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Chris Ziegler

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    July 4, 2014

    The Best Concerts in OC This Weekend

    Don't forget to check our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Friday, July 4 July 4th with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Skip the neighborhood barbecues and overcrowded beaches and instead head over to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater for a 4th of July holiday event of a d ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Tuesday, April 8 Foster the People Fox Theater Pomona Remember when Foster The People were doing a Detroit Bar residency basically during the week or two they suddenly got internationally famous? If not, you can go watch the vide ... More >>

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    March 10, 2014

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Monday, March 10 Mutoid Man The Constellation Room They named their record Helium Head after our fuckin' favorite-ever Sir Lord Baltimore song--you got an internet, look it up!--and they deliver their overcranked shreddery with t ... More >>

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    March 8, 2013

    The Best Concerts to See in OC This Weekend

    Friday, March 8 Death Hymn Number 9 Unit B Studio Once, there was a band called the Gories, and there was a guy called Hasil Adkins, as well as a dude named Tav Falco, and they played like maniacs. If they weren't sweating blood, it was only because someone else bled on them first. That's what Deat ... More >>

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    March 4, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, March 4MusInk Battle of the BandsHouse of Blues Anaheim Though it may not share the same level of hipster-deigned prestige as Coachella, Musink Festival represents a high-water mark for up-and-coming bands. This year's festival, which celebrates all things tattoo, will feature an impressive ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Weekend

    Friday, January 11 Cheap Sex/Lower Class Brats The Observatory No, the band's not getting back together--Cheap Sex is reuniting for one night only to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of their debut album's 2003 release. And while fans are charged to once again hear the band's reckless, thrashin ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, January 31New Year's Eve With Kendrick LamarThe ObservatoryLike Porcupine Tree's Fear of a Blank Planet, Kendrick Lamar's self-explanatorily titled Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City is about children lost to overmedication. A casualty of first-world comfort, Lamar raps of being strung out on pharmaceu ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    The Best Five Shows in OC This Week: Big Business, Major Lazer

    Monday, October 15Big BusinessAlex's BarFor those not familiar with the genre Sludge Metal, meet Big Business. Hailing from Seattle and signed to Gold Metal Records, they traffic in crunchy, chugging jams with wonky, drop-tuned strings. Reminiscent of instrumental metal band Pelican, Big Business fe ... More >>

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    October 8, 2012

    The Five Best Shows in OC This Week: The Black Keys, Girl Talk

    Monday, October 8The Black Keys Honda Center Very rarely does a musical duo produce a sound so dynamic and soulful that listeners mistake them for a quin- or quartet, but that is exactly the mistake one makes when first hearing the Black Keys. The Ohio band comprised of Dan Auerbach (guitar, vocals) ... More >>

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    February 29, 2012

    L.A. Record In The Red Records = The Gories' (and More) SxSw Extravaganza!

    ​Our favorite ex-Weekly music editor, L.A. Record's head honcho Chris Ziegler, just sent us an invite to a free, all-ages Friday night "UNOFFICIAL OFFICIAL PARTEE" with In The Red Records. In the Red Records was born in Anaheim, and Ziegler calls it "one of the most crucial LA labels in LA history ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011

    Looking Back at the White Stripes

    ​Jack and Meg White, the duo collectively known as the White Stripes are no more. They have disbanded, but the memory of their talent and musicianship will always be celebrated. Vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Jack White and drummer Meg White formed their band in 1997 in Detroit, and released their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Issue 100 for 'L.A. Record' is Out; Celebrate With Free Download

    ​L.A. Record has much to celebrate this weekend, which is why head honcho and OC Weekly contributor Chris Ziegler gifts you with not just a mix tape to celebrate the 100th issue of L.A. Record (check it here or download it here), but also a closing party in downtown LA tomorrow. In the m ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010

    Download A Free Art Mix for Tonight's LBMA After Dark

    www.myspace.com/sweatergirlsThe Sweater Girls will perform live at LBMA tonight​LA Record's Chris Ziegler is deejaying the Long Beach Museum of Art's After Dark series tonight, and he made an art mix that you can download here. There are some gems in there--Mission of Burma's "Max Ernst," about th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    The 100 Club: Chris Ziegler of LA Record Talks

