• Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Headhunterz Does Some #Selfie Reflection at Coachella

    On stage Willem Rebergen, better known as Headhunterz is revered as a hardstyle demigod who's bringing this unique genre of EDM to the masses with sets on the main stage of EDC Las Vegas to the Sahara tent these past two weekends at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. After closing out a sol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    10 Signs You're Too Old For Coachella

    Age, of course, is a state of mind. But it's easy to feel like you've aged 30 years after three busy days at Coachella. Whether you've gone to the festival since the first year in 1999 or just started going a few years ago, the festival can feel a bit, well, different than when you were in your teen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Five Things EDM Festivals Can Still Learn From Burning Man

    In a new era of double-weekend extravaganzas, of-the-minute EDM rockstars and insanely overpopulated venues, the quality of the music festival circuit is always in question, even as it continues to expand. Those of us spending hundreds of dollars due to ever-increasing ticket prices are often underw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    The Five Best EDM Shows in May

    April has come and gone and spring time is officially here. For most of us in Orange County this means great summer weather, beach days, bikinis and world renowned electronic dance music artists making their way through our city week after week. Since most of us are gearing up for the 17th annual El ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2013

    Top Five Underrated Coachella Hang-Outs

    Last Weekend thousands of music fans gathered at the Empire Polo Fields to soak up the Coachella Valley rays, sink their feet in the lush grass and enjoy three days of sensory visuals, a sense of freedom, adventure and most importantly and eclectic mix of music. Though the festival offers revelers e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Star Slinger Talks New Album, Remembers Notorious B.I.G.

    Darren Williams' life as polymath producer Star Slinger is a series of genre-defying leaps and bounds. One day, he's working on a track for Stunnaman and Lil B, the next he's producing R&B, and somehow, before night falls, he manages to churn out a collaboration with Bay Area club rap weirdo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Win! Tickets to Lucent Dossier Experience at the Palace This Weekend

    ​Following up on their promise to bring the love year round, the Do Lab (who throw OC based fest Lightning in a Bottle) and Lucent Dossier Experience have created a very unique event this Friday and Saturday at the Palace Theatre in LA. For those that don't know, Lucent Dossier is a steam punk, ... More >>

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    100 Reasons to Be Ecstatic About Summer In OC!

    Summer here is bliss, better than anyplace else in the States

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Lightning in a Bottle's Jesse Fleming: This Year's Fest is Bigger and Easier

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyLast year at Lightning in a Bottle​It's safe to say that Lightning in a Bottle is one of my most favorite festivals of all time. Put on by LA-based art collective the Do Lab, the three-day event has an "art as an experience" vibe that fuses the accessibility of Orange ... More >>

  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    Mike Conleys 7 Favorite Things

    Avalon Bar proprietor

  • Food

    July 19, 2007

    Too Good for Its Own Good

    Devour the regular menu—not the tasting menu—at Mesa

  • Columns

    February 24, 2005
  • Culture

    December 20, 2001

    Used to Be a Skate Shop

    23 Gallery is ready to make you famous