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Justin Soileau

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    OC Music Awards: Night 2 Puts Singer-Songwriters On a Frosty Pedestal

    OC Music Awards: Night 2 The District at Tustin Legacy January 15, 2013 The second night of the showcase series for the OC Music Awards featured five more acts to the mix of local hopefuls on Tuesday evening at the open-air District at Tustin Legacy. Dedicated patrons donned thick sweaters, jackets ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Annie McQueen's Country Sound Prefers Not to Fit In

    In a genre in which fashion practically forces allegiance to all things plaid, paisley and plain, folk artist Annie McQueen easily qualifies as a conscientious objector. Studying her from the soles of her black platform boots to the fur to the mystical, Stevie Nicks-esque accessories all the way up ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2013

    OC Music Awards Showcase

    District Tustin Legacy

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    OC Music Awards Announces Live Showcase Series Lineup

    Assuming the Mayan's apocalyptic predictions are a little off, we'll all be around to catch the next round of OC Music Awards goodness this year, starting with their eight-week stint of annual live showcases to decide the winner of OC's best live band. Today, the OCMA's announced the lineups for eac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Justin Soileau Says That Despite This Photo, He is No Longer Depressed

    Justin Soileau's been a running favorite of ours here at Heard Mentality ever since the native born Texan moved out to California and began recording and performing throughout the county and elsewhere.  He's just released his first full album, a self-titled effort, last week via Bandcamp, iTune ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Local Record Review: 'A Simple Song' by Justin Soileau

    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 Ave. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    OC Music Awards At the Gypsy Den in Santa Ana Last Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Click here to see the photos!The OC Music Awards really give new meaning to the phrase "awards season." A months-long competition like this really starts to test the resolve of even the most intrepid music blogger. Last night saw the Gypsy Den's small stage hosting p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    OC Music Awards At Gypsy Den in Santa Ana Tonight

    OC Music Awards 2010​We're more than halfway through the OC Music Awards showcase series--and getting closer to the 2011 Music Awards Ceremony at the City National Grove of Anaheim on March 5. Tonight, local acts Justin Soileau, Micah Brown, Parker Macy Blues, Danny Maika, and The Foxx & Da Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    TGIF: Reverend Horton Heat, Cradle of Filth, James Fletcher and More

    ​Friday finds DJ Ron Sleezy holding court at the Commonwealth Lounge and Grill in Newport Beach--which is an understandable thing, given that he works there. Even more understandable is that he's out to help continue what has been a thriving--and not always appreciated--continuum of DJs and venues ... More >>

  • Music

    February 3, 2011

    Justin Soileau Brings the Texas Heat

    [Locals Only] A Big Star sensibility from a Lone Star State transplant

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    OC Music Awards Announce Live Showcase Series and New Submission Categories

    ​Can you believe the OC Music Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary? The newest season kicks off on Jan. 4, and as usual, there will be seven weeks of free showcases at different venues around OC. Today, they announced the Best Live Band and Best Live Acoustic Showcase series (see the schedul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Local Record Review: Justin Soileau from Newport Beach

    ​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 ... More >>

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