Nero members Dan Stephens and Joe Ray have been making music together since 2004. They recently premiered their "Second Reality" live show with singer Alana Watson in the United States at Club Nokia in L.A. in between gigs at Coachella Valley Music Festival. Alana is on all of their single ... More >>
The official Facebook account for the much anticipated fest doesn't update too often, but when it does, one should pay attention.A little over a half-hour ago, a YouTube video for Azealia Banks' oral sex anthem "212" was posted--along with zero comments, sure, but still an ominous clue indeed.
Last Night: Friendly Fires at The Glass House with The Phenomenal Handclap Band.Better Than: An aerobics lesson with Richard Simmons.Download: "Jump in the Pool" (Thin White Duke Remix) by Friendly Fires. Nearing the end of an hour-long set drenched in sweat, synths and hip-tastic dance mo ... More >>
The Glass House
We told you earlier in the week about the Horrors coming to the Glass House, but, that's not all you've got to look forward to with the Pomona venue. It's the concert hall that keeps giving!
For real this time.Back in April, Welsh family band Los Campesinos!, the dudes behind 2008's excellent We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed, were scheduled to play Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa the day before their Friday Coachella gig. Mysteriously, the show was canceled--neither by the venue nor the band-- ... More >>
All of a sudden, Cal State Fullerton is some type of hotspot for shows. Just a week ago today they played host to Britian's Friendly Fires, and tomorrow at noon Huntington Beach's favorite son Matt Costa will play CSUF's Becker Amphitheatre. Free, natch.Call it a warm-up of sorts for Costa's show at ... More >>
It's late, and I should probably sleep (or something resembling it) at this point (big day tomorrow: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine, Public Enemy, Friendly Fires, the Cure, PB&J, Lykke Li, Okkervil River etc. etc.!) but I thought I'd share the setlist (and some totally astute observations) ... More >>
Get ready for the longest, hottest day yet! Forecast is for 100 degrees! The Cure will probably play for like three hours! What a time to be alive. If you can manage to stay alive, at least. Never a guarantee. Huge, huge day for shows: Cure, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Bloody Valentine, Public Enemy, Paul W ... More >>
Yes, the subject of this blog is a play on 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up. I've been in the sun a lot and not sleeping very much. That's how it works.The Knux--from LA by the way of New Orleans--are opening things up on the main stage right now. Pretty swell, and some high-energy hip-hop is what we all probabl ... More >>
Hey, did you know it's hot here today? 98 degrees at last word. But it "feels" like, I dunno, a billion? Yep. Pretty awesome. Trying to summon my (in?)famous reserves of ENDLESS ENERGY, but not necessarily succeeding. The Cure are probably going to play like three hours today. That's pretty cool. Is ... More >>
Could this band look any cuter? No? Well, sorry to be the one to tell you, but you won't be able to see these dudes--Welsh indie popsters Los Campesinos!--at Detroit Bar tomorrow night as previously been scheduled. Their MySpace says the show has been "sadly canceled," and in its place at Detroit wi ... More >>
Even if you're not making it out to Coachella this weekend, there's plenty of runoff 'round these parts to keep you satisfied, with a plethora of artists playing the festival hitting us up on the way to Indio.
Whoops. The Friendly Fires show tomorrow at Detroit Bar, which I blogged about earlier today and we told you about in the most recent issue of the Weekly? No longer happening, per word from Jon Reiser, the venue's co-owner. All is not lost: Friendly Fires are still playing Coachella on Sunday, and R ... More >>
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 >>