Antony Hegarty

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2013

    R.I.P., Lou Reed

    One of the largest looming and most influential icons in the history of rock and roll, Lou Reed died on Sunday at the age of 71. No word has been received regarding the cause of Reed's death, though the "Walk On The Wild Side" songwriter did recently undergo a liver transplant last May that nearly c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Baby Dee: "Don't allow yourself the luxury of feeling even a little bit bad about anything."

    Baby Dee (due Tuesday, July 3, at the Walnut Room) has been recording music for over a decade, and her music defies easy classification. A multi-instrumentalist, Dee songs are driven by piano, harp and various other instruments that accompany her unique, sometimes haunting voice, which also manages ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    The Weekend Showdown: Happy Holidays from Gangcharger

    ​We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down three of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments.

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2007

    Best 2007 - Los Angeles: Margaret Cho's Sensuous Sides

    As touted in this week's Backbeat, music editors from across the country asked luminaries from our respective towns to tell us what music they loved this year. Their picks appear below and on the subsequent pages. Margaret Cho has had her own TV show, a couple of best-selling books, a Grammy-nomi ... More >>

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    Nationalistic 2005

    The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.