• Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Three EDM Artist to Watch This Summer

    EDM is a tough genre to stay on top of, even for the most devout kandi kid. The explosion of festivals like Electric Daisy Carnival, the abundance of DJ residencies and tours around the world and the mammoth popularity of sites like Beatport, its not always easy to decipher between the next big sta ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012

    Electric Daisy Carnival Lineup Revealed!

    Insomniac Events announced their highly anticipated line up for the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. CEO Pasquale Rotella announced today that more than 100 artists and 500 theatrical groups will be joining the 300,000 expected attendees, including a special performance by the Blue ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Smokeout 2012 at NOS Events Center, March 3, 2012

    ​Smokeout 2012 NOS Events CenterMarch 3, 2012Guerilla Union threw another successful festival in Cypress Hill's Smokeout 2012. The all day mind opening experience showcased a unique lineup with a wide variety of talented artists including hip-hop, heavy metal, dubstep, experimental, reggae and ele ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    Cypress Hill Smokeout Festival 2012 Announces Final Lineup

    ​New things are happening at Cypress Hill's Smokeout Fest this year: One, Cypress Hill and Rusko are performing together. Two, there's going to be a Low End Theory stage--yes, LA's most famous experimental hip-hop and electronic music night that Thom Yorke frequents when he's in town. Three, Wol ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011
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    June 27, 2011

    25 Hottest Girls of Electric Daisy Carnival: Las Vegas

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Plagued by controversy, Electric Daisy Carnival surged onwards--and Las Vegas was its next stop. 80,000 ravers from all over the country hit  EDC at the Las Vegas Speedway with Bass Nectar, Empire of the Sun, Benny Benassi, David Guetta, AfroJack and MSTRKRF ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Dirty Vegas Canceled at Detroit Bar Last Night

    ​ Polaris at Noon/Dirty Vegas (cancelled)May 8, 2011Detroit Bar Electronic music filled the foggy arena at Detroit Bar last night while Dirty Vegas fans sipped on chardonnay to keep it classy for Mother's Day. I admit: I was super stoked to see Steve Smith and Dirty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    What You Missed: Tet Festival & Parade, Reverend Horton Heat, JFK, Super Bowl Party Shots

    Roderick Pullum/Dallas Observer​What'd you miss this weekend? We checked out the Tet Festival and Parade, Reverend Horton Heat's show in Anaheim, JFK of MSTRKRFT DJing at the newly named City National Grove of Anaheim... and our Dallas brethren has shared some awesome Super Bowl party shots with u ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011


    City National Grove of Anaheim

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    November 23, 2010

    Ten Hottest Musicians with Mustaches Now

    We're nearing the end of Movember--the month where men grow a mustache for the 30 days of November to raise awareness for prostate cancer--so we thought we'd do our bit by bringing you a list of the hottest musicians with mustaches.A lot has been said about John Oates', Freddie Mercury's and Frank Z ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    Jason Quinn of The Lime Truck, Part One

    Photo by Christopher VictorioJason Quinn and Daniel Shemtob​When I say that The Lime Truck is the youngest of OC's new age food trucks, I mean it. It's as green to the scene as their bright lime paint job. As you read this post, the truck would've been on the road roughly a month. The two guys beh ... More >>

  • Music

    July 9, 2009
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    July 1, 2009

    Dance Music Pick of the Week: Charles Feelgood at Focus (With MP3 Link!)

    BY DENNIS ROMEROListen/download "Charles Feelgood vs. Michael Jackson" here.Revealing a favorite DJ can date you like an exotic entertainer who plays Bon Jovi for her pole-dancing finale. (She thinks she's rocking out like it's 1988 on the Sunset Strip, but she's really putting on a sad bio-drama.) ... More >>

  • Music

    April 9, 2009
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    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2008

    Last Night: Yacht @ OCPAC

    Last Night: Yacht at the Samueli Theater on June 26, 2008 Better Than: Playing Dance Dance Revolution and it burns more calories then Wii Fit. Download: See A Penny (Pick It Up) from their album I Believe In You. Your Magic Is Real. Is it art? Is it electro? Is it electro art? I'm not quite sure ... More >>

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    April 29, 2008
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    December 27, 2007

    Steve Aoki at Detroit Bar Dec. 28

    Steve Aoki celebrates another smooth transition. A lot of people talk shit about Steve Aoki (a.k.a. Kid Millionaire), especially in OC. He's just a trustafarian, some say (pops founded the Benihana restaurant chain). His DJ skills are wack and his selections mediocre, others claim. He's a marketing ... More >>

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    August 21, 2007

    Uffie, Gina Turner and Others at Tapas, August 20, 2007

    Uffie is ready to... what? Last night at Tapas in Newport Beach, Orange County's hipster contingent turned out in middling numbers ($15?! On a Monday?! Outrageous!) to gawk at Uffie, the sassy Ed Banger recording artist/fashionista whose best-known track is the lad-baitingly lewd “Ready to Fuck. ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Never Mind the Shit, Here's Coachella

    Is this annual desert festival an ordeal or orgasmic experience? Yes

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Cream of the Coachella Crop

    OC Weekly offers sage advice to maximize your festival dollar