Interview With Legendary Drummer Alan White

Catch him playing with Yes at The Greek on Sunday!

Anthony Marks
Category: Interview
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Many rock legends have, obviously, lived the dream of being rock legends. It takes an enormous amount of work, practice, networking, hunger, and climbing of the musical ladder to get there, and those who have reached the top will tell you how difficult the journey was. They’ll say stuff like, “Bro, we slept in a van for two years before getting our first big gig.” I know this because I’m currently on that journey. I’ve been trying to be an official rocker for some time now, but I’m also happy as the amateur rocker that I currently am.
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Photographer Mick Rock Talks New TV Series & More

My chat with “the man who shot the ’70s”

July 31st, 2015
Anthony Marks
Mick Rock

It’s hard to call a photographer “legendary.” Such a term is usually used to describe rockstars and top-tier actors, but after meeting and interviewing Mick Rock — who is also known as “the man who shot the ’70s” and has taken incredible shots of everyone from Queen, David Bowie, and Lou Reed to Syd Barrett, Iggy Pop, and Joan Jett — I must say he is a truly legendary photographer.
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Interview With The Bird And The Bee’s Inara George

Catch the duo at the Ace Hotel on Sunday!

July 8th, 2015
Melissa Karlin
Bird and the Bee

In May I had the opportunity to see The Bird and The Bee at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, which was the LA-based duo’s first show together in five years. With a new album, Recreational Love, out July 17th and a show at LA’s Ace Hotel this Sunday, July 12th, I caught up with one half of the project, Inara George (the other half being producer extraordinaire Greg Kurstin) to discuss the new album, get details on the upcoming show, and defend Los Angeles from the haters.
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Interview With The Founders Of Taking Back Tuesday

Nostalgia-fueled community bonds over emo music

April 17th, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: Interview

In four years of living in Los Angeles only once have I waited in a line that stretched for blocks and not gained entry to an event. I wasn’t trying to make my way into an exclusive club or glamorous movie premiere, and no elusive band was performing (although Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus was DJ-ing). I was trying to attend The Echoplex’s Taking Back Tuesday, aka “Emo Night,” the brainchild of three sad-song-loving adults who wanted to get their friends together and scream their lungs out to music that meant so much to them.
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Interview With Arlo Guthrie

Folk legend talks 50th anniversary tour and legacy

April 3rd, 2015
Anthony Marks
Category: Interview
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Arlo Guthrie, the man behind the classic talking-blues song “Alice’s Restaurant,” has been inspiring the folk community since the early-1960s. His father, Woody Guthrie, was one of the premier folk singers of all time, attracting the likes of Bob Dylan and Joan Baez. Like his dad, Arlo has been known to sing songs of protest against societal injustices, truly carrying on the legacy of his family name.
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