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Erin DeWitt

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Friday, October 25 Tav Falco's Panther Burns Alex's Bar Something wild and even a little spooky is coming to Alex's Bar, and he comes bearing gifts of lo-fi blues-infused rockabilly. Tav Falco's Panther Burns is one the of origi ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, October 14 Wavves The Observatory Wavves, the feral brain child of Nathan Williams, is a San Diego-based garage rock band that, despite being relatively young and surviving a full member re-do, have already hit some pretty massive rockstar milestones. In 2009, singer Williams took a bunch o ... More >>

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    September 30, 2013

    The Five Must- See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, September 30 Toro Y Moi The Observatory Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick makes pure vibe music--actually, he kind of makes pure vibes, with every song a snapshot of its own moment and its own world. On most recent album Anything In Return, he glides through a post-chillwave--we can say that now, r ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, June 3 Dirty Black Summer The Continental Room And now for something completely different. The Continental Room in Fullerton, the oldest drinking establishment in town, hosts an eclectic lineup of midweek shows--everything from hipster folk to a damn-decent Elvis impersonator. But this week ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, May 24 LA Philharmonic with Gustavo Dudamel Segerstrom Concert Hall Classical music isn't exactly "hot" right now as most of the original artists are long-dead. But with the talent of the Los Angeles Phil Harmonic Orchestra and the leadership of conductor Gustavo Dudamel, the works of the ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, May 13 This Time With FEELING Detroit Bar Refrigerators don't get much love in rock music, save for This Time with FEELING's subscription to the label of 'fridge rock' to describe their music, infused with genius melodies and coy vocals by the band's resident chanteuse Ali Coyle. TTWF unra ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, May 10 Lil' B The Observatory Lil B, the heavily tattooed Berkeley, California rapper with a gleaming grill and oversized earrings, entered the hip-hop game in 2006 as part of Bay Area rap group The Pack. Over the last three years he's garnered a tremendous Internet following, popularizing ... More >>

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    May 6, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, May 6This Time With FEELINGDetroit BarFor being a "four-piece fridge rock band" This Time With Feeling sure know how to heat up a dance floor at an indie rock show. Embracing sharp pop structures,  full bodied rhythm, and Ali Coyle's vocals seething with attitude, the punchy four-piece ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, April 29 The Originalites Gallagher's Pub & Grill Since coming together as teenagers (and later recruiting saxophonist Mike Belk after an impromptu jam session at a local gig), The Originalites have risen high in the ranks of Orange County's local music scene in the span of only five year ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, April 26 DJ Shadow The Observatory Boasting one of the most extensive vinyl record collections ever--at a whopping 60,000 LPs--DJ Shadow's range is overwhelmingly impressive and his influence well-known. The Davis, California native rose to the ranks of DJ notoriety with London-based recor ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, March 25Night BeatsBurger Records Armed with a snarling fuzz guitar and lo-fi vocals, Night Beats will likely remind you of your favorite Nuggets compilation album. Originating from Seattle, Washington, Night Beats craft a raw, psychedelic sound that harnesses the best instrumental influe ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, February 25 Ramona Falls Constellation Room Brent Knopf was the polymath co-founder of Portland's Menomena, the impressively (or was that intimidatingly?) creative band that would reverse-engineer their live songs from an insane collection of custom loops--kind of like an indie rock band d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Top Five Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, February 11 St. Lucia The Constellation Room For the purposes of this blurb, St. Lucia is not the Swedish figure known for wearing a wreath of candles in her hair bearing gifts for Scandinavian children. Rather, it's the nom de plume of musician Jean-Philip Grobler (doesn't sound pretenti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, February 4 Social Distortion House of Blues Anaheim With few shows happening this Monday, you might consider trying to check out Social Distortion's umpteenth gig at the House of Blues this month. Perhaps setting a record for the most shows played at the Anaheim venue by a single band in o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, January 14 Pop Noir The Constellation Room After spending a year laying low, Huntington Beach's own Pop Noir are ready to resurface with a month-long residency at The Constellation Room in The Observatory. Brothers Luke and Joe McGarry have used this time out of the limelight to carefully ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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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    November 12, 2012

    The Five Best Shows in OC This Week: Nov. 12-16

    Monday, November 12 Future FixDetroit BarBands in Orange County often start out as a bunch of buddies sitting around in a garage. Many, unfortunately, sound pretty similar--adhering to a style as common as tight jeans in a coffee shop. But sometimes, a group of friends come together and find so ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2012

    'We Will Live to Fight Again'

    Election Day dispatches from around the county

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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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Pat Boone Tied to Annoying Sales Pitch By Huntington Beach Company to Southern California Elderly for "Safe" Bathtubs

    Has your grandmother ever gotten annoying telephone calls that mention R & B hits-stealing, Christian Right-lovin' Pat Boone and the wonders of a bathtub specifically designed for the elderly? Informercials for the Safe Step Tub feature the aging spokesman who is heard benevolently asking " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 6/29

    Movie Madness Edition!Casablanca, 8 p.m.In my humble opinion, Casablanca the best movie ever made and it's playing at my favorite local theater, which makes tonight's showing it a perfect storm of awesomeness. Bay Theater - Seal Beach, 340 Main St., Seal Beach, CA; 562-431-9988The Windmill Movie, 7 ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009
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    November 27, 2008
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    September 25, 2008
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    September 4, 2008
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    June 11, 2008

    Pitchfork Lavishes Love on Crystal Antlers

    Long Beach's Crystal Antlers received a coveted “Best New Music” recommendation from popular webzine Pitchfork today, along with a lofty 8.5 rating for their self-released EP (produced by Ikey Owens). Expect the stormy rock quintet to enter a new tax bracket any minute now. (Check out Erin DeWit ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008
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    December 18, 2007

    Holy crap, we're on Perez Hilton!

    No, really. It all started with Ben Westhoff's hysterical SATIRE piece on Zac Efron and Lil Wayne. Yes, satire. Y'all think this sort of collaboration would happen in real life?! With lyrics like these: Efron sings the chorus—“Everybody all for one, a real summer has just begun! Let’s rock ... More >>

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    November 22, 2007

    Saturday - 11/17

    “The Science of Gingerbread” at the Discovery Science Center, Glass House Swap Meet, Money Mark at Detroit Bar

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    October 4, 2007

    Sprawl of Sound

    Heavenly Beats, Demonic Metal, Slack Clergy: Absorbing Seattle’s Decibel Festival, Assessing Disney’s HOB Flub, Heeding Lazy Preacher

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    June 28, 2007

    Letters

    'Take you, your family and all the shit-smelling pho houses back to SE Aisia'

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    March 29, 2007
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