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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Doug Neill/OC WeeklySnoop DoggCheck 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
By Waleed Rashidi
January 12, 2008
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 >>
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 >>