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LCD Soundsystem Is The Latest To Haunt Spooky 2451 Laurel Canyon Manse

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  Even though the area has only recently been populated in the scheme of human history, the sprawling mansions of Southern California have whipped up quite a tradition of hauntings in a relatively short amount of time. There’s the famous Winchester Mystery house (filled with trap doors, false stairways, and Native American spirits) in San Jose, the home of ’50s ... Read More »

Punk Rock’s Desert Digs

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Looking for a rock ‘n’ roll twist on a rustic vacation? Then head to the Rosa Muerta, the desert hideaway designed and built by LA punk rocker-turned-architect Robert Stone. Exposed to the elements, the 1,300-square-foot all-black bungalow is a “glamping” site — that’s glamourous camping — and for $220 a night you get a shower, spa, kitchen, and all the ... Read More »

OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

Music+Travel Worldwide

In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

Navigating Calicountry

Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace, Pioneertown, California

In Music+Travel Worldwide, Jessica Hundley is your guide to all things Calicountry. It’s the sound of the American West, of adventure and cowboys and the wide open spaces, a sound filled with the heartache of the great wide open. California’s brand of country music got its start with Roy Rogers, and by the 1960s L.A. acts like Gram Parsons had ... Read More »

Shake the Shack Seattle

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In Music+Travel Worldwide, Jessica Hundley takes you on a tour of Calicountry, Southern California’s native blend of country crooning, folk and rock ‘n’ roll. For a slightly different take on the sound, check out its Southern cousin, rockabilly, a style that fuses “hillbilly” music with old-school rock ‘n’ roll.       Like what you hear? Well, if you’re in ... Read More »

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