It's taken a lot of celebs, dopers, hookers, runaways and other assorted freaks to make a mile-and-a-half stretch into a mecca for music, fashion and sex. It took San Diego-bred, LA-based documentary filmmaker Hans Fjellestad (Moog, Frontier Life) to put the at once glitzy and grimy Sunset Strip int ... More >>
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The Open House CollectiveCalaveras Santa Ana's Open House Collective have been playing out lately with a few shows in their hometown so it's long past time to talk a bit about their album Calaveras, originally released a few months back. It's a short release of seven songs that shows the trio i ... More >>
Buffalo Springfield, the 1960s band known for briefly employing Neil Young and Stephen Stills, announced a six-date reunion tour this summer and an appearance at the Bonnaroo festival. Since half of Buffalo Springfield's original members are dead, the tour is less an actual reunion than a pl ... More >>
Facebook.comLuckily for OC, James Fletcher is not too sexy for Detroit Bar--or just about anywhere else, he insists. The jet-setting drummer last fall self-released his first solo CD, The Booze & Clocks, after 10 years of constant touring and gigging in support of others' lyrical prowess.&nbs ... More >>
Girl in a Coma Adventures in Coverland Blackheart Records San Antonio, Texas-based rock trio Girl in a Coma is back with a collection of songs that takes their fans through Adventures in Coverland. After partially releasing interpretations of some of the band's favorite songs on 7-inch vinyl th ... More >>
San Antonio's Girl in a Coma lifted their name from a Smiths song. If that bothered Morrissey, it never came up in conversation while the alt power pop trio was on tour with him in 2007 opening his shows on the east coast and in Europe. "We didn't really have much creativity in com ... More >>
'You would have enjoyed the stream of mucus-laden iced tea which spewed forth from my nose when I got to the end of that quip'
Laguna songsmith Dan Yablonka gets it right
The Crazy Horse is demolished, the Golden Bears Rick Babiracki passes on
Armed only with paintings, Mark Chamberlain takes on Bush
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What's humming through the skulls of Orange County?