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Grammy Awards

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    January 30, 2014

    Maestro of the Movies

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts

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    November 28, 2013
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    October 22, 2013

    Imran Ali Uddin Held for Allegedly Flashing and Fondling His Junk at Teen Girl at Walmart

    See the update at the end of this post on registered sex offender Imran Ali Uddin being arrested in this case. ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 8, 10:47 A.M.: My reporting there was a creepy dude in the Orange Walmart might elicit from you a response of, "So what's the news in that?" (Especially if you've seen ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013

    Memphis Music Fest

    Cerritos Center

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    July 25, 2013

    Courtney Love

    City National Grove of Anaheim

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    July 25, 2013
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    June 3, 2013

    Five Best Orange County EDM Shows in June

    Summer is almost here and though to most in Southern Cali it means beach days, barbeques and bikinis, to the music lover, it means festival season is well underway. For electronic dance music aficionados, the biggest party of the summer will be at this years sold out Electric Daisy Carnival in Las V ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Top Five Coachella EDM Highlights

    Amidst the crazy sea of hipsters, hippies, old folks, pre-teens and babies(!), the first weekend of Coachella was also packed with EDM revelers ready to get their fist-pumping music fix over the course of the three day bacchanal. In fact it seems that dance music lovers are growing in numbers so muc ... More >>

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    April 10, 2013

    Need a Name For Your Band? This Chart Will Help

    We know a lot of thought and time goes into something as important as choosing a band's name, but sometimes it seems like a band member just places an adjective in front of a noun and calls it a day (ie: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Danger Mouse), or tries to make a pseudo sentence (ie: Imagine Dragons, F ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Nervo

    Yost Theater

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    January 10, 2013
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    October 23, 2012

    Free Ticket Tuesday: Bone Thugs-n-Harmony at City National Grove of Anaheim

    Just because it's not the first of the month doesn't mean you can't still feel like a winner. And who better to illustrate that point than Cleveland's own Bone Thugs-n-Harmony? Anyone with an ounce of K-Day pride has watched with amazement this year as the slithery, half-sung flows of Layzie Krayzie ... More >>

  • Music

    August 9, 2012

    Poncho Sanchez and Marlon Brando Once Bonded Over Bongos

    The godfather of the congas talks about playing with the Godfather of Hollywood

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    August 9, 2012

    Poncho Sanchez and Marlon Brando Once Bonded Over Bongos

    See Also: *Ondatropica Combines Generations in the Name of Cumbia*New Music: Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra's 'Last Odyssey' *TriTone FINALLY Gives Southern California a Latin Alternative Music FestivalFor a Grammy-winning Latin-jazz artist raised in the shadow of LA, Poncho Sanchez is hardly a H ... More >>

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    April 3, 2012

    Steve Martin Talks About the Banjo Craze in 1960s Orange County

    Billboard posted a cool interview with OC native Steve Martin this week. The veteran comedian is touring with the Steep Canyon Rangers in support of their Grammy nominated album, Rare Bird Alert, and the tour starts in Indio at Stagecoach Festival on April 28. The album also ... More >>

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    February 16, 2012

    TyDi Talks Love Groove and Why He Wants to Come to Orange County

    tyDi has taken the world by storm with his album Shooting Stars. We chatted with the 24-year-old from down under who describes himself as a "songwriter, producer, engineer, musician, radio host and all-round music freak who likes to travel the world and perform loud crazy electronic music events t ... More >>

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    February 13, 2012

    [UPDATED With Cause of Death:] Whitney Houston Dead at 48

    ​UPDATE: Feb. 13, 12:27 p.m.: TMZ says the L.A. County Coroner told Whitney Houston's family that the singer d"id not die from drowning, but rather from what appears to be a combination of Xanax and other prescription drugs mixed with alcohol."Sources also told TMZ that the family was told there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Top Five Reasons for Skrillex to NOT Change His Phone Number

    ​Dear Skrillex,You must've freaked out, even a little bit, last night at the Grammys when Deadmau5 (aka Joel Zimmerman) wore his requisite headgear of carbonfiber mouse head with giant ears...and a black T-shirt with "(626) 310-1039 u mad bro?" printed on it. On Twitter, the DJ confessed to pullin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Four EDM Albums That Should Have Been Nominated for the Grammys

    The Grammy nominees have been announced for this years Best Dance/Electronic Album. Not a bad selection this year -- nothing absurd like Party Rock from LMFAO; nonetheless, there are definitely better ones. Here are our picks for the notable EDM albums that should have made the list.

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    January 20, 2012

    Etta James Dies at 73 of Leukemia Complications; Five Essential Recordings

    ​CNN reports that Etta James has died from leukemia complications in Riverside. She was 73. The singer, known for her definitive rendition of  "At Last," was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. She had been battling Alzheimer's disease for a few years, and also had hepatitis C. Her husband, Art ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Nadia Ali to Perform Live at the Yost Theater on Jan. 20

    ​Just finishing her world tour with the electronic powerhouse Armin Van Buuren, the Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Nadia Ali is set to put Orange County in a trance with her Queen of Clubs Tour at the Yost Theater on Friday, Jan. 20.

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Top 10 Craziest Outfits Worn By Musicians In 2011

    ​Once a year, the normal people of the world take the opportunity to dress oddly in public. But in the music industry, there's no real need for Halloween--every day and every award ceremony is the opportunity for a new (and increasingly weird) costume debut.  We bet you can guess who tops the ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011

    The Wrecking Crew

    Pepperland Music

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    December 1, 2011

    Digable Planets Reunites with Ladybug Mecca for L.A. Show Featuring U.G.O. Crew

    Remember the Grammy-winning, smooth-rapping jazzy trio Digable Planets who taught you how to be "Cool Like Dat?" back in the 90s? Well, they're back!

