9 days ago | live review
Manchester Orchestra Observatory North Park 9/13/2017 It can be rare to find a band who sounds just as good — or even better — than their recorded albums. Manchester Orchestra broke the mold last night in San Diego with a riveting 15-song set that...
11 days ago | Music Festivals
High and Low Fest (By the Minute Review) NOS Events Center 9/9/2017 1:59 p.m. You’re not allowing outside water into the festival when it’s 90+ degrees out? Come on, High and Low, you can do better.(Brittany Woolsey) 2:03 There’s this huge water f...
17 days ago | Punk as Fuck
The "McCartney and Lennon" of OC punk are getting back together. Rikk Agnew and Casey Royer, who performed in the Adolescents together in the 1980s, have joined forces once again as the Radolescents. The duo, which Royer gave the Beatles-esqu...
18 days ago | Long Beach
A Long Beach record store owner is hoping to open the city's first dedicated all-ages music venue but has ran into hurdles with city regulations. Andy George, who has owned and operated Toxic Toast Records since late 2014, has been trying since th...
24 days ago | Festivals
When it was announced in May, there was some curiosity over the name of the new High & Low Festival. The high? Bands including Brand New, Death Cab for Cutie, Tegan and Sara, and Andrew McMahon will grace the same stage. The low? Well, probabl...
30 days ago | Locals Only
A newer Orange County punk band is making waves, playing with legendary groups from the scene and sharing the stage with other known outfits at the upcoming It's Not Dead festival. Toxic Energy formed in mid-2016 after the reconciliation of a band...