Vince Grant - 'Depression' doesn't seem depressing enough - Photo courtesy Vince Grant

My Depression Is Always Trying To Kill Me – Vince Grant REVIEW

By ABE NOORZAY He’s a nomad. A man without permanence. Always moving to the next thing. After spending the first years of his musical trek traveling between Los Angeles and Chicago and Los Angeles and New York, and constantly touring and gigging for different bands, it got to him. Drugs and alcohol derailed the artist and he was on hiatus. Depression took over and it … Continue reading My Depression Is Always Trying To Kill Me – Vince Grant REVIEW

The Brothers Collective - Photo © 2016 Heather Harris

Free ‘Underground’ Concerts and Shows The Latest Trend in California

Brothers Collective, Kid Bloom, Hypnotic Hyena Crush it in Echo Park Free admission, free beer and wine. Host gallery The MIME in Echo Park was abuzz with a couple of hundred music lovers and it was welcoming to new artists, creative types and up-and-comers.  The purpose?  Simply to hear some new bands play some new music. Kid Bloom, The Glam Skanks, Hypnotic Hyena and The … Continue reading Free ‘Underground’ Concerts and Shows The Latest Trend in California

The Posies - California Rocker Photo by Dot Pierson

The Posies to Release ‘Solid States’ and U.S. Tour Kicks off April 28

By JOHN DALY – SEATTLE, Wash. — The Posies will release their first album in six years and will launch a tour to support the album, Solid States, due May 20. “So many things have changed, either by choice or by circumstance, in the six years between this album and the one before it,” the Posies‘ Ken Stringfellow said while discussing Solid States.  The band’s last … Continue reading The Posies to Release ‘Solid States’ and U.S. Tour Kicks off April 28

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The Woggles Take The 1960s Sound to The West Coast in May

Mighty Manfred and the rest of the Woggles will be hitting the West Coast in May. The Woggles play the Regent Theater in Los Angeles on May 19; they play the Fillmore in San Francisco on May 20; the Woggles move on to The Neptune in Seattle on May 22, and play Dante’s in Portland, Ore., on May 23. They’ve got that groovy sound and … Continue reading The Woggles Take The 1960s Sound to The West Coast in May