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

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

By Greg M. Schwartz

Unlike any other band, Los Lobos can provide a uniquely multi-cultural soundtrack for Cinco de Mayo in the City of Angels. 26 May 2015 // 9:00 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews

15 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Punisher (2004)

Ungainly and grim, the movie is loaded with comic-book heroic clichés and explosive effects.

READ more

15 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

Beatrix's survival depends on her weird combinations of passion, dispassion, and compassion.

READ more

15 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

Dogville (2003)

The accusation that the film is 'anti-American' says less about Von Trier than it does about the American psyche.

READ more
	Various Artists: The British Invasion: 1963-1967

Arguably the most important development in American pop music over the last half-century was the renaissance period known as the British Invasion. Beginning with the

READ more

14 Apr 2004 // 10:00 PM

	3 Doors Down: Another 700 Miles

3 Doors Down could possibly lay claim to being the dullest, most successful rock band in the world. The four hometown boys from Mississippi—who you

READ more
	The Standard: Wire Post to Wire

The stories about artists who cloister themselves in the name of creation are usually great. The Standard, in their one-sheet, certainly heighten expectations. The story

READ more

14 Apr 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Goapele: Even Closer

For some reason, the song that stays with me from Goapele’s super-sultry debut Even Closer is the not-so-sultry, but purportedly uber-sultry deep soul groove, “

READ more

14 Apr 2004 // 10:00 PM

	50 Foot Wave: self-titled

Since she began Throwing Muses in the ‘80s, Kristin Hersh has made intense, volatile music that is uncanny in its ability to convey emotions most

READ more

14 Apr 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Beanfield: Seek

Beanfield exists in that weird constellation of Northern European artists who draw heavily on the sounds of ‘70s-era American soul and R&B acts,

READ more

14 Apr 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Aldo Nova: self-titled

Some of us, at one point or another, have actually wondered, “Whatever happened to Aldo Nova?” Well, apparently he’s living a fine life in

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: 'Fantasia' Muses on Music

// Short Ends and Leader

"Fantasia stands alone as a virtuoso tribute to the virtuosity of its music.

READ the article