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  • Coachella DJ Josh Brooks Spinning at Detroit Bar Friday

    published Nov 03, 2011

    ​Turntable aficionados will be pleased to note that DJ PZB, a.k.a. Josh Brooks, will grace the stage at Detroit Bar Friday night as part of the club's weekly Static Fridays. For those of you groovin... More >>

  • Cults Revisit Jonestown, Drink the Kool-Aid

    published Nov 03, 2011

    ​​I may be late to the train on this one (apparently it's been out since the summer), but the video for Cults' infectious single, "Go Outside," has it all: irony, a beautiful etheric melody, ... More >>

  • Dead Man's Party

    published October 27, 2011

    Ever since Oingo Boingo played their last show on October 31 1995, Halloween just hasn't been the same. But we should still consider ourselves... More >>

  • Occupy UCI Holds Campus Event
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    Occupy UCI Holds Campus Event

    published Nov 02, 2011

    ​The University of California, Irvine contingent of Occupy held a modest event on campus this morning attended by about 20 people.  The group, though mostly students, represented a di... More >>

  • Lemonheads

    published October 27, 2011

    The Lemonheads represent an anomaly in the annals of one hit wonders. The 90's alt-band, fronted by a once notoriously self-important front man,... More >>

  • Oh Sees

    published October 27, 2011

    A project of songwriter John Dwyer, the Oh Sees play a '60s era garage rock somewhere between the raw sounds of the Yardbirds and the pop melodies... More >>

  • Occupy Protest to be Held on UC Irvine Campus
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    Occupy Protest to be Held on UC Irvine Campus

    published Nov 01, 2011

    ​It looks like UC Irvine students are going to try their hand at the Occupy game once again with another protest. The Irvine contingent of Occupy Orange County has been Tweeting support &n... More >>

  • The Stepkids

    published October 27, 2011

    Signed to Stone's Throw Records, The Step Kids fondness for jazz and R & B shines through in their oddly cut and pasted melodies, squeeky synths... More >>

  • Tiger Army at the City National Grove of Anaheim Last Saturday Night
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    Tiger Army at the City National Grove of Anaheim Last Saturday Night

    published Oct 31, 2011

    ​For more pictures of Tiger Army, click here!Tiger ArmyOct. 29, 2011City National Grove of Anaheim To see Tiger Army play songs like "Cupid's Victim" off Tiger Army II: Power of Moonlight Satur... More >>

  • We Are/She Is

    published September 29, 2011

    If you don't know anything about Buena Park duo, We Are/She Is, then you haven't been reading the print version of the Weekly where they were... More >>

  • Occupy Orange County Morale Still High and Gaining Supporters
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    Occupy Orange County Morale Still High and Gaining Supporters

    published Oct 29, 2011

    ​This morning marked Occupy Orange County's first big event since Tuesday when the Irvine city council unanimously granted the group permission to camp 24/7 on the civic center lawn. The atmosphere ... More >>

  • Voodoo Glow Skulls

    published October 20, 2011

    Of all the ska bands to come out of the 90's resurgence, Voodoo Glow Skulls had to be among the most hi octane. Known for their horn infused punk... More >>

  • Al Jazeera Plugs Occupy Orange County
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    Al Jazeera Plugs Occupy Orange County

    published Oct 26, 2011

    ​OC neocons might want to start stockpiling food and ammunition: the respected-everywhere-in-the-world-except-the-US Al Jazeera has weighed in on Occupy Orange County--and it says the movement's alr... More >>

  • Young Romans

    published October 20, 2011

    The next time you hear sonic garbage like Owl City pumping from your radio, thank the Postal Service. Owl City as many know notoriously ripped off... More >>

  • "Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone" Midnight Screening and Q&A

    published October 13, 2011

    The most obvious fact about Fishbone is also the most fascinating—they were a bunch of black dudes who played music with widespread,... More >>

  • A.M. or Above

    published October 20, 2011

    Usually when one thinks of the guttural grunting, growling and moaning of death metal, they think of male singers. Well women like death metal... More >>

  • Irvine City Council to Allow Occupy Orange County to Camp
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    Irvine City Council to Allow Occupy Orange County to Camp

    published Oct 25, 2011

    ​"I don't understand a lot of what your message is," said Councilman Jeffery Lalloway at tonight's meeting of the Irvine City Council. "But by all means, if you want to sleep on our lawn. Sleep on o... More >>

  • Calle 13

    published October 20, 2011

    Comprised of two step brothers and their sister, Puerto Rican Reggeaton band Calle 13 like to keep it in the family. Blending eclectic latin... More >>

  • Vampires Everywhere

    published October 13, 2011

    Everybody knows Vampires are all the rage. And this Los Angeles based post hardcore band blends some musical elements perfect for raging to. We're... More >>

  • Sprinklers Disrupt Irvine Protest

    published Oct 22, 2011

    ​Occupy Orange County organizer D'Marie Mullatierri said Irvine activists got a rude awakening this morning when the sprinkler system on the lawn in front of the Irvine city hall suddenly ... More >>

  • [UPDATED: Santa Ana Police Respond to Camping Request] Occupy Orange County in Santa Ana Tomorrow
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    [UPDATED: Santa Ana Police Respond to Camping Request] Occupy Orange County in Santa Ana Tomorrow

    published Oct 21, 2011

    UPDATE, OCT. 21, 7:50 P.M.:  The Santa Ana Police Department sent out a press release this evening stating that Occupy Orange County protesters won't be able to camp on city property. The release... More >>

  • Tom Green

    published October 6, 2011

    We make no guarantees about the upcoming Tom Green appearance at the Irvine Improv. Rumor has it, nearly ten years after his divorce from Drew... More >>

  • Monkeys to Go Benefit

    published October 13, 2011

    There's so much more to Halloween than buying a greasy latex Austin Powers mask at a pop-up shop housed in a former Tower Records. Come see for... More >>

  • Kiev

    published October 13, 2011

    Orange County's Kiev may be the most talented indie band in the land of citrus as well as outlying areas. Besides brandishing smoldering intensity... More >>

  • Anonymous Tinkers With Orange County Sign in the Name of Occupy OC

    published Oct 20, 2011

    ​We thought we'd share this pic, which we spotted on the Occupy OC Twitter feed today--this is the Occupy OC associated with the upcoming Santa Ana march happening at noon on the west side of the Ro... More >>

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