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    September 29, 2014

    The Best Concerts in OC This Week

    Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar Monday, September 29 Bicycles and Jazz Saddleback College Well, it's pretty clear what Taylor Ho Bynum's two favorite things are. Currently winding down his 1800-mile Acoustic Bicycle Tour, Bynum makes a stop at Saddleback Colleg ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    How Five World Music Trends Became Popular in the United States

    "World Music" has always been a strange catch-all term for American music buyers. The category lazily pits K-Pop singer Psy against French chanteuse Carla Bruni as though there were only a dozen musical genres outside of the United States. Every now and then one of those musical genres becomes tre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    Fare Thee Well Sweet, Sweet Bahooka

    Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us ev ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013

    Coachella "Leaks," Confirmations and Rumors

    It's almost crunch time and Coachella line-up announcements should come about at the end of the month. Yet, this still leaves a couple of weeks of fake-line up posters, rumors, speculation and "leaks" to go around the internet and spread like wildfire. Remember when we could buy tickets at the door ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Paul McCartney To Play With Nirvana Tonight At The 12-12-12 Concert? Unfortunately, Yes

    For those of you who may or may not know, tonight in New York City is the granddaddy of all Sandy concerts. Taking place at Madison Square Garden, tonight's show will feature some of the biggest names in music history including (drumroll please) Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, Bon Jovi, Eri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2012

    fun. - The Wiltern - 8/17/12

    fun. The Wiltern 8/17/12 See Also: *Phish - Long Beach Arena - 8/15/12 *How Alabama Shakes Turned a Shitty Career