Nate Jackson is the gatekeeper to your dreams of local dive bar stardom. If he writes about you, expect your band to be offered at least one more drink ticket than the rest of the bands on the bill. Get his attention with some groovy tunes and he might just do it. Then, boy will you feel special.
6 days ago | Music News
The ability to create music and show it to the world is a something most young musicians take for granted. Anytime a middle school producer downloads their first recording software or a fledgling young emcee lays down their first bars in a bedroom...
12 days ago | Punk as Fuck
At a young age, the soul of the blues grabbed Eric VonHerzen by the collar and shoved itself into his pocket. In Orange County during the early ‘70s, there probably weren’t too many kids who needed it more than him. By age 14, he ran away from hom...
13 days ago | Are you seeing what I'm seeing?
The Observatory's nostalgia-driven rock festival When We Were Young lit the internet ablaze last week when it announced tickets for its latest festival headlined by Morrissey were going on sale Friday Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. But the killer lineup of la...
13 days ago | Locals Only
The life of a working musician means being a talented chameleon. On stage staring out at a half a dozen different crowds every week probably means you’re booking gigs for more than one band and playing more than one style on any given day. But if ...
17 days ago | New Music
In the time it takes you to read this article, you would've already gotten through the bulk of Roosterhead's brand new album Short Circuits. Never ones to waste time on the trappings of overindulgent song structures, the neon slathered sound of th...
18 days ago | community
Any comic book fan knows it's common and sometimes necessary for a superhero or heroine to absorb new powers that make them twice as badass as they were before. That's what seems to be going on with Fullerton's Comic Book Hide Out these days as th...