Belgium-born DJ/producer Kill Frenzy (kill_frenzy) comes to Tower 12 in Hermosa Beach Tuesday, Aug. 6, beginning at 9 p.m., for Trop House night as an “homage to high energy house and techno.”

Max Cohen embarked last year on a 10-day Birthright Israel trip, a free journey for 18 to 32 year olds with Jewish heritage to discover their culture and explore various issues of Jewish life. That was part of a more than two month trip to Europe to clear his head, get in touch with his root…

The Motels came out of the MTV 1980s with a string of hit videos and songs such as “Only the Lonely,” “Take the L,” “Suddenly Last Summer” and "Remember the Nights.” Martha Davis' distinctive voice and cinematic lyrics separated them from other New Wave bands that were hitting the charts.

Back when he was still a teen in Florida in the mid-1970s, musician Mitch Perry helped form the group, The Kids, featuring a band of teens he met while hitchhiking. He soon moved into a seven bedroom house with his new bandmates as well as another band and their roadies, a total of 14 people…

When twin brothers Zach and Ben Yudin, from the band Cayucas, were writing new songs for their upcoming third album, “Real Life,” the overall theme that evolved was Los Angeles, what it was like to live and follow your dreams in the City of Angels.