By: Jaime-Paul Falcon Established musicians composing film scores is nothing new. Some of the best scores of the last 50 some odd years have come from pop stars: Dylan's score for Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Danny Elfman's whole career and Queen's legendary Flash Gordon score. With the rise of vari ... More >>
by Molly BergenSee also: *Our complete Coachella coverage*James' Tim Booth on Coachella vs. LollapaloozaYesterday was 4/20. It was also Coachella. And so, the percentage of festival-goers who were stoned rose from a paltry 75 percent to a full 98 percent. (These estimates have a margin of error of ... More >>
Explosions in the SkyThe Glass HouseApril 18, 2012It can be tough to characterize performances by a band like Explosions in the Sky. While an instrumental act such as Explosions shouldn't really be hindered by their lack of lyrics, it can still be a factor in building a connection to the audience. T ... More >>
On leap year day (Feb. 29), the Glass House announced via Facebook that they were hosting six secret shows, with most onsales set for March 9 and 16. Well, now we know what they are! Here's the list of not-secret-anymore shows: April 11 Arctic Monkeys (on sale Mar. 16) April 12 ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. Read the archives here. Last week, I said I'd probably rearrange this list every time I took a look a ... More >>
Photo by Kevin LaraOur final subject for "Unofficial Ladies Month" at On the Line is classically trained pastry chef Diane Yoon. Her dessert shop, Merely Sweets, is a collaboration with a classmate and her brother. She wanted to check out Portola Coffee Lab, so we spent a lazy SoCo morning sippin ... More >>
Lilledeshan BoseExplosions In The Sky has a new video from their latest set, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care called "Be Comfortable, Creature." It was interpreted into a romantic fable by director Paul Logan, who says, "Their music has always been evocative and there's nothing better for me t ... More >>
Long Beach's very own Cold War Kids just announced the second leg of their fall North American tour in support of their latest release, Mine Is Yours (Downtown/DGC/Interscope Records).
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Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyThe lineup for the eighth annual FYF festival in downtown Los Angeles was announced today and if bloggers mean anything, it sounds like lots of people are excited. Bands such as Death From Above 1979, Explosions in the Sky, the Dead Milkmen, Guided By Voices, Broken Social ... More >>
Musical festival season is in full swing, and that means you're either already on a plane to attend this weekend's Bonnaroo Music Festival or staying at home and wishing you were there. This year, the likes of Eminem, Arcade Fire, Robert Plant and Lil Wayne are part of the star-studded lineup in Man ... More >>
If you couldn't get a ticket to Explosions In The Sky's April 30 date at Los Angeles' Hollywood Forever Cemetery, (it sold out within 72 hours) you can still be part of an outdoor art and listening event taking place exactly one week earlier at the same site. Taking Care 6: Visual Interpretatio ... More >>
A certain music festival and conference held annually in the sleepy hamburg of Austin, Texas announced their initial slate of performers this year, and there's not an Orange County or Long Beach band among them. We had several acts in last fall's CMJ Music Marathon, so this is kind of a bummer. Keep ... More >>
Last Night: The Cure at the Shrine Auditorium June 1st, 2008 Better Than: Trying to find parking at the Hollywood Bowl. Download: "The End Of The World" from The Cure Homepage. After selling out the Hollywood Bowl, The Cure added another stop to their itinerary as they played the Shrine Auditori ... More >>
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