LA Music Scene

The muse struck at a young age and began with Ernie's Record Shop on Lankershim Blvd. In North Hollywood where I purchased my first Beatle record "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" and a record by Major Lance titled "Um,Um,Um,Um,Um,Um". From there I saw the Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl and I was hooked...on Rock N' Roll. At the age of 13 it seems as if the magical world of Rock N' Roll opened up and welcomed me. A trip to Indio with Frank Zappa and possee, and subsequent gigs as a dancer at The Teen Fairs at the Hollywood Palladium sealed the deal. As a trained journalist, I've written for magazines, newsletters,newspapers and blogs. In addition, I have run a nightclub by the name of The Cave. Music is the thread that weaves a patchwork quilt of genres, venues and experience out of my life and in the process have introduced many fine acts to my followers.

For the rest of my story dear readers, read my articles and it will unfold like the petals of a lotus flower. 

Actress Emma Stone announced on a “Conan” show a year ago that she was obsessed with K-Pop and that her fave K-Pop act was 2NE1.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 14:17

Sing Street, Disc Makers, Kongos and more

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The film SING STREET offers its viewers a quixotic romp into the mercurial world of 5 Irish lads in 1985 Dublin.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 11:58

Prince; Travis Barker; Spirit

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Sheri Pedigo, Ke$ha, Loren Molinare, The Grammy's and more!

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 10:02

RADIO THE WAY IT SHOULD BE!

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“Ronnie Mack’s Barndance/The Radio Show is your one stop shop for all things Roots, Americana, and Country. Hosted by the legendary Ronnie Mack, its radio the way it used to be.

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 11:28

Ziggy Stardust and his alter ego David Bowie

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Ziggy Stardust and his alter ego David Bowie have impacted my life in big ways since back in the 70's. I adore Bowie's "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust" LP and wore the darn thing out, also had a brush with him when a few of my good friends at the time went to see a performance of his when he burst into a tirade at them about them being Jimmy Page's witches.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 11:35

Janis Joplin, Little Girl Blue

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Although it took many years for Director Amy Berg to pull the rockumentary together, the final product of “Janis Joplin, Little Girl Blue” serves as a text book example of what to do when creating a montage tribute of a rock icon’s life.

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 09:06

BALLZY TOMORROW

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I had the pleasure of meeting famous actor-rocker Robbie Rist while sitting in his studio during the taping of a radio show that he produces. Robbie has brought Legendary Ronnie Mack’s Barndance to radio audiences across the country.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 17:36

HEY ROSETTA and EAGLES OF DEATH METAL (EODM)

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Canadian act HEY ROSETTA recently kicked off their 5 show American tour at The Troubadour wowing their crowd with a carefully woven tapestry of tunes that ranged from their current 2014 CD SECOND SIGHT to their fledgeling 2007 effort PLAN YOUR ESCAPE.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 11:40

The music scene in Paris, France

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When it comes to the question of the music scene in Paris, France, Nelson Vard and Felix Ramaen are the go to guys in Paris for anything music.

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 13:54

CODY’S VIVA CANTINA

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With the closing of many San Fernando Valley old school restaurant bars/nightclubs, one place still holds true to the old cliché of the neighborhood bar where everyone knows your name and they are always glad to see you! Cody’s Viva Cantina has been in the same location since 1965.

Thursday, 17 September 2015 08:11

Takin' It To The Streets - John Wellington Ennis

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While I was recently working on a story, I stumbled upon “PAY 2 PLAY" Director John Wellington Ennis who has a strong background in music that is so imprssive that it needs to be lauded.

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 12:57

New Approach To The House Concert Circuit

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