• Blogs

    August 20, 2014

    The Naked And Famous Keep The Pressure on Themselves

    Jet-black clothing, high-fashion good looks and a hell of a light show seem to be the staples of a build-an-indie-pop-band kit in 2014. While eyes may roll at that short list, The Naked And Famous, the buzzing electro-rock band from New Zealand that now calls L.A. home, were doing it long before it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    New Artists Just Added to SXSW's 2012 Lineup

    Mary Bell/OC WeeklyDelta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010​South By Southwest revealed a whole slew of new acts confirmed to play at official showcases during the annual music and film conference in Austin. This is the third list of musicians to be released. The venues and dates they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Yellow Red Sparks on Balcony TV in Mexico City

    ​ Josh Hanson of local OC folk band Yellow Red Sparks traveled to Mexico City last month with guitar in hand to take in the happenings of the Vive Latino Festival. While there, the singer-songwriter was able to perform his music at a few select appearances including a taping for Balcony TV release ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    First Crop of SXSW Acts Announced, OC/LB Bands Conspicuously Absent

    A certain music festival and conference held annually in the sleepy hamburg of Austin, Texas announced their initial slate of performers this year, and there's not an Orange County or Long Beach band among them. We had several acts in last fall's CMJ Music Marathon, so this is kind of a bummer. Keep ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 22, 2007


    'Kate Carraway... You obviously wouldn't know good music if it slapped you in the face. Idiot.'

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    I Rock I Ran

    A Flock of Seagulls

  • Culture

    February 2, 2006

    For a Good Time . . .

    Ren & Stimpys John Kricfalusi really wants you to see his show. R-e-e-e-ally

  • Features

    October 14, 2004

    Death Row Defender

    UC Irvines William Thompson exposes the soft underbelly of ironclad DNA evidence

  • Food

    February 6, 2003

    A Big, Hairy, Nutty Root!

    Youngs Polynesian Produce Paradise brings you taro

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    The Doctor (Death) Is In

    A Weekly guide to 10 Dr. Deaths

  • Features

    September 14, 2000

    We Are Five!

    A Brief History of the Orange County (Calif.) Weekly Tribune and Times-Dispatch

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    A Sort of Apology

    An open letter to our great-great-grandchildren on the occasion of the passing new year

  • Film

    April 1, 1999

    Beyond Politics

    Asian fest films get personal