parked at this Amtrak outpost, except for the trail of soft blue-and-white LED lights glimmering along the length of its nine cars. Since it left New York on...
  • Review: Beck does the robot, plus Congos, No Age at Aitken's "Station to Station"

    Review: Beck does the robot, plus Congos, No Age at Aitken's "Station to Station"
    Part ritualistic ceremony, part public art show, part corporate media event, artist Doug Aitken's “Station to Station” railroad art tour arrived at downtown Los Angeles’ Union Station on Thursday night, parading through the grand waiting...
  • 'Station to Station' train at the end of the line but fired with purpose

     'Station to Station' train at the end of the line but fired with purpose
    Artist Doug Aitken, back home in Venice after three weeks crossing the country by train with the artists and musicians who joined his "Station to Station" traveling art exhibition, has yet to lose his sense of movement. "It's weird," he said. "I...
  • Review: Powerful surprises at every turn at FYF Fest 2013

    Review: Powerful surprises at every turn at FYF Fest 2013
    This post has been updated. Please see note at bottom for details. Those looking for evidence that the 10th annual FYF Fest had hit a Saturday afternoon peak found it during songwriter Ty Segall's set. As he and his band pushed a hard-strummed...
  • Pop preview: Textures and personalities for every mood and agenda

    Pop preview: Textures and personalities for every mood and agenda
    This year's fall pop music season offers your average 21st century bounty, one with so many colors, textures, varieties, personalities and avenues for consumption that it's pretty easy to frame an argument depending on mood or agenda. Those observing...
  • FYF 2013: Making space for other kinds of electronic music

    FYF 2013: Making space for other kinds of electronic music
    There’s a difference between “electronic music” and “dance music,” and the FYF Fest has long lived in the spaces between them. Maybe FYF’s bookers don’t have a particular interest in more orthodox dance music...
  • Julia Holter is at the center of her own swirl of sound

    Julia Holter is at the center of her own swirl of sound
    While working on her well-received 2012 album "Ekstasis," Los Angeles singer-composer Julia Holter crafted a song that was such a departure that she set it aside. The piece, "Maxim's II," was inspired by a famous scene in the 1958 movie musical "Gigi" and...
  • Bret Michaels, DJ Anchor, Dan Deacon Ensemble, Wye Oak, and more.

    WEDNESDAY: Bret Michaels is hilarious at Annapolis’ Rams Head Tavern. JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound tell the Ottobar why Baltimore is the new Brooklyn with the Bellevederes, the Evokatones, and DJ Robbie Fearless. Don’t miss: The Art...
  • Dan Deacon explores 'America'

    Dan Deacon explores 'America'
    Dan Deacon’s new album is titled “America” (Domino). Nothing like aiming high: It’s a song cycle on what it means to be a citizen of a troubled democracy, and you can dance to it. The classically trained Deacon works with an...
  • Baltimore band Wye Oak: Juggling loneliness and aloneness on their new 'Civilian'

     
    In the liner notes for the new Wye Oak album, "Civilian," Jenn Wasner explains that her new songs are about “aloneness (the positive kind)” and “loneliness (the horrible kind)." With help from Andy Stack, the other half of the Baltimore....