Smash Mouth Photo by Donna Balancia
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CaliforniaRocker.com Earns Three Finalist Designations for Southern California Journalism Awards

CR Finalist in Best Blog, Best Social Media STAFF REPORT LOS ANGELES – CaliforniaRocker.com, the Los Angeles-based music blog, nabbed three Finalist designations for the Southern California Journalism Awards, it was announced Saturday. Work Honored […]

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Jack White: Producers Should Not ‘Control’ The Music, But Instead, Bring Out Performers’ Best

Jack White, The Ultimate Indie GRAMMY Winner, Honored by Recording Academy Photo by SASSY BLACK CAT The Producers and Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy honored 12-time GRAMMY winner Jack White for his commitment to […]

How did Elliott Smith really die and why, asks photojournalist Alyson Camus
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On Eve of New Record Release, Doubts Remain about the Peculiar 2003 Death of Elliott Smith

Kill Rock Stars to Release ‘Either/Or: Expanded Version’ By DONNA BALANCIA Lingering doubts and strange revelations about the death of Elliott Smith persist 14 years after his passing. The subject of Smith’s untimely death emerges […]

CaliforniaRocker.com Balancia Sturgill Simpson photo by Vivian Wang
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Surprises Like Sturgill Simpson and Honors for David Bowie Come with List of GRAMMY Nominations

See the Full List of GRAMMY Nominations Here Photo by VIVIAN WANG, Story By DONNA BALANCIA Beyonce, Drake, Kanye and Rihanna may have the most number of nominations, but this year, some surprises were to […]

Suzanne Allison Joe Perry Best Photo Essay
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California Rocker Wins Best Photo Essay, Best Action Photo at Prestigious LA Press Club Awards Gala

California Rocker Wins Three Awards at 2016 NAEJ By DOTTIE PARIS California Rocker, the online music magazine, won Best Photo Essay and Best Action Photo categories Sunday night at the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism […]