French duo exudes tempermental ‘Love’

Air, the French electronic duo that never fails to deliver great albums, has released yet another compelling record in its already impressive repertoire — Love 2. Through the years, Air has solidified itself as one of the most interesting minimalist electronica acts, and with Love 2, it’s apparent Air will carry that banner for years […]

Comedian brings volume, not comedy, to film

Five minutes into Stark Raving Black, I started looking at my watch. Then I realized I do not own a watch and proceeded to start daydreaming about what my watch would look like if I did wear one, and whether or not it would suit me. Then Lewis Black yelled, and my attention snapped back […]

Crash Love offers emotional rock anthems

Hot Topic shoppers, rejoice: After a three year hiatus, AFI has returned to provide skinny jean and tight T-shirt-wearing, morbid jewelry adorned, pre-pubescent teens with some new tunes to accompany their shopping experience for the next few weeks. Crash Love, the goth emo rock band’s eighth studio album, has recently hit stores in both a […]

USC Thornton Jazz Department Faculty Recital

The USC Thornton Jazz Department Faculty gave a recital on Saturday night at the Alfred Newman Recital Hall, as Part of the “celebration” of the 125th anniversary of the Thornton School. Bob Mintzer, Endowed Chair in Jazz, Professor of Jazz studies, Saxophone and Composition and Peter Erskine, Adjunct Professor of Jazz Studies were some of […]