1 month ago | Locals Only
Twin Temple make music that appeals to the dark side of your soul. The LA-based band, led by the husband and wife duo, Zachary and Alexandra James, combines blues, New Orleans voodoo vibes, rock ‘n’ roll, doo-wop, northern soul, and gothic ballads...
2 months ago | Locals Only
The new EP from Shape Pitaki, Let's Get Gnarly & Chill, has a way of sounding new and old at the same time. There's an automatic nostalgia to their songwriting, which can be difficult to achieve without writing rock songs about the same topics...
2 months ago | New Music
Brutally honest, texturally raw, and absolutely wild in a live setting, Church of Sun is unlike any local OC or Long Beach band I've seen in a long time. The fact this eclectic group is comprised of seven hooligans exuding many levels of musical a...
3 months ago | Coachella
Those of you who still recall the good ole’ days when Coachella was “still good” can stick to your nostalgia, but I highly advise you to take into consideration this list of personal selections from the 2017 lineup. Most people may not recognize t...
4 months ago | Locals Only
When I noticed that Nate Jackson was planning to release a full-length album (on vinyl even!) for his new band, Devil Season, my intrigue was incredibly high. As Music Editor of the Weekly, his years of experience in the Orange County and Los Ange...
4 months ago | Depressing
Even if you’ve never heard of Mike McHugh, the legendary sound engineer and producer from Costa Mesa, you have most likely heard at least a few of his recordings. Unfortunately through the last several years, McHugh started on a downward spiral th...