Lyndsey Parker

Lyndsey Parker

It could be argued that the scene in Say Anything, when starry-eyed high school senior Lloyd Dobler attempts to woo back his ex-girlfriend Diane Court by boombox-blasting Peter Gabriel‘s “In…

L.A.’s very first Fuck Yeah Festival took place as a free underground event way back in 2004, founded by a then-18-year-old indie fan with a dream named Sean Carlson. Eight…

You may have heard by now that Tupac Shakur, resurrected in hologram form, was beamed down into the Indio desert at this past weekend’s Coachella festival to spread some virtual…

Following the last-minute cancellation of the previous weekend’s Sunset Junction street fair due to poor planning and unpaid city fees, L.A.’s FYF Fest arrived on September 3, just in time…

Coachella 2011 was on fire this year – almost literally, thanks to its usual face-melting, 37-degree heat. With hundreds of artists (including headline-making headliners like Arcade Fire, the Strokes, Kings…

Back when Duran Duran first reared their perfectly coiffed, heavily hairsprayed heads in the early ’80s, they were the absolute epitome of new wave cool, inspired by Bowie androgyny, Eurodisco…

In 2004, hardest-working-man-in-indie Jack White revitalized country queen Loretta Lynn‘s career with their Grammy-winning collaboration, Van Lear Rose. Now he’s taken another legend, rockabilly godmother Wanda Jackson, under his black-and-red…

Master android Gary Numan‘s pioneering synth-pop sounds more relevant than ever in 2010, which is why his scheduled set at this year’s retro-focused Coachella Festival was so anticipated. Unfortunately, a…

Last week, Filter magazine launched its first annual Culture Collide festival, a four-day spree of bands from all over the world (including the Klaxons, White Lies, Black Lips, Revolver, Sebastien…

Florence Welch and her fabulous Machine were in Los Angeles this weekend for their starmaking appearance on the MTV Video Music Awards (incidentally, ‘Dog Days Are Over’ only won one…

Australian glam-pop warriors Empire Of The Sun finally journeyed to the northern hemisphere this month, debuting their magical mystical stage show at Lollapalooza in Chicago and then heading west to…

Rihanna‘s “Last Girl On Earth” tour hit Los Angeles’s Staples Center last night (it was her first-ever headlining L.A. show), and she was joined by a very special guest: Eminem,…

Aldous Snow, Russell Brand‘s “fictional” rocker character from the 2008 comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall (the joint result of “creative people and my troubled, opiate-riddled past,” according to Russell), is back…

Courtney Love (or Courtney Michelle, whatever) and her radically revamped Hole lineup triumphantly returned to the Los Angeles stage last night at the Henry Fonda Theater, for the first date…