Grizzly Bear (Band)

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2014

    Fellow Bohemian

    The Wayfarer

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    The 15 Greatest Original Film Scores From the Past Decade

    By: Jaime-Paul Falcon Established musicians composing film scores is nothing new. Some of the best scores of the last 50 some odd years have come from pop stars: Dylan's score for Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Danny Elfman's whole career and Queen's legendary Flash Gordon score. With the rise of vari ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 11, 2013

    Allison Schulnik's Laguna Babylon

    The L.A. artist's creepy videos and art stand in beautifully ugly contrast to the Laguna Art Museum's other show

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Being In a Band to Prove Something to Your Parents Is a Bad Idea. Period.

    By: Jessica Hopper [Editor's Note: Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for te ... More >>

  • Music

    November 21, 2012

    Myspace Changed the Game for Musicians Everywhere. Then Facebook Messed Things Up

    Why the fallen king of social media was actually pretty damn good

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Fan Landers: Do I Deserve More Money Than My Lazy Bandmates?

    By: Jessica Hopper[Editor's Note: Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for tee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Myspace Was Better Than Facebook (For Music)

    By: Moses SumneyWith Facebook's stock and growth rates skydiving, it's time to say something that should have been said a long time ago: Myspace was better. Maybe not when it came to its coding or those garish "personalized" pages, but definitely when it came to music. Back in the day -- say, about ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2012

    Twin Shadow

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Local Record Review: Milo Greene, 'Milo Greene'

    Milo GreeneMilo Greenewww.milogreene.comMilo Greene has come a long way since a year ago, when they were being misnamed "The Milo Greene Band" on bills for local festivals. Since then, they've toured with The Civil Wars and have been playing pretty much constantly, somehow finding time to record the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Five Great Indie Rock Albums for Autumn

    Courtesy Atlantic Records​If there's anything hipsters like to do in autumn, it's to walk around breathing in their own melancholy, feigning solitude while trying to suss out meaning from their iPod earbuds while kicking around dead leaves. In their self-conscious sorrow, wearing earthy-toned card ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Serge Gainsbourg Tribute at the Hollywood Bowl

    ​French music was never the same after Serge Gainsbourg. The pop-lounge act put even more eroticism in the French language, and was iconic in life as he was in music. On Aug. 28, there will be a Gainsbourg tribute at the Hollywood Bowl called "Serge Gainsbourg Tribute With Jean ... More >>

  • Music

    November 11, 2010

    Strange Birds Spread Their Wings

    [Locals Only] As a new-ish quartet, the Irvine band are finding the right sound

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Concerts in the Age of Social Media, as Illustrated by Phoenix

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Last Saturday, I watched as French pop/rock band Phoenix dazzled the crowd at a sold-out Hollywood Bowl show (check out the slideshow here, btw). It was a glorious spectacle of the band's more than decade-long career, wherein they played almost all their hit songs, one aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Deciphering Kings of Leon: They're Just Like You And Me!

    ​Kings of Leon--also dubbed U2's successors, and "the next great arena band," are performing at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine tonight. After a 40 minutes of a round-robin press teleconference with singer/guitarist Caleb Followill and bassist Jared Followill, I realized that KoL ... More >>

  • Music

    May 13, 2010

    Sea Wolf's Affable Indie Folk

    Not being a buzz band does have its benefits

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Incoming: Owen Pallett at Fingerprints Records

    Andrew Youssef​"O Canada", we still haven't forgiven you for defeating the US hockey team in the gold medal game at the Olympics. Lucky for you, the amount of cool Canadian indie bands that you export is very impressive (excluding the horrid Nickelback). One such export is the obscenely talented c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2010

    Day One at Coachella: Long Lines, LCD Soundsystem... and Beyonce!

    Spencer Kornhaber / OC WeeklyOf course there were unicorns.​Click here for a slideshow of Day One performances!It would have been cute if it wasn't so appropriate: a mass of half-dressed hipsters outside of Coachella, waiting to get to the front of the mass for wristbands to get into the festival, ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Local Natives: Going Places

    [Coachella 2010] Buzz band soars from OC squalor to the Coachella stage, with stops in Silver Lake, Austin and the U.K.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    All Tomorrow's Parties Festival Coming Back to Long Beach!

    ​We recently got a shocking/exciting announcement that the mega-awesome All Tomorrow's Parties festival would finally be coming back to Long Beach. Are you excited? We sure as hell as are! Click the jump to see all the details.

  • Calendar

    April 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    The Morning Benders at Detroit Bar, March 27

    Beth StirnamanChris Chu, singer of the Morning Benders.​Click here for the slideshow!The Hype: In the past four years, Berkeley indie-pop quartet the Morning Benders have dropped two self-released EPs (Loose Change and Boarded Door), released one full-length album (2008's Talking Through Tin Cans) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    What You Missed: Bear Kamp, Morning Benders, Bamboozle, Surfer Blood

    Christopher VictorioBear Kamp celebrates five years.​Bear Kamp, a "Saturday night frenzy for burly bears, husky hunks, boss truckers, chubbies n' chasers, gen-x-bears, oso bears, and kuma lovers," celebrated their five year anniversary at the House of Blues Anaheim on Saturday night. And it was aw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Today in Music News: Katy Perry Crushes on 'American Idol,' Bob Dylan, Grizzly Bear, Ticketmaster-Live Nation Merger

    Katy Perry gets her snark on as guest judge at American Idol auditions in LA.Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, Natalie Cole, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, Seal, the Blind Boys of Alabama to perform at White House.Grizzly Bear contributes to soundtrack to Philip Seymour Hoffman directo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2009

    Friday Night: Living Suns, Union Line, Steelwells, Rye Douglas Band at House of Blues

    Spencer KornhaberThe Living Suns​The Hype: Some of Orange County's most drooled-about bands come together in a high-profile venue. Who has been drooling over these bands? Plenty of fans and, well, us! We've spotlighted all these groups: Living Suns here, the Union Line here, the Steelwells here, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Jimmy Fallon: Savior of Hip Hop?

      For some reason, when ?uestlove announced in November that The Roots would cease touring and become the house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, there was minor outrage. "Black Thought opening for Jimmy Fallon every night is the cultural equivalent of Miles Davis playing his horn on the ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    Radiohead's N. American Tour Dates Announced

    Closest the British mope-rock kings come to OC is a two-date run at Hollywood Bowl, Aug. 24 and 25. Pre-sale tix are available April 9 and general on-sale April 12. Grizzly Bear support Aug. 3-15, Liars Aug. 19-28. Radiohead have good taste. August 1 - Lollapalooza - Chicago, IL August 3 - Verizo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2006

    Album Covers Of The Year 2006

    To their credit, Pitchfork compiled a more-or-less well done 25 worst album covers of the year list, but they're remiss in not recognizing the power of a well done album cover. Rather than complain, we're taking matters into our own hands and making a list of our own. If RIAA doomsayers are to be be ... More >>