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.
13 hours ago | community
Last month, Bakerfield police fatally shot a 73 year-old man with dementia outside of his home after responding to a call in the early morning hours of Dec. 14. Responding to a report of a man with a revolver acting strangely, cops confronted Fran...
3 days ago | Long Beach
The Queen Mary is usually ground zero for famous festivals in Long Beach, from the dearly departed Ink n Iron to the Observatory's upcoming One Love Festival coming up next month. We're used to hearing about it as a place for a full weekend of fun...
4 days ago | Hip-Hop
The paradigm of giving music away for free is something all artists, especially rappers have learned to accept these days. But what about when it comes to giving away information? When was the last time your favorite rapper or producer made a podc...
13 days ago | R.I.P.
Last week, Mike "Gabby" Gaborno, one of OC's most important musical figures, died at the age of 51. On Jan. 4, just days after making it out of a tumultuous 2016, Gaborno's tough, tattooed, body succumbed to the ravages of Liver cancer, which he f...
15 days ago | R.I.P.
Mike "Gabby" Gaborno, the lead singer of Cadillac Tramps, has died. He was 51. The news of his death was confirmed today by Eric Von Herzen, Gaborno's former band mate in Santos Y Sinners via Facebook. The note from Von Herzen, who up until recent...
17 days ago | Locals Only
Showing up on the dark dance floor of Fight Club guarantees one thing--you're going to get hit. Luckily, at Fight Club LBC at Que Sera, they're the kind of hits that typically land on the downbeat as the club's house band goes off on another thump...