Mary Bell/OC WeeklyDelta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010South 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 >>
Courtesy Atlantic RecordsIf there's anything hipsters like to do in autumn, it's to walk around breathing in their own melancholy, feigning solitude while trying to suss out meaning from their iPod earbuds while kicking around dead leaves. In their self-conscious sorrow, wearing earthy-toned card ... More >>
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Kylesa's success has been a long time coming. Coming from Savannah, Georgia (the same city that's home to the expertly moody likes of Black Tusk and Baroness), the band has spent nearly a decade rigorously working to carve a name for themselves in the psych-metal scene.
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Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyKings Of Leon's Caleb FollowillKings of LeonJuly 14, 2010Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterSee the slideshow here! Hot off their sold out Hollywood Bowl debut, the Kings of Leon continued on their ascension to donning the rock and roll crown with an electrifying performance at ... More >>
Sure, maybe it's a little naive to talk about the release of an album that's already been linked, streamed and downloaded since the beginning of the month, but for the sake of staying true to Built to Spill's '90s origins (you know, back when album release dates still mattered) we have no problem ... More >>
Built to Spill are playing the Galaxy Theatre on August 25--yes, Built to Spill, the Boise-based icons of '90s and '00s indie rock. Pretty nifty.This is at least a mild surprise, given the types of shows that usually come to the Galaxy: pop/hip-hop/dance (LMFAO and Shwayze both their earlier this mo ... More >>
Seattle's Murder City Devils were only together for five years, between 1996 and 2001, but in that time managed to become beloved and successful figures in the world of garage rock, playing with the likes of At the Drive-In, Pearl Jam and Built to Spill. After reuniting for a few one-off shows aroun ... More >>
I don't know how I missed this, other than the obvious answer of being a failure as a human.Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, the dudes behind Adult Swim shows "Tom Goes to the Mayor" and current global phenomenon "Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job," are coming to the Glass House in Pomona on Jan. ... More >>
Two films that played in Orange County in March and April to wide critical acclaim--if by "wide critical acclaim" you mean "received positive reviews from OC Weekly"--will screen up the road in that little berg that natives call Los Angeles in the days ahead.
Of Quality of Life, a drama about the l ... More >>