LOCOS REDUX: The Lost LA Years

November 25, 2014 6:50 PM

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Jack Kerouac said in On the Road that "Somebody tipped the American continent like a pinball machine and all the goofballs came rolling to LA in the southwest corner." And that seems pretty accurate. But what about those who were raised here? Are they the children of Kerouac's tilt, or something else entirely?

The history of California Locos is not a history of styles. If anything, as a decades old but freshly christened movement, it's anti-style. As a school of practice and thought, Locos is an unusually fractal, retroactive, and personal matter. Deriving points of view from a hybrid insider/outsider mix...

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