• Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Affliction, City of Seal Beach and Salon Meritage Victim Families Team Up for Memorial Event

    Paul Caouette, whose father was the last victim in the worst mass slayings in Orange County history, has involved himself in the campaign to build a memorial to the eight who lost their lives in Seal Beach that fateful October 2011 day. But when it comes to being the driving force behind raising fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    Now There's Tequila-Flavored Beer

    What the hell is it with beer companies trying to Mexicanize their product for an American market? Recently, they tried to push micheladas on us, to crappy sales; earlier, they tried to push margarita beers on us, to crappy sales. Now, Heineken is going to debut something called Desperados, a tequi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    LA Food and Beer Dominate Coachella

    More and more each year, Los Angeles--the bands, the people, the fashion--comes to dominate Coachella's aesthetic and vibe. It has become the way the LA scene puts its best foot forward playing host for international scenesters and lookers on. This year, for the first time ever, Coachella allowed L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    The 30 Most Disturbing Songs of All Time

    By: Mac McCann Artists choose to write shockingly upsetting music for a number of reasons: To express extreme emotions or to provoke a visceral response in listeners or say something about a particular issue or for the shock itself. Sometimes, they're presented as true story warnings, as in Bushwick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2013

    Top Five Underrated Coachella Hang-Outs

    Last Weekend thousands of music fans gathered at the Empire Polo Fields to soak up the Coachella Valley rays, sink their feet in the lush grass and enjoy three days of sensory visuals, a sense of freedom, adventure and most importantly and eclectic mix of music. Though the festival offers revelers e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    The Top Five EDM Artists at Coachella

    Don't be fooled by the slew of hipsters and bros traipsing around the polo fields of Coachella - the festival itself has long been a pioneer of bringing electronic dance music to the states even dedicating it's own stage for EDM lovers for years. The Sahara tent has seen the likes of everyone from S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Imagine Dragons - House of Blues - March 19, 2013

    Imagine Dragons House of Blues March 19, 2013 For a band that's had, at least on the surface, a meteoric rise, Imagine Dragons sure know how to play things cool. Playing to what they said was the smallest venue on their North American tour, the Las Vegas-natives demonstrated that they have a strong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Five EDM Artists We'd Like to See at Coachella This Year

    As the new year commences EDM fans have one thing to look forward to and that's the start of festival season which kicks-off with WMC and Ultra Music Festival in Miami this spring. Though most people think EDM is in it's revival stage, the truth is the plethora of dance music at festivals has always ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2012

    James Bond, Out of Time

    Fifty years in, the spy is ever less relevant—and still beloved. Why?

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Despite Being Underrepresented, Female DJs Say There's No Crying in EDM

    See Also: Did EDC Live Up to the Hype? Let's Ask the DJs Kaskade Talks EDC, Freaks of Nature Tour and Partying at Focus Tuesdays in OC Sure, this is the 21st century and women's rights are firmly in place for the most part, but we can't help noticing the large gap in equality between men and wome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    StellaR: "I don't have a bias to any style. I just love to make people dance."

    In the past four years, StellaR has played at some of the biggest parties in the US, from Ultra Music Festival to residencies at Nikki Beach Cabo, Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto at Rain, Artisan Afterhours, and Haze Nightclub in Las Vegas. Born David Garcia, StellaR has loved the EDM scene since he was 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Drunk After Work: Morton's The Steakhouse

    ​ The Place: Morton's The Steakhouse, locations in Santa Ana and Anaheim.The Hours: Mon.-Fri., 4:30-6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to close. Santa Ana also has the same hours on Sunday.The Deal: $5 beers; $6.50 wines; $7.50 Mortinis and cocktails. Bar bites ranging from $6 to $7. Anaheim lists bar bite de ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Rock the Bells Festival at NOS Over the Weekend

