Wryngwyrm: ‘Black Metal for lonely girls’
L Coats, also known as Wryngwyrm, crafts Black Metal masterpieces in a day via the power of persona…
We got gay married at Palm Springs Pride
See the photos from our special day & read our story, as told by The Most Reverend Chaki the Funk Wizard…
Filmmaker Bill Badgley talks Rebel Dread—& debuts a sick new band, NOÏ
The legendary Federation X-er is back with new music at Oracle this Friday. Plus, you can stream Bill’s latest film—get the details!
Dizparity’s Po Cheng Yeh takes a journey through synths & emotions
Dizparity will be spinning his magical sounds between acts & in a long-form set at the end of the night at Oracle Tavern—don’t miss him!
Conquering any & all fears: Paul Lai’s solo guitar
Paul Lai chats about his recent return to L.A., his upcoming concerts & the return of Upsilon Acrux. See him live November 11.
Rest in power: Douglas Halbert—iconic BIRTH! performer, class act & friend
Here’s a remembrance of a great friend & performer gone way too soon. Updated with Doug’s memorial photos from L.A. & Denver.
Behold the new Pehrspace—check out new music from Cupid & Psyche this Friday
Pehrspace kicks off at 2220 Arts + Archive with Cupid & Psyche, a new project from Abe Vigoda’s Juan Velasquez & Michael Vidal.
Duvalby Brothers singer Buzz Boron has left us a legacy of incredible music
Buzz’s songwriting and performances with the Duvalby Bros. both define and transcend the ’90s post-Grunge time period. He will be missed.
Mirth & mishigas: Chaki’s holiday special funks up Christmas Eve
The beloved funk wizard’s cosmic slop of seasonal cheer comes your way December 24th via the Museum of Home Video.
Bret Berg’s Museum of Home Video brings you the lowdown on download culture
It’s a TV party every Tuesday night on Twitch with the latest subcultural offering from L.A.’s avatar of the underground.
Remembering the generosity of William Lu
William was a mainstay at The Smell and Pehrspace, and was an 8-bit video game artist, gamer, and generous friend. He will be missed.
Stay true to your Zeuhl: L.A.’s Corima celebrates 15 years
The humane group with a bold alien sound celebrates with a new web site, an intriguing new album & a positive message during these crazy times…
Adam Papagan hosts a rager with Rock and Roll Party!
Adam takes us on a subcultural tour of one of his obsessions…
Interview: Kyle Mabson blazes with new 31-band Sublime compilation
Mabson Enterprises. Fearsome mega-corp? Or Mad Men-era investment firm? In reality, it’s the Bandcamp compilation album label by music legend Kyle H. Mabson…
When I die I’ll be remembered for only two things
In the end everything I’ve done has been a waste of time—except for just two things. And they both involve long-haired, virile metal singers. Go figure.
1996 was the best SXSW ever: exclusive video, photos & more
Craw, Primitive (aka Sheilbound), Edsel, Throckmorton, The Frans—check out full interviews & never-before-seen images from the best Austin trip ever…
Smash hits & silliness: IVORtv is exactly what we need right now
Read the first-ever interview with KXLU’s International Voice Of Reason about his new channel…