In a new doc, Napster's still playing dumb
What would music be without a beat, a rhythm or a backbone? Though they qualify as the first instruments ever created, the drums are probably the last thing most music fans can live without. And while we worship plenty of drummers in modern music, there are some Gods of Thunder that might actually d ... More >>
Did the annual event really save the vinyl record industry?
In this week's print edition, we're profiling former Soul Coughing frontman and singer/songwriter Mike Doughty, who will be in San Juan Capistrano at The Coach House on Thursday. He recently released an autobiography, The Book Of Drugs, which chronicles his drug and alcohol addiction along with his ... More >>
Nope, there will be no Soul Coughing reunions in the near future either
Since their start in the early 1990s, Santa Barbara-based skate-punk rascals Lagwagon have penned tons of great tracks: "Razor Burn" (the best song ever written about looking like a member of ZZ Top), "After You My Friend" (the best song featuring an elevator music interlude), "Leave the Light On" ( ... More >>
Far East Movement is on the move. Still riding high on the success of Free Wired, its debut album that brought the airwave-flooding hits "Like A G6" and "Rocketeer," the Los Angeles electro-hop quartet is wasting no time cranking out its follow-up--and this time they're doing LA-style dirty bass. ... More >>
calumalexanderwatt.comSome time back in 2003, the now-defunct Black Rock Studio was believed to have been working on a Metallica video game that, believe it or not, did not involve any silly plastic guitars. Known only as a "post-apocalyptic driving/adventure game" at the time, the vehicular comb ... More >>
Today I saw a list on Buzzfeed that named the 25 Things Kids Today Will Never Have. Five of those items were music-related, and I immediately got all nostalgic for those things as well. I listed them after the jump, with additional commentary on why they were important to us. Find out what techno ... More >>
David Fincher commented on Mark Zuckerberg's status with 'The Social Network'
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Scott Flanders, just missing the pipe, robe and Depends.Scott Flanders is the president and CEO of Irvine-based, Orange County Register-owner Freedom Communications until July 1, when he becomes the first non-Hefner CEO of Playboy Enterprises. Folio, a magazine/online network for magazine and e-netw ... More >>
The (White) Rapper Flow: Loose Logic’s Rhymes and Production Are On (Dana) Point
Theyve faced the decline of hair metal, the rise of rap, the transformation of the record industry, even death. Meet this summers real superheroes, Fullertons own Lit!
Salman Ahmad really does rock the Casbah
A New Film -- Saigon, USA -- Shows Younger Vietnamese Americans Ready to Fight Their Own Battles
Biggers better at 230 Forest Avenue
Singer/Songwriter, Artist, Hot Wheels Collector
Finding new, free music without Napster
Amateur cynicist, eventual UC Irvine grad, overall underachiever extraordinaire
Choosing between metal and merengue at JC Fandango
Discovering Americas filthy little (recorded) secret
Too much time on your hands? Clone Bukowski from barf
Bikerides newest CD shows how far you can go if you pedal backward hard
The Offsprings weird, weird realm
A Buddy Seigal music manifesto
Mad props to Tone-Loc!
Quick answers to questions we needed to ask OC's finest roots musicians!
Is Net speed or censorship behind Napster spat?