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Calle 13 Bring Their Latin Grammy Nominated Music to the House of Blues Anaheim

    ​ Calle 13, the alternative rap duo from Puerto Rico, dominated Latin Grammy nominations announced last month. With a number of Grammy and Latin Grammy awards already held between them, René "Residente" Pérez and Eduardo "Visitante" Cabra racked up a record in 2011 for nominations in ten cat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Why 27 is the Most Dangerous Age in Music; Amy Winehouse Tributes from M.I.A., Rome Ramirez and More

    ​27 is rock and roll's most hazardous number.On Saturday, Amy Winehouse joined an exclusive club after the five-time Grammy winner was found dead in her London home at the age of 27. It is the age at which a number of pop stars have died from overdoses, suicides, murders, or in some cases, just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Top Five Rappers in Movies

    ​Making it big on the big screen is rough. Judging by the forgettable attempts by the cast of Friends--sans Jennifer Aniston, whose most memorable roles involve playing some semi-neurotic version of herself in intellectually-gutted rom coms--transitioning to movies isn't made any easier through su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Cee Lo Green Talking to Strangers on Fuse

    On June 22, rapper/singer Cee Lo Green will debut his television series Talking to Strangers on Fuse TV. According to Pop & Hiss, the program will follow a standard talk-show format focused on interviews and performances à la The Johnny Cash Show. Featured guests will include Lupe Fiasco, Grace ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Dirty Vegas

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Arcade Fire: A Bunch of Grammy-Winning Nobodies?

    Tumblr​Dear America: allow me to introduce Arcade Fire. They're an indie rock band from Montreal. As I've been reading responses on Arcade Fire's Grammy win, I've realized that there are much fewer people who actually know the band and their music than I had thought.

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    February 10, 2011

    Ana Tijoux: Chile's Grammy Nominated Rapera

    Courtesy of Nacional Records​ Chile, the longest and thinnest country in our hemisphere, has culturally gifted the world in literature, poetry and music. After all, it is the land of Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda and Violeta Parra. For the past couple of decades in Chile, the legacy of artful lan ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    A Chorus Line

    Cerritos Center

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    August 4, 2010

    The Arkells Want to Tan and Eat Salads in Orange County

    ​​Remember when Broken Social Scene and Feist and Metric and the New Pornographers  were all over the music blogs because they were awesome and also Canadian? Well, the days of glorifying our neighbors to the North for health care and cold weather are over, but the Arkells still do a p ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    Today in Music News: Patrick Stump Says He's Done with Fall Out Boy, Taylor Swift, Lil Wayne

    "I'm not in Fall Out Boy right now," singer Patrick Stump tells Spin.com. Good for him. Would you want to share a stage with that prick Pete Wentz? I would have rather spent the evening watching Roseanne reruns but, y'know, that's just me, I guess. The Grammys kicked ass in the ratings.MTV.com trie ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    Today in Music News: Vampire Weekend Hit No. 1 with More "Graceland;" Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, John Mayer

    Contra--Vampire Weekend's second remake of Paul Simon's Graceland--"is No. 1 album." Sorry, but I'm pretty sure everything on Graceland bests anything Vampire Weekend has done. As if the world really needed the dead, highly talented creep jumping out that them, Grammys "to show Michael Jackson ' ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Gwar

    The Glass House

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    October 15, 2009

    Farewell to Swallows

    Mission San Juan Capistrano

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    July 30, 2009

    Take a '90s Music Trivia Quiz

    ​Click here to take a '90s music trivia quiz. The entire three rounds take less than five minutes. I scored a 22860. I missed three questions, all of which I'm proud of not knowing: The song for which Whitney Houston won her first Grammy; the title of Shania Twain's second record; and something ab ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009
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    March 26, 2009
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    February 12, 2009
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    December 4, 2008

    LowBallVideoChatter: LynnMarie & the Boxhounds, "Squeeze Box" (plus Grammy rant)

    God, I hate the stupid fucking Grammy Awards, an annual music industry wank-off that I've seriously been railing against ever since I was 12 -- in 1980, the year wus-pop icon Christopher Cross swept all the big awards, beating out classic recordings like Pink Floyd's The Wall (which somehow flew und ... More >>

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    July 24, 2008

    Silver Streak

    Emmylou Harris

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    February 13, 2008

    Photos: Jill Scott at the Grove of Anaheim on 02/12

    Jill Scott - whose song "Daydreamin'" (with Lupe Fiasco) just won her another Grammy in the R&B category - took her vocal chords to Anaheim last night. 'Twas lovely but so loud that our photographer hid in the venue's Tea Rose Room, where he found some older ladies kicking back with some wine an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2008

    Kanye West LA Date Announced

    Recently crowned Grammy Award-winning rapper/producer Kanye West will be performing at LA's Nokia Theatre April 21. Joining him on the Glow in the Dark Tour are Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna and N.E.R.D. Tickets go on sale Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. And are available at Ticketmaster locations and www.ticketmaster.c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008

    Slayer Give Good Head... Protection

    Southern Cali thrash-metal legends Slayer are branching out into motorcycle-helmet designing. Working with O'Neal USA, the band known for classics like Reign in Blood and South of Heaven and being sampled by Public Enemy on "She Watch Channel Zero?!" lent their memorable artwork to the RockHard li ... More >>

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    January 10, 2008
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    November 15, 2006

    Congrats To KUCI And Cold War Kids...

    ..for honorable nominations in this year's Plug Awards. Wha Plug? Indie backpatters sez: PLUG is different from all of the institutional accolades for the music industry – the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, GRAMMY Awards, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Music Award ... More >>

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    March 15, 2001
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