Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    What's Up With Crazy Town These Days?

    Come, my lady. Come, come, my lady. Rock-rap outfit Crazy Town will be performing at the Observatory tonight. Didn't know they were back together? Didn't know they were broken up in the first place? Well, before their 2001 hit "Butterfly," they toiled in the Los Angeles underground for years, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    MAKJ - Yost Theater - May 11, 2013

    MAKJ Yost Theater May 11, 2013 On Friday night, Mackenzie Johnson, better known by his stage name MAKJ, made his Yost Theater debut in downtown Santa Ana. The 22 year-old DJ and Icon Collective producing school graduate has quickly risen in the EDM ranks with mash-ups, bootlegs and originals that w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Destructo aka Gary Richards: 'Steve Aoki Was Like, Why Don't You Call it Hard On? Like, I Got a Hard On for LA'

    ​Years ago, Destructo, also known as Gary Richards, spent Halloween 2007 promoting the first-ever HARD NYE in Vegas, which, by his own admission, made for a sucky Halloween. Since then, HARD has become a ubiquitous representation of high-quality DJ acts and has no problem moving tickets. Destructo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Travis Barker Does Mall Signing in Orange to Promote his Solo Debut

    ​Who remembers that Blink-182's tattooed drummer Travis Barker is a real musician? After the Meet the Barkers fiasco and his near-death experience with DJ AM, he's coming to The Block at Orange to sign copies of his debut solo album, Give the Drummer Some. Preview the sneery rap stylings of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    No More AC/DC! Five Songs That Should Be On A Blockbuster Action Movie Soundtrack

    ​I spent Memorial Day taking my son to Iron Man 2, and while watching -- or rather listening to -- the movie, I became depressed. The original Iron Man soundtrack had Suicidal Tendencies and Ghostface Killah tracks. The sequel, though, is wall-to-wall Angus Young, which gave me a massive Batd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Last Night: Blink-182, Weezer at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Andrew YoussefNo, you da man.​Last Night: Blink-182, Weezer, Taking Back Sunday, Asher Roth at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine; September 17, 2009.Better Than: Growing up.Hostile Territory: Blink-182 is doing a huge promotion with the T-Mobile Sidekick, and advertisements were plastered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Travis Barker: More Hip Hop than Hip Hop

    ​Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has had plenty of side gigs over the years. Box Car Racer and 44 both featured other Blink members, while a duo called TRV$DJAM included his friend Adam Goldstein. Known as DJ AM, Goldstein, of course, was with Barker in a Learjet crash that killed four people in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    DJ AM Found Dead at 36

    ​TMZ is reporting that DJ AM, aka Adam Goldstein, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment today:"Law enforcement sources tell us he was found in his apartment at around 5:20 PM. We're told drug paraphernalia was found at the scene."Strangely enough, AM was here in Costa Mesa exactly one week ago ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Outgoing: DJ AM Gig at Detroit Bar Postponed

    Ah, the concert gods giveth and they taketh away. On the heels of the news that the Detroit Bar is bringing the Duke Spirit to town on Aug. 30, comes word that a DJ AM gig scheduled for July 29 at the very same Costa Mesa venue (the anniversary party for the "Busy Work" dance night) has been postpon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Incoming: Deerhunter, DJ AM, More at Detroit Bar

    Bary KlippMicrocastle, the third studio album from Atlanta "ambient punk" band Deerhunter, came out last fall to nearly unanimous critical praise (including a 9.2 from Pitchfork and high marks from our own Ben Westhoff in this very blog). If you enjoyed the article, why not take the logical next ste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2009

    Last Saturday: KROQ Weenie Roast at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    Andrew YoussefLast Night: KROQ Weenie Roast at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater; Saturday May 16, 2009. (More pictures here.)Better Than: Wango Tango.Download: Videos from the day at KROQ Weenie Roast is typically full of surprises. With Blink 182 reuniting the night prior at a private ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    Single-Minded Funkiness

    DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist offer love and 45s on their Hard Sell Tour

  • Music

    August 16, 2007

    New Kicks

    DJ Z-Trip enters the Blend Zone with his All-Pro soundtrack

  • Features

    October 13, 2005

    Rich Man, Po Boy

    In 10 years, Memphis has become the center of Orange County's hipperati universe