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7 and 7 is 1977

We continue the top 7 of  each year ending in 7. 1977 was another electric year for new sounds that might not have been top sellers the year they were released but influential for many years to come. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols: The Sgt. Pepper album of 1977.  You will hear […]

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Slash Magazine

Back in the 70s before we had access to everything and could hear practically everything ever recorded, you could be brought up to date on all the local happenings in the LA punk scene for the low, low d.i.y. price of 50 cents.  Nothing looked like it back then and nothing looks like it now. […]

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Last call for Localchella

If you’re not going to Coachella, tonight is the last night to catch many artists that probably won’t return to LA for a very long time.  See them now! Of Monsters and Men Fox Theatre Pomona Miike Snow Pappy’s + Harriet’s Grimes  Shrine Auditorium Ex Hex The Echo St. Germain The Fonda Matt & Kim […]

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Back in the day

Just in case you forgot why certain bands are playing at Coachella, let’s look at how exciting they were back in the day. Guns N’ Roses “It’s So Easy” 1988 In 10 seconds, even before Axl sings a note, they’ve already won me over   Ice Cube 1991 – Sure it’s profane but I love […]

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Coachella lineup 2016

This is not your father’s Coachella.  They finally did it and kicked out the 40+ age group that attends these shows.   I looked on Facebook and my entire feed (i.e. old people)  was utter disappointment.  And honestly this is the way it should be.  I was in Starbucks today and the high school kids were […]

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Get Out

I think of a better way to spend a part of your 3 day weekend at The Hollywood Bowl with Fleetwood Mac.   Sure, it’s without Christine McVie so you won’t hear “Over My Head” or “Say You Love Me” or “Little Lies” or “You Make Lovin’ Fun” but they’ll still play “Don’t Stop” (how […]

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