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  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Eric Andre Explains Why You Should Definitely Wear a Poncho to His Live Show

    Eric Andre is an energy-fueled funny force to be reckoned with--the kind that smashes desks, shows up to work in a thong and pours milk all over himself. And that's usually just the part of his act you're prepared for if your a fan of the insanity that goes on during "The Eric Andre Show" on Adult ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Black Sunday Record Fair at Alex's Bar

    ​ L.A. RECORD and B-Music/Finders Keepers Records presents Black Sunday, a record fair at Alex's Bar. Independent labels, stores and DJs will gather for one afternoon to offer new and used vinyl, DVDs, CDs, cassettes, and collectibles, and you get to peruse their treasures while nursing bloody ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Free St. Vincent Show in LA--Today!

    ​To celebrate the release of St. Vincent's much anticipated third album, Strange Mercy (4AD), the artist born to this world as Annie Clark will perform a free show at LA's Space 15 Twenty (across the street from Amoeba Music). If you buy the album at Amoeba, Fingerprints, Origami, Rhino, or V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Five Reasons to Check Out Ana Tijoux at the House of Blues Tomorrow​ Chile, the longest and thinnest country in our hemisphere, has culturally gifted the world in literature, poetry and music. After all, it is the land of Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda and Violeta Parra. For the past couple of decades in Chile, the legacy of artful language and music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Peter Hook to Perform Joy Division Albums in Entirety Next Week in LA

    ​The whole "band playing a classic album in its entirety" schtick is beaten to death by now, but regardless, the format works--aging bands stay on the "still relevant" side of the nostalgia spectrum, and casual fans don't have to sit through post-prime material generally reserved for piss-and-beer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    The Fling: Home for a Moment Before Hitting the Road Again

    ​ Wednesday was a busy day for The Fling. In the morning, the Long Beach quartet were the inaugural band on Nic Harcourt's new radio show on KCSN, set to air Saturday. After recording with the guru-DJ and former host of Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW, the crew headed over to Amoeba Music. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Latin Alternative Music Guide: LA Edición!​Our lovely, monstrous, sprawling metropolis to the North otherwise known as Los Angeles has seen new talent fuse with established artists to create a revival of sorts in the broad Latin Alternative music scene. Supportive venues like La Cita in downtown Los Angeles, and Eastside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Jack Johnson to Play Free Santa Monica Pier Show

    ​Can't make his October show in Irvine? Don't worry: Jack Johnson has just announced this morning his plans for a concert to both clean the beach and celebrate the release of his newest full-length, To the Sea. Johnson's music and the beach? One in the same.Find out how to attend after the jump.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Record Review: Ozomatli, 'Fire Away'

    ​The Hype: Surviving for 15 years on a steady mix of rhythmically infectious World music, LA's Ozomatli come out with Fire Away, their first album since 2007 as well as as their debut release on Downtown Records/ Mercer Street. The new record comes to us on one of the music world's holie ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2010

    Thavius Beck: Hip-Hop Classic

    The producer/MC's eclectic tastes encompass punk rock and classical music

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2008

    Representing OC at the LAFCA awards

    (photo credit: Leonard Klady) Saturday night, the Los Angeles Film Critics' Association (of which I'm pretty sure I'm the only member writing for an OC publication), held their annual awards ceremony, the first such event I've attended. I had heard horror stories about prior sartorial disasters, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    Beirut In-store at Amoeba Tonight (Free)

    Much-hyped Euro-folk reviver Beirut plays a free show tonight at the Hollywood Amoeba Records at 6:30 p.m. He'll be supporting his new album The Flying Club Cup (Ba Da Bing), which OC Weekly reviewed here. Amoeba is located at 6400 Sunset Blvd. (323-245-6400). In the meantime, enjoy this video of ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Aural Reports

    He Is the Robots: Free the Robots twists music into weird new shapes

  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    Locals Only

    It's Very Stimulating: Sound Trolley delivers the underground’s cultural splendors

  • Culture

    October 27, 2005

    Discarded Images

    The John Waters interview

  • Features

    July 31, 2003

    How to Stuff a Lettuce Bikini

    To the Costa Mesa thugs who used to beat up Dan Mathews: The fat gay punk kid grew up to save lives and jet set with Pam Anderson. Howzabout you?

  • Features

    January 30, 2003

    Orgasm Addict

    Punk porn gets off on the Internet

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    The Process of Weeding Out

    The Black Flag that even Black Flag hated