David Greenwald is a Los Angeles journalist who contributes to Billboard, Rolling Stone and MTV. He's documented the local music scene and beyond since 2005 on his own site, Rawkblog. These are his picks for the best spots in L.A. to discover new music.
Los Angeles is lucky to be one of the music capitals of the world, and musicians -- both popular and obscure -- often perform here. As a result, the city’s music venues are an eclectic mix, ranging from those by the beach to a Hollywood cemetery. These are the venues that any music lover visiting Los Angeles should check out on their trip.
Justin Sloe of Droog, a DJ collective based in Los Angeles, gives the rundown on his favorite places to grab a pint (or two).