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Joe McGarry

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Monday, January 14 Pop Noir The Constellation Room After spending a year laying low, Huntington Beach's own Pop Noir are ready to resurface with a month-long residency at The Constellation Room in The Observatory. Brothers Luke and Joe McGarry have used this time out of the limelight to carefully ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Pop Noir Returns With More Songs and Just As Much Hair

    After spending a year laying low, Huntington Beach's own Pop Noir are ready to resurface with a month-long residency at The Constellation Room in The Observatory. Brothers Luke and Joe McGarry have used this time out of the limelight to carefully craft some new tunes, including a cover of British el ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    NOIRtorious #8: One Night in Paris

    ​NOIRtorious is a weekly comic brought to you by the Fantastic Heat Brothers, also known as Pop Noir's Luke and Joe McGarry.  Every week, they'll give us their musical musings in panel form. (You can also listen to their music here.)

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    NOIRtorious # 7: Live Lag

    ​NOIRtorious is a weekly comic brought to you by the Fantastic Heat Brothers, also known as Pop Noir's Luke and Joe McGarry.  Every week, they'll give us their musical musings in panel form. (You can also listen to their music here.)

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    NOIRtorious #6: This is How We Roll

    ​NOIRtorious is a weekly comic brought to you by the Fantastic Heat Brothers, also known as Pop Noir's Luke and Joe McGarry.  Every week, they'll give us their musical musings in panel form. (You can also listen to their music here.)

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    NOIRtorious #5: The Black Tie Affair

    ​NOIRtorious is a weekly comic brought to you by the Fantastic Heat Brothers, also known as Pop Noir's Luke and Joe McGarry.  Every week, they'll give us their musical musings in panel form. (You can also listen to their music here.)

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    NOIRtorious #4: In Which the McGarry Brothers Engage in Modeling Hijinks

    ​NOIRtorious is a weekly comic brought to you by the Fantastic Heat Brothers, also known as Pop Noir's Luke and Joe McGarry.  Every week, they'll give us their musical musings in panel form. (You can also listen to their music here.)In this week's installment, find out wha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    NOIRtorious #3: Double Vision

    ​NOIRtorious is a weekly comic brought to you by the Fantastic Heat Brothers, also known as Pop Noir's Luke and Joe McGarry.  Every week, they'll give us their musical musings in panel form. (You can also listen to their music here.)

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    NOIRtorious #2: Birthday Jitters in Santa Ana

    ​NOIRtorious is a weekly comic brought to you by the Fantastic Heat Brothers, also known as Pop Noir's Luke and Joe McGarry.  Every week, they'll give us their musical musings in panel form. (You can also listen to their music here.)

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Introducing NOIRtorious, Our Weekly Comic by Pop Noir

    ​NOIRtorious is a weekly comic brought to you by the Fantastic Heat Brothers, also known as Pop Noir's Luke and Joe McGarry.  Every Thursday, they'll give us their musical musings in panel form. (You can also listen to their music here.)Check out the inaugural strip featuring Bob Geldof and D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    L.A. Record Makes Pint Glasses Designed by the Pop Noir Twins

    ​ Maybe it's not as cutting edge as WAVVES weed grinders, but Long Beach resident Chris Ziegler has decided to sell pint glasses with this groovy merman logo to promote LA Record. Designed by Huntington Beach locals Luke and Joe McGarry of Pop Noir (Luke was responsible for our awesome Sublime ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Pop Noir By The Numbers

    ​Since 2004, people around Orange County have known of dance rock trio Pop Noir, founded by singer/bassist/keyboardist Luke McGarry and twin brother guitarist Joe McGarry (now with drummer Nico Saavedra). Audiences familiar with local music know, for example, that the McGarrys were born in the UK ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2010

    K-Pop Go the Wonder Girls

    [Mental Notes] Also: The condiment artists at Burger Records, Pop Noir's quest for southern hospitality

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Friday: Pop Noir Conquers a Crowd at UCSD

    Spencer Kornhaber / OC WeeklyNo, we didn't bring a real camera.​Being a snazzily dressed member of a well-liked, dance-rockin' local band: Seems cool, right? But you've got to put up with some bullshit if you want to make it big. Like taking gigs at college campuses an hour south of where anyone k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Video: OC's Pop Noir offers cool cover of 'Little Drummer Boy'

    Orange County dance-rock standouts Pop Noir, which I wrote about pretty extensively here, have posted an extremely fun and innovative take on the holiday standard "Little Drummer Boy." Singer/bassist/keyboardist Luke McGarry and his twin brother, guitarist Joe McGarry, costar in the charmingly old- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Last Night: Pop Noir at Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa

    ​Orange County dance rock trio Pop Noir closed their November residency at Detroit Bar with a gripping, good times performance that transformed this first-time attendee into a full-fledged fan. Singer/bassist/keyboardist Luke McGarry and twin brother guitarist Joe McGarry played precise, guitar po ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Flier of the Week: Pop Noir, the Union Line at Detroit Bar

    "If you want something done right, do it yourself." This adage seems to explain why Costa Mesa/LA's Pop Noir so often has such ridiculously cool show fliers; the band's brothers Luke and Joe McGarry, other than fronting one of our area's most fun (and stylish!) acts, are both accomplished illustrato ... More >>

  • Music

    May 17, 2007

    Locals Only

    Twin White Dukes: Animated Anglophiles Pop Noir bring some Manchester to OC

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