Five years ago, Enjambre, a Latin Alternative band founded in OC, left for Mexico City in search of their musical dreams. It was a risky move, but one that ultimately paid off as they've encountered greater success in a vibrant scene. Ever since their departure, though, the band has always mused abo ... More >>
Andrew Bird is a singer-songwriter known for a multi-instrument looping technique when performing on stage, and Andrew Bird: Fever Year is a documentary that catches him undertaking his most, uh, feverish year of touring. Feverishly.Actually, Xan Aranda's film won raves at SXSW and Sundance--even fr ... More >>
By: Greggory MooreYellow Red SparksFingeprints March 7, 2013 There's a little side room at Fingerprints where they display the books they sell, and where from time to time they set up a stage. It's was the perfect little enclave for Yellow Red Sparks, who returned to Long Beach for an in-store perf ... More >>
Skateboarding and music mingle nicely, from the soundtracks of skate videos to the shredders themselves hitting notes. For some skaters, it's hard to say what comes first, the music or the maple. It's not uncommon while learning about a band to find that a member or two has skateboarding in their pa ... More >>
Nearly 11 months after the release of their EP, New Ghost/Old Waves, La Mirada-based garage/punk rockers The Lovely Bad Things are back with a new full-length album and their second overall, The Late Great Whatever, which will be released on Feb. 26 through local labels Volcom Entertainment, with ca ... More >>
It's almost crunch time and Coachella line-up announcements should come about at the end of the month. Yet, this still leaves a couple of weeks of fake-line up posters, rumors, speculation and "leaks" to go around the internet and spread like wildfire. Remember when we could buy tickets at the door ... More >>
The D.C. hardcore legends hope their new album keeps you more than just entertained
Our favorite ex-Weekly music editor, L.A. Record's head honcho Chris Ziegler, just sent us an invite to a free, all-ages Friday night "UNOFFICIAL OFFICIAL PARTEE" with In The Red Records. In the Red Records was born in Anaheim, and Ziegler calls it "one of the most crucial LA labels in LA history ... More >>
The last time I saw the members of The Spell, they were drinking tequila and bowling on a Thursday night. That was before the party celebrating Spell guitarist Andy Kiddoo's birthday moved to Fern's, the Long Beach dive where Spell singer Josh Brown was nearly escorted out of the bar for harassin ... More >>
There's a lot of recapping to be done, but before anything else, last night--WE WON THE GRAND JURY PRIZE!!!!!!! The big one! Not only that, Felicity was awarded a Special Jury Prize for Best Actress! A prize is not given every year, unless deemed appropriate. The whole team was in disbelief. For ... More >>
anasaldana@the creativeartsclinic.comLA's La Santa Cecilia is coming down to Santa Ana today for a benefit bailongo. The six-piece's cross-generational appeal brings its mesh of various Latin American musical genres to a community dance party at Taco Adobe. They're lending the OC their talents, ... More >>
One of his vehicles is badly damaged, but Matt Allen sees only sweet opportunity
The Washington band tours in advance of their highly anticipated Kill Rock Stars debut
It's a surprisingly rare that a band in the Weekly's Orange County-Long Beach-Glasshouse jurisdiction has enough heft to get its debut reviewed nationally. On the strength of their 2008 self-titled EP and a few rounds of live performances at industry showcases like South by Southwest and CMJ, Crysta ... More >>
Could've used this at SXSW.
As usual with the OC Weekly, this article sucks donkey dick. Keep up the great investigative reporting and fighting against liberty and security
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