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Wayne Kramer

Wayne Kramer- Revolution of the Modular Mind

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Our interview with Wayne Kramer was broken into two parts: one being the music and the other was politics. When asked where the revolution of the 21st century is, he said in a subtle voice, “apathy, ambivalence, cynicism and ignorance”. His demeanor was concise and succinct without any sort of p ...
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Kim Fowley the Sultan of Rock

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There are two kinds of people in the world.. Those that know and those that want to know. Kim Fowley happens to be the one that “knows”; his detractors who claim he is a swindler, a Charlton, a two-bit hustler, a snake in the grass, a misanthrope are part of the latter group of “wannaknows”. ...
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Virgin Marys

The Virginmarys— Bang Bang Bang

Categories: Articles, Music
Emanating from a blue collar town outside of Manchester comes to Rock Bands of L.A. com The Virginmarys. Their music can be described as an aural fix  for the common man yet the lyrics reflect the inner turmoil of their singer-song writer-guitarist, Ally Dickaty. He grew up in a family that encoura ...
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Bobby Fuller… Fought the Law

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Christopher Dorner Fought the Law and the Law Won. Probably the biggest news event in many years was the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, which later served as his demise for his horrific crimes. I spent the whole day glued to my T.V. to watch the events unfold in the mountain community of Big Bear. ...
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Viva Le Chicano Punk Rock

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Growing up in Los Angeles the punk music scene in 1997 was thwarted by the wall of the L.A. River. Chicano Punk bands weren’t able to get gigs in venues like the Whisky, The Troubadour, The Starwood or even the hard core club The Masque. Even Ester Wong who's club Madame Wong's had trepidation to ...
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Life in the Air Age- Be Bop Deluxe

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A music genre that had an amazing run during the 70’s was progressive rock music. Bands like Yes, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Supertramp and The Moody Blues were blotching radio airwaves with music that had the sophistication of classical music but had little social importance. These bands wrote so ...
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Daniel Ash Tells of Goth, Art and Motorcycles

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The multi-talented Daniel Ash, formally of and in order, Bauhaus, Tones on Tail, Love And Rockets while now producing some of the most innovated music of his career. He was born in Northampton, England and at 15 he learned the guitar and all he could play were three chords. By the way, throughout t ...
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Jim Carroll and the People Who Died

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Poet, writer and rock musician Jim Carroll was referred to as the Bob Dylan of the 80’s. Watching him perform was like witnessing history! After hearing his song,” People Who Died” on the World Famous KROQ,  attending his Los Angeles concert debut was a “must see”! The song resonated with ...
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Kosh-Art for Art’s Sake

Categories: Rock Art
There was a time when every record store was a gallery of art. Buyers would marvel at the art work of album jackets. Many artists would display images that represented their music. When Deep Purple had their silhouettes carved in rock like Mt. Rushmore you knew this was going to be a hard rock album ...
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Eddie Money and the California Dream

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Last week we had the opportunity to interview Eddie Money at his beautiful home north of Los Angeles. Because of his hospitality and kindness it created a relaxed atmosphere for our “sit down”. We even got to meet his dog “Bingo” who chimed in with a good bark when we touched on a sensitive ...
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