Star Foreman/OC Weekly Want to know what you missed this weekend? As the last few days of summer came to an end, our weekend was packed with music, food, beer, tennis, and a whole lot of naked people. We ventured out of Orange County to go to the first annual Gear Show in Los An ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyCheck out our Cold Cave and Abe Vigoda slideshow here!Cold CaveSeptember 3, 2010Detroit BarPrior to their appearance at the FYF Fest in Los Angeles, Cold Cave unveiled their icy soundscapes inside the dimly lit Detroit Bar. Screaming oscillators and tortured synthesizers r ... More >>
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyCheck out our Wavves/Growlers/Crystal Antlers/Abe Vigoda slideshow here!Wavves/Growlers/Crystal Antlers/Abe Vigoda August 13, 2010 The Glass House The Hype: In 2004, an energetic 18-year-old named Sean Carlson pulled together the first Fuck Yeah Fest in Echo Par ... More >>
It's official then: with the addition of Local Natives to the bill, FYF has the best festival lineup this summer (or, post-summer, since the show is on Labor Day weekend).
Don't know what to do this weekend? Heard Mentality's got you covered.RumpspringaTonight, Rumspringa appears with Mississippi Man at Alex's Bar in Long Beach. The LA-based band has been dealing with the obvious question about their name almost from the day they started (it's coming-of-age p ... More >>
The punk-gone-shoegaze band await a mainstream breakthrough
This all-girl noise rock band packs old-school melodies with sonic din
Canadian punk hardcore band Fucked Up headlines the Fuck Yeah Fest (no relation)
www.myspace.com/thelikeL.A.'s the Like have just released a brand-new video, and it's nothing like the old videos. In fact, it's nothing like the old Like, and it's at least three planets away from the big-budget Busby Berkeley routines of 2005's "What I Say And What I Mean."
Flickr user Redheadwalking / Creative CommonsFuck yeah for Fucked Up!Maybe you've heard of the FYF Fest, the annual outdoors music palooza that sprang out of LA's DIY punk scene. Well, sport, let us tell you a tale of the way things were back when we first attended in '07. It wasn't outside. ... More >>
Couple new shows coming to the Glass House in luxurious downtown P-town, like South America's Bajofondo (pictured). Having a bad day? Just say "Bajofondo!" Cheered you up, huh?
Acrobatics Everyday, a student-run organization bringing all sorts of unique shows to the UC Irvine campus and generally making your college experience seem a lot less cool, is celebrating its one-year anniversary in existence this week(-ish).Their first show was Jan. 16, with Dan Deacon, Ultimate R ... More >>
Last Night: Vampire Weekend at the Glass House September 16, 2008 Better Than: taking your garlic pills. Download: "Oxford Comma" from the Vampire Weekend homepage. Buzz and critical acclaim can be a double-edged sword. Vampire Weekend wielded the sharper side last night by performing a biting se ... More >>
Chris Williams Sextet, 7 p.m. Half off all food! Steamers Jazz Club 138 W. Commonwealth Ave. Fullerton, CA 714-871-8800 Kelly Boyz country dance lessons and Kelly Rae Live, 7:30 p.m. A shit kickin' good time. OC Tavern 2369 S. El Camino Real San Clemente, CA 949-542-8877 Vampire Weekend; White Wil ... More >>
Dan Deacon, Ultimate Reality, Abe Vigoda, Narwhalz (Of Sound), Kial at the Pacific Ballroom, University of California Irvine January 16, 2008 Better Than: Attending any lecture by your favorite prof. Download: many songs by Dan Deacon. I arrive at UCI’s Student Center building’s Pacific Bal ... More >>