An abundance of hoodies and the heavenly stench of pot dominated the crowd at the Observatory last night as the Chicago trap duo DJ J2K (born Josh Young) and Autobot (Curt Cameruci) better known as Flosstradamus unleashed their beats in Santa Ana as part of their Underground Nights US Tour. The boys ... More >>
I've never tried Mee So Hungry, but I cringed a little every time I passed by it on Belmont Shore's Second Street. I took a picture of it once on the way to another restaurant, never really deciding then whether I thought the 2 Live Crew allusion was stupid or clever, but I never gave it a second th ... More >>
In the annals of Lenten celebrations ala Carnaval and Mardi Gras, few match the desmadre that is the pachanga that happens during Easter weekend and the week that follows in Jerez, Zacatecas, the ancestral home of our Mexican-in-Chief and tens of thousands of other Mexican-Americans in Orange County ... More >>
A thrilling corruption of the Disney princess set
For a moment, imagine it's the '90s again -- the era of Bad Boy Records, grunge and Bill Clinton. You're a kid again, and you're on a road trip with your parents. Maybe it's your mom; maybe it's your dad; or maybe it's both. You've been driving for a while. You're bored, staring at the electrical po ... More >>
Yesterday, we at the Weekly highlighted which hip-hop artists we thought would make for the most absurd adult film stars. But in an example of real life being much, much stranger than fiction, the list of rap artists who've actually tried their hand at pornography is even more startling. While many ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.I'm not gonna lie. I didn't spend my formative years as a music listener (late-80's/earl ... More >>
Laila Derakhshanian We listen to a lot of music here at Heard Mentality. Sometimes, that music is accompanied by art that you can actually observe for hours. And sometimes, that art is not so desirable, or aesthetically pleasing (ahem, Prince--even if you did "produce, arrange, compose, and perfo ... More >>
In our earlier post, we gave you part one of the ultimate music geek list--songs with a girl's name in the title for each letter of the alphabet from A(lison) to L(una). This second part goes from M(ykel and Carli) by Weezer to Z(ebulon) by Rufus Wainwright.
Maybe it's not that weird, but 2 Live Crew is still around. They're performing tonight at an industry showcase produced by The Entertainment Lab, so you must get there early to get in--space is very limited. Doors open at 9 p.m.This should be interesting; when I was 12 listening to Nasty as Th ... More >>
June 1 - June 8: Skulls and Whiskey
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Aug. 25 - Sept. 1
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Ron D Cores techno-metal-porn obsession
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