Thursday, January 18

Courtesy of WILL CALCUTT
Choir of Young Believers is scheduled to perform at Spaceland. The band's debut album is "This Is for the White in Your Eyes."

A conversation with Choir of Young Believers

The word "choir" implies many voices, but Choir of Young Believers needs but one to guide it through poignant surges of harmonization. Read more...

Photo: Courtesy of WILL CALCUTT Choir of Young Believers is scheduled to perform at Spaceland. The band's debut album is "This Is for the White in Your Eyes."

Courtesy of WILL CALCUTT
Choir of Young Believers is scheduled to perform at Spaceland. The band's debut album is "This Is for the White in Your Eyes."

Santa Maria (Side 4, "Winter")
Hill: "It seemed like it would be better as a dream, a flowing, patterny, color thing, rather than a structured narrative thing." Goodrich: "We tried to make it magical in a way, like a light show if you will. Literally."

The Decemberists to present “Here Come the Waves: The Hazards of Love Visualized” featuring imagery from five filmmakers

Something pretty special will be happening in Royce Hall on Monday evening, courtesy of indie rock darlings The Decemberists and five young filmmakers. Read more...

Photo: Santa Maria (Side 4, "Winter") Hill: "It seemed like it would be better as a dream, a flowing, patterny, color thing, rather than a structured narrative thing." Goodrich: "We tried to make it magical in a way, like a light show if you will. Literally."

Santa Maria (Side 4, "Winter")
Hill: "It seemed like it would be better as a dream, a flowing, patterny, color thing, rather than a structured narrative thing." Goodrich: "We tried to make it magical in a way, like a light show if you will. Literally."



Soundbite: Crazy Love

If a cozy night on the couch with a glass of wine and some quality feel-good music is what you're craving, you have found your album. If you want something that pushes the envelope, look for another album. Read more...


Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Q&A with Robert Francis

Robert Francis' single "Junebug" from his new album "Before Nightfall" is featured as the current iTunes Single of the Week. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Los Angeles native Robert Francis' new album "Before Nightfall" will be released in stores on Oct. 20 and will showcase his eclectic musical background. He will be performing at The Roxy and currently has the iTunes Single of the Week, which is titled "Junebug."

Soundbite: Tick Tock

Really quick, here are a few things about "Tick Tock" that might seem more important than they actually are: It's a concept album based on French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's wanderings through the Sahara Desert after his plane crashed, the band is from Norway, and they call themselves Gazpacho. Read more...