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    The Observatory

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    EDC 2012: Calvin Harris Plays CDs of Himself Singing

    Dance music is fighting for its soul. The charts are filled with tracks (Rihanna, Flo Rida) that borrow from the ecstatic trance and pulsing grooves of electronic dance music. The last time pop was so infatuated with the dance floor was 1979, the year disco died. This time around fans are more sav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Six Can't Miss EDM Acts Coming to Orange County

    ​Sunshine is upon us and it's time to break out your bikini body--but what about showing off that sexy bod at the club? Orange County is emerging as an EDM destination with great artists making appearances at Sutra, the Yost Theater, Ten and the Observatory in the coming weeks. Here are six can't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Felguk Talks About Coming To Orange County And Their North American Tour

    ​For five years, Felipe (Fel) and Gustavo (Guk) of Felguk have been tearing up clubs and festivals of all kinds. In 2011, the Brizillian duo was placed in the top 100 DJ poll by DJ Mag. 2007 proved to be a break out year, as they received a personal phone call from Madonna. This led to producing a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    3hree Things: Random Thoughts About The 2012 Grammys

    Watch out for 3hree Things (usually) 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.​ Because a column that usually runs on Tuesdays should run on a Monday. Because the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    The 10 Worst Music Videos of 2011

    ​Every year, the MTV Video Music Awards give the best music videos of the year with a statuette. But personally, we think its way more fun to laugh at the stupid ones. So this year, for your amusement, Heard Mentality will recognize the worst music videos made in 2011 (gold statuettes are, unfortu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Justin Bieber, You Are Not Alone: 4 Baby Daddy Dramas in Music History

    ​Poor Justin Bieber--the 17-year-old isn't even legal to bone yet, and already there's a lady claiming that he's the father of her baby. Meet 20-year-old (uh, statutory rape, or at least a misdemeanor in California, anyone?) Mariah Yeater, the classy broad whose claiming to have taken the heartthr ... More >>

  • Film

    June 10, 2010

    Kung Fu Hustle

    Karate Kid remake too cynical to catch a fly with chopsticks

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Travis Barker: More Hip Hop than Hip Hop

    ​Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has had plenty of side gigs over the years. Box Car Racer and 44 both featured other Blink members, while a duo called TRV$DJAM included his friend Adam Goldstein. Known as DJ AM, Goldstein, of course, was with Barker in a Learjet crash that killed four people in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    What You Missed: Black Eyed Peas, Powerhouse, That OTHER Dog Beach

    Keith MayNot a crook.​What'd you do this weekend? Was it as short as ours? Thought so. Photographer Keith May continued his exploration of Orange County this weekend. This time he brings us that "OTHER" dog beach--it has no name, no leash rules, no cops and is relatively unknown. This dog beach si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2009

    Last Night: Powerhouse at Honda Center

    ​Last Night: Powerhouse 2009 at the Honda Center featuring Jay-Z, Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Lil' John, Flo Rida, Sean Paul, LMFAO, Kid Cudi, Far East Movement, New Boyz and Ya Boy.Better Than: A long, shitty drive to San Manuel Casino.Download: Pssh, like you really need ME to tell you what to dow ... More >>

  • Music

    August 6, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Incoming: Jay-Z at Honda Center in Anaheim

    Take that, non-smoking laws!Jay-Z has recently declared Auto-Tune dead via his (kind of awesome) new single "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune);" possibly a weird sentiment given his close association to noted Auto-Tune proponent Kanye West, but hey, it's Hova, man. You can't tell that guy what to do. He d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Slideshows: Wango Tango at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Grand Duchy at Detroit Bar, Good Foot! at Que Sera

    It was a busy weekend in OC Weeklyville, but what else is new? Here's some of the cool stuff we were at the past couple days:Wango Tango at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater: Black Eyed Peas! (Pictured.) Kelly Clarkson! Flo Rida! Lady Gaga! Somewhat inexplicably, All-American Rejects! Chris Victorio hun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    TOMORROW: Wango Tango at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

    It's, apparently, radio station concert season--tomorrow at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine is KIIS-FM's Wango Tango show, featuring pop luminaries as illustrious as Kelly Clarkson herself (pictured); next Saturday at the same venue is the Weezer-fronted KROQ Weenie Roast.The Black Eyed Peas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Incoming: Black Eyed Peas, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga, More at KIIS-FM Wango Tango

    KIIS-FM held their December "Jingle Ball" concert at the Honda Center, and they're returning to Orange County for their spring "Wango Tango" concert, happening May 9 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. It's an equally impressive pop-filled lineup, featuring among others, as you've no doubt guessed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Free Crap That Came In The Mail: Straight No Chaser, 'Live Your Life and Flo with Whatever You Like'

    Well, the "electronic" mail. That counts, I'm sure.Got an e-mail today from Atlantic Records promoting "their" a cappella group "Straight No Chaser." (That's how they put it: "Straight No Chaser is Atlantic Records' a cappella group." As if they own them, and if they can't have more than one a cappe ... More >>