The Kinks

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Swing Low, Sweet Cleavage at Deva's

    [Editor's Note: We all know local music and dive bars go hand-in-hand. So in the interest of merging the two together on Heard Mentality, we bring you our nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read this week as our bold editor-in-chief, Gustavo Arellano stumbles into the dive bar scene to find cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, June 3 Dirty Black Summer The Continental Room And now for something completely different. The Continental Room in Fullerton, the oldest drinking establishment in town, hosts an eclectic lineup of midweek shows--everything from hipster folk to a damn-decent Elvis impersonator. But this week ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 30, 2013

    Dave Davies

    Coach House

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Five Songs to Help Defeat the Leftover Blues

    ‚ÄčAlthough Black Friday is known for shopping, it is also known as the beginning of the leftover parade. If you want to make room for non-gravy doused foods in your fridge, you'll need all the help you can get. Here are five golden oldies that can help lessen the blow of a week's worth of leftovers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    OC Weekly Monday Mixtape

    ‚ÄčIt's Monday, and what better way to celebrate than with another mixtape? We've put together a 12-song video compilation so you can discover or rediscover some great music. You can thank us once you get to work and need something to distract yourself. 

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2008

    Last Night: Black Francis @ Detroit Bar

    Better Than: Watching the Olympics. Download: "Threshold Apprehension" from the official Black Francis Myspace page. I would estimate that sixty percent of indie/alternative rock bands formed in the last ten years would directly cite The Pixies as an influence. Who can forget the closing credits ... More >>

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    July 23, 2008
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    May 26, 2008

    Last Night: The Cult @ The Grove in Anaheim

    Better Than: Watching the Lakers lose to the Spurs. Download: "Illuminated" from The Cult's website The combination of roaring guitars, pummeling drums, driving bass and distinctive vocals is winning formula that has made The Cult successful for nearly thirty years. Ian Astbury (vocals) has one o ... More >>

  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Something Better Beginning

    Return of the returning Rentals

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    I Got Kinda Lost

    Eight greats that never made it

  • Columns

    March 23, 2006

    Commie Girl

    And the People, They Danced
    Danced to the sweet, sweet music of impeachment!

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Revenge of the Rednecks

    There was a time when Southern rock was a reveille for radicals

  • Columns

    October 9, 2003
  • Columns

    August 1, 2002

    Crystal visions

    Cokes ugly little sister makes a comeback!

  • Music

    August 9, 2001


    Superdrag travel back