By: Ian Joulain It's Friday afternoon and Z-Trip looks a bit groggy. Donning a black Vans t-shirt with grey Diesel jeans and sneakers, he orders a Chai tea along with some breakfast. We are at The Coffee Table in Eagle Rock and the DJ/producer/godfather of mashups has been on tour most of summer. He ... More >>
Who would have thought five years ago that super star DJ's like Above & Beyond, Ferry Corsten, Andy Moor, Sebastian Ingrosso, Laidback Luke, Calvin Harris, Avicii and Nero would be headlining separate major EDM festivals right here in California on New Years Eve? Since Insomniac Events and Go Ve ... More >>
James Murphy and a new concert doc reflect on the end of LCD Soundsystem
Norman Doray June 24, 2012 Yost TheaterSee also: *Rusko and Andy C - Hollywood Palladium - 6/1/12 *Armin Van Buuren - Sutra - 5/28/12 *Bingo Players - Yost Theater - 5/22/12 This past Saturday, the Yost Theater in downtown Santa Ana hosted DJ Norman Doray, a fiery French selector who hit the dec ... More >>
Morgan Page April 13, 2012While in Miami for Winter Music Conference and Ultra Music Festival I got to catch up with Grammy nominated producer/DJ Morgan Page. Page was nominated for an International Dance Music Award in Miami for Best American DJ and Best Progressive Track for "In the Air" with Sult ... More >>
Joachim GarraudSutra-Costa MesaFeb. 13, 2011Sutra was invaded all the way from Paris, France, as Joachim Garraud took over with keytar in hand. The resident DJ, Drew Pierce led the crowd in a prelaunch ritual for Joachim Garraud with club hits "Bounce," "Turn Me On" and "We Found Love."
John O'Callaghan with Kristina SkyYost Theater, Santa AnaFeb. 2, 2012Ireland's No. 1 DJ John O'Callaghan headlined the Yost Theater on Thursday night, but LA's own Kristina Sky stole the show. Giant's house DJ, Daniel Minaya opened the night with his share of old school progressive house.
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 >>
Laila Derakhshanian/OC WeeklySing along, everybody...By the time Kanye West performed on Sunday night, everyone was stationed at the main stage. And by everyone, we mean that it looked like all 70,000 concertgoers had decided that Mr. West would be the cherry to their ice-cream Sunday of a weeken ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyYou didn't know it then, but this was Trent Reznor wishing for an Oscar. If someone told me when I was a 15-year-old, wannabe wrist-slitter relating to Trent Reznor's pain via the Nine Inch Nail's industrial rock sludge that he would one day be wearing a tux at the Academy ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyPhoenix headlinedKROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night TwoDecember 12, 2010Gibson AmphitheaterNight number two of KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas involved more of an alternative fare compared to the hard rock vibe of night one. Phoenix went from being an earlier opener last ... More >>
[Locals Only] Jesse Montoya, a.k.a. Twothousand Divine, is either almost famous or almost homeless
Is this annual desert festival an ordeal or orgasmic experience? Yes