Dispatches

Communications from the front line.

Scott Walker

April 28, 2019

However far he'd venture into darkness and abstraction, that golden voice would always be there, rising from the depths and calling you home.

Johnny Rotten Meets Tommy Vance Uptown On Capital Radio

April 24, 2019

It was a strange historical twist of fate that found Johnny Rotten on Tommy Vance's Capital Radio show at the height of his notoriety in The Sex Pistols.

It’s Going Down For Real

January 6, 2019

The song creeps onto the dancefloor, slow-motion beats twist and turn as the refrain gets chanted over and over, a sick sax loop slithers across booming 808s...

Terminal Vibration: My Machines

December 17, 2018

One thing that's become apparent through the various stations of this whole Terminal Vibration saga is that the music grows decidedly more electronic...

Canyon Life

November 13, 2018

I'm not exaggerating when I tell you that one can feel this while music going about town, the charge still emanates from the city's canyons and the palms.

More Canyon

October 24, 2018

Leah and Sari have uploaded their Canyon 25 lists to their respective blogs. You can catch Leah's List at her blog Leah's Thoughts and Sari's List at Musical Sauce.

Two Weeks In The Canyon

October 16, 2018

The lull ends. Halfway into October, the trees still unchanging, why not descend into the canyon for a little while? I'm talking about acoustic guitars...

Midway At Dusk

September 25, 2018

We're in the process of transforming this space into something far more accessible, with content mapped out of its current linear structure into an encyclopedic archive.

Terminal Vibes

March 15, 2018

And so we've reached the halfway point in the Terminal Vibration saga, concluding the core eighties segment of the trip.

Rockers ’37

February 12, 2018

It was my birthday last Friday. My wonderful sister-in-law gave me this excellent anthology of punk-era communiqué from various vintage publications.