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Flea (music artist)

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  • When you say jazz, Nicholas Payton hears BAM

    When you say jazz, Nicholas Payton hears BAM
    In a cramped UCLA classroom, trumpeter Nicholas Payton is leading a young septet of college students through his piece "The Backwards Step." He's here as part of a weeklong teaching residency, and the song he plays to the group at the Thelonious Monk...
  • MOCAtv releases new Black Flag/Raymond Pettibon doc on punk art

    MOCAtv releases new Black Flag/Raymond Pettibon doc on punk art
    Black Flag's menacingly simple logo, designed by artist Raymond Pettibon in the late 1970s, has achieved a kind of ubiquity few others have. Born on the streets of Los Angeles, his design for his brother Greg Ginn's band Black Flag consisted solely of...
  • Gustavo Dudamel is bowled over by the Bowl

    Gustavo Dudamel is bowled over by the Bowl
    In the history of music, certain artists always will be twined with certain venues: Charlie Parker and Birdland, the Apollo Theater and Ella Fitzgerald, James Levine and the Metropolitan Opera House. The number of performers who've played the...
  • Atoms for Peace announce Friday gig, to sell tix at record stores

    Atoms for Peace, the semi-Los Angeles-based rhythm band featuring Thom Yorke of Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea, drummer Joey Waronker, percussionist Mauro Refosco and producer/Ultraista co-founder Nigel Godrich, has announced some...
  • Atoms for Peace muscles up at intimate warm-up gig

    Atoms for Peace muscles up at intimate warm-up gig
    “This is a rehearsal, right?” asked Thom Yorke not long into his show Friday night with Atoms for Peace, and that was one way of looking at it. Announced online Friday morning (with tickets available through radio stations, record stores and a...
  • NCAA sure knows how to ruin a party

    NCAA sure knows how to ruin a party
    They opened the shiny, new Pauley Pavilion Friday night amid pomp and less-than-desired circumstance. The first game in the $136-million redo of outdated Pauley was preceded by loud music, speeches, floodlights, laser beams and fancy graphics on a big...
  • In Rotation: Rocket Juice & the Moon's eponymous debut

     
    In Rotation: Times pop music critic Randall Roberts recommends "Rocket Juice & the Moon," the new project by Damon Albarn, Tony Allen and Flea....
  • Album review: Damon Albarn's 'Dr Dee'

     
    Damon Albarn seems about as busy as a pop star can be. In March the frontman of both Blur and Gorillaz released “Rocket Juice & the Moon,” a trippy Afro-funk disc he made with drummer Tony Allen and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers; next...
  • 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced

     
    At a press conference in Los Angeles today, Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist  (and 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee) Flea announced the list of performer inductees and Ahmet Ertegun (non performer) recipients for the induction into the Rock and Roll...
  • Lollapalooza Day 2: Chief Keef, Frank Ocean, Chili Peppers and an evacuation

    Lollapalooza Day 2: Chief Keef, Frank Ocean, Chili Peppers and an evacuation
    Day 2 is done at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, and what a day Saturday was: It was sandwiched by much-anticipated sets by Chief Keef and Frank Ocean, and in between came the first evacuation in the festival’s Chicago history. Here’s how it...
  • Bollywood film to close part of lower Michigan Ave., Bravo show shooting in Chicago, Jack White spotted at Public Chicago

    Bollywood film to close part of lower Michigan Ave., Bravo show shooting in Chicago, Jack White spotted at Public Chicago
    “Dhoom 3: Back in Action” -- the latest sequel in the popular Bollywood buddy cop series -- will shoot on and around lower Michigan Avenue Thursday and Friday. There will be street closures from 9:30 am to 4 pm both days on lower Michigan...
  • Ethiopian Music-Dance Collective Fendika Tours the East Coast, Stopping Twice in Hartford

    Ethiopian Music-Dance Collective Fendika Tours the East Coast, Stopping Twice in Hartford
    Fendika, a six-member collective of Ethiopian musicians and dancers, who’ll play at Hartford’s Charter Oak Cultural Center on Oct. 5, produce a full-bodied sound out of few elements. Misale Legesse, a young drummer, taps out rhythms on four...