Man Man (Band)

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Producer Jon O'Brien: "I have no desire to record a reggae band or a metal band"

    Producer Jon O'Brien's portfolio is busting at the seams, having produced and engineered OC's most prominent indie acts, from Nicole Vaughn and Her Lovely Band, Moostache, Parker Macy, The Gromble, to Young the Giant. Working out of his home studio in Irvine, Jon O'Brien Recording is quickly becomin ... More >>

  • Music

    October 20, 2011

    Man Man In the Dark

    Battling doomsday prophecies, death and the IRS, Man Man see a light at the end of the tunnel with their fourth album

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Crytal Antlers to Tour with Wu Lyf

    Mary Bell​We've been loving Crystal Antlers' sophomore set Two-Way Mirror, to death (read all about it here), so we're excited to hear that the Long Beach band is touring with Wu Lyf this fall. (Incidentally, Ikey Owens of Free Moral Agents produced the album.) Jonny Bell, chimney sweep by ... More >>

  • Music

    December 9, 2010

    Weird In OC

    [Mental Notes] This week in unusual Orange County concerts

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    What You Missed: Ms. Double D-Cember, Dead Kennedys, AKC/Eukanuba Dog Show, Passion Pit, Winter Fantasy

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​What'd you miss this weekend? Ours started off at KROQ's annual Miss Double D-Cember contest at the Slidebar in Fullerton, hosted by Kevin and Bean. Then there was the 20th Annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Festival grounds. We relived our punk days with Dead Kennedys at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Pics of Michael Cera on Bass at Fox Theater, Pomona Last Saturday

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyFor more photos, check out the Passion Pit slideshow here​ So Michael Cera can play bass for real, and not just in movies. On Saturday, Cera played bass in Mister Heavenly, Passion Pit's opening band, at Fox Theater in Pomona. He didn't look much different from the characte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    [UPDATED] Michael Cera in a Real, Legit Indie Band Called Mr. Heavenly--Playing the Fox Theater on Saturday!

    Universal StudiosMichael Cera as Scott Pilgrim​UPDATE: Passion Pit is playing at the Fox Theater on Saturday, Dec. 4, with We Barbarians, Pepper Rabbit...and Mr. Heavenly, making a Michael Cera sighting a 99.9 percent possibility!  Yesterday, Pitchfork broke the news that actor Michael Cera ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Local Natives Joins FYF Lineup

    ​It's official then: with the addition of Local Natives to the bill, FYF has the best festival lineup this summer (or, post-summer, since the show is on Labor Day weekend).

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Dahga Bloom at the House of Blues Anaheim Over the Weekend

    Lilledeshan Bose​Dahga BloomJuly 31, 2010House of BluesHere's the thing: I was so ready to write off Dahga Bloom as just another wanna-be exoticized lo-fi psychedelic band after their OC Weekly interview, where they said an African god came to them in their dreams and instructed the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2008

    San Diego Street Scene lineup announced

    The two-day lineup for this year's San Diego Street Scene was just announced today, and it doesn't look half bad, in this humble ex-music editor's opinion. Headliners include Beck, the Black Crowes, X, Tegan and Sara, Justice, plus Spoon, TV on the Radio, STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9), Michael Franti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008

    Coachella lineup announced

    Via FRIDAY, APRIL 25: Jack Johnson, The Verve, Raconteurs, The Breeders, Fatboy Slim, Tegan and Sara, Madness, The Swell Season, The National, Animal Collective, Slightly Stoopid, Mum, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Stars, Battles, Aesop Rock, Midnight Juggernauts, Does it Offend yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    The Wildbirds and the Growlers, Detroit Bar, August 6, 2007

    The Wildbirds With their lean, snake-hipped, bejeaned bodies, lank hair and chiseled features, the Wildbirds have the classic 1975 rock look down pat. And their music follows suit: unapologetic rock and roll that screams Ford administration Rolling Stones/Aerosmith/Tom Petty. “421” is a hit sin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    Getting Bombastic with Portugal. The Man

    Portugal. The Man have burdened themselves with an awkward moniker (also: damn that superfluous period), but despite a name that makes you feel foolish while uttering it in public, the Oregon via Wasilla, Alaska group (who perform at Anaheim's Chain Reaction July 25) create compelling music that's a ... More >>