Matt Johnson

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2013

    Catch The Lido's Surfin' Summer Movie Series and You'll Be Sitting on Top of the World

    I am so sorry I could not work in a preview of the "Surfin' Summer" series screening at the historic Regency Lido Theatre in Newport Beach before June 29 because that morning's kick-off film, Step Into Liquid, is my favorite of the bunch. But also step out of the liquid and into John Milius' Big Wed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    The Best Concerts to See in OC This Weekend

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 7, 2013

    Matt & Kim

    The Observatory

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts in OC This Week

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Free St. Vincent Show in LA--Today!

    ​To celebrate the release of St. Vincent's much anticipated third album, Strange Mercy (4AD), the artist born to this world as Annie Clark will perform a free show at LA's Space 15 Twenty (across the street from Amoeba Music). If you buy the album at Amoeba, Fingerprints, Origami, Rhino, or V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Matt and Kim at the Pomona Glass House Last Night

    Rebecca Aranda/OC Weekly​Matt 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 >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    All Stripped Down With Everywhere to Go

    Matt & Kim Make Loving (and Playing) Fun

  • Music

    October 7, 1999

    Fusion Fanatic

    Matthew Von Dorans eardrum buzz