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Keith Emerson, 1992. PHOTO: Gorupdebesanez

Ode to Emerson & Lake

On the passing of two of the 1970s’ most influential, progressive rockers in 2016: ELP’s Keith Emerson and Greg Lake By David C. Kephart Since it is true that an extraordinary number of well-known public figures pas...
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Revolver Turns 50

The Beatles remain evergreen with this month’s celebration of the album Revolver on its 50th anniversary; Eight Days a Week, Ron Howard’s new documentary about the band’s touring years; and a new CD release: T...
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KINKS PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE MARK HAYWARD ARCHIVE

The Kinks in Mono

A just released vinyl box set contains the core Pye/Reprise By Harvey Kubernik The Kinks-The Mono Collection, the first 10 albums on vinyl by the Kinks in glorious mono is now out, via BMG, including the previously out of prin...
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Star Shots

Photographer Guy Webster’s iconic photos of Los Angeles’ film and music stars from the 1960s By Harvey Kubernik Big Shots: Rock Legends and Hollywood Icons (Insight Editions / $75.00 / October 2014) is an unparalleled, defi...
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San Diego

SPANISH FOR HEAVY PSYCH? by Lance Barresi~ Ever feel like bands that get tagged with the PSYCH descriptor just aren’t very psychedelic? Or heavy? Or any good at all? Well, have I got news for you! There’s a whole scene of H...
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We Still Got Power!

WE STILL GOT POWER!  1980s L.A. punkzine revived in new book by Michael Layne Heath David Markey is all kinds of Punk Rock on a West Coast OG level. His career as an independent filmmaker is a classic implementing of one of t...
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The Wrecking Crew

During the 1960s, a group of Los Angeles studio musicians, known as “The Wrecking Crew,” recorded hits for the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Sonny and Cher, Jan & Dean, The Monkees, Mamas and Papas, Tijuana ...
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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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The Rolling Stones Circus Returns

Rolling Stones announce spring 2019 U.S. Tour; Rolling Stones Live DVDs out; Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet (50th anniversary edition) available on super audio CD; expanded edition of The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Ci...
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