5 months ago | Lists
Did indie rock die this year? Coulda sworn I heard it did. Or was it the year before? I have a hard time keeping up with these death declarations of guitar-based music the internets have been rife with for the last forever. And if you’re only look...
7 months ago | New Music
It’s Tuesday, October 25 and I’m sitting in my car in a Chic-Fil-A parking lot calling Joey Vannucchi, the brainchild and songwriter behind From Indian Lakes, to talk about his latest album and current headlining tour through the US which will mak...
8 months ago | live review
Touché Amore Fingerprints Record Store 9/21/2016 Touché Amore’s new album Stage Four is the heaviest record I've ever heard. And I’m not talking about the hardcore groups’ signature crashing drums, buzzsaw guitars or singer Jeremy Bolm’s impassion...
9 months ago | Concerts
On paper, Jack Garratt is really tough to define. He deftly mixes pop, electo, jazz, R&B and a slew of other genres, he writes in a completely unorthodox way and produces and records every note on his albums and recreates it all by himself on ...
9 months ago | Music Festivals
Wooden nickels have very limited usage. Novelty bar token. Actual currency replacement in times of extreme economic depression. And Long Beach’s Buskerfest. That’s pretty much it, and barring a regrettable appearance at a drinking establishment yo...
10 months ago | Fresh Nostalgia
No doubt about it, The OC Fair always pulls in some strong musical acts. Bands like The Offspring are mainstays and legacy groups such as Frankie Valli, Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire are all making appearances this year. But this list isn’t a...