26 days ago | Music Festivals
Few rock bands ever reach legendary status. Even fewer can say that they did so while changing the game. Sleater Kinney is one of the few who did both. They have written incredible rock albums blending politics and personal experience, all while s...
2 months ago | DJ Culture
“We’re always fighting,” DJ Yellow Black Bird says, shifting a bit with an intense, forward propelling energy. She’s seated on the edge of a small black couch at Chulita Vinyl Club Santa Ana HQ, starkly against a blue wall filled with art dedicate...
5 months ago | Lists
[Editor's note: Candace is a drummer and a writer who has done a lot of small and medium DIY tours including Alice Bag and her own band YAAWN.] Now that we’re getting into late spring/early summer, tour season is just around the corner. Maybe you ...
6 months ago | Coachella
Tacocat The Constellation Room 4/19/2017 Distorted guitar cut through the fog of anticipation just a few minutes after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, turning silence and teenage baited breath into a punctual punky pop dance party fueled equally by catchy h...
8 months ago | Ska
Ska lovers rejoice… again! The Skacademy Awards are back for their second year of celebrating all things checkered, up-stroked, and horn themed behind the Orange Curtain - and now (one step) beyond! Skacademy Awards cofounders Cameron Hallenbeck a...
8 months ago | Locals Only
On a fall evening in 2014 Lauren Lusardi, aka Plasmic, nervously stood center stage behind her signature pink mane and synthesizer in front of a wall of neon splatter and old televisions playing a mix art films and static at the now defunct Heart ...