Ben Bridwell

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    J Mascis with the Black Heart Procession at Alex's Bar Last Night

    ​The Black Heart Procession and J MascisAlex's Bar, Long BeachMay 5, 2011Maybe it was unfair to assume that the crowd last night would be full of mostly men slinking towards middle-aged, wearing vintage Dinosaur Jr shirts, who knew every word of everything J Mascis has ever written, but we were mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    J. Mascis is Playing at Alex's Bar Tonight; Watch His Cover of Edie Brickell's 'Circle'​ J. Mascis performs at Alex's Bar tonight, solo! The Dinosaur Jr. founder (also: skier, golfer, songwriter, skateboarder, record producer, and musician) is touring to promote Several Shades of Why, his first solo studio record. On the album are a bunch of people who no doubt have been ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 7, 2010

    Alberta Cross

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2008

    A Bloggy Valentine: 20 Songs About Love

    By Jeff Shaw at our sister paper, Citypages. Love is a many-splendored thing and all, but it's also dependent upon a relationship's context -- and so is the associated music. You don't want Al Green's "Let's Get Married" to stream through the car speakers during your third date, you don't want your ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Sunday - 11/25

    The SWEA Christmas Fair at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center, Band of Horses at the Glass House, Greyhound Adoption Show & Tell at Petco

  • Music

    October 11, 2007

    CD Review

    Band of Horses, Cease to Begin (Sub Pop)

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Independence Day

    Ten great CDs that will blow you away no matter your definition

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Album Review

    Band of Horses, Everything All the Time (Sub Pop)