Interpol (Band)

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    September 18, 2014


    Fox Theater Pomona

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    March 20, 2014
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    November 14, 2013

    The Government of Free Vietnam Is No Republic for Old Men

    From Garden Grove, the organization tried to bring down its former country's Communist regime. Instead, it gave American diplomats a giant headache

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    August 23, 2013

    Richard Blade Explains Why '80s Music Still Beats Most of the Crap You Listen to Today

    There's no denying that Richard Blade is the voice of '80s music, and the torch bearer for a generation of loud synths and even louder clothes. So those who grew up watching him interviewing acts like Morrissey on KTLA's "Video One" and "MV3" or listening to him spin hours of Reagan-era classics as ... More >>

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    June 20, 2013

    Eddie Padilla's Escape From Lurigancho

    The onetime OC man is the only man still alive who escaped from Peru's most notorious prison

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    December 3, 2012

    Paul Banks - The Constellation Room - November 30, 2012

    This year has been one of re-releases and anniversary tours, and though Interpol is gearing up to drop the 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of its lauded debut album, Turn on the Bright Lights, in December, don't expect an accompanying tour anytime soon. Instead of celebrating the record's first deca ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Paul Banks Explains Why He Doesn't Play Interpol Songs On His Solo Tour

    When lead singers go on solo jaunts, it usually is a cause for alarm. But not in the case of Interpol lead singer Paul Banks. Having culled material before he joined the New York post-punk outfit, Banks, who had released songs under the nom de plume Julian Plenti, is touring behind a collection of m ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Paul Banks

    Constellation Room

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    September 14, 2012

    The Five Best Concerts in O.C. This Weekend

    See Also:*Free Ticket Wednesday: She Wants Revenge at the Observatory*The Hives - The Observatory - September 11, 2012 [w/Video]*Jim Norton Wants to Sleep With You, if You Can Stand His Sleep ApneaFriday, September 14She Wants RevengeThe ObservatoryIs that the sound of the 1980s reemerging from the ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011
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    November 4, 2011

    Local Record Review: 'We're Just Really Excited to Be Here' by Countless Thousands

    Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full-length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill A ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    Miss the '90s? You Don't Have To; Five Bands That Relive Your Youth

    Nicole NodlandLana Del Rey sounds like someone from the 1990s--find out who after the jump​There's a reason old people are curmudgeonly at rock shows: It's because they've heard it all before, new music sucks, it's boring, yada yada yada. But no, really, when someone over 30 tells you a new band s ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Local Record Review: 'Reassemble/Reappear' by Copia

    Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full-length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 R ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    She Wants Revenge

    House of Blues

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    March 24, 2011

    She Wants Revenge

    The Glass House

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    January 31, 2011

    Echo and the Bunnymen Head to the House of Blues on May 22

    ​Let's hope the rainy weather continues, so we can break out our dark raincoats and forget about tanning for a while. Liverpudlian post-punk legends Echo and the Bunnymen are touring North America once again, and they are making a stop at the House of Blues in Anaheim on May 22. According to ... More >>

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    December 14, 2010

    20 Best Concert Photos of 2010

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAerosmith​It's terribly difficult to condense a whole year of spectacular concerts into 25 photos, but here we are: OC Weekly's best concert photos of the year. If you missed these shows, relive the moment through our slideshows.1. Aerosmith Aerosmith was a spectacle ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Ten Hottest Musicians with Mustaches Now

    We're nearing the end of Movember--the month where men grow a mustache for the 30 days of November to raise awareness for prostate cancer--so we thought we'd do our bit by bringing you a list of the hottest musicians with mustaches.A lot has been said about John Oates', Freddie Mercury's and Frank Z ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    Sleigh Bells at the Detroit Bar Last Night

    Rebecca Aranda/OC WeeklySleigh Bells​Repeater, Sundelles, Pictureplane, Sleigh Bells October 19, 2010 Detroit Bar The Hype: A couple years ago, a kindergarten teacher named Alexis Krauss went to a restaurant with her mother. Their waiter told them that he was working on a music project, and was l ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    Interpol at the Fox Theater Pomona Last Night

    Jan Garcia/OC WeeklyDaniel Kessler of Interpol.​ See the slideshow here! InterpolOct. 19, 2010Fox Theater PomonaIt's safe to say that this is a new Interpol--a new album, a new bass player, a new/old label with their return to Matador, the record label that helped usher the band into mainstream co ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Interpol's Daniel Kessler Talks About Opening for U2, Missing Carlos D and Why the Fourth Album is Self-Titled

    Lilledeshan BoseDaniel Kessler​Before Interpol goes onstage for their sold-out show at Fox Theater Pomona tonight, Daniel Kessler, the band's intrepid guitarist, answers a few questions. It's interesting that Kessler is more verbose than his stage persona lets on. But whether talking about Interpo ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    DJ/Promoter Ana Calderon: 'I Think A Lot of DJs Hate Me Because...I Made the Promoter/DJ Situation Become More of a Norm.'

