A. J. Urquidi

A. J. Urquidi is the copydesk chief of Los Angeles Review of Books and co–executive editor of indicia.

Articles

  • Pearl Jam Won’t Back Down

    Pearl Jam Won’t Back Down

    A. J. Urquidi finds that the Pearl Jam cottage industry is “still alive” and rockin’ in the free world of the Forum.

    • Melody from Noise

      Melody from Noise

      Copydesk chief A. J. Urquidi ponders urban doom loops, world peace, and sacred riffage at the Helmet and Cro-Mags show in Los Angeles.

      • 20,000 Leagues Under the OC

        20,000 Leagues Under the OC

        LARB copydesk chief A. J. Ur-squid-i asks, “What’s Kraken?” at Squid’s Leap Day show at the Orange County Observatory.

        • Always an Angeleno, Never a God

          Always an Angeleno, Never a God

          BOYGENIUS with 100 GECS and SLOPPY JANE, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, October 31, 2023. Emo-folk supergroup boygenius joined hyperpop scoundrels 100...

          • Honk If You Love Geese

            Honk If You Love Geese

            A. J. Urquidi treks to Orange County to report on the nexus of country, glam, psychedelia, post-punk, and noise rock.

            • Reviewing from Such Great Heights

              Reviewing from Such Great Heights

              THE POSTAL SERVICE & DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE: Give Up & Transatlanticism 20th Anniversary Tour with BUILT TO SPILL, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, October...

              • Art Can Be Destroyed but Not Defeated

                Art Can Be Destroyed but Not Defeated

                ALEXANDRE ARRECHEA: INTERSECTED HORIZONS, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, September 9, 2023–May 2024. PAOLA VEGA: THE MYSTERY OF PAINTING...