Linda Perhacs, who turns 75 today, is worried about “the volume of love that’s needed to dilute the volume of hate.” In the Buzz Bands LA interview, she talks about adding to the former with her new album “I’m a Harmony.”
“How Did I Find Myself Here?” is the first album in 29 years by influential band The Dream Syndicate. Which gave main man Steve Wynn cause to wonder: “Has there ever been a band that reunited and made a record you like?” On that and other issues …
Josh Ostrander, aka Mondo Cozmo, went from working two landscaping jobs to performing in front of 90,000 people in under two years. His album “Plastic Soul” lands Friday. How in the name of broken sprinkler heads did this happen?
The Magnetic Fields’ audacious, adventurous “50 Song Memoir” features one tune for each year of songwriter Stephin Merritt’s life. He’ll perform the album over two nights, Friday and Saturday, at Royce Hall.