    Doug Neil/OC WeeklyDJ Ana Calderon (with hat) at a recent Club Mesa event. To her left is SUN Group co-founder Brendan Thomas.​If you're one of the lucky ticket bearers, the doors of the Fox Pomona will part Oct. 19 so you can witness the sold-out, ethereal post-punk glory of Interpol.  Arriv ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010

    Comic-Con Staying in San Diego

    [Mental Notes] Megan Mullally performs with TSOL keyboardist, plus five Asian-American acts to watch

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    September 7, 2010

    Interpol Without Carlos D is Still Amazing, and Improbably Exciting

    Jeremiah GarciaPaul Banks of Interpol​InterpolSept. 6, 2010Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio, Santa MonicaLast night, KCRW's invite-only Interpol showcase had two can't-miss qualities about it. Held at a studio in Santa Monica that housed only 150 people, it was the smallest venue I'd ever seen Inte ... More >>

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    June 14, 2010

    Over The Weekend: Jesse Malin And The St. Marks Social

    ​The Hype: Jesse Malin is a punk rock veteran whose overall sound remains surprisingly optimistic. Starting out in the '80s with the hardcore band Heart Attack, Malin evolved musically to co-form the '90s garage act D Generation. Now, he's assaulting the ears of the masses with his latest pro ... More >>

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    May 28, 2010

    No U2 Means No Interpol: Interpol Tour Built Around U2 Dates Postponed

    Lilledeshan Bose​[Via Consequence of Sound]Since U2 canceled their North American tour due to Bono's back injury, Interpol also had to postpone a few headlining shows originally scheduled around the band's opening dates for U2.

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    May 9, 2010

    Carlos D Leaves Interpol to Pursue New Paths

    Dapper gent Carlos D stands left.​The good news: Interpol has wrapped up recording their next album. The bad news: Carlos Dengler, better known as Carlos D, bass player of Interpol, has called it quits in order to "follow another path."The band just announced the news via their official website, I ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    Preview The National's New Album, High Violet ​ I haven't been this excited about upcoming releases in a while, but it seems that 2010 is the year that all my favorite bands are putting out new music. There's Interpol's upcoming album, the New Pornographers' Together, out tomorrow, and the National's new set, due ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010

    Interpol Releases (Free!) New Song, "Lights"

    Courtesy of MatadorMeow.​Ah, Interpol, we've missed you. The last we heard from the New York City foursome, they were announcing that a new album was in the works. Drummer Sam Fogarino told Paste in November 2009 that the album, their fourth full-length, will be returning to the sound of Turn on t ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010

    Farmer Dave Scher

    The Prospector

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    September 24, 2009
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    August 27, 2009
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    July 30, 2009
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    January 27, 2009

    Album Review: Franz Ferdinand, 'Tonight: Franz Ferdinand'

    New Franz Ferdinand album out today! We've got a review this week in the Weekly, but here it is, a couple days early. It's like we traveled through time somehow!Franz Ferdinand Tonight: Franz Ferdinand (Domino)Bowing in early 2004, Franz Ferdinand's superb self-titled debut album hit at the exact ri ... More >>

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    December 10, 2008

    The Airborne Toxic Event, The Devil Wears Prada Coming to the Glass House

    Two bands with among the worst names in recent history are coming to the Glass House in 2009, with tickets on sale soon.

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    April 24, 2008

    Ohio Screamin'

    Horrors of Toledo

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    February 29, 2008

    Last Night: Helio Sequence at Detroit Bar

    Review by Reza Allah-Bakhshi The Helio Sequence with Modern Memory and The Builders and the Butchers Detroit Bar Feb. 28, 2008 Better Than: Not going to see a rad band. Download: "Keep Your Eyes Ahead" off the Helio Sequence Myspace page. I arrived at Detroit halfway into Modern Memory's set. ... More >>

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    January 2, 2008

    The Police, Daft Punk, and DethKlok Among The Top National Concerts of '07

    Village Voice Media presents the Top Concerts of 2007 featuring: Paul McCartney, Morrissey, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Interpol, Mavado, Rage Against the Machine, Queens of the Stone Age, Jah Cure, Arcade Fire, the Good, the Bad and the Queen, and other not as famous bands! (Compiled from natio ... More >>

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    November 19, 2007

    Spin City DJ Competition

    Last night at Spin City (held at Sutra, that place is sooo beautiful), another 2 hopeful DJs made it a little bit closer to the Winter Music Fest in Miami. And I got just a little bit closer to destroying my liver. The competition, which consisted of 20 minute sets, started off with Peter J spinn ... More >>

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    April 27, 2007

    Coachella: Day One.

    It was a 100 degrees out this afternoon, it took me 45 minutes to find a space and park (real helpful employees out here), 15 to locate press will call and enter then maybe another five to situate where the fuck I was. I told myself two years ago I'd never do this again and here I am again: it's hot ... More >>

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    April 26, 2007

    Cream of the Coachella Crop

    OC Weekly offers sage advice to maximize your festival dollar

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    January 22, 2007

    Three Hot Nights

    I could never understand why the biggest Southern California music festival is in the middle of the desert. To me, enduring triple-digit temperatures to catch the Pixies reunion just seemed like pure sadism on behalf of Goldenvoice. Nevertheless, Coachella always draws a crowd. And this year, the fe ... More >>

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    December 11, 2006

    Sing A Sad Song

    A couple of weeks ago, I walked into the office and caught Steve belting out the chorus of "Love Will Tear Us Apart." As surreal and surprisingly awesome as it was, you astute readers out there will know that it was simply practice for his piece "Emotional Rescue," in which he explains why when we'r ... More >>