Ray Manzarek

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    10 Other Weird Music Vidoes Released Years After the Song

    Yesterday, Bob Dylan's website released a bonkers interactive music video to "Like a Rolling Stone." Its media player, concocted by a company called Interlude, lets you experience a few minutes of flipping through a satellite TV hookup on which everyone is lip-synching to the 48-year-old classic. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Los Angeles Is To X As NYC Is To the Ramones. Discuss.

    Los Angeles is to X as New York is to the Ramones. Discuss. Actually, not exactly. As X frontwoman Exene Cervenka relates, if it wasn't for a review slagging the Ramones, X might not exist. Seems the negative notice assured future X guitarist Billy Zoom that another band was as aberrant as he wan ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 1, 2012


    Skrillex wub-wubs his way 
through Terminal 5

  • Voice Choices

    September 28, 2011


    X celebrates an unusual anniversary

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Rock-Critic Pop Quiz #5: How Many Members Of The Doors Can You Name?

    Left to right: Val Kilmer, Crosby, Stills, and Nash ​After having shown a stunning lack of muscle regarding the Clash and Bob Dylan, I figured I'd give our trusty panel of rock critics one last chance to embarrass themselves in front of whatever baby boomers have figured out the Internet. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Carlos Santana Needs To Be Stopped

    ​If you happened to watch last night's American Music Awards, well, I'm very sorry. If you didn't, our good friend Maura provides an in-depth live-blog summary over at the Awl, but here's the gist: Justin Bieber reigned supreme, Katy Perry wandered so far off key she made Taylor Swift sound li ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 20, 2009


    Punk rabble-rousers return to fight the Battle of Los Angeles again

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    May 27, 2008
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    May 20, 2008
  • Art

    July 10, 2007

    The Summer of Haight

    Recommendations by R.C. Baker