Josh Brown

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    December 29, 2011

    Four Things to Expect at the Blue Cafe on New Year's Eve

    Jeremy Eichenbaum​Champagne. Kisses at midnight. Some dude throwing up. These are what we've come to expect at New Year's Eve parties, which is why I'm headed to the Blue Cafe in Long Beach to see the Spell, Ambush Freqs and Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel. I'm no psychic (although I play one o ... More >>

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    September 28, 2011

    The Spell: Long Beach's Hard Partiers Have Fun Stories to Tell

    ​The last time I saw the members of The Spell, they were drinking tequila and bowling on a Thursday night. That was before the party celebrating Spell guitarist Andy Kiddoo's birthday moved to Fern's, the Long Beach dive where Spell singer Josh Brown was nearly escorted out of the bar for harassin ... More >>

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    September 23, 2009

    Five Questions with On Blast

    ​Long Beach (OK, technically they live in Signal Hill) quartet On Blast--multi-instrumentalist Andy Kiddoo, singer Josh Brown, guitarist Travis Raab and producer/bassist Tone Blair -- play Thursday night at Alex's Bar with Free Moral Agents and Mode and Friday a bar mitzvah. After runni ... More >>

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    February 25, 2009

    Tomorrow: On Blast at the Continental Room

    I hate saying anyone is my favorite and/or the best local band because inevitably I will leave someone out, which makes me seem like a jerk. I do enough of that already, so I'll just say that Long Beach's On Blast are near the top of that list.The quartet plays tomorrow night at the Continental Room ... More >>

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    February 28, 2008
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    August 30, 2007

    Busywork, Detroit Bar, August 29, 2007

    The Pity Party (photo by ionnehendrix) The Pity Party are in mid-set as I arrive at Detroit Bar, projecting an LA-hipster refraction of the White Stripes—on first impression. But female drummer/vocalist/keyboardist Heisenflei and guitarist/vocalist Maurice-Robert quickly quash that knee-jerk reac ... More >>