Kimya Dawson

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Five Ways French Quarter's Stephen Steinbrink Keeps Busy During the Recession

    Stephen Steinbrink and his band French Quarter are frequent guests of Irvine's Acrobatics Everyday, and that's usually where they feel within their element. The singer-songwriter hails from South Phoenix, Arizona, where he eschews traditional venues in favor of basements, warehouses and living rooms ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Top Five Kids Songs by Unlikely Bands

    Flickr user woodleywonderworks​Remember when you were a little kid, and just after being snuggly tucked into bed at night Marilyn Manson would sing you a sweet lullaby to soothe you to sleep? No? Well, me either, but here are five bands/singers that have briefly stepped back from entertaining the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Playlist: Songs for OC's Worst Neighbor, Octomom

    ​La Habra freak show Nadya "Octomom" Suleman closed out 2009 as the nation's least desirable neighbor. Now, that's impressive. I spent the past decade blasting music and screaming to friends--we thought we were talking--at all hours of the night and what did I get? Nothing. No award. No mention ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Weepy Rainy Day Playlist

    ​I understand it doesn't rain much in Southern California. That's a good thing. These gloomy skies make me want to curl up on the sofa with strong drink and do nothing but listen to sad, sad songs--timeless ones that equate rain with sorrow. Here are my faves. Enjoy. With cocktails. And no one aro ... More >>

  • Music

    February 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Daily Coachella Update: Still No Lineup, but There is a Fake One

    It's getting to the point where the idea of the Coachella lineup is actually more appealing than whatever the eventual Coachella lineup will be, even if the actual lineup is really impressive. It's like Spock said, "having is not such a pleasing thing as wanting."So yeah, still no official Coachella ... More >>

  • Music

    May 25, 2006