rss Email Author Chris Ziegler

2013 Stories by Chris Ziegler

Archives: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000
  • One More Time: A Tribute to Daft Punk

    published December 26, 2013

    Is there room for two Daft Punks in the world? Really, there’s barely room for the one, at least psychically—but One More Time found a... More >>

  • Capt. Slookie and the Rogue Squadron

    published December 26, 2013

    From the boiling swamp of punk and rock that is the Fullerton-Anaheim corridor comes Capt. Slookie and his Rogue Squadron, who seem to be people... More >>

  • The Earl Sweatshirt Christmas Show

    published December 19, 2013

    Maybe it’s a little too early to officially call it a tradition, but kicking the holidays in the face with the help of Odd Future is... More >>

  • Death By Stereo 15th Anniversary Show

    published December 12, 2013

    Happy birthday to screamer/singer Efrem Schulz, whose band Death By Stereo is 15 years old and who (according to the band online) is finally... More >>

  • Megadeth

    published December 12, 2013

    ... More >>

  • Dwight Yoakam

    published December 5, 2013

    Last year, country rock stalwart Dwight Yoakam put out 3 Pears, a beast of an album—yeah, Kid Rock was on it, but so was Beck. And the... More >>

  • Blue Suede Christmas

    published December 5, 2013

    ... More >>

  • Lissie

    published December 5, 2013

    ... More >>

  • Sell Out! Ska Nite

    published November 28, 2013

    LA promoters Through Being Cool—who’ve been fighting hard for the dignity of the '90s and '00s with earlier nights packed with Ozma,... More >>

  • Night Beats

    published November 21, 2013

    We thought we were way into Roky Erickson, but Seattle’s Night Beats have a new LP called Sonic Bloom that goes past respect and reverence... More >>

  • From the Specials: The Two Tone Twins

    published November 14, 2013

    The Specials were the kings of Two Tone, the second-wave mix of punk and ska that got gigantic in the '70s and '80s and greatly inspired Southern... More >>

  • Long Beach Folk Revival Festival

    published November 14, 2013

    Some people used to call it Iowa by the Sea, but Long Beach Independent’s Shea Newkirk is working on turning part of Pine Ave. into... More >>

  • Zoe

    published November 7, 2013

    Mexican band Zoe’s just-out new album Programaton is less a return to form than a refinement of form. In the five years since their last... More >>

  • Beats Antique

    published November 7, 2013

    Bay area world-tronica band Beats Antique are going old school on their newest album—actually, they’re kind of going primordial, with... More >>

  • Halloween Hangover Party

    published October 31, 2013

    Many years ago, Hurricane’s in Huntington Beach—you know, the glowing raucous party bunker overlooking Main Street—was known as... More >>

  • Halloween Covers Night

    published October 24, 2013

    It’s that most wonderful time of the year—Halloween, when awesome bands pretend to be other awesome bands and you can finally drink... More >>

  • Dave Attell

    published October 17, 2013

    Dave Attell is a true creature of the night. First, because of his much-missed show Insomniac, in which he roamed the deserted streets of... More >>

  • Gogol Bordello

    published October 10, 2013

    Gogol Bordello are the Pogues on Folkways—punk energy and punk amplification set up to power not traditional Irish music, but the... More >>

  • Earthless

    published October 10, 2013

    We once saw Earthless clear a room—but it wasn’t because they were bad. It was because they disintegrated every single person there... More >>

  • Fuck Buttons

    published October 3, 2013

    Yes, Fuck Buttons got some of their music in an Olympics opening ceremony—deservedly so, especially if it was one of the events where grim... More >>

  • Toro Y Moi

    published September 26, 2013

    Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick makes pure vibe music—actually, he kind of makes pure vibes, with every song a snapshot of its own moment... More >>

  • Tweak Bird

    published September 19, 2013

    Volcom's duo Tweak Bird—actual brothers, too, if you like that extra blood credibility—make giant or possibly giant-killing heavyrock... More >>

  • Wanda Sykes

    published September 12, 2013

    Two of Wanda Sykes’ best jokes are about things we're not sure if we can put in print in an appropriately faithful fashion—well, maybe... More >>

  • Parachute

    published September 12, 2013

    Virginia’s Parachute make pop music that probably sounds better and better as the sound system gets bigger and bigger—this is... More >>

  • Santoros

    published September 5, 2013

    Locals Lolipop Records are coming up like crazy right now, and they’re bringing LA’s Santoros with them—there are two Santoros... More >>

Display results per page 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  Next >>
Archives: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000
Loading...