Comets On Fire

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    UCI's Open Melody Fest Has Friends in High Places

    ​When the Open Melody festival concludes this Saturday night at UC Irvine, it won't just be the attendees who will file the memories away alongside those of other festivals large and small from the past. A large number of the bands have long since played similar shows as part of a thriving unde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Long Beach's Crystal Antlers Face Critics, Aren't Obliterated

    It's a surprisingly rare that a band in the Weekly's Orange County-Long Beach-Glasshouse jurisdiction has enough heft to get its debut reviewed nationally. On the strength of their 2008 self-titled EP and a few rounds of live performances at industry showcases like South by Southwest and CMJ, Crysta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Crystal Antlers and Banana Hammocks

    The problem with blogging SXSW is that every second spent blogging is a second spent not seeing something that you might want to blog about. Having arrived late Wednesday night, while the festival was already in partial swing, and trying (unsuccessfully) to catch up on some lost travel sleep Thurs ... More >>

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    So Many White People

    is there still room for Sebadoh?

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Lullabies for the Deranged

    Wallow in the mire of the years best scuzz rock

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    All Do Crazy Things

    Get Out! Nightlife and more: Nov. 23 - Nov. 30

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    CD Review

    Six Organs of Admittance, The Sun Awakens (Drag City)

  • Music

    April 20, 2006

    Death Before Dishonor

    Quasi is good/Heavy is good

  • Unknown

    September 15, 2005

    Get a Little Weird

    This week in nightlife and more
    Sept. 15 - Sept. 22

  • Unknown

    September 1, 2005

    Scourging: the Only Word

    The week in nightlife and more: Sept. 1 - Sept. 8

  • Unknown

    June 30, 2005

    Oh, Dread

    Nightlife and more: June 30-July 7

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Joyful Noise

    Tons of tunes for your holiday mixtape

  • Music

    August 12, 2004