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    June 10, 2013

    The 15 Greatest Original Film Scores From the Past Decade

    By: Jaime-Paul Falcon Established musicians composing film scores is nothing new. Some of the best scores of the last 50 some odd years have come from pop stars: Dylan's score for Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Danny Elfman's whole career and Queen's legendary Flash Gordon score. With the rise of vari ... More >>

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    November 5, 2012

    The Five Best Shows in O.C. This Week: Nov. 5-9

    Monday, November 5Lindsey SterlingThe Observatory It's violin dubstep from a sci-fi-loving, eccentric little 26-year old with a knack for interpretive dance. This is Lindsey Stirling and she was born right here in OC. Her sound is a surprisingly unconventional collaboration of styles and genres--b ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012
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    October 19, 2012

    Top Five Best Jazz Concerts in Orange County This Weekend

    Often when people imagine jazz concerts, they think about a smokey room filled with clinking glasses, beatniks, and a time and generation distant from our own.  A galaxy far far away.  It's hard not to believe that our generation missed out on witnessing the icons of jazz, the iconoclasts, ... More >>

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    February 2, 2012

    Five Really Good Recent Break-Up Songs

    ​In 1962, Neil Sedaka said everything that needs to be said about ending relationships when he sang, "breaking up is hard to do." It's simple in an "aw shucks" 1960s pop song sort of way, but the tune's direct approach has not meant the end of the break-up song. In fact, we've got some pretty dand ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    Over the Weekend: Ben Folds at the Anaheim House of Blues

    Christopher Victorio​Click here for the slideshow!The Hype: Luckily for fans of comedy rock everywhere, Ben Folds exhibits two often mutually exclusive characteristics: genius and longevity. Borrowing from the template of  piano icons Billy Joel and Elton John, he has consistently produc ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    Last Night: Ximena Sariñana at Detroit Bar

    We don't have any live shots from Detroit Bar, but were able to grab this alluring photo from Ximena's Facebook fan page. We don't know for sure if she leaned on any cars during her time in Costa Mesa, but it's distinctly possible.​The Hype: Two years ago, Guadalajara-born former telenovela star X ... More >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Matt Kollar and the Angry Mob

    Don't let the name fool you. Matt Kollar and the Angry Mob are far from angry. Hailing from Huntington Beach, Kollar leads the mob with a guitar as opposed to pitchfork and songs that are steeped in fun rather than terror. Their debut album, Farewell Adventure! has attracted both local and internat ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Eliza Rickman

    Gypsy Lounge

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    February 10, 2010

    Lil Wayne Eludes Jail with Toothache, Bonnaroo, Crossroads Guitar Festival, Bright Eyes

    Lil Wayne eludes jail--for now--with toothache. Or something like that. Hilarious. Jay-Z, the Dead Weather and Phoenix are among the Coachella acts performing at Bonnaroo, which also has Dave Matthews Band (yawn), Weezer, Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon, Flaming Lips, Regina Spektor, Kid Kudi, Miranda ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    November 30, 2009

    Please Allow Me To Introduce Myself

    ​I've been bear-hugged by Gnarls Barkley's Cee-Lo Green. Talked politics with Toby Keith. Sat with Norah Jones just weeks after her multi-platinum debut dropped and killed a pint of Bushmills with AC/DC singer Brian Johnson. All of this went down during the past decade while writing for Florida ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Last Night: A Fine Frenzy at the House of Blues

    ​Last Night: A Fine Frenzy, Landon Pigg, Among the Oak & Ash at the House of Blues Anaheim; Nov. 18, 2009Better Than: Watching any one of a bevvy of vacuous female piano torch singers in today's wasteland of a music market. Way Better.It was one of those nights. In what potentially was a porte ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009

    A Fine Frenzy

    House of Blues

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    October 29, 2009

    Last Night: Regina Spektor at the Greek Theatre

    Timothy CochraneDon't be fooled! This picture was taken at the 2006 Latitude Festival in England.​Last Night: Regina Spektor at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles; October 28, 2009.Better Than: Moving to Regina, the second-largest city in the province of Saskatchewan.MVP of the Night: Dancing dude tha ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009
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    June 25, 2009

    Alternate Perspectives: 'God Help the Girl'

    Let's try (try!) and return to a sense of normality after the nutty events of the day: this week in the Weekly, there's a review of God Help the Girl (out now), the "soundtrack" to an as-yet unfilmed movie written by Belle & Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch. There's two reimagined Belle & Sebastia ... More >>

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    June 23, 2009

    New Releases: The Mars Volta, Dinosaur Jr. and (gasp) Ginuwine!

    Wow, what a great day to spend your disposable income (even if its not so disposable). After a quick scan of all the new albums that drop today, I have to say that this is probably one of the biggest days for summer releases that you're likely to see. I counted about 20 new sonic gems that include j ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009
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    January 29, 2009

    Nickel Eye

    Detroit Bar

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    June 26, 2008

    Both Hands

    Ani DiFranco

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    May 16, 2008

    LYT's Film Pick of the Weekend 5-16-08

    Chronic-what? You know what I'm saying. There's really only one choice this weekend, like it or not (I'll probably be saying that a lot in the weeks to come). So yeah, PRINCE CASPIAN is here. And it's no secret that the book is the lamest of the Narnia books. Basically all that happens in it is tha ... More >>

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    October 31, 2007

    To Do Tonight - 10/31 - HALLOWEEN!

    TUSTIN HAUNT, @ sunset Free haunted attraction. 13151 Brittany Woods Dr., Tustin HAPPY HOUSE, 6pm Halloween event featuring a bounce house, pony rides, a petting zoo, yummy food, etc. Hope International University, 2500 E. Nutwood Ave., Fullerton, (714) 879-3901 ext. 1201 www.hi ... More >>

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    Locals Only

    Mission Viejo Band, Accomplished: Cavil At Rest get some jam in their pop

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    February 1, 2007


    Rhino Records