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    Stupid Monitors - Fire, zombie kids and crappy sound conspire against Modest Mouse

    Photo by Piper FergusonThe kids, they sure do love them some Modest Mouse. When Modest Mouse comes to town, the kids, well, they go crazy! Out come the trucker hats, terry-cloth wrist warmers and aviator glasses; tickets are purchased; dates called;...

    by ELLEN GRILEY on April 1, 2004
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    Armageddon It!

    Photo by Tenaya HillsThe Orange County Music Awards Galaxy Concert Theater Saturday, March 27 You know the Orange County Music Awards has truly made a mark when the event starts attracting protestors. And there they were Saturday night out in fr...

    by Rich Kane on April 1, 2004
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    Beat on the Farmers - CD release party opens old wounds

    Even those of us who recorded homemade cowpunk tapes back in the early eighties, through partial use of borrowed Beat Farmers vinyls, found the band's August 2003 reunion show at the Coach House a revelation. Jerry Raney, Joey Harris, Rolle Love, Bu...

    by Matt Coker on April 1, 2004
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    Stuck In Dramaramaland - John Easdale is still all about the rock

    A group of childhood friends launched Dramarama in 1983 in the basement of a New Jersey record store, put out a 45, played every dank bar in the Tri-State area, and built a loyal following. When KROQ's Rodney Bingenheimer got his hands on their firs...

    by KAT JETSON on April 1, 2004
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    Its All Destiny, Guey - Control Machete continues to push el funkiness del flow

    Mexico City, early 1990s. DJs Toy Hernndez, Pato Chapa and Fermn IV of hip-hop trio Control Machete enter a grimy garage lugging a beat box, a turntable and some mikes. They're the only hip-hop act on a slate of punkeros and rockeros. When Control...

    on April 1, 2004
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    A Slice of Shredded Larynx Pie!

    Eyes of Fire Ashes to Embers Century Media You should know that the deceptively Goth-looking quintet Eyes of Fire can craft surround-sound supernovas in their sleep--and in less time than those anti-climactic build-ups that Tool specialized i...

    on March 25, 2004
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    Hair to kill for! - Metal Skool learn us good

    Glancing at the cluster of faded Motley Cre tour T-shirts and alarming acid-wash jeans gathered outside McClure's in Tustin last Thursday, I turned to my photographer, James Bunoan, and heaved the heaviest of sighs. "This. Is. Going to be. Terrible...

    by ELLEN GRILEY on March 25, 2004
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    Soul Celebration - James Moody keeps jazz fun

    Hey, remember when jazz was fun? Me, neither. But that's because I wasn't yet born in the days before jazz had largely become a highfalutin', eat-your-peas phenomenon, an anus-clenching genus of intellectual blackmail, replete with the thinly veil...

    by BUDDY SEIGAL on March 25, 2004
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    Fertile Folkie - Mary Black enjoys her wild Irish ride

    The Irish: they gave us corned beef and cabbage, the railroad (at least the tracks), and a special day each year to get tanked and bellow about our distant mick heritage. They also gave us passionate traditional music with some great harp and fiddle...

    by Stacy Davies on March 25, 2004
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    SXSWXOC - Our annual South By Southwest report

    Assorted snapshots from the sonic Disneyland that is South By Southwest (SXSW), the annual music fest/industry confab in Austin, Texas. This year's stats: five nights; 1,200 bands; 54 stages; 8,000 registrants. Go! ?For those into serious crap--an...

    by Rich Kane on March 25, 2004
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    Does Martin Brown Hate Jesus? - No and other quick answers to questions we asked about the Orange County Music Awards!

    Another Orange County Music Awards is upon us, and as is our habit, we think ourselves into a good migraine over the merits of founder Martin Brown's celebration of all things aurally OC. To alleviate the pain, we thought we'd raise all the mind-ben...

    by Rich Kane on March 25, 2004
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    That Voice Goes Silent: Chuck Niles, 1927-2004

    Longtime KKGO-KLON-KKJZ disc jockey Chuck Niles has passed away, having worked up until quite near the end. In a medium full of empty-headed blowhards and Clear Channel Stepford-jocks, Niles was in every sense an "on-air personality." I met Niles ...

    by BRICK WAHL on March 25, 2004
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    Blonde Redhead

    Blonde Redhead Misery Is A Butterfly 4AD Italian/Japanese-by-way-of-NYC band Blonde Redhead's music has always been as confounding, fascinating and as seemingly incongruous as their name. But they've whittled out a niche in the berhipster sce...

    by MICHAEL COYLE on March 18, 2004
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    All That Was Missing was Freebird!

    Photo by Tenaya Hills Quetzal Domingo Siete CENTRO CULTURAL DE MXICO, SANTA ANA FRIDAY, MARCH 12 Carolina Sarmiento took the mic at Centro Cultural de Mxico to tell people, "There is life happening here." And then she showed us the evidence:...

    on March 18, 2004
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    Ask the Bartender! - Blake: Bartender, husband, genius

    Photo by James BunoanHe listens to bearded, bespectacled, down-on-their-luck hipsters whine into whiskey-and-Cokes about unrequited punk rock love. He watches soused patrons vainly attempt to discreetly suck face by the popcorn machine--hey, did you...

    by ELLEN GRILEY on March 18, 2004
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    Greatest Hits - The rock & roll hall of pain

    Illustration by Bob AulWhen the Von Bondies play the House of Blues Wednesday, don't expect to see any signs of the bloody brawl between Jack White of the White Stripes and the Von Bondies' Jason Stollsteimer. That duke-fest went down in a Detroit b...

    by Chris Ziegler on March 18, 2004
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    Executive Roundtable - Something Corporates cheese will suck you in

    I would like to damn to hell a certain colleague who planted the idea in my head that Orange County's poppy, piano-based quintet Something Corporate sound like Bruce Hornsby and the Range because now I have to admit that I like Bruce Hornsby and the...

    by ALISON M. ROSEN on March 18, 2004
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    Sad Cucumber - Rod Stewart was brilliant, once

    In olden times, Rod Stewart was not a cartoon tragedy; a depleted figure of contempt and ridicule; a tabloid fogy to be squawked over by middle-aged frumps who'd once lustily polished their pearls to his voice and image as hormones flooded their pub...

    by BUDDY SEIGAL on March 18, 2004
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    The New Woody Guthries

    Photo by James Bunoan BOOTS RILEY, TOM MORELLO, LILA DOWNS, SLOWRIDER ACROSS THE STREET FROM TACO BELL WORLD HEADQUARTERS, IRVINE FRIDAY, MARCH 5 The atmosphere was ripe for a riot last Friday afternoon in the mad, bad streets of Irvine. A maze ...

    on March 11, 2004
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    What We Do Is Not Normal - Brody Dalle and the art of Distilling

    A Cliff's Notes version of the Distillers' history: Before she was LA's reigning scarlet-lipped and husky-voiced punk rock savior, Brody Dalle was a rough-around-the-edges gutter punk in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia. Spending her early tee...

    by KAT JETSON on March 11, 2004
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