Friday, March 8
Death Hymn Number 9
Unit B Studio
Once, there was a band called the Gories, and there was a guy called Hasil Adkins, as well as a dude named Tav Falco, and they played like maniacs. If they weren't sweating blood, it was only because someone else bled on them first. That's what Deat ... More >>
Monday, March 4MusInk Battle of the BandsHouse of Blues Anaheim
Though it may not share the same level of hipster-deigned prestige as Coachella, Musink Festival represents a high-water mark for up-and-coming bands. This year's festival, which celebrates all things tattoo, will feature an impressive ... More >>
Matt & Kim are well-known for their high-energy shows and positive vibes, but their recordings and performances never preach or cloy. They're all smiles on stage, and even the most cynical of listeners can't help but feel propelled by their warmth and good feelings. Equipped with synthesizer ... More >>
Today the City of West Hollywood will declare August 18, 2011 Mötley Crüe Day, and honor the originaly partying hair metal band as the 2011 recipients of the "Elmer Valentine Award" for their contributions to the history of The Sunset Strip.The award ceremony at the House of Blues will kick off ... More >>
Crüe is kicking off the three-day Sunset Strip Music Festival on Aug. 18 with a special tribute at the House of Blues. They're going to be presented with the Elmer Valentine Award for their contributions to the
history of The Sunset Strip. The City of West Hollywood will also recogniz ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyBlink-182 at Verizon Wireless AmphitheaterThe 2011 Honda Civic Tour is bringing together pop-punk purveyors blink-182 and pop-emo purveyors My Chemical Romance to co-headline this year. They'll be at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Saturday, October 1.
First the DigiTour, and now Rebecca Black is going to be at the MTV O Awards. Why does the world keep proving the Onion right again and again?As you all know, "Friday" has racked up more than 122 million views on YouTube. This is apparently enough to merit an appearance on MTV's inaugural O Award ... More >>
When the Open Melody festival concludes this Saturday night at UC Irvine, it won't just be the attendees who will file the memories away alongside those of other festivals large and small from the past. A large number of the bands have long since played similar shows as part of a thriving unde ... More >>
Rebecca Aranda/OC WeeklyMatt and Kim, Fang Island, Hawnay Troof
October 3, 2010
Pomona Glass House
The Hype: Onstage, New York sweethearts Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino become the dynamic duo of Matt and Kim, a friendly and energetic band anchored only by their drum-set and keyboard. Their minim ... More >>
The Henry Clay People in sepia.The Henry Clay People and Local Natives have both been tapped to perform at Austin City Limits--otherwise known as yet another music festival better than Coachella--October 8-10. The bands will be playing amongst a line-up with the likes of Sonic Youth, Flaming Lips ... More >>
Teehee, "Train tickets."At the end of the month, October 27 to be exact, Train--you know, "Drops of Jupiter," "Meet Virginia" Train--will release their first new studio album in nearly four years, Save Me San Francisco (named after their city of origin). Just two days before that, Train will play ... More >>
Tired of the Black Eyed Peas yet? No? Great! Well, they're headlining the 25th installment of San Diego's Street Scene, happening on August 28 and 29 (three weeks after playing the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa on August 7). Also playing: M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, Modest Mouse, the Dead Wea ... More >>
Promo picCut CopyLast Night: Matt & Kim, Cut Copy at the Glass House in Pomona. Monday, March 9, 2009.
Better Than: The 1980s.
The word "shtick" might have been invented to describe Matt & Kim, the Brooklyn power-pop married-couple bangers that opened last night's show. It's curt, brash-soun ... More >>