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  • This week's on-sales: Jonsi, Semi Precious Weapons, Liz Phair and more

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. El Rey Theatre Semi Precious Weapons, Sept. 27 (now); Modeselektor, Sept. 23; Liz Phair, Oct. 8 (Wed.) Greek Theatre Ghomayshi, Sept. 19 (now) Fox Theater Pomona Jónsi,....
  • Critic's Notebook: Lady Gaga, sexuality and 21st century pop: Speaking truth to Camille Paglia

     
    Responding to a piece of pop-musical analysis by Camille Paglia carries risks not unlike those involved in publishing images of a burning Koran. She is a self-serving provocateur with a dogmatic world view, more interested in swatting down others'...
  • Live review: Matador sticks to the beat at 21

     
    Belle & Sebastian and other indie rockers sing the label's praises at a birthday bash. Lyrical tidbits best capture the essence of this past weekend's Matador at 21 series of concerts at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.......
  • Matador at 21 Night 3: Guided by Voices gives the festival a salty salute

     
    Funny thing about Matador at 21: After three days and dozens of diverse bands, it turns out everyone was pretty much there to see Guided by Voices. The '90s lo-fi heroes, who reunited to play the festival (and stop in......
  • Tokyo Police Club at the Glass House

     
    Formed in 2005 in an Ontario (Canada) basement, this post-punk/garage rock quartet played the festival circuit (including Coachella, Lollapalooza and Glastonbury before settling down to record a full-length album. This summer's "Champ" marks another...
  • Season's soundtrack: Music to be thankful for

     
    THANKSGIVING ISSUE: 2010's been a great year for music — and what better time to kick out some new jams with your families than Thanksgiving, while everyone's in a turkey-and-pie coma and too tired to reach for the iPod? Here are some songs we're...
  • Deeper cuts: Ann Powers picks 25 songs you might not have heard in 2010

     
    I have always been vocal in my opposition to year-end Best lists, but lately I find myself becoming somewhat addicted to them. My change in attitude, I think, is related to the realization that my list really doesn’t matter -–......
  • L.A. Unheard: Pageants

     
    The band: Pageants, an L.A. quartet fronted by ex-Avi Buffalo keyboardist Rebecca Coleman. Another former Buffalo, Arin Fazio, is the band's bass player; guitarist and high school pal Devin O'Brien and drummer Lia Braswell round out the group. The sound:...
  • This weekend's music picks: STRFKR, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., the Cave Singers

     
    Friday: STRFKR, Skull Tape @ Troubadour Ignore the parental-advisory-warning-worthy name, and focus on the catchy indie dance hooks and infamously irrepressible live energy that this Portland based foursome has made its name on, so to speak, and you'll be...
  • Tonight's music pick: Wilding, Polls @ Silverlake Lounge

     
    An evening of tasty, locally-sourced indie rock. First on the menu are Polls, whose smart, evocative indie rock clearly recalls the genre's heyday in the 1990's. Bouncy, bright pop melodies are couched in the supportive embrace of thickly distorted...