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    April 10, 2014
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    October 15, 2013

    Full Band Portraits You Really Must Own

    We love original art almost as much as we love live music. Almost. Here are some great full band portraits we found on Etsy. We hope it will inspire you to create some band portraits of your own. Don't worry--stick figures are a form of art too. Think of this print of the Red Hot Chili Peppers by G ... More >>

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    October 8, 2013

    Florence and the Machine Fan Art You Really Should Own

    Florence Welch is back in the recording studio and is believed to be working on her third album, which is great because the radio needs to stop playing "Dog Days Are Over." If you're missing her colorful frocks and flowery performances as much as we are, you will appreciate this fan art we found. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Tiësto - Staples Center - March 2, 2013

    Tiësto Staples Center March 2nd, 2013 This weekend, the mega star Dutch DJ and producer Tijs Michiel Verwest better known as Tiësto made his Los Angeles return at the Staples Center after his epic sold out show at the Honda Center in 2011 for 26,000 EDM Fans. This marks only the second time an el ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Excision "Execution Tour" - Club Nokia - February 9th, 2013

    Excision Club Nokia February 9th, 2013 This weekend, Canadian bass king Excision brought his Execution Tour to Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Excision, born Jeff Abel, kicked off 2013 with a 50-stop North American tour unveiling his new live show and the future of bass music featuring the "Exe ... More >>

  • Music

    November 15, 2012

    Grouplove Try to Not Get Tongue-tied on Their Next Big Hit

    The LA band stay faithful to their sound and the wild energy that got them this far

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    September 6, 2012

    The MTV Video Music Awards' Five Most Underrated Performances

    See Also: *The MTV Video Music Awards' Five Most Iconic Performances *Did MTV Really Snub Waka Flocka Flame's Rapping Rooster? *Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York SucksWith tonight's MTV Video Music Awards as the hot topic on everybody's lips, the pop culture world is zeroed in on w ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012
  • Film

    June 21, 2012

    The Unmanageable Heiress of 'Brave'

    Pixar delivers the rare family film about courage that actually has some

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    April 22, 2012

    Coachella: Sahara Tent Sets Moved Up 20 Minutes; Nero Complains

    There were a couple of interesting changes to Coachella's set times for Weekend 2. (Compare Weekend 1's schedule here.) First, set times for outdoor stage headliners Miike Snow (Saturday) and Florence and the Machine (Sunday) had no end point marked. More noticeably, however, was the change in the S ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011
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    December 12, 2011

    The Five Best New Acts of 2011

    ​Every year, a shit load of music drops. Some of it's good, most of it's bad, but it's almost impossible to sift through it all to find the juicy stuff without experiencing autotune-induced madness. Relax. We've done the heavy lifting for you. Sorting through the mess of music released ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night Two Last Night

    Andrew Youssef​KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night TwoDecember 11, 2011Gibson AmphitheaterSee also: KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night One  After barely surviving Night One of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas, my endurance was tested with another stellar line-up for Night Two. The Gibson ... More >>

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    November 8, 2011

    Our Almost-Sure KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Lineup Prediction

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​With the announcement of San Francisco's Live 105 Not So Silent Night and San Diego's 91X Wrex The Halls concerts, one can easily forecast who will most likely appear at KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas to be held on December 10th and 11th at Gibson Amphitheater.Live 105 N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    June 2011: Best Concert Shots

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly Arctic Monkeys performed at the Fox Theater Pomona on June 2, 2011. Click here to see more images! ​We've pulled together the very best concert shots from June 2011 for your viewing pleasure. After the jump: Awesome pictures from Peter Bjorn & John, Weenie Roast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Watch Bonnaroo from Home

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Urban Arts Fest at UC Irvine Last Night

    Albert Chen​Urban Arts FestApril 6, 2011 UC Irvine The crowd got hyped last night as hip-hop artists Fashawn, Dom Kennedy, Cobe Obeah and Yancy Deron made their way to the stage. At first, it didn't seem like the room with a maximum occupancy of about 1,000 would fill up. But around 7 p.m., the r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Free Ticket Tuesday: We're Giving Away Two Pairs of Tickets to See Crocodiles​San Diego-based drone-pop duo Crocodiles--comprised of Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell (and sometimes accompanied by three other members)--met as teenagers in their local punk scene about 10 years ago. They became best friends and put out their debut album, Summer of Hate (Fat Possu ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night Two at the Gibson Amphitheater Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyPhoenix headlined​KROQ 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 >>

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    December 2, 2010

    WTF of the Week: The Grammy Noms

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyEminem, nominated for 'Recovery'​WTF:Despite the fact that the way the world listens to music has changed radically over the past decade, the Grammys ostensibly continue to reward bands based on a model en vogue 50 years ago. This year's list of nominees reflects that ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2010

    Fingerprints to Leave Belmont Shore

    [Mental Notes] We predicted KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas lineup, and an interview with our local Justin Bieber

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    November 16, 2010

    Night Two of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas Announced

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyPhoenix at the Hollywood Bowl last September​Today KROQ completed the Almost Acoustic Christmas line up announcement by giving us night two's roster. To be held on Saturday, Dec. 11 and Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Gibson Amphitheatre, KROQ announced the headliners for night one ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    Jake McMullen at Yost Last Night

    Jake McMullenNov. 13, 2010Yost Bar​It was hard to tell that the show at the Yost on Friday was Jake McMullen's first show. The band, made up of members of the Relative Strangers and the Steelwells and 17-year-old McMullen, played a tight, entertaining set that showed few signs on inexperience.&nbs ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Icelandic Volcano Kills Several Coachella Performances

    Andrew YoussefCoachella dwellers won't be seeing the Cribs today after all​​It looks like Thursday's Icelandic volcano eruption is causing a few of Coachella's European acts to cancel their performances. Bummer.

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    January 28, 2009

    Daily Coachella Update: Still No Lineup, but There is a Fake One

    It's getting to the point where the idea of the Coachella lineup is actually more appealing than whatever the eventual Coachella lineup will be, even if the actual lineup is really impressive. It's like Spock said, "having is not such a pleasing thing as wanting."So yeah, still no official Coachella ... More >>