By Whitney Friedlander The lobby of Dave Grohl's Northridge-based 606 Studios has a Joan Jett book on the coffee table and a row of classic arcade games like Donkey Kong Jr. against one wall. On top of a photo booth sits an iconic "Moonman" MTV Video Music Award, festooned with a roll of toilet pap ... More >>
If you happened to be a member of the Valley's old school DJ/rave scene back in the mid-1990s, there was one place where you almost always hit up for both your music and gear: Swell Records. Without getting too overly hyperbolic, the music and clothing emporium owned by Russel Ramirez (which bounced ... More >>
A funny thing happened to NYC glam-poppers Scissor Sisters on their way to recording their third album, Night Work -- the band scrapped 18 month's worth of effort in order to finalize the album. Lead singer/utterly charismatic young man Jake Shears noted that the year and half of work left him "a ... More >>
XOXOXO has a message for ingrates across the Valley: Kiss their avant-garde asses goodbye.
New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001
He produced Madonna's Music, but Mirwais has been around for 20 years and has influenced a legion of French DJs
Love As Laughter updates its rock for all ages with Destination 2000
Bombshelter DJs launch a military maneuver on Scottsdale with Pentagon Night
March 19-25, 1998
The Sneaker Pimps, the U.K.'s newest electronica export, gain a foothold in the U.S.
HE CHANGED HIS NOSE AND BLEACHED HIS SKIN. BUT WHEN HE CHANGE HIS MUSIC, HE WENT TOO FAR.