Our favorite ex-Weekly music editor, L.A. Record's head honcho Chris Ziegler, just sent us an invite to a free, all-ages Friday night "UNOFFICIAL OFFICIAL PARTEE" with In The Red Records. In the Red Records was born in Anaheim, and Ziegler calls it "one of the most crucial LA labels in LA history ... More >>
Mackey Auditorium, Cal State Fullerton
If I had to make the guess, I'd say they call it Platypus Beats because it's made up of a little of everything and it's totally unique--and like Plato Platypus above, the folks at Platypus Beats find beautiful music everywhere. In honor of my upcoming DJ set at Saturday's Platypus-Beats-Presents ... More >>
Will you start buying CDs again if they're priced at $10 or less? Universal Music Group hopes so.Producer, self-proclaimed ex-lover, files lawsuit against Lady Gaga for $30 million--claims he basically created the Fame Monster.
Highly influential Big Star and Box Tops singer/songwriter Alex Chilton--a power pop mastermind--has died.This needs to be heard ASAP: Jack White records song with Jay-Z.
The Blank Tapes, Daydreams
Every day a good day for Matt McCluer
Late notice for a Long Beach appearance by brown-eyed soul star Brenton Wood, fixture at New Orleans' world-class rock & roll fest the Ponderosa Stomp and lots more. Says Ponderosa: Brown-Eyed Soul isn't about color. It's a way of life—music that is passed from generation to generation ... More >>
No. 2: In case you havent heard, OC has a new sound
July 20 - July 27: Sue Me Baby
This week in nightlife and more
Sept. 15 - Sept. 22
Winter Music Issue
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Kitsch Bars John and Avalons Garron drive me crazy in a good way
The Righteous Brothers, back in the hood