    Doug Neill/OC WeeklySnoop Dogg​Check out our Rock the Bells slideshow here!Rock the Bells Festival August 21, 2010 NOS Event Center Scorching heat, swarming crowds, parking gridlock, inefficient management, and borderline incompetent staffing didn't stop Southern California from "rocking th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Psychedelic Furs at the Grove of Anaheim Over the Weekend

    Andrew YoussefThe Psychedelic Furs at the Grove of Anaheim ​Psychedelic Furs and She Wants RevengeJune 25, 2010Grove of AnaheimA healthy mix of young and old fans filled the Grove of Anaheim for the pairing of Psychedelic Furs and She Wants Revenge. Few bands have produced as many memorable hits i ... More >>

  • News

    May 6, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Says Vietnam's Rulers Are Pimps

    [Moxley Confidential] The OC congresswoman's tough stance on human trafficking should play well in Little Saigon

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2009

    Radio Musings: Julian Casablancas "Out of the Blue" on KCRW

      The Strokes were the most hyped rock band on the planet. They played the House of Blues Orlando in 2002 and I had a backstage pass to interview opening act Longwave for my college rag, The USF Oracle. Midway through, Strokes' drummer Fabrizio Moretti busted in the room and pretended to be outrage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008

    Last Night: Del the Funky Homosapien at The Vault 350

    Review by Marco Villalobos Return of the Boom Bap featuring Del the Funky Homosapien, Aceyalone, Bukue One, and Thirsty Fish at The Vault 350, Long Beach Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Better Than: The Rappin’ Duke Download: Hieroglyphics crew videos, an Aceyalone video, and Del's new songs on my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2008

    Live Review: Ragga Muffins Festival on 02/16

    Review by Marco Villalobos. Photos by Christopher Victorio. The 27th Annual Ragga Muffins Festival Long Beach Convention Center February 16 2008 Better Than: A six-pack of Red Stripe. Download: Capleton and Beenie man videos. Let us take a moment to bow our heads in respect to the wonders of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2008

    Last Night: Savage Republic at The Press

    By Waleed Rashidi Savage Republic January 12, 2008 The Press Better than: Savage Garden fronted by Fred Savage, that's for damned sure. Download: A live version of "Jamahiriya." Some bands get back together because the money's too good. Others reunite simply 'cause it's supposedly the honorable ... More >>

  • Features

    January 10, 2008

    Under Wraps

    Many of Dr. Brian West's patients didn't know he was in the state medical board's substance-abuse-diversion program. At least six of them claim they're paying the price

  • Columns

    March 22, 2007

    Hey You!

    Collateral Damage, Irish Style

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Where's Loretta?

    Rebecca Schoenkopf reporting from . . . ORANGE, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 441--The beer is Heineken, the food Mexican, the lights fluorescent. A couple hundred people, very happy--and sitting. Sitting. And we're young. And so, thinking Loretta Sanchez's invite-only party ... More >>

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Food

    October 6, 2005
  • Unknown

    June 30, 2005
  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    The Leon Touch

    How to go from 10 sushi aficionados to 300 Felines in less than two hours

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Cuppa Sober-Up

    Stumbling in and out of Harbor House Cafe

  • Features

    April 22, 2004
  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    Oiled and Topless!

    The realities of being the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

  • Music

    October 16, 2003
  • Columns

    May 1, 2003

    Irk Day

    SUV the Earth!

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Bill Simon's Queer Principles

    The self-described courageous GOP gubernatorial candidate wants gays to keep quiet while they give him money and votes

  • Music

    July 25, 2002
  • Food

    May 2, 2002

    Beer, Beer, Beer

    Anthill Pub, a place to get beer

  • Columns

    April 26, 2001

    Practically Belly-Dancing

    And Martha Stewarts rear end

  • Features

    November 16, 2000

    Fat Cat Nation!

    Does this Party know how to party?

  • Unknown

    August 24, 2000
  • News

    November 12, 1998

    White Trash Disco

    Bob Dornan's shameful final hours