Some of the best DIY festivals tend to have one thing in common: the adventure of getting there. The thrill of the trek was definitely on Tommy Dietrick's mind when he settled his Desert Stars Festival in the cactus and boulder-infested oasis of Pioneertown, at storied venue Pappy and Harriet's. Ove ... More >>
We get it. There are some pressures of rockstardom that no mere mortal should ever have to endure. But for some, it goes beyond the typical frustration of playing the same songs night after night, brutal scrutiny from the press, copious amounts of drugs, and road fatigue. Take the volatile combinati ... More >>
Anton Newcombe is ready to do his interview, but he's not truly ready to do his interview until he reaches back to grab his red aviator sunglasses. Once he's suited up, then we're set, and this Newport Beach native who can trace his family's local history back to the days before farms turned into pa ... More >>
Hear dozens of covers of Brian Jonestown Massacre songs by artists from all over the world here. Obsessive is as obsessive does. You know Newport Beach-born BJM leader Anton Newcombe is eating this up... Below is an instructive snippet from the documentary Dig!
'Genius? That wouldnt be for me to decide. Reaching thousands of people from a dark little garage in Costa Mesa, that certainly takes talent.'
'When I go to the strip club I feel like a boy in a candy storeI taste all the flavors that are there and thats how I like it. Why limit yourself to one race? But also, why go out of your race? Be yourself and be genuine
The deeply disturbed life and times of a musical prodigy
Black Angels move right in