Review: The Soft Moon Live At The Regent Theater (01/28/16)

To loosely paraphrase Nietzsche, if you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss also gazes into you. Last night at Downtown’s Regent Theater, the abyss gazing back was The Soft Moon, and it has never sounded so good. The vibrant theater, situated in the cultural heart of Downtown Los Angeles, was the perfect scene for

Review: Sauropod ‘Roaring At The Storm’

When Norwegian trio Sauropod released “Winter Song,” the first single from debut album Roaring At The Storm, we were treated to a delightfully heavy bit of melodic pop rock, complete with frenetic energy, a shoutable chorus and enough dynamic breaks to make Pixies blush. Album opener “You And Me Should Leave Together Tonight” follows suit,


Destructo: Exclusive interview at Ship2Ship, Avalon Hollywood

Imagine a cruise dedicated to the very best in dance music, which is also one of the most exclusive, unique experiences in live music – period. Now imagine you can’t go on either of its two voyages due to extremely high demand. Or, if you are able to go, you just want to feel the hype that surrounds


Marriage Boot Camp Recap: Reality Stars, the ready to getanut edition

I called this on Week One. I said all hell was going to break loose when Cedric finally found out that Sundy slept with Benzino. I just can’t believe it took six days on WEtv’s “Marriage Boot Camp” for him to figure it out. Everybody in the house knew except Cedric. Last week ended with

Mojave: Review

Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac plays self-destructive movie star / film maker Jack in Oscar winner William Monahan’s pot boiling tale of murder and survival. This is a great performance by Isaac, coming on the heels of his city slicker flicks Ex Machina and A Most Violent Year. He plays a drifter roaming through the

Bleak Street: Review

Now for the most uncomfortable film of the year award, the winner is “Bleak Street” by Arturo Ripstein. The “master of the Mexican bizarre” sets a high bar in this saga of poverty, crime and depravity and clears it by a mile. Shot in beautiful black-and-white, the cinematography of the ultimate inner city film noir

Music publicist outed on social media for misconduct

Unfortunately sexual misconduct is something that is not unfamiliar in the workforce, especially in an industry like music or any kind of entertainment industry. Last night there was a snowball effect that began on the internet all starting with Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors tweeting about Heathcliff Berru stating, “Was just re-telling/re-remembering a story abt

Review: DUST ‘Agony Planet’

When will people learn to stop worrying and embrace techno? I’m not holding my breath, but the resurgence of the DIY ethos behind the sound of the underground has given me new hope in the scene. Three Brooklyn-based purveyors of DIY, together as DUST, have taken the lexicon of the under-appreciated sub-genre of electronic music


Recap: Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars, the “I’ve experimented with guys” edition

June’ Shannon’ and ‘Mike ‘Sugar Bear’ Thompson’ star in Marriage Boot Camp, where in this week’s edition Sugar Bear admits he’s “experimented” with men. It’s Day 5 on WEtv’s “Marriage Boot Camp,” and Ink and Sarah start the day screaming at each other, again. Sugar Bear woke up feeling better about things. Guy has no instincts.

On our radar: Upcoming releases from Useless Eaters and Scraper

Slovenly records is going to be busy this upcoming month with putting out punk music to ease our angst filled souls. Useless Eaters will be coming out with their newest EP titled, Temporary Mutilation out on February 19th while simultaneously Scraper’s second LP titled Misery will be coming out that day as well. Useless Eaters