Dina Kourda has turned up on this site extolling the virtues of a plant-free diet, warning of the negative environmental consequences of factory farming and damning a local restaurant that served foie gras. But the latest campaign by the board member of Orange County People for Animals, the Animal P ... More >>
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It's been a good year for Brandi Carlile. She's got a new record, and sh ... More >>
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By: Liz OhanesianSee Also:*Bloc Party Speaks: Why Bringing Their Guitars to HARD Summer is a Gutsy Move*Duran Duran: Still Hungry*Young the Giant are OC's Next Great BandDuran Duran had only been in Rome for an hour when we hopped on a phone call with bassist extraordinaire John Taylor. The night be ... More >>
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Krewella, the Chicago threesome known for their fusion of different EDM sub-genres, proceeded to bring dubsex to Ten nightclub in Newport Beach, opening with the title track from their new EP, Play Hard. Unlik ... More >>
Vocalists Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman formed the Turtles in 1965. After a successful cover of Bob Dylan's "It Ain't Me Babe," the group went on to have several hits including "Happy Together," "Elenore" and "You Showed Me." Amid contractual disputes the group disbanded in 1970, leaving the Turtles ... 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 >>
Your indie-rock binkyI love the fuzz in Best Coast's music. It wraps around you like a blanket, giving some grit to what otherwise would just be pretty little ditties.So Beth Cosentino is singing a song about the most famous indie-rock cat ever. "You can't go to a Best Coast show without hearing ... More >>
Run-D.M.C.We decided to make a new super-cool mixtape for all our loyal readers to enjoy this week. We caught the Reagan documentary on HBO over the long weekend, and it inspired us to reach back to the era of skinny ties, geometric hairdos and personal and musical excess for a set of kickass tun ... More >>
Each year, the old bastards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame invite some other old bastards to join the club. Usually, they're either obvious (this year, Tom Waits, who really should have been in about 15 years ago) or questionable (Alice Cooper is cool, but he has maybe ten truly great songs in ... More >>
See how we did that? Alliteration is your friend! LA buzz band Warpaint contributed songs to a new album of David Bowie covers in aid of the charity War Child charity.
We Were So Turned On: A Tribute To David Bowie, the album is set for release on Oct. 11. Duran Duran, Chairlift and Edward Sharp ... More >>
For a bunch of reticent rockers from Costa Mesa, the New Limb crew likes to make a lot of noise. Made up of brothers Joey (vocals) and Adam Chavez (drums), Dan Perez (guitar) and Lauren Salamone (keys), the band releases its first full-length recording, Sounds People Can Hear, April 3, kicked off ... More >>
Last Night: The Used at Chain Reaction, Anaheim; August 31, 2009.Better Than: Paying $4 billion for something.Questionable Moral Stance: Bert McCracken encouraged the crowd to not be "pussies" and steal the album online, but to walk across the street to Target and steal it there. (Perhaps even mo ... More >>
OMG. Fairs and Kelly Clarkson, two of my favorite things, together at last on July 23. What a day.The lineup for acts for this year's OC Super Fair is shaping up, and if you like nostalgia, well, this is the event for you! Other than Ms. Clarkson, it's pretty much all oldsters: Hearts, Moody Blues, ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
Raise your hand if you thought Gavin Rossdale of Bush could be a decent actor. Or a decent anything. Yeah, he got his face melted in Constantine, but that proved nothing.
But Mr. Gwen Stefani really shows something in HOW TO ROB A BANK, as a pill-popping criminal named Simon (after Simon Le Bon of ... More >>