More than three decades have passed since Los Lobos released their debut album, Just Another Band from East L.A. Since then they’ve repeatedly disproven that title; Los Lobos isn’t “just another” anything, but rather a band that has consistently evolved artistically while never losing sight of their humble roots. After proving themselves one of the [...]
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By Al Kaufman Do you know how about 400,000 actually attended Woodstock but a few million claim that they did? Well, lower that down a notch or two and you have the situation at The EARL on December 29 when Diamond Rugs play their very first show. There will be a couple hundred people there, [...]
By Eileen Tilson Did you know that the guys from Deertick consider themselves, “metal heads?” I love these Rhode Island boys, who have been wooing the hipsters and non-hipsters, alike since 2004. Even though they have been compared to the likes of Bright Eyes and Modest Mouse, Deer Tick have always remained a little punk [...]
Believe it or not, summer is supposedly winding down to a close. Weird, because it still feels like the middle of the hellish hot season. But we can dream of cooler days. And this weekend is a perfect way to look forward to the fall, with some uber-summeresque parties and outdoor gigs.