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    October 8, 2014

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Honda Center - October 7, 2014

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Honda Center 10/7/14 "How ya doing tonight!" Tom Petty exclaimed after a rousing version of "American Dream Plan B." "We're going to give you a full-length, extra strength rock and roll show!" Needless to say, the veteran rockers didn't disappoint. Playing a chunk o ... More >>

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    June 4, 2013

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - Fonda Theater - June 3, 2013

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Fonda Theater 6/3/13 See photos from Tom Petty's performance here. Tom Petty's love affair with Los Angeles began nearly 40 years ago after he left his native North Florida for the allure of the big city. It proved to be an excellent decision. With that in mind, the ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011

    The Wrecking Crew

    Pepperland Music

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    November 23, 2011

    Top 15 Essential Black Friday Record Store Day Releases

    ​First, we told you what OC record stores are having Black Friday Record Store Day sales. Now, we're letting you know what RSD releases you should look out for. Here are 15 essential Black Friday Record Store Day releases you might be able to score this Friday. (No guarantees, though -- most of th ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    Ten Musician Stamps We'd Like To See

    ​ The US Postal Service, desperate to stop 15 years of bleeding caused by email and private competitors, announced that it will soon feature living people on stamps (the post office has long had a policy of placing only the dead on postage). Of interest to this column, the USPS will consider fe ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Fleet Foxes Debut 'Grown Ocean' Video; Robin Pecknold Contextualizes 'Helplessness Blues'

    ​While you may scoff "adult-indie contemporary" at teh mention of Fleet Foxes, nothing on our radar has been more eagerly anticipated than the Seattle band's sophomore release, Helplessness Blues, out May 3. Now that they've released the first video from that set, singer Robin Pecknold talks about ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010
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    May 8, 2008

    Nautical by Nature

    Blank Blue's Elvin Estela, right, picks five watery/blue classics (and is Joni Mitchell pissed). In this week's Sprawl of Sound column, I review Blank Blue's Western Water Music, Vol. II. I had hoped to include a list of the duo's favorite albums with the words “blue” or “water” in their ... More >>

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    November 5, 2007

    The Parson Red Heads at The Prospector

    Going out on Sunday is pretty hard, and combined with the time change yesterday, I almost didn't make it to see The Parson Red Heads cap off their West Coast tour at The Prospector in Long Beach. Thankfully, the thought of regret was too strong for me to give in to my internal clock telling me to s ... More >>