Musicians

Dan MacIntosh Film Review: ‘American Valhalla’ Captures Respect, Friendship Between Iggy Pop and Josh Homme

Review By DAN MACINTOSH American Valhalla documents Josh Homme’s dream collaboration with Iggy Pop, an artist he’s admired since he was a Coachella Valley teen skateboarding to the Repo Man soundtrack bumping on his boombox. […]

Modest Mouse at Growlers 6 - Photo © Alison Camus
By ALYSON CAMUS

Guided By Voices, Dan Auerbach, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Make Eclectic Sounds at Growlers 6

By DAN MACINTOSH, Photos By ALYSON CAMUS With Los Angeles Waterfront in San Pedro as its oceanic backdrop, The Growlers band presented the two-night The Growlers 6, which succeeds the act’s annual Beach Goth festival. […]

By DAN MACINTOSH

REVIEW: ‘Friday Night Is Killing Me’ Reissue By Bash and Pop Still Holds Up Strong

By DAN MACINTOSH Bash and Pop is Tommy Stinson’s band, which arose out of those beautiful Replacements ashes. Although Stinson rarely took the spotlight away from Replacements’ leader Paul Westerberg, he was always our boy […]

Live Reviews

HARD Fest Brings Out Variety of Music Genres and Performers Including Snoop Dogg and Destructo

By DAN MACINTOSH The 10th  annual HARD Summer music gathering celebrated its first decade of giving Southern California dance and hip-hop fans a lineup with more variety than the similar (and formally Southern California-based) Electric Daisy […]

Iggy Pop Desert Daze California Rocker Donna Balancia
Desert Daze

Iggy Pop, Ty Segall — Rock’s Newest BFFs — Join Hot Lineup at Desert Daze Fest in Joshua Tree Oct. 12-15

Veteran Rocker and Beloved Local Join Forces By DONNA BALANCIA The newest BFFs in rock and roll — Iggy Pop and Ty Segall — have signed on to headline Desert Daze fest Oct. 12-15 in […]

Alyson Camus

A New Record for California Rocker – Five Journalism Awards with Two First Place Finishes in One Year

Site Wins Social Media and Best Blog Awards By JOHN DALY LOS ANGELES – The team at CaliforniaRocker.com has set the standard: Donna Balancia and her editorial team have won five journalism awards in one […]