• Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Free Ticket Tuesday Wednesday: Japandroids at the Glass House

    There's plenty of room for celebration on Heard Mentality this week. With weekend one of Coachella under our belts, we're already scrubbing ourselves off and re-sharpening our focus as we prepare for another foray into the sweaty badlands of Indio. We've also dusted off the 'ol free ticket giveaway! ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013


    Glass House

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    July 27, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Bionic Records in Fountain Valley

    Hardcore, Canadians and Europeans, oh my! This week we've got a host of international bands from the top five selling records of Bionic Records, 6012 Ball Road in Buena Park, (714) 828-4225. Most of them are pretty hardcore, but nothing's sold more than American hardcore band Nile's latest record, A ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012


    Alex's Bar

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    September 6, 2011

    Descendents, Broken Social Scene and More at FYF Fest Last Saturday

    Brandon Ferguson​FYF FestSept. 3, 2011Downtown LAThis year's Fuck Yeah Fest was much like previous ones. It was held in the dusty, weed-strewn urban splendor of Los Angeles State Historic Park, it was attended by tens of thousands of people who turned out for 34 top-shelf indie bands spread across ... More >>

  • Music

    October 21, 2010

    Oh Girl's Got Sunshine

    [Locals Only] Is this duo as funny onstage as they seem in real life?

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Quickie Interview: Japandroids' David Prowse

    ​Finish this sentence: "In June 2009, I was...."Well, if you're one of the two members of the Vancouver-based rock duo Japandroids, you've been on tour since then. In anticipation of their full-length Post-Nothing, Japandroids guitarist Brian King and drummer David Prowse hit the road in support o ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010


    Detroit Bar

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    August 18, 2010

    Now Headlining a Fall Tour: Avi Buffalo! Plus, Free MP3s

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Maybe Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg and co. will take a tip from opening for a whole slew of bands (My Morning Jacket, Modest Mouse and Japandroids) this summer; Sub Pop just announced that Avi Buffalo is going on a 17-date headlining tour in early October. Check out the compl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Happy Avi Buffalo Day! Part 2: Avi Buffalo's Record Release Show at Fingerprints Records

    Andrew Youssef​The Hype: Avi Buffalo was Long Beach's best kept secret for a short time until record labels came knocking. Signed to indie stalwart Sub Pop records, Avi Buffalo celebrated the release of their debut self-titled album with a packed performance at their neighborhood record store, Fin ... More >>

  • Music

    April 22, 2010

    Avi Buffalo: Faster Than a Stampede

    The Long Beach band have gone from zero to Sub Pop before Avi Zahner-Isenberg has reached drinking age

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Another Festival We'd Rather Go To: Long Beach's Avi Buffalo Added to Sasquatch!

    ​The line-up for this year's Sasquatch was just announced and hey, turns out it's another festival line-up we'd much rather go see than Coachella.Sasquatch, which is famously held at the Gorge in Washington (two hours outside of Seattle), will be held over Memorial Day weekend, May 29-30. The line ... More >>