LA Upcoming: Yoshitake Expe, Dr. Dog, Jamie Lidell

A short list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

  • Region: West Hollywood
    Music: Jamie Lidell, Solid Gold
    Vitals: Troubadour on Thursday, April 29
    (details at LA Weekly)

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News Roundup: Beck + Feist + Jamie Lidell, Flying Lotus, Snoop, Atlas Sound + No Age + Jim Jarmusch, Rage, and Madvillain

Quick bloggy bits* from around the L.A. underground (and up).

  1. Rage Against The Machine Wins UK Chart Upset, Issues Statement, Plans Free ‘Thank You’ Concert
  2. Watch: Indie Luminaries Covering Skip Spence and Neil Young
  3. Download: ‘A Decade Of Flying Lotus,’ Blended by Gaslamp Killer
  4. Snoop to Lead the 2010 Countdown at YOUR New Year’s Party
  5. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

*If you like it, then you better put a tweet on it.

L.A. Experiential: The French invade L.A. – Sébastien Tellier, Gonzales, Nouvelle Vague, Emilie Simon…

In September, several talented French performers are coming to Los Angeles for the first annual (?) Ooh La L.A. Festival. Read about it here (via LA Weekly), and though he won’t be performing, check out Paris’ Sliimy below because, well, the song and video are awesome. I have a feeling that understanding the lyrics might ruin it for me, but at surface value… love it.