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  • Music

    March 7, 2013

    Why Does Spotify Keep Ripping People Off?

    One reporter goes on a hellish journey to retrieve her $9.99 subscription fee

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    The 10 Douchiest Drummers of All Time

    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 >>

  • Culture

    February 28, 2013

    Outfit Hive's the Bee's Knees

    [Trendzilla] Meet the latest, greatest social networking site, this one for fashionistas

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Become a Music Geek Using Four Simple Steps

    By: Liz OhanesianI'm not going to begrudge anyone for not knowing who Coachella headliners The Stone Roses are. The simple fact is that their first album, (the only one that really matters), came out in 1989. If you're in college now, you most likely weren't even born then. Plus, The Stone Roses wer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    OC Creator of Vela App Preps For a Coming Out Party at SXSW

    On a warm, sunny day in Aliso Viejo, things are looking just the way Justin Mason had always envisioned. The soft-spoken, former Air Force Intelligence Officer--now a group administrator at a Santa Ana dialysis center--has never been one to be told what he can and can't accomplish. After the opportu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Holy Ship!! Wrap-Up: It Was the Best of Times....

    There were a lot of grim faces on Monday morning as the electro-loving masses emerged off the MSC Poesia -- a.k.a. the EDM party boat Holy Ship!! -- and did a slow zombie shuffle through U.S. customs and back into the real world (a.k.a. Fort Lauderdale). Here in the industrial port, the sky was over ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 6, 2012

    Make your iPhone even cooler

    [Trendzilla] Bling it out with JasminTCreations or add camera lenses for the look of a professional image

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    The Five Best Songs On Barack Obama's Campaign Playlist

    It's Election Day and that means not only will millions of Americans be making their way to voting booths in order to participate in our great democracy, but chances are they'll first have to work through that dreaded pre-election anxiety as the fateful hour draws closer. What better way to pass the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    10 Classical Albums to Listen to While Studying or Writing

    In 1993, the famous book by Don Campbell, The Mozart Effect, convinced millions that listening to Mozart can have a substantial effect on cognition.  Now, the debate over whether or not music improves intelligence is filled with psychologists, neurologists, teachers, and musicians with so many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Justin Soileau Says That Despite This Photo, He is No Longer Depressed

    Justin Soileau's been a running favorite of ours here at Heard Mentality ever since the native born Texan moved out to California and began recording and performing throughout the county and elsewhere.  He's just released his first full album, a self-titled effort, last week via Bandcamp, iTune ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    She Wants Revenge - The Observatory - September 14, 2012

    By: Ryan CoxSee Also:*FIDLAR On What It's Like To Party With The Hives *The Best Of Coachella: Sunday, April 22, 2012 *Ceasefire - House of Blues Anaheim - 6/16/12She Wants Revenge w/ theSTART, The ChildThe ObservatorySeptember 14, 2012It was a warm night in Santa Ana, but it was even warmer inside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    [Slide Show] The 20 Worst Hipster Bands: The Complete List

    See Also:*Five Artists (Besides Lil Wayne) Who Think New York Sucks*Monday Night Raw's Six Most Memorable Music Moments*Three Ridiculously Bad Celebrity DJ VenturesIf you've somehow managed to avoid the Internet entirely for the last week or so, you probably don't know how bad your musical taste rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Krewella - Ten Nightclub - 7/29/12

    See Also: Krewella Want to Play Hard with OC Fans This WeekendKrewella Costa Mesa 7/29/12 Krewella, the Chicago threesome known for their fusion of different EDM sub-genres, proceeded to bring dubsex to Ten nightclub in Newport Beach, opening with the title track from their new EP, Play Hard. Unlik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2012

    The OCeeker: Open Bible Seminar and Satan's Korean Pen Pal

    Don't hold your breath for the end of the world. It already happened. Sorta.The announcement came Saturday at Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, and was made by a South Korean preacher who once signed a blood oath to God after a star fell from the sky and guided him to a heavenly messenger.The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Deke Dickerson on Musicians With No Arms, His Three-Cent Royalty From Pandora

    Deke Dickerson, the lightning-throwing roots-rock guitarist and champion of those old honky-tonking tunes your grandfather boogied to, plays tomorrow night at Big's Grill in Fullerton.If you want to hear genuine hillbilly, rockabilly and rock-n-roll, check him out! 

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2012

    The OCeeker: Hope Center of Christ and the Fantastic Voyage From the Crystal Cathedral to the Crystal Ballroom

    The OCeeker loves him some irony. And who does irony better than the Almighty? Consider this, ye heathen: Sheila Schuller Coleman, former leader of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, the iconic megachurch founded by her father, Robert H. Schuller, is now preaching to a 100 or so b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Alex's Bar 12 Year Anniversary Celebration with Reigning Sound and the Strange Boys

    Reigning Sound - Meg Strouse​Reigning Sound, The Strange Boys, Thee Carmons, & Death Hymn Number 9January 27, 2012Alex's BarCheck out more pictures in our slideshow here!Alex's Bar, LBC's favorite punk watering hole, celebrated its 12th birthday last night with an adverse lineup of punk/surf/r ... More >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2011

    Ryan Adams Slays 'Em

    [Mental Notes] An inside look at his taping session for KCRW

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Ryan Adams at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica Last Night

    Lilledeshan BoseNo photos allowed! This time, he wore a Slayer shirt.​Ryan AdamsNovember 16th, 2011Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio taping for KCRWHaving witnessed Ryan Adams at the Balboa Theater in San Diego nearly a month ago, It still ranks as one of my top shows of the year. Ryan Adams's ... More >>