WRECKING CREW FEATURE for MUSIC CONNECTION

October 3rd, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, FRAME FETISH (at the movies, on tv, or dvd, or old vhs), IN PRINT (my work in print and online), PORTFOLIO, Sonic Smack (retro music review), VIEWS & REVIEWS

Call them The Wrecking Crew, call them the Clique, but just make sure you call them if you need a posse of top-notch musicians to play on your hit records. Denny Tedesco, the son of the late-great Tommy Tedesco (the most recorded guitarist in history), has made a documentary called The Wrecking Crew, a […]

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NITE-LIFE NUDGE: PACHA MASSIVE @ THE FORD

September 26th, 2008
Posted by Danno
GOING OUT, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), In Town (Nite-Life Nudge)

I wrote a pick for these guys almost a year ago, but there much bigger this time around. Here’s the current LA Weekly pick but also check out their groovy video. 
  

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KISS FOR SALE? WHAT ELSE IS NEW? My Kiss Auction Coverage for GOLDMINE

September 8th, 2008
Posted by Danno
Evil Kitsch (Junk We Love), IN PRINT (my work in print and online), PORTFOLIO

Cleaning out the the mess-pad today, I came across my these bid paddles from the Kiss Auction that took place over two days at the end of June, 2000. My coverage of the event appeared in GOLDMINE on September 8, 2000, and aside from mentioning the presence of John 5 and other famous Kiss fans, […]

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NITE-LIFE NUDGE: DROPPIN’ SCIENCE @ THE EL REY

July 1st, 2008
Posted by Danno
GOING OUT, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), In Town (Nite-Life Nudge), PORTFOLIO

 To say that people have been talkin’ about this band would be putting it lightly. Here’s my LA Weekly Pick of the Week.   

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NIGHTLIFE NUDGE: THIEVERY CORPORATION @ THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

June 22nd, 2008
Posted by Danno
GOING OUT, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), In Town (Nite-Life Nudge), PORTFOLIO

  With a new album, Radio Retaliation, coming out in September you can try to catch Thievery Corporation at the Hollywood Bowl stop of their Outernational Tour. Here’s my pick in the LA Weekly.    

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NITE-LIFE NUDGE: MINUIT @ NACIONAL

June 2nd, 2008
Posted by Danno
GOING OUT, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), In Town (Nite-Life Nudge), PORTFOLIO

The Monday Social has been going strong for almost a decade now, maybe even longer, I’m not sure. Minuit are fighting to keep live breakbeat alive, so check out this LA Weekly Pick of the Week.    

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MUSIC CONNECTION’S KEYBOARD CONFAB 2008

May 12th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), NEU-TUBE, VIEWS & REVIEWS

I put together a fun line-up for this year’s Keyboard issue! First, a guy who deserves his own cover story, Daryl Hall. Next, we’ve got newcomer Frank Sacramone from that crazy instrumental prog band, Bushwhack. Electronica pioneer Paul Humphreys from OMD. Then we’ve got Fred Mandel, the guy who not only played for Elton John, […]

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NITE-LIFE NUDGE: ATMOSPHERE @ THE HENRY FONDA

May 6th, 2008
Posted by Danno
BANDS & BEATS, IN PRINT (my work in print and online), NEU-TUBE, PORTFOLIO, VIEWS & REVIEWS

Slug and Ant have a great new album out called, When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold, and they’re coming back to town for two nights at the Henry Fonda Music Box. Here’s my LA Weekly Pick of the Week, and check out their new video too.   

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I KNOW GOLDMINE’S GOT SOUL

April 30th, 2008
Posted by Danno
IN PRINT (my work in print and online), PORTFOLIO

I don’t know why, but since they changed editors, I haven’t pitched anything to GOLDMINE, but I’ll remind myself to reach out again. In the meantime, I’ll post a few of my reviews, this one being a two-fer. First there’s Motown’s Temptations comp,, Psychedelic Soul, which features the Temps most “out-there” grooves, most produced […]

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NITE-LIFE NUDGE: THE SWORD @ THE EL REY 4/18

April 18th, 2008
Posted by Danno
IN PRINT (my work in print and online), In Town (Nite-Life Nudge), PORTFOLIO

I’ll be there for sure!Read the LA Weekly pick    

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