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2011 Stories by BRANDON FERGUSON

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  • Black Lips

    published November 10, 2011

    Brace yourselves, everybody's favorite ode to rock star excess is back in town. The Black Lips are known for their raucous live shows, which... More >>

  • Bird By Bird

    published November 10, 2011

    Bird by Bird represents a departure from the Slidebar's punk-centric rotation toward the indie pop side of the spectrum. Their sound borrows the... More >>

  • [UPDATE: With Irvine Protest] Occupy Santa Ana March Sees Large Turnout; Protest In Front of John Wayne Airport Tonight
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    [UPDATE: With Irvine Protest] Occupy Santa Ana March Sees Large Turnout; Protest In Front of John Wayne Airport Tonight

    published Nov 17, 2011

    ​UPDATE NOVEMBER 17, 2011 8:30 P.M.: The most amusing part about this evening's Occupy protest in front of John Wayne Airport was the bewildered faces of cranky business travelers as they wheel... More >>

  • The Bangles

    published November 10, 2011

    If you were a teenager in the mid 80s, you remember people walking like egyptians without a sense of irony. It was all thanks to the Bangles, a ... More >>

  • Gamblers Mark

    published November 10, 2011

    Here's a band that swings. Gambler's Mark represents the best of what Rockabilly has to offer— Songs about sultry women set to the slapping... More >>

  • Music Power Benefit

    published November 10, 2011

    Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is the most common form of the degenerative disease made famous by decades of Jerry Lewis telethons. The most severe... More >>

  • Occupy Orange County to March, Protest in Santa Ana and Irvine Thursday
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    Occupy Orange County to March, Protest in Santa Ana and Irvine Thursday

    published Nov 15, 2011

    ​Despite law enforcement sweeps at Occupy camps from San Diego to Oakland to New York City, Occupy Orange County remains determined to keep the movement alive. With Thursday being billed as an Inter... More >>

  • Austra

    published November 3, 2011

    We like Austra. Not so much for their four on the floor electronic beats, or their gothic discotheque aesthetic. These things don't make the band... More >>

  • The New Limb

    published November 3, 2011

    The New Limb are possibly Orange County's most talented indie band. Their music, which blends the circumspect lyricism of the Shins with plenty... More >>

  • Medieval Animal Rescue Charity Faire

    published November 3, 2011

    Oil up your suit of armor and dust off ye old English dictionary. The time draws nigh to save yon furry critters of the urban jungle and wooded... More >>

  • Sheri Pedigo

    published November 3, 2011

    Sheri Pedigo is a southern-fried renaissance woman. Though she works daily at marketing her own line of designer jeans, her heart is clearly... More >>

  • Aquabats

    published November 3, 2011

    You gotta love the Aquabats. Not just because they're an Orange County band still carrying the ska torch, but because their fearless leader, MC... More >>

  • The Occupy Movement's Urban Struggle

    published November 10, 2011

    On a Friday night in downtown Santa Ana, while hipsters start a weekend of debauchery, a group of about 25 Occupy Santa Ana activists huddles... More >>

  • Kate Voegele

    published November 3, 2011

    So what if Kate Voegele is prone to cliches such as covering Jeff Buckley songs? She's got a big voice and a hairstyle to match. Though she looks... More >>

  • Filter

    published November 3, 2011

    Being a band with a couple hit singles isn't all it's cracked up to be. After years of touring, the public at large only remembers you for a... More >>

  • Dramarama

    published November 3, 2011

    Dramarama forced plenty moisture through the panties of a generation of young girls with the ubiquitous 1985 single "Anything, Anything (I'll Give... More >>

  • Santa Ana City Council Denies Occupy Protesters Permission to Camp in City, Scoffs at Protesters
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    Santa Ana City Council Denies Occupy Protesters Permission to Camp in City, Scoffs at Protesters

    published Nov 08, 2011

    ​Last night, the Santa Ana City Council denied Occupy permission to camp in the Civic Center, or anywhere in the city for that matter. Following a public comment session which saw more than 30 peopl... More >>

  • Toad the Wet Sprocket

    published October 27, 2011

    Want to experience the early '90s without the specter of ubiquitous AIDS education posters and classmates wearing backwards button-up shirts? Toad... More >>

  • Cavalera Conspiracy

    published October 27, 2011

    Brazilian metal band Cavalera bring the heat with whispering screeches reminiscent of Ministry's Al Jorgenson. But they turn it up with face... More >>

  • Occupy Santa Ana Honors Day of the Dead
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    Occupy Santa Ana Honors Day of the Dead

    published Nov 05, 2011

    ​Guy Fawkes got the Día De Los Muertos treatment this evening, Occupy Style. The Santa Ana contingent of Occupy Orange County held a march honoring the holiday. More than 20 activists lined up at t... More >>

  • Spooky Science: Bug Invasion

    published September 29, 2011

    Some people become outraged by the suggestion that bugs serve an important purpose in the cycle of life. For these folks, entering rooms with webs... More >>

  • Alice in Cooperland

    published October 27, 2011

    It's Halloween, the most costume-intensive holiday of the year. Be sure to spend it with a tribute band who knows how to properly imitate the... More >>

  • The Littlest Viking

    published October 13, 2011

    Though technically this is the Vespertines residency, we want to talk about Littlest Viking for a second. If you haven't seen this frenetic prog... More >>

  • Occupy Orange County to Show Michael Moore Documentary

    published Nov 04, 2011

    ​If you're staring down the barrel of another lonely Friday night, go out and watch a movie about love. Occupy Orange County invites you to a special screening of the Michael Moore-helmed documentar... More >>

  • Minus the Bear Last Night at the Glass House
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    Minus the Bear Last Night at the Glass House

    published Nov 04, 2011

    ​For more photos of Minus the Bear, click here!Minus the BearNov. 3, 2011The Glass House, PomonaSeattle's Minus the Bear owe much of their signature sound to singer Jake Snider, whose voice resonate... More >>

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