    ​Interviewing Chris Ziegler, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of dark horse music mag, LA Record, is way more complicated than your run of the mill conversation with a person-of-note. Intellectually speaking, the 32-year-old music enthusiast, DJ, and former OC Weekly music editor is sort of like ... More >>

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    May 25, 2010

    You Should Watch: Big Whup At The Prospector Tonight

    Charles Mallison​ Who: Big Whup, performing at the Prospector tonight (with Red Sweater and California Condors, plus DJ sets by our writer and LA Record editor Chris Ziegler, Lithuanian Prince and Hits and Mrs.). Why: Because Big Whup fuses folk-irony with Japanese-pop influences and is unabash ... More >>

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    October 6, 2009

    Kid Congo Powers Also Playing Anaheim Date

    ​Chris Ziegler told you all about Kid Congo Powers (center) in last week's Weekly; what with his past in the Cramps and the Bad Seeds and his new album Dracula Boots with his band the Pink Monkey Birds and their experience recording in Kansas and their show tomorrow at Alex's Bar in Long Beach and ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009
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    November 27, 2008

    This Week in the OC Weekly

    In our annual music issue, "Feedback": Vickie Chang educates us about OC musician Pat Visel and his music that no one has heard.Chris Ziegler interviews Greyboy about how he looks to make a name for himself with a new Best-of compilationNed Ragget talks to KUCI DJ Sam Farzin about 'College Rock'Ryan ... More >>

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    October 27, 2008

    Tonight: Last Chance for Free Brookline at Detroit Bar

    All October, Orange County's Brookline - hailing from Huntington Beach and Costa Mesa - have generously played free shows at Detroit Bar every Monday. Being that today is the last Monday in October, that for sure makes tonight your last chance to see them there for freesies. The band has had some ... More >>

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    January 13, 2008

    Last Night: The Vandelles, LSD and the Search for God, Stevenson Branch Davidians at the Prospector

    The Vandelles, LSD and the Search for God, Stevenson Ranch Davidians January 12, 2008 The Prospector Better Than: Staring at your shoes while listening to Jesus and Mary Chain’s Darklands. Download: “Swell to Heaven” by the Vandelles. The most striking thing about Stevenson Ranch Davidian ... More >>

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    March 18, 2007

    SXSW: OC Weekly Cover Boys dios Tear it Up

    Just returned from the dios set (see Chris Ziegler's 2004 cover story here) at the Chuggin' Monkey (located a few blocks from Mooseknuckle's and Uncle Flirty's Loft...seriously). Despite undergoing some lineup changes over the past few years, the band continues to amaze me with how ferociously they ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 1, 2007

    See You, Suckers!

    This time, she means it

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2006

    holiday gift ideas

    In case you're not a fan of what Greg Stacy or Chris Ziegler had to say about gift-giving this week, then here's a quick note to let you know about some nifty holiday gifts for those loved ones of yours. First up? Couch guitar straps. New Fidelity man Dan Perkins designs the straps, and currently ... More >>

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Live Review

    Back to School Night: The World Record, Ann Lynn, Slings, Sendaero

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    March 9, 2006
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    December 29, 2005

    The Year in Letters

    You know who else had lots of supporters? Ted Bundy

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    October 13, 2005

    The Bloodhound Gang

    With Electric Eel Shock Beat Me

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    September 8, 2005
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    September 8, 2005
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    August 18, 2005
  • Food

    July 14, 2005

    The Asian Persuasion

    Great Asian restaurants, and the Asians (and Chuck Devore) who love them

  • Unknown

    May 26, 2005

    Unknown

    A steaming pile of maudlin tripe.

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    April 28, 2005
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    February 17, 2005
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    February 3, 2005
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    December 30, 2004
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    July 22, 2004
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    June 17, 2004

    Feedback

    Are You Too Late for the Trend?
    28 Local Greats

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    April 22, 2004
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    December 11, 2003
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    February 6, 2003
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    June 6, 2002
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    January 3, 2002
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    September 20, 2001
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    July 12, 2001
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    May 17, 2001
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    May 10, 2001
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    March 1, 2001
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    January 11, 2001
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    December 21, 2000
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