Carole King

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Local Record Review: 'Sweet Madness' by Alice Wallace

    ​Alice WallaceSweet MadnessAliceWallaceMusic.comIt crosses our mind sometimes that of course Orange County would be a perfect place for country and cowboy culture -- there's a reason John Wayne and Claim Jumper are big here, after all, and interesting that both of them (well, the founder of Claim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Amy Winehouse's Funeral: Who Was There, What Was Said

    ​Amy Winehouse's funeral was held yesterday at a cemetery in North London. The neo-soul singer died July 24 of yet-unknown causes; among the mourners were the singer's father, mother and brother and celebrities such as Kelly Osbourne, and musicians such as Mark Ronson, who co-produced her breakthr ... More >>

  • Music

    July 29, 2010

    Concerts Everywhere

    [Mental Notes] If you didn't watch a show last week, you missed out

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    James Taylor and Carole King at the Honda Center Last Night

    Lilledeshan Bose​James Taylor and Carole KingJuly 20, 2010Honda CenterThere are two reasons to watch classic acts: one, you want to say you saw them before they died, and two, well...they're just great performers. There's something to be said, after all, for more than a gazillion years of experien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Honda Center Donates Post-Concert Food to Charities

    The food donations will start after Carole King and James Taylor's concert on July 20​After Carole King and James Taylor's concert on July 20, the Honda Center, the Anaheim Ducks and ARAMARK (Honda Center's food and beverage partner) will start donating all unused, leftover food to local Anaheim c ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 15, 2010
  • Music

    July 1, 2010

    Don't Pigeonhole the Dum Dum Girls

    This all-girl noise rock band packs old-school melodies with sonic din

  • Music

    June 10, 2010

    It's Reader's Choice!

    [Summer Guide] Choose your own musical adventure this summer—regardless of time, money or personal taste, we've got the concert for you

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2010

    Sundance Report: Sitting on a Bus With Colin Hanks

    "Orange County" star​From a Friday morning plane ride to Salt Lake City with Todd Lowe to a Saturday afternoon bus ride through Park City with Colin Hanks. Since it's a confirmed fact everything happens in threes, one wonders what the next mode of transportation/young star combo will b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Top 10 Americana Albums of 2008

    Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category. Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantasti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2007

    The Monkees' "Porpoise Song (Theme From HEAD)" Vs. The Beatles' "Strawberry Fields Forever"

    With chatter about the 40th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's and "Strawberry Fields Forever"/"Penny Lane" single and reissues of two of the Monkees' best albums (Headquarters and Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.) fresh in my mind, I am compelled to compare two of the best songs by these iconic p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2006

    We Agree with Hugh Hewitt--But He's Still an Ass

    Uber-blogger/radio host Hugh Hewitt doesn't like a lot of things: liberals, liberal journalists, liberal movies, liberal societal mores--and now, liberal oldies. Hewitt tells readers on Jan. 3 that KRTH-FM 101.1's Top 300 Songs of All Time countdown over the New Year's weekend was the "Worst Top 300 ... More >>

  • Music

    February 10, 2005


    Checking Irony at the Blue Water Music Festival

  • Columns

    November 13, 2003

    Should We Talk About the Weather

    Discovering the fun zone even though she has lived here for, like, forever

  • Music

    October 16, 2003

    Oil Of Olivia

    Basking in the glow of Newton-John

  • Columns

    March 27, 2003

    Shiny Happy People

    Let your vagine light shine!

  • Columns

    August 15, 2002

    Capitol Idea!

    Commie Girl in Sacramento

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Straight From the Heart

    What the world needs now is Jackie DeShannon

  • Columns

    February 22, 2001


    When good things happen to bad people

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    More poetry from the Star Wars generation

    Paul and Lara go back to the future, together

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    People Have the Power

    Patti Smith, 53-year-old mother of two, is still ready for revolution

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Celebrate Post-Feminism Week!

    Seven days worth of angry, horny women

  • Supplement

    December 17, 1998

    The $1.2 Million Holiday!

    . . . And the gifts you'll actually get!