Talking Heads (Band)

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    July 18, 2013


    Detroit Bar

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    July 5, 2013

    The Must-See Acts at the Long Beach Funk Fest

    The Long Beach Funk Fest has become a great tradition in downtown Long Beach. Over the last four years, immense respect has been paid to the pioneers of funk who essentially laid the groundwork for the wealth of hip-hop and soul that followed in its wake. Without many of these performers, we would b ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    bobby blunders Creates Genius in Bits and Pieces

    Jesse Carzello's musical career has been a more haphazard adventure than most. Though he recently celebrated the completion of a full-length album for his bedroom recordings-turned-experimental pop project, bobby blunders (yes, all lowercase), Carzello might be Long Beach's most unexpected bandlead ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Top 10 Concert Films Every Music Writer Should Own

    For music fans, there's nothing better than seeing your favorite band or checking out an up-and-coming act in person. While the records serve as a tangible finished product that fans can jam on until eternity, the live show experience explains more about a band than their recorded work. With concert ... More >>

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    October 13, 2012

    David Byrne and St. Vincent - Segerstrom Concert Hall - October 12, 2012

    It felt like a matinee screening of a brilliant film. St. Vincent's Annie Clark and David Byrne found a surprising number of empty seats dotting the Segerstrom Concert Hall on Friday night. In the audience, mostly grown-up Talking Heads fans -- much more sober tonight than in their '80s heyday -- mo ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Will 'Weird Al' Yankovic's Career Outlast Us All?

    The godfather of goofy parodies could very well be here until the apocalypse, or the 'Alpocalypse'

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    August 16, 2012

    Phish - Long Beach Arena - 8/15/12

    Phish Long Beach Arena 8/15/12 See Also: *Former Korn Drummer To Plead Not Guilty In DUI Case *How Alabama Shakes Turned a Shitty Career Break Into a Major Score *Of Monsters and Men - The Observatory - 8/8/12 Opening night of a tour can go two ways. Fortunately for Phish, they kicked of ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    More Ragged Glories: Neil Young and Jonathan Demme Discuss Their Third Concert Film

    Today's Weekly features a chat with director Jonathan Demme about his third music documentary on rock god Neil Young.Jonathan Demme Gets His Emotion On with Neil Young JourneysBut Village Voice Media's Aaron Hillis doubled down, interviewing Demme and Young together, after they took a stroll through ... More >>

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    May 31, 2012

    Maps & Atlases chart a fantastic voyage

    Degree-holding math rockers say they aren't too smart to dance

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    April 15, 2012

    The Best Of Coachella: Saturday, April 14, 2012

    See also: *The Best Of Coachella: Day One *"What My Spirit Hood Means To Me": Coachella-Goers Explain *Coachella Preview 2012: Everything You Need to Know About the Performers*Radiohead, Weekend 1: No Alarms, No Surprises Radiohead certainly had the most pre-festival buzz for Saturday, but once we ... More >>

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    April 12, 2012

    tUnE-yArDs Are Chaos in a Box

    Merrill Garbus delights in songs made with chaos

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    February 23, 2012

    Ra Ra Riot

    The Observatory

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    January 10, 2012

    Penguin Prison on Cashing Checks With Lana Del Rey, Being in a Boy Band and Occupy Wall Street

    ​Whether singing in his local gospel choir, recording jingles or rocking at downtown clubs in his native New York City, music has played a major part of Chris Glover's life. In 2009, Glover adopted the moniker Penguin Prison, which he says came from "a joke rap song and there was a line about goin ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011

    Coachella 2012: The First Wave of Fake Posters is Here

    ​Here's what we know about Coachella 2012: It will be held over two weekends, with the same lineup at the same place. Coachella Weekend 1 will be held on April 13-15, 2012 and Coachella Weekend 2 will be held on April 20-22, 2012. The lineup will probably be revealed mid-January, as was the case l ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Death Cab for Cutie At the Fox Theater Pomona Friday Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​For more pictures, check out our DCFC slideshow here!Death Cab for CutieOct. 14, 2011Fox Theater PomonaA sold-out Fox Theater Pomona cheered so loudly between songs that Ben Gibbard jokingly told the crowd to shut up and let him talk as he was in the midst of explaining ho ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    Tom Tom Club at the Echoplex Last Night

    Rebecca Aranda/OC WeeklyTina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, and Victoria Clamp are the Tom Tom Club​Tom Tom Club October 10, 2010 Echoplex  The Hype: The Tom Tom Club burst from the stomach of Talking Heads in 1980. Tina Weymouth took her funky bass lines, Chris Frantz his complex drumming rhythms, ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Local Natives at the Henry Fonda Over the Weekend

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​Check out our Local Natives/Union Line slideshow here! Local Natives Henry Fonda September 17, 2010 There is one think Local Natives have in commone with American Apparel--you hate what their generic names and what they stand for, but you consume them and love both b ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010

    See and Be Scenes

    The many subspecies of OC bands in their natural habitats

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    August 3, 2010

    "Fuck the _______," says Andy Kindler​Last Comic Standing judge Andy Kindler might consider himself an anomaly, but you can consider him hilarious. From cameos on David Letterman to writing the "Hacker's Handbook," to almost having a career in music, Andy Kindler is a complex breed of funny man. Get a taste of how ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010

    Pop Noir By The Numbers

    ​Since 2004, people around Orange County have known of dance rock trio Pop Noir, founded by singer/bassist/keyboardist Luke McGarry and twin brother guitarist Joe McGarry (now with drummer Nico Saavedra). Audiences familiar with local music know, for example, that the McGarrys were born in the UK ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010

    Cool Covers: The Shins, Owen Pallett And More

    Andrew YoussefOwen Pallett at Coachella​[via Pitchfork]There's been a slew of cool cover songs floating around the interwebz lately; I especially like the A.V. Club's web series "Undercover" and Levi's Levi's Pioneer Sessions. Yesterday I watched Owen Pallett perform a watered-down version of Guid ... More >>

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    May 10, 2010

    Over The Weekend: 60 Watt Kid at Echo Curio

    ​The Hype: Years ago I used to live and practice in a warehouse in Santa Ana with a bunch of different bands. Bassland, Pistolero and Shanks and the Dreamers were some of these bands, but there were many more. Some were terrible, some were really good. One of them, Dance Disaster Movement, was rea ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010

    Local Natives: Going Places

    [Coachella 2010] Buzz band soars from OC squalor to the Coachella stage, with stops in Silver Lake, Austin and the U.K.

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    March 25, 2010

    Local Natives Get Texas-Sized Buzz at SXSW

    [Mental Notes] The music press falls all over itself in praise of the LA-by-way-of-OC band

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    March 22, 2010

    Local Natives Shine at SXSW; Earn Rave Reviews from BBC, RS, NME, NPR and More

    Chad CheverierLocal Natives, originally from Orange County, rock SXSWLocal Natives crushed at South by Southwest, returning home to LA with massive momentum leading up to their April 18 Coachella date. The other OC/LBC acts that made appearances in Austin surely turned heads but nothing like Lo ... More >>

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    December 13, 2009

    Friday Night: Living Suns, Union Line, Steelwells, Rye Douglas Band at House of Blues

    Spencer KornhaberThe Living Suns​The Hype: Some of Orange County's most drooled-about bands come together in a high-profile venue. Who has been drooling over these bands? Plenty of fans and, well, us! We've spotlighted all these groups: Living Suns here, the Union Line here, the Steelwells here, t ... More >>

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    September 24, 2009
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    May 7, 2009
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    September 17, 2008

    Last Night: Vampire Weekend @ The Glasshouse

    Last Night: Vampire Weekend at the Glass House September 16, 2008 Better Than: taking your garlic pills. Download: "Oxford Comma" from the Vampire Weekend homepage. Buzz and critical acclaim can be a double-edged sword. Vampire Weekend wielded the sharper side last night by performing a biting se ... More >>

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    March 27, 2008

    Cutting Edge

    Meredith Monk

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    February 22, 2008

    Teo Macero, 1925-2008

    Just one of Teo Macero's indispensable contributions to musical awesomeness. Teo Macero, the cunning producer/composer/saxophonist who helped to shape Miles Davis' recordings of the '50s through the '70s into some of the most important and sonically advanced albums ever, passed away Feb. 19 at age ... More >>

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    April 26, 2007

    Cream of the Coachella Crop

    OC Weekly offers sage advice to maximize your festival dollar

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    December 11, 2006

    Sing A Sad Song

    A couple of weeks ago, I walked into the office and caught Steve belting out the chorus of "Love Will Tear Us Apart." As surreal and surprisingly awesome as it was, you astute readers out there will know that it was simply practice for his piece "Emotional Rescue," in which he explains why when we'r ... More >>