Carlos "Loslito" Guaico's band the Rebirth used LA as their launch pad to a spot as one of the globe's most chic new soul bands, but does he ever have stories about OC: grew up in Anaheim, matriculated at every JC in the county in search of a mentor he never quite found, watched old Huntington's beach-bum charm sink beneath a new club called Hurricanes. ("I remember the turning of HB," he sighs.) And that was before he was an early member of the Black Eyed Peas and helped incubate Ozomatli (who were originally a Latin cover band blowing off steam from Loslito's original group, Mesh of Mind). And before he figured that the third—well, fourth?—time would be a charm for the Rebirth, a deep-soul band that translates the feel of the crate-digging, rare-groove club scene (oh, Loslito is also a founding member of the Root Down Sound System) into a slick live band. And what charm: the Rebirth's debut single "This Journey In" took off with still unbelievable velocity, at one point putting the band on a European tour with nothing to sell at the merch table besides a few 12-inches and... More >>>