- Staff Picks
- June 18, 2021
In A Ripped Dress (Bang!). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Old Habits Die Hard (Acetate Records). Review by Joe Frietze.
For the fifth straight year, Lily and Generoso assess a selection of new features from the eclectic program at AFI FEST, Los Angeles’ most prominent film festival.
George Takei recalls his childhood in Japanese internment camps, and his rise to film stardom in an easy to read Manga-style graphic novel.
“Mr. Blue”. Review by Stacey Zering.
AFI Fest 2017 just wrapped up in Hollywood. Lily and Generoso Fierro review the 22 new feature films that they selected from this year’s eclectic festival program.
The spirit of an ancient Egyptian woman deals with the rigors of modern Los Angeles as she works to avoid an ancient relationship.
For the twelfth year, the South East European Film Festival (SEEfest) in Los Angeles showcased an impressive lineup of new features and shorts. Lily and Generoso Fierro provide a festival wrap up and their picks for the films that you cannot miss.
In rural Pennsylvania a pair of gorgeous musicians head out to L.A. and try to make it big in rock and roll.
Follow the rise and fall of Tower Records, one of the most important retailers for the entire rock and roll generation.
Real to Reel (High Moon Records). Review by Al Pergande.
Alien Beach Party. Review by Carl F Gauze.
Charlie Greene. Review by Carf F Gauze.
With a razor-sharp memory and conversational writing style, L.A. punk pioneer Alice Bag recounts her musical obsession.
Live clips and interviews from Meat Puppets, Minutemen, Redd Kross and Twisted Roots.
Greg Graffin deposits a lot of three-dollar words into this mix of biography, punk history, and evolutionary biology.
Seven Saturdays. Review by Carl F Gauze.
Bolshevik Disco (Manimal Vinyl). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Apocalyptic sci-fi, Busby Berkeley, and the proto-punk of the Screamers collide head-on in this reissue of Rene Daalder’s lo-fi, hilarious, and terribly sad musical. Is that a twelve-year old Beck making a cameo?