24 days ago | NAMM
It’s time again for the NAMM Show, the annual music merchant bonanza that rumbles into downtown Anaheim each January, and with it, roughly 100,000 artists and instrument makers from every corner of the globe. For industry geeks and gearheads, this...
2 months ago | Technology
From the outside, Bad Cat Amplifiers looks about as sterile as any place in south Irvine—situated in a staid business park off Barranca Parkway, in a cookie-cutter one-story office building. Once you step inside the glass double-doors it’s a diffe...
2 months ago | Artists We Love
"Warm hot chocolate" is how one Soundcloud listener describes Jake Smith's timbre, and on the first cold Autumn weekend of the year, that sounds just about right. The songwriting force behind The White Buffalo has built a name for himself with his...
4 months ago | Theater
The Broadway production of The Lion King wraps this weekend at Segerstrom Hall. The traveling stage production will stop in 11 cities throughout North America during the 2015-16 season, with additional engagements to be announced. For wardrobe ass...
4 months ago | New Music
The thing about a six piece Americana band is, once they get a head of steam, they're a force to be reckoned with--on stage, that means volume and tempo; after the show it means whisky and other extracurricular activities; and in the case of Moons...
7 months ago | live review
Phish The Forum 7/25/15 Phish made its return to The Forum in Inglewood Saturday night, their second show there in the span of nine months, a one-off evening in a string of two dozen concerts starting in the Pacific Northwest, down though Californ...