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  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Our apologies for our absence yesterday. We burned a rare vacation day to tackle the increasingly Serengeti-like conditions of the front lawn at Casa de Capitol Ideas. While plowing through the high grass of our........
  • Meshell Ndegeocello talks Nina Simone ahead of Royce Hall date

    Meshell Ndegeocello talks Nina Simone ahead of Royce Hall date
    Meshell Ndegeocello's place in pop culture has shrunk since her mid-'90s days on MTV. But her talent has only grown. In October the New York-based singer-bassist released the stunningly beautiful "Pour Une Âme Souveraine," a collection of songs written or...
  • Concert review: Leonard Cohen at Akoo Theatre

    Concert review: Leonard Cohen at Akoo Theatre
    With a fedora shadowing his eyes and a sharp suit accenting some spry dance steps, the 78-year-old Leonard Cohen played many roles Friday before a full house at the Akoo Theatre in Rosemont: gentleman caller, graying patriarch, undertaker, assassin,...
  • Album review: John Cale, 'Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood'

    Album review: John Cale, 'Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood'
    3 stars (out of 4) “I’m trying to keep the noise down,” John Cale sings on his 15th studio album. Fat chance of that happening. “Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood” (Six Degrees) finds the Velvet Underground cofounder still in...
  • Q&A: Sharon Van Etten

    Q&A: Sharon Van Etten
    Listening to Sharon Van Etten's music, you'd never guess she has a difficult time showing vulnerability. The Jersey-born singer-songwriter's albums are uniformly confessional, steeped in heartache, longing and regret. Listening to battered tunes like...
  • Showcasing an album in concert

    Showcasing an album in concert
    When Elton John stopped in Los Angeles this month on his latest concert tour, he came in with one of the biggest storehouses of hits in pop music history. But instead of diving headlong into his catalog, he and his old friend Leon Russell devoted the...
  • Happy 70th, John Cale

     
    The Velvet Undergrounder/singer/songwriter/producer/composer/cantankerous Welshman John Cale is officially a septuagenarian....
  • Following Woody Guthrie's footsteps from Oklahoma to Texas to California

     
    Arlo Guthrie, on the road with the Woody Guthrie centennial celebration, talks about his family's connection to the small Texas town of Pampa....
  • This week's on-sales: UCLA Live, Yoko Ono, Elton John and more

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. UCLA Live John Cale, Sept. 30; Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano, Oct. 2; Laurie Anderson, Oct. 21; Taj Mahal, Oct. 22; Ornette Coleman, Nov. 3; Mavis......
  • Ben Gibbard and Mark Lanegan to join John Cale for performance of 'Paris 1919' at Royce Hall [Updated]

     
    On Thursday, John Cale, composer, producer, songwriter, and viola player*/bassist for the Velvet Underground, will be performing his classic 1973 album "Paris 1919" at UCLA's Royce Hall. We've just received news that the concert will be featuring some...
  • White heat: Six degrees of John Cale

     
    John Cale is the Forrest Gump of rock, linking a disparate group of tastemakers and cultural figures throughout the four-plus decades of his career. Cale will perform his 1973 album "Paris 1919" tonight at UCLA's Royce Hall, followed by a......
  • Tonight's music pick: Pavement at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Stockon-bred and post-punk fed, seminal indie band Pavement reunites for this highly anticipated show at the Bowl, which also features fellow alternative icons Sonic Youth and current Sub Pop-signed lo-fi experimentalists No Age. Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N....