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‘Under the Big Black Sun’ Tells of an L.A. Before the Kids From Orange County Arrived

They had the neutron bomb, The Masque, and all the youthful energy you'd ever want to muster. What became of the early L.A. punks, then?

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Various Artists: Punk 45: Chaos in the City of Angels and Devils

Sixth release in punk compilations series from Soul Jazz Records reveals that which made Los Angeles distinct from its American peers.

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15 Feb 2016 // 3:00 AM

The Bloom Is On: An Interview with Producer Tucker Martine

He's produced for the Decemberists, Mudhoney, and My Morning Jacket -- and also wrote the Windows Vista theme. A journey through the life of producer Tucker Martine.

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5 Oct 2015 // 9:30 AM

My Morning Jacket - “Compound Fracture” (Singles Going Steady)

In case you forgot, this video is here to remind you that My Morning Jacket play in front of large crowds sometimes.

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Forecastle Festival: Louisville, KY (Day Two)

My Morning Jacket headline Day Two, bringing hometown rock glory to Louisville's riverfront.

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Counterbalance: My Morning Jacket’s ‘Z’

You've got to want to rearrange and keep it off the record, off the record. Unless that record is the 556th most acclaimed album of all time. A 2005 mainstay is this week's Counterbalance.

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Governors Ball Day 1: My Morning Jacket + Florence and the Machine + The Decemberists (Photos)

A photo gallery from the first day of Governors Ball, featuring Florence and the Machine, MMJ, The Decemberists, St. Vincent and more.

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Los Angeles Film Festival Reboots With Focus on Discovery, World Premieres

With a new programming team and revitalized sense of purpose, the Los Angeles Film Festival launches its 21st edition this week with a reinvigorated mission.

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3 Jun 2015 // 2:05 PM

My Morning Jacket Catches Another Interesting Wave

“Jim had a great voice in our early 20s, but it’s crazy to hear how it’s grown over the years,” the bassist says.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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Los Lobos Brought the Jams for the Benefit of PBS on Cinco de Mayo

Unlike any other band, Los Lobos can provide a uniquely multi-cultural soundtrack for Cinco de Mayo in the City of Angels.

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22 May 2015 // 12:42 PM

NBC’s ‘Aquarius’ Takes on 1960s Los Angeles

David Duchovny trades tracking aliens for chasing mass murders as a Los Angeles detective trying to do his job in a world of free love, long hair, cheap drugs, police brutality, rising crime, protests, Black Power and the Vietnam War.

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Billie Holiday: The Centennial Collection

The Centennial Collection serves as a masterful representation of Billie Holiday’s enduring legacy.

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The Story of Billie Holiday’s Life Shouldn’t Overshadow the Power of Her Music

To say that Billie Holiday's songs remain memorable because we know she lived a hard life does her artistry a most insulting disservice.

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My Morning Jacket: The Waterfall

The Waterfall continues My Morning Jacket’s reign as a Grateful Dead for the 21st century.

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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for May 2015

Get the early word on new albums by My Morning Jacket, the Tallest Man on Earth, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

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Ivory Deville - “White Lights” (video) (Premiere)

Bluesy beer hall rock meets a sunny California vibe in the latest video by Los Angeles' own Ivory Deville, "White Lights".

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Tyler, The Creator: Cherry Bomb

Cherry Bomb is the first time in a long time that we’ve gotten to see Tyler grow up at all, but is it too much to ask for this 24-year-old man to mature a little faster?

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José James: Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday

Forgoing a more exploratory route, José James delivers a set of pleasantly predictable Billie Holiday covers.

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Chuck Prophet - “Tell Me Anything (Turn to Gold)” (video) (Premiere)

In his latest music video, Chuck Prophet goes a little noir -- and gets a lot of ketchup on him.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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