[Editor's Note: We all know local music and dive bars go hand-in-hand. So in the interest of merging the two together on Heard Mentality, we bring you our nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read as our bold web editor Taylor "Hellcat" Hamby stumbles into the dive bar scene every week to find c ... More >>
The single day lineup for Outside Lands 2013 was announced today. Taking place at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from August 9 - 11, the bill is topped by Paul McCartney on Friday, Nine Inch Nails on Saturday and The Red Hot Chili Peppers on Sunday. Other highlights include Pretty Lights, The Nati ... More >>
I must be living under a rock, because it was only this weekend that a friend showed me the viral video on YouTube of a woman named Sweet Brown. She escaped an apartment fire and gave an interview to Oklahoma City's KFOR News Channel. With all the charisma of a preacher, she retold her story of how ... More >>
[Locals Only] Dustin Apodaca is back, with a new band and a penchant for Yacht Rock
Jack White is releasing a solo album. It will be called Blunderbuss. You can buy the song "Love Interruption," on www.jackwhiteIII.com, but Blunderbuss won't be out 'til April 24. We're not sure how we feel about this...the White Stripes may have been Jack White's brainchild with the additi ... More >>
Because I can't count the number of times I've wanted to hear "Rich Girl" and a music player was nowhere in sight, the Hall and Oates hotline (aka "Callin' Oates") is a lifesaver. All you have to do is call and you get a choice of four (!) Hall and Oates classics to listen to in its entiret ... More >>
People say that even without Toto, Jeff Porcaro would've cemented his place in music history because of the high caliber of his drumming. It's said to have defined much of the music produced in the late '70s and '80s. Born into a musical family, he toured and/or recorded with Sonny and Cher as a ... More >>
[SUMMER GUIDE] Can't decide which shows are worth opening your recession-lightened wallet for? We're here to help!
Mary BellFor more photos of Aloe Blacc, check out our slideshow!Aloe Blacc with Tutu Sweeney & The Brothers BandMay 21, 2011Detroit Bar, Costa MesaAloe Blacc kicked off his North American tour with Tutu Sweeney & The Brothers Band with a sold out homecoming show at the Detroit Bar. Everyo ... More >>
On this day in 1945, legendary guitarist Robert Fripp was born. Known best for his work in the prog rock band King Crimson, his career has spanned five decades, a variety genres, and several hundred releases, including iconic works with Roxy Music's Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel, Daryl Hall, Blo ... More >>
The Montreal duo delve even deeper in to Reagan-era pop
Garden Grove's Scott Huckabey is this really nice guy with a pretty cool band who can't seem to catch a break.I mean, just look at the press page for his band, The Caroline Movement. You've got the New York Times saying his performance was a "standout" at a festival in 2001. And you've got three ear ... More >>
Trick or Treat Ticket Give-Away, 9 p.m. Win free tickets to "Shipwrecked" at The Queen Mary in Long Beach. First dibs on tickets go to those in costume. Chronic Cantina 1870 Harbor Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA Women and the Men Who Love Them, 1 p.m. A lecture in the Winifred Smith Hall. UC Irvine, Claire T ... More >>
Atmospherically Correct: io Ascends to the Drone, Free Blood Find Life After !!!
Todays hip-hop owes a huge debt to De La Souland the tab keeps growing
Remembering Oldies AM with the Dells and Dramatics
Cruising Huntington for someone to say hi to
The Righteous Brothers, back in the hood
A Halloween how-not-to-do
Lucky Strikes cosmic bowling utopia
An evening in the Paul Frank glow
Dick jokes, fart gags, drunks, whores
Big-Ass Music Weekend!