Sixth release in punk compilations series from Soul Jazz Records reveals that which made Los Angeles distinct from its American peers.
30 Mar 2016
By making a record to remind us about Woody Guthrie's tenure on Los Angeles radio, Holter is also reminding us of California’s unique legacy of promises unfulfilled.
21 May 2015
In bringing together the stylings of classic California rock and dusty, melancholic noir, indie rockers Sugarplum Fairies create their own unique vision of Los Angeles in their song "Escondite".
24 Jun 2014
The King of Good Intentions depicts scenes that have not yet vanished, although most of its record stores have, on shady blocks off Melrose or Wilshire.
07 May 2013
Jim Gavin's background (a stint assisting Jeopardy, working for a plumbing firm and other odd jobs) enables him to present "middle men" striving to get by or get ahead as equals, not from a position of condescension, parody, or romanticism.
10 Feb 2013
Kathy Peiss takes us back to a time whe “clothes make the man” led some to adopt a wild sartorial departure from the mainstream, and others to beat them viciously for it.
22 Sep 2011
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