RX BanditsOn Saturday, Ty Segall plays Alex's Bar in Long Beach, headlining a bill featuring Tijuana Panthers and Okee Dokee. His hyperactive role in a slew of bands had already won him local fame, but the release of Melted seems to have woken up the rest of the musical world to what's been going ... More >>
[Locals Only] Yorba Linda DJ gets audiences on their feet
Timothy NorrisThe Morning Benders reinterpreting The HangoverIf you're not at Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa for at least one of the next three nights then, well, we just don't know what.A bold claim, but here's the evidence...
ABX and STV SLV on the cover of their third mixtape.Scroll past the gimmicks, the melodrama, and the overly recycled Auto-Tuning of mainstream rap, but keep the bass and beats. Keep going deeper, a few clicks past the most obscure, and unheard of indie rock and before you know it, you're in the H ... More >>
The weekend may be a (sadly) distant memory at this point, but you can remember things that happened and things that you may have not even come close to experiencing through the magic of our slideshows! Like School of Seven Bells (pictured) and Black Moth Super Rainbow Saturday night at Detroit Bar! ... More >>
Keith MayAll month-long, Newport Beach's the Jakes are playing Tuesdays at eVocal in Costa Mesa. And each week, Jakes lead singer Sameer Gadhia is giving us his thoughts on the nights. This is the third installment. (The penultimate edition, if you will. Yay vocab!) --AlbertBY SAMEER GADHIAHello, an ... More >>
The annual sonic bacchanal known as South by Southwest goes down March 12-16. Every year, several thousand music-biz types, musicians and ordinary mortals with more money than sense descend upon downtown Austin, Texas, cramming five months of musical activity into five days. I'll be blogging about a ... More >>
In which the music editor pithily enthuses about new releases and reissues he thinks will enhance your life and erode your cynicism about the state of music, circa now. Black Moth Super Rainbow Dandelion Gum (Graveface; graveface.com) Release date: May 15, 2007 That band name; that album title; t ... More >>