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Chromeo

  • Music

    April 10, 2014

    Aloe Blacc Is the Man

    The Laguna Hills native gets ready to conquer Coachella with his unstoppable music

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Crookers Shares Thoughts About Deadmau5, Skillex, and DJing on Mars

    Despite the fact that Andrea "Bot" Fratangelo left Crookers to pursue a solo career last October, Francesco "Phra" Barbaglia has carried on the Crookers name alone with his own DJ gigs and the launch of a new record label Ciao Recordings. The Italian DJ stormed through the Observatory in Santa Ana o ... More >>

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    November 21, 2012
  • Music

    December 15, 2011

    Gary Tovar Has His Goldenvoice

    The iconic concert production company birthed Coachella, helped punk-rock luminaries early in their careers—and isn't done yet

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    DJ Mehdi, RIP: Electro Producer Collaborated with Daft Punk, Chromeo

    ​Mehdi Favéris-Essadi, known to the world as DJ Mehdi, has passed away. According to French site Liberation Next, the accident happened at DJ Mehdi's home, when the mezzanine collapsed and fell several meters. The 34-year-old DJ and producer collaborated with Daft Punk and Chromeo. News of the F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Kreayshawn Gets Nominated Best New Artist at the VMAs--and Other WTF Moments This Year

    ​I've never agreed with any award-giving body on who gets nominated or gets awards for best this or that, but this year's VMAs are akin to the year Milli Vanilli won Grammys over the Indigo Girls. (The fact that I date myself by remembering this hoopla means I'm really mystified by what's going on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    What You Missed: Zombie Prom, Chromeo, Gang of Four, CAKE

    ​What'd you miss this weekend? We checked out the Zombie Prom at the Que Sera (complete with prom king and queen, of course), Chromeo at the City National Grove of Anaheim, Gang of Four at the House of Blues Anaheim and night one of four of CAKE at the Troubadour. After the jump: More photos, more ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 17, 2011

    Godspeed You! Black Emperor

    Fox Theater Pomona

  • Music

    February 10, 2011

    Chromeo: Almost Totally '80s

    The Montreal duo delve even deeper in to Reagan-era pop

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2011

    Wildboys

    Detroit Bar

  • Music

    January 13, 2011

    Wildboys Are Two Lokos

    [Locals Only] Detroit Bar host the electro-lovin' performance virgins

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Social D Performing At Outside Lands

    MySpace / Julia Zave​Look who's performing at  San Francisco's answer to Coachella! Aside from beloved locals Social Distortion, the Outside Lands fest, is going all jammy by hosting the Grateful Dead. For the first time in almost 20 years, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir are playing the Golden Gate P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    What You Missed: Surf City Splash, Reverend Horton Heat, Flogging Molly and More

    Keith May10th Annual Huntington Beach Surf City Splash!​ Oh goooooooood, why is it over? Let us remember better days: What'd you do for NYE, Orange County? We were, as usual, all over the place, starting off with the 10th Annual Huntington Beach Surf City Splash where hundreds of Southern Californ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2009

    Yo Gabba Gabba! Soundtrack Coming in October

    ​Nick Jr.'s Yo Gabba Gabba! isn't a typical kiddie fare and anyone that's into music should know that by now, and it's not just those oddly appealing monsters and robots like the Gary Baseman-esque Muno. The show--co-created by Huntington Beach resident/Aquabats lead singer Christian Jacobs, by th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    12 Things I'll Always Remember About Street Scene '09

    Beth Stirnaman​It's Monday morning and another Street Scene is officially in the books. And while it's important to note that this parking lot extravaganza of fog-filled stages, oddly eclectic line-ups, mind-altering drugs and festival food has reached it's 25th year, it's also worth mentioning th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Slideshows: Street Scene, Def Leppard, More

    Beth Stirnaman​Do you not know Chromeo by now? Really? Well, that's them up there, playing Street Scene in San Diego this past Friday night. They were awesome. Also awesome: Beth Stirnaman's photographs from day one and day two of the festival. It was like Coachella, but less people, not as many b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Heard Mentality: Headed to Street Scene!

    ​Seeing as how we're the closest Village Voice Media paper to San Diego, we feel a profound sense of obligation to cover this weekend's Street Scene festival. Yes, that's right, obligation--not the opportunity to hang out in the Gaslamp District checking out awesome bands. It's all about obligatio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    San Diego Street Scene Lineup Announced

    Tired of the Black Eyed Peas yet? No? Great! Well, they're headlining the 25th installment of San Diego's Street Scene, happening on August 28 and 29 (three weeks after playing the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa on August 7). Also playing: M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, Modest Mouse, the Dead Wea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    L.A. Weekly's Top Ten Dance Collections of 2008, Both Mixed and Unmixed

    Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    More Favorite Things!

    In this week's Weekly, I blab about some of my favorite things in music this year. Since my ego clearly cannot be contained to just a half page on a newspaper, I've got even more favorite things here (as referenced at the end of the article--that's what we call "convergence" in the biz).

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2008

    The Great Debate: John McCain and Barack Obama vs. John Oates

    There are two very important cultural happenings tonight. Presidential nominees John "My Friends" McCain and Barack Obama will engage in a sure-to-be-scintillating debate of domestic policy and the economy at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex on the campus of Hofstra University in Long ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    I Can Dance If I Want To

    Sup. I'm Albert, and I'm the new music editor of OC Weekly. I'm pretty tickled to be here - I'm coming from the suburbs of Phoenix, Arizona, which means I'm sadly giving up some radical shows like this weekend's Festival in the Desert. (Pat Benatar and Boz Scaggs on the same stage on the same day? ... More >>

  • Music

    May 8, 2008
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    May 8, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008

    Coachella lineup announced

    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 >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2007

    Hits!

    Music Revolution

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    Sprawl of Sound

    Moving Asses Is Their Asset: Dirty Money’s DJS Favor Raunchy Rhythms Over Filthy Lucre

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