Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra Jherek Bischoff Die Roten Punkte Friday, July 13, 2012 Public Works Better than: The cast party for a high school musical production of "The Crucible" Amanda Palmer's debut album posed the Twin Peaks-inspired question Who Killed ... More >>
We hope you had a refreshing time working all week, because this weekend's going to be hectic. It almost doesn't seem fair, does it? Just when you thought you had time to relax, the city's summerish winter nights begin calling you with their siren-like promises of good times, good tunes, and other g ... More >>
Christopher VictorioTori Amos at the Paramount on Friday.Tori AmosFriday, Dec. 16th, 2011Paramount Theatre, OaklandBetter than: Everything you remember her doing in the '90s.Disclaimer: I have not followed Tori Amos in recent years. I was a huge fan of her 1992 debut album Little Earthquakes, but ... More >>
Welcome to your new home.If you're like half the Internet (the lame half), you're currently infatuated with the newest reason the USA will soon only be known as China's once-great fallen rival: Turntable. This is the website that lets you DJ with friends and strangers instead of working, walk ... More >>
Flickr/WillRussellThis year, Tori Amos is taking it back to the old-school. She's writing the music for a 2012 production of the 19th Century fairy tale The Light Princess for London's Royal Theatre, and her forthcoming album Night of Hunters is said to be a modern-day song cycle inspired by ... More >>
SFoodie's roundup of tips, news, and rants from the week in animal-free eats. • So, Oprah's Tuesday episode was dedicated to veganism ― and meat-eating issues in general ― and it's pretty much the only thing vegans could talk about all week. I mean, she IS the big O and so yeah, celebr ... More >>
What did we do on Christmas after we'd eaten a mountain of food and watched a giant stack of movies? Looked for actors in music videos, of course! Here are six of the weirdest cameos big-name actors have made in music videos. 6. Christopher Walken in Fatboy Slim's "Weapon Of Choice" Up until t ... More >>
Like us, there's a good chance that when the emergency sirens went off last Thursday as part of The Great California Shake-Out, you wondered if some sort of Red Dawn-style invasion was at hand, since it was clear that an earthquake was definitely not occurring. Seriously -- having a gigantic alarm g ... More >>
Man, Gwar really tore this place upWhat better way to close out National Preparedness Month than by getting all paranoid about the possibly apocryphal 7.0 earthquake that may or may not tear up Los Angeles today? Not like anything awesome was gonna happen in October anyway.Everything will probabl ... More >>
Chris MacArthur Concrete Blonde June 26, 2010@The Regency Ballroom Better than: Twilight... as good as True Blood. Concrete Blonde first hit the rock scene way back in 1986, debuting on MTV's 120 Minutes with the raucous single, "Still in Hollywood." More punk than metal, the L.A. power trio di ... More >>
Tori Amos looks back on her multiple personalities
MirrorMask is a thing of beauty, a joy forever, etc.
Week of Wednesday, May 5, 2004
Punk has crossed over from underground filth to mainstream fluff, and Vendetta Red suggests that its music is the bridge
For over 10 years, Mandible Chatter has explored the outskirts of experimental music
Steven Emerson; A Series of Unfortunate Events; Electric Wizard
Not content to simply milk his invention, trance music pioneer BT continues to trip the light fantastic in a never-ending search for sound
When the Pawn...
They're young! They're rich! They'll drink anything!
Q: What do Tori Amos, Nick Cave, and Lyricist Lounge have in common? A: Nothing.
What mattered and what splattered in pop, 1997