Most famous as a punk rock icon and artist, Exene Cervenka (front woman for X, Knitters
and Original Sinners) is documenting her adventures for Heard
Mentality on the way to Austin's South By Southwest, the country's
biggest music festival. Check out her complete tour diary archive here.Christoph ... More >>
L.A. Record has much to celebrate this weekend, which is why head honcho and OC Weekly contributor Chris Ziegler gifts you with not just a mix tape to celebrate the 100th issue of L.A. Record (check it here or download it here), but also a closing party in downtown LA tomorrow. In the m ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyMGMTJuly 18, 2010Fox Theater in PomonaLast April, a sea of people crowded Coachella's Outdoor theater for MGMT's set. It was easily one of the more anticipated sets of the day. When they finally played, MGMT had strategically omitted their biggest hit--"Kids"--leaving most ... More >>
Black Lips stoke the crowd. Photo by Will Tee Yang.
Maybe it was the gusty Santa Ana winds and nearby raging fires that made the air smell like civilization was being barbecued. Maybe it was Black Lips' reputation for rowdy, bodily-fluid-spewing live shows. Whatever the case, large segments of the ... More >>
Hauled ass to catch Roky Erickson (and the Explosions) at 3:50 PM (it was a long night, okay?) in the Gobi Tent, while juggling a case of (his) hay fever, which consequently triggered (his) asthma, a searing pain in my left eyeball (dust!), a heavy laptop and the 100 degree heat.