Stacy Clark

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    The Five Must- See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, September 30 Toro Y Moi The Observatory Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick makes pure vibe music--actually, he kind of makes pure vibes, with every song a snapshot of its own moment and its own world. On most recent album Anything In Return, he glides through a post-chillwave--we can say that now, r ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 26, 2013

    The Writers Den


  • Calendar

    August 15, 2013

    Gardeners Logic

    Constellation Room

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Stacy Clark Is the Captain of Her Own Ship

    Pop songstress Stacy Clark greets an early-morning telephone call with the unlikely combination of grogginess and upbeat charm. In a whirlwind of conversation that spans her career and upbringing, the 32-year-old musician contemplates the virtues of the caffeinated beverage made from the Brazilian y ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 1, 2013

    Stacy Clark

    Constellation Room at the Observatory

  • Calendar

    March 10, 2011

    Jesse Thomas

    Viento Y Agua

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    The OC Music Awards Last Night at the City National Grove of Anaheim

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyThe Growlers won Best Surf​10th Annual OC Music Awards The City National Grove of AnaheimMarch 5, 2010As the 10th Annual OC Music Awards sails off into our memories, there are a few highlights to discuss. The final award show, held Saturday night at the City ... More >>

  • Music

    March 3, 2011

    Bob Dylan Opens OC Fair

    [Mental Notes] Also: The winners of two OCMA awards, Amateur Chemist is on hiatus

  • Music

    March 3, 2011

    Ten Years of the OC Music Awards

    The OCMAs have been pimpin' local acts since 2001

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Last Night at the OC Music Awards Live Acoustic Finals

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyMicah Brown​OC Music Awards Live Acoustic FinalsFeb. 24, 2011Fullerton Museum The best acoustic act of the 10th annual OC Music Awards was announced last night at a showcase in Downtown Fullerton. And the winner is (drumroll...) Micah Brown. 

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Tonight: OC Music Awards Best Live Acoustic Finals at Fullerton Museum

    ​Tonight, the Fullerton Museum will host acoustic artists vying for the Best Live Acoustic title at the 2011 OC Music Awards. The winner will get a four-day recording session at Red Bull Studios, $1,000 Best Buy gift card, an Ernie Ball endorsement and a chance to perform at the big event on March ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    OC Music Awards Finals Starting Tomorrow Night

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Well folks, it's finally here. After navigating the sonic marathon that is the OCMA's, we are near the light at the end of the tunnel: the two-night award show finals event. The top five artists were picked from both the Best Live Band and Best Live Ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    OC Music Awards Finalists Announced!

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​The five finalists for Best Live Band and Best Live Acoustic Showcase Series have been chosen! These 10 bands will perform at the Showcase Finals on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25 where the category winners will be announced on stage at the end of each night.‬ Find out who wo ... More >>

  • Music

    January 27, 2011

    Grrl Fair Turns 10

    [Mental Notes] Also, a new drummer for A7F, a new name for the Grove, and new nominees for the OCMAs

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    OC Music Awards Nominees Are Out Now!

    Dagha Bloom nominated for Best New Album​​Finally, the nomination ballots are in, and the 2011 nominees have been announced. Some artists are past winners, while other nominees are fresh faces to the OC scene. The OC Music Awards added two new categories for this year: Best Youth Artist and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    OC Music Awards at the District at Tustin Legacy Last Night

    ​OC Music AwardsJanuary 11, 2011The District at Tustin LegacySee the slideshow here!Tonight's event showcased five bands competing to move on to the finals for Best Acoustic Band. Performers included Skee and the Motion Detectors, Honeypie, Headshine, Canvas and Stacy Clark.  Though the event ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    OC Music Awards at the District Tonight

    ​It's the second night of the OC Music Awards showcase, and bands are competing to move forward in the Best Live Acoustic Act category this week. OC bands including Skee at the Motion Detectors, Honeypie, Headshine, Canvas and Stacy Clark will all be performing at the District at the Tustin Legacy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Orange Bits: Stacy Clark, Lights Over Paris, the Steelwells

    The Steelwells​In this week's edition of news we didn't write, we have the Steelwells, Stacy Clark, Lights Over Paris and more...If you ever wanted to know more about Fullerton's the Steelwells, here is a nifty new video interview from USFTV. [YT]

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    OC Music Awards Announce Live Showcase Series and New Submission Categories

    ​Can you believe the OC Music Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary? The newest season kicks off on Jan. 4, and as usual, there will be seven weeks of free showcases at different venues around OC. Today, they announced the Best Live Band and Best Live Acoustic Showcase series (see the schedul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    What You Missed: The Adolescents, Eat.Drink.Pink OC, Gobble Gobble Fest

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​What'd you miss this weekend? We saw the Adolescents and the Bouncing Souls performed at the House of Blues Anaheim. And then we went to check out Eat.Drink.Pink OC for pink-hued baked goods and even drinks like the Cotton Candy Martini. And finally, on Sunday night, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Local Music News Links: Snoop, Green Day, Runner Runner, Lucinda Williams

    Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyGreen Day at Verizon Amphitheatre on Tuesday.​This week, we discovered another OC music magazine to link to. Guess what it's called! In local music news, we've got Runner Runner, Green Day, Snoop Dogg and more...

  • Music

    June 17, 2010

    Denny White's Problem

    [Locals Only] A modern-day troubadour who's always looking for love

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Multiple Sounds for MS Benefit at the Yost

    [Mental Notes] Also: the New Limb's homey debut, Coachella's late-night special

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Friday: Thoughts on Stereofix Trying to Blow Minds at the Yost

    Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyStereofix's Ray Alexander gets bull-horny.​This is bad, but we need to disclose that our intentions in going to Friday night's show at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana weren't entirely pure. 

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    What You Missed: MS Benefit, Common, the Cool Kids, Kevin & Bean's KROQ April Foolishness

    Christopher VictorioStacy Clark enjoys some Stereofix. ​On Saturday night, Turkey and Friends helped put together an awesome lineup of talented bands to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Local faves like Stacy Clark, Stereofix, Beta Wolf, the Relative Strangers, We Are the Pilots ... More >>

  • Music

    April 1, 2010

    Relative Strangers Things Have Happened

    [Locals Only] The Santa Ana twin-fronted psych-rock quintet takes up residency at Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Flier of the Week: MS Benefit Show at the Yost Theater, April 2

    ​The only thing that makes us prouder than writing about kick-ass bands inside our county lines is watching them combine forces to kick-ass for charitable non-profit organizations. 

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Support Haiti's Recovery and Local Music at the Same Time

    ​Last night's OC Music Awards showcase at the Continental Room in Fullerton brought the crisp, Maroon 5-ish rhythms of Pawnshop Kings to the stage. It also brought a plea from the Kings to check out a project called "Be The Drum." It's an online-only compilation of songs from Southern California m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Last Night: OC Music Awards Showcase No. 2, the District at Tustin Legacy

    The Hype: OC Music Awards Showcase's debut of the Best Live Acoustic category featuring local faves Matt Kollar and the Angry Mob, Barrett Johnson, Billy Kernkamp, Stacy Clark  and Canvas took place outside at the District at Tustin Legacy. A shopping center courtyard instead of the coffeehouse se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    OC Music Awards Announces Artists for Free Showcase Series

    ​A whopping 35 local acts will participate in the OC Music Awards Showcase Series. The seven-week event launches Tuesday, January 7, at Detroit Bar in Cost Mesa. It will continue at various venues countywide. All showcase dates are free. The artists are competing for Best Live Band or Best Live ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Stacy Clark on 'One Tree Hill' Tonight

    Chris Bishow​Orange County singer/songwriter Stacy Clark is certainly no stranger to "placement" (that's what they call getting your songs in the background of TV, movies or commercials in the, um, "biz")--she had her song "Touch and Go" featured on an ad for the Canadian release of the Palm Pre c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Food, Charity, Local Music: Orange County Twestival

    ​We're all about the sweet tweets here at Heard Mentality--you can read ours and follow us through the little blobbies of text to the right. And we're also fans of local acts the New Limb (pictured) and Stacy Clark, who we've written copious amounts about in the past. And who doesn't love supporti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    VIDEO: Stacy Clark Song in Canadian Palm Pre Commercial

    Normally, a television commercial hyping the Canadian release of a cell phone that's been out in America for nearly two months wouldn't be that big of a deal, but it is when the spot uses music from one of our local Orange County artists. It's "Touch and Go" by singer/songwriter Stacy Clark, a song ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Local Music Reacts to Michael Jackson's Death Via Twitter (How Else?)

    Word of Michael Jackson's death at age 50 pretty much shut down the Internet, with Twitter in particularly nearly crushing under the weight of the news (failwhales a'plenty!).Unsurprisingly, plenty of local music folks weighed in on Jackson's passing, and here's a sample of some of the more tweeted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Last Night: My Mother Makes Her Detroit Bar Debut

    iPhone battery was dead, so no blurry far away photos this time. Sadface.There's no doubt that I'm at Detroit Bar a lot, and that I've seen the acts that played there last night--Yellow Red Sparks (pictured), Stacy Clark and the New Limb--plenty of times. So how could I possibly keep such an experie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Slideshow: The New Limb and Stacy Clark at Detroit Bar

    Keith MayYou weren't at Detroit Bar last night? Oh, that's a shame. You missed out on some fun: balloons, crowns, birthday cake, The New Limb (whose Lauren Salamone is pictured here), Stacy Clark, a cameo from Cory Case, LA's Civalias, and, it's rumored, a certain alt-weekly music editor may have ev ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Fun with The New Limb and Stacy Clark Last Night at Detroit Bar

    Last night was the second installment of the Monday night residency with The New Limb and Stacy Clark over at Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa. Here are some notable things that happened:

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    TONIGHT: The New Limb and Stacy Clark Start Monday Night Residency at Detroit Bar

    I first wrote about Costa Mesa's The New Limb back in February, with this little bit in Locals Only. We were all so young back then. Little did any of us know  then that less than four months later, they would be playing the June residency at Detroit Bar?Well, it's science fact, as they're play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    ALSO TONIGHT: Dinner with Dave with the New Limb and DJ Oldboy

    Here's a recipe (pun! sort of!) for an extremely pleasant Wednesday evening: free food from Dave Mau, free music from The New Limb, and tunes spun by DJ Oldboy (also free, natch). Sound like some beautiful dream? No sir and/or ma'am! It's reality tonight at Memphis in Santa Ana, with the latest of t ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    TONIGHT: Cory Case, Stacy Clark, Faded Paper Figures, Melanoid, Venus Infers at Slidebar

    Jack ColemanTazy Phyllipz is known for a couple of things--having more "Zs" in his name than most this side of Eastern Europe, and for spending many years promoting the Orange County music scene. He hasn't slowed down, and is now booking showcases at Slidebar in Fullerton. One such is tonight: a fre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    TONIGHT: Final OC Music Awards Showcase at Gypsy Lounge

    The 10-Tuesday run of OC Music Awards showcases started with four gigs at Detroit Bar, followed by two at Chain Reaction, and two more at eVocal, before moving to the Gypsy Lounge in Lake Forest last week. But nothing lasts forever (and we both know hearts can change), and the final showcase is toni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Wener Watch: Compound Sentences Galore!

    We've all heard that there's an elegance in simplicity. Well, all of us except for the Orange County Register's music critic/blogger Ben Wener, apparently.Here's the opening paragraph to his nearly 900-word (!) review of U2's latest, No Line on the Horizon. Bring a bookmark:"It's been streaming free ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Last Night: The Bird and the Bee, Melanoid, Stacy Clark at the Yost Theatre

    Last Night: The Bird and the Bee, Melanoid, Stacy Clark at the Yost Theatre, Santa Ana, Feb. 26, 2009.Better than: Breaking into the Yost during its dormant period and attempting to put on your own show. Folks, that's illegal, and also pretty weird.Best fashion choice: The bow on Bird and the Bee si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    TONIGHT: The Yost Returns with the Bird and the Bee and Melanoid

    We've written a lot about the resurrection of the historic Yost Theatre in downtown Santa Ana--now operated by Dennis Lluy and booked by Ashley Eckenweiler. It started with November's SoundDowntown, and continues tonight with a show from LA's delightful The Bird and the Bee. I last saw them in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    OC Music Awards Nominees Announced

    I'll have some more thoughts on the more, uh, interesting choices made by the academy (which I am not a part of, despite what their Web site says) a little later, but for now here's the full list of nominees, unedited from the OC Music Awards press release.

  • Columns

    February 16, 2006

    Commie Girl

    This Ain't No Picnic

    Crabby, grabby at the Southern California Music Awards