Friday, October, 19 Crocodiles, The Soft Pack The Glass House Two new bands--"new" as in they post-date the Feelies and the Psychedelic Furs, respectively, even if they've both been around for a couple years--with two new albums on which they make some perfect new choices and deliver us some ... 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.I've been writing and publishing "Best/Favorite Of..." lists for music sites and/or blogs for ... More >>
www.myspace.com/frightenedrabbit/Frightened RabbitOct. 15, 2010House of Blues AnaheimWhen the curtains opened at the House of Blues Anaheim Friday, the audience was greeted with four spot lights on an otherwise pitch-black stage, which created a holy glow worthy of the next coming of Christ.Seein ... More >>
Frightened Rabbit has been topping critics' lists of the year with their latest, The Winter of Mixed Drinks. The new set has more electronic influences and sounds like a happier departure from their folksy sophomore release, Midnight Organ Flight. Now on the biggest stateside ... More >>
Frightened RabbitJames, aka not a one-hit-wonder from the slew of Brit pop bands in the '90s, is performing at the House of Blues in Anaheim on Tuesday. We are giving away a pair of tickets. We're also giving away a pair of tickets to Frightened Rabbit's Oct. 15 show at the same venue.
I've been overseas for a week, playing string of European festival dates. The fests we've played have been much like Coachella or Bonaroo back in the states; they're three or four day events, have multiple stages, feature bands of all sorts of genres, and are built around camping, imbibing, sunbu ... More >>
The official Coachella Twitter has just confirmed that Talvin Singh, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Gary Numan all will not be able to make the festival, due to travel restrictions brought about by the volcanic ash from the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull (no, seriously, that's the name of the volcano ... More >>
Andrew YoussefCoachella dwellers won't be seeing the Cribs today after allIt looks like Thursday's Icelandic volcano eruption is causing a few of Coachella's European acts to cancel their performances. Bummer.
Jim Rugg / OC WeeklyHave you played our Coachella scavenger hunt thingy?GAH! It's Coachella tomorrow!!! Are you in the desert? We are about to be!