Tag: Music

Boom Fall Events

Jonathan Gold and Oliver Wang at the Autry in Los Angeles Food and Ethnicity: A Conversation about L.A. Tuesday, September […]

Outselling the Beatles in 1966: LA’s forgotten musical genius

Peter Cole As music critics release “best of 2016” lists, who can name the most popular musician in America fifty […]

Practicing the Future: Exercises in Immanent Speculation

Jonathan Crisman Los Angeles is a city made from an assemblage of speculative practices. Spain colonized the region, surmising it […]

Songs in the Key of L.A.

Josh Kun has mined the sheet music collection of the Los Angeles Public Library to create a multiplatform musical love affair with the city of angels.

Sonic Turbulence

A timeline from the “Trouble in Paradise: Music and Los Angeles 1945–75” exhibit at The Grammy Museum

That Lonesome Whistle

Elliot Gorn on why to listen to country music while driving around Los Angeles

Life of the Party

Regine Basha discusses cultural clashes and modernism, set to a soundtrack of Middle Eastern folk music.

KWXY, AM 1340, Cathedral City

Josh Kun takes us on a drive through the desert and learns how music allows the past to outlive itself. With photographs by Jeff Conlin.