1 year ago | live review
Ohana Fest (Day 2) Doheny State Beach 8/28/2016 2:30 p.m. Dana Point Harbor drive is moving at a snails pace. A little boy carries a fishing pole while a surfer to his left rides a wave sitting down on his board. I snag a spot next to an old truck...
2 years ago | hits!
When a DJ with 20 number No. 1 Billboard Hits, a producer at Warner Music, and three well established songwriters gather on a Sunday night in Orange County to serve as judges for a music competition, you know it’s for an event that should be on yo...
2 years ago | Are you seeing what I'm seeing?
Sound is vibration created in the form of waves that navigate throughout our ears. Passing by tiny bones and membranes, sound is then processed and sent to the brain. The relationship between science and music is one that has existed since cells c...
2 years ago | Locals Only
Millennials are often touted as the lazy generation. The general discourse is that we’ve been coddled, don’t understand the value of holding an underpaid position, and are too lazy to eat cereal— New York Magazine wrote this week— and yet millions...
2 years ago | Culture
Twelve years ago, Normand Latourelle created the imaginative world of Cavalia, featuring acrobatic and equestrian techniques that expose the Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse. The production company’s second show, Odysseo, has now arrived ...
2 years ago | Columns
On a chilly Wednesday evening, Wetwood Smokes blasts through my car stereo as I head to their Costa Mesa apartment. Josh Bowman's vocals remind me of a young Jonny Lang: soulful, bluesy, and stained with rock & roll. I crank up the volume, let...