Tag Archives: John Doe

Under The Big Black Sun

I missed the L.A. Punk movement.  Instead I had to settle ten years later for the Paisley scene.  Not as cool.  I just finished John Doe‘s anthology book “Under The Big Black Sun” that includes essays from many of the people associated with the LA punk scene. John Doe, Henry Rollins, Jane Wiedlin among many […]

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Get Out

This weekend is The Festival of Books which promises “Music. Food. Art Culture. Fun.”  And while we love all these things we focus on the music over here. The main event is Carrie Brownstein in a conversation with LA Times writer Lorraine Ali.  They will discuss Carrie’s well received memoir, “Hunger Makes Me A Modern […]

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New Music Tuesday

The old timers keep coming out with new records which I guess is very encouraging. These are relevant artists because they still speak to their audience through their song craft. First off, is the new one from John Doe of X and Knitters fame.   Once again John visits dark and lonely places.  To get an […]

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