Owen Pallett

  • Film

    January 30, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Top Five OC Concerts of 2010

    ​Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyBlonde Redhead at the Glass House on Nov. 15.​ Let's be real: Orange County isn't exactly the mecca for the greatest concerts of all time. But when national bands play around here, we expect some great music. And no, I'm not talking about Justin Bieber--we just like to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    The National at the Fox Pomona Theater

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Check out our slideshow of the National and Owen Pallett here!The National and Owen PallettOct. 16, 2010The Fox Pomona TheaterThe show: Telling twins apart when they repeatedly switch positions on stage is hard, so I can only attribute this quote to one of the National's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    What You Missed: Sarah Palin, Anaheim Film Festival BMX Exhibition, Artopia, the National

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​It been a drizzly last few days, but that didn't stop the weekend--as part of our Anaheim Film Festival coverage, photographer Keith May visited the Anaheim Garden Walk for their BMX exhibition. Sarah Palin also rallied her Mama Grizzlies in Anaheim that day (scary). ... More >>

  • Music

    October 14, 2010

    The National's Anthems

    You can call the band's music dad rock, just don't call it uncool

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    The National's Bryan Devendorf Talks Meeting Barack Obama and Rocking Out

    Bryan's the guy second from the right.​When I called Bryan Devendorf, the National's Lennon-lookalike drummer, for this week's print-edition story about his band coming to the Fox Pomona, he could have rejected me. I had misread the time we'd set up for the interview and ended up calling an hour t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Cool Covers: The Shins, Owen Pallett And More

    Andrew YoussefOwen Pallett at Coachella​[via Pitchfork]There's been a slew of cool cover songs floating around the interwebz lately; I especially like the A.V. Club's web series "Undercover" and Levi's Levi's Pioneer Sessions. Yesterday I watched Owen Pallett perform a watered-down version of Guid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Last Night: Owen Pallett at Fingerprints Records

    Andrew Youssef​The Hype: Making his only stop in the Southern California area before hitting a few festivals in Europe, Owen Pallett stopped by Fingerprints Records to pull back the curtain on his sweeping violin magic enhanced by some pedal-looping wizardry. Owen was a busy fellow on this particu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Incoming: Owen Pallett at Fingerprints Records

    Andrew Youssef​"O Canada", we still haven't forgiven you for defeating the US hockey team in the gold medal game at the Olympics. Lucky for you, the amount of cool Canadian indie bands that you export is very impressive (excluding the horrid Nickelback). One such export is the obscenely talented c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Happy Avi Buffalo Day! Part 2: Avi Buffalo's Record Release Show at Fingerprints Records

    Andrew Youssef​The Hype: Avi Buffalo was Long Beach's best kept secret for a short time until record labels came knocking. Signed to indie stalwart Sub Pop records, Avi Buffalo celebrated the release of their debut self-titled album with a packed performance at their neighborhood record store, Fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Top 10 Albums Played on KUCI for Week of Feb. 1-7

    Editor's Note: Matt Buga is a Music Director at KUCI. KUCI is the last bastion against sound-alike radio in Orange County and the voice of freedom for all the independent music that gets snubbed by the major labels. From the edge of University of California Irvine, KUCI brings you the latest in al ... More >>