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Cardinal Fuzz

2013: The Year of Fuzz

THIS REISSUE OF A CLASSIC RECORDING IS SOMETHING TO GET JAZZED ABOUT by Lance Barresi ~ While everyone else was talking Miley Cyrus this year, we here at Permanent were talking fuzz! Not the peach stuff on your bratty nephew’...
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Oscar Pettiford

Oscar Pettiford in Germany

KEEPING TIME WITH OSCAR PETTIFORD by Armand Lewis ~ During the swing era, the bass was rarely prominent in either performance or recording. Used almost exclusively to “keep time” and to maintain the rhythmic foundation behi...
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rockin-in-the-desert-cover

Good Rockin’ in the Desert

Check out this You Tube trailer for Bob Morritt’s new book about the history of early rock and roll out of Arizona.
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Ugly Things Magazine

“Ugly Things” Turns 30

Celebrating The Magazine’s Birthday Bash At San Diego’s Casbah With Love Revisited by Jason Tryp t’s an early Saturday, late May (25th) morning. I’m starting my shift half asleep at work, it’s 4am folks and the only t...
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The Doors Live At The Hollywood Bowl 68

The Doors Live At the Bowl

Doors Film/DVD by Harvey Kubernik Doors live 1968 concert from the Hollywood Bowl, Live at the Bowl ‘68,  is available on DVD, Blu-Ray, and Digital Video from Eagle Rock Entertainment. A CD, Digital Audio, and double LP from...
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Morrissey

Morrissey: Singular Triumph

PORTRAIT OF THE SOLO ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN By Elizabeth Street ~ Upon the departure of guitarist Johnny Marr just weeks before the release of, Strangeways Here We Come, The Smiths called it a day at the height of their populari...
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The Record Parlour

Hooray for Hollywood Record Stores

DATELINE: HOLLYWOOD by Jim Kaplan ~ When did Hollywood become hipster haven? A dozen years ago I was employed by the LA Weekly, its offices at the time were on Sunset Blvd. near Highland Ave. We didn’t go out to our cars alon...
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I Hear Voices by Johnny Calla

Johnny Calla

Johnny Calla sang back-up for Huey Lewis and the News for many years. He’s got a solo album out that I really dig, “I Hear Voices.” Check out his website here for more info. 12 cool voice-heavy tracks (hence...
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Little Dutch Story

The Little Dutch Story

SOLVING THE CASE FOR THE MYSTERIOUS GARAGE SALE FIND By Lance Barresi In mid-2013, my pal and fellow garage sale die-hard, John Miner, came by Permanent LA and told me about a couple of records he picked up on a whim at a rando...
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