So I know all of you go to Anepalco's off Main Street in Orange, the first branch of Danny Godinez's coming empire of alta cocina Mexican food. But not enough of you have yet made the trek to the second Anepalco's, the one off Chapman Avenue kitty-korner from UCI Medical Center. That one gets a good ... More >>
The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>
See Also:*Cafe Tacuba - The Observatory - 8/13/12*Tri Tone FINALLY Gives Southern California a Latin Alternative Music Festival* Leo Dan Brings Latin Baby-Makin' Music to West Coast TheaterAs if you needed another excuse to hate Mexicans and their Latino cousins, here's another one: rock en español ... More >>
See Also:*Puerto Rican and Mexican Cultural Traditions Come Together for the Weekend's Bombazo Fandango! - Santa Ana - 8/16/12*Café Tacuba - The Observatory - 8/13/12* Mexican Institue of Sound - Segerstrom Center for the Arts - 1/23/12Juanes with the Hollywood Bowl OrchestraThe Hollywood Bowl ... More >>
See Also: *Iron Maiden - The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater - 8/9/12* Leo Dan Brings Latin Baby-Makin' Music to West Coast Theater*Tri Tone FINALLY Gives Southern California a Latin Alternative Music FestivalCafé Tacuba The Observatory 8/13/12 To say that last night's Café Tacuba concert was one of ... More >>
Its music series makes more noise
New things are happening at Cypress Hill's Smokeout Fest this year: One, Cypress Hill and Rusko are performing together. Two, there's going to be a Low End Theory stage--yes, LA's most famous experimental hip-hop and electronic music night that Thom Yorke frequents when he's in town. Three, Wol ... More >>
[Coachella] How a brain tumor reunited Mexico's rock legends
What's on this weekend? Lots. Tonight, Silverlake in Pomona happens at the Glass House-and we admit, it would have been great if a band just called themselves 'Silverlake in Pomona' because it's either completely amazing or utterly ridiculous, probably depending on how drunk you are.
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans cabrones and Argentine carajos hate one another?
[Locals Only] ¡Aparato! mix traditional Mexican music with post-punk rock
Chris VictorioSteve Aoki's birthday bash... Steve Aoki, not pictured Ah, yes: Collective Monday morning sadface, Orange County. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves this four day weekend and we kept ourselves really, really, really busy. And we've got the photos to prove it. First, we checked out Stev ... More >>
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>
One thing that I've noticed since moving here is that the local TV news, the ABC affiliate at least, seems to be obsessed with "Dancing with the Stars." Sure, it's a popular show (still?), I get that, and it's filmed in LA and our local news is from LA. I've been known to watch it a time or too myse ... More >>
Monday's show at the Grove of Anaheim is sold out, but another Café Tacuba concert has been added at the venue, this one on Sunday, Nov. 16. So those looking to check out the long-running, critically acclaimed Mexican rock band but missed out on tickets for the original show have been granted anoth ... More >>
Via Coachella.com: FRIDAY, APRIL 25: Jack Johnson, The Verve, Raconteurs, The Breeders, Fatboy Slim, Tegan and Sara, Madness, The Swell Season, The National, Animal Collective, Slightly Stoopid, Mum, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Stars, Battles, Aesop Rock, Midnight Juggernauts, Does it Offend yo ... More >>
Seriously. Playing Dark Side of the Moon, according to the LA Times. Also: Death Cab, Breeders, M.I.A., Love & Rockets (woo-hoo!), Cafe Tacuba, Kraftwerk, Raconteurs....you'll know more when we do, but you can probably hit up the Coachella website and find out sooner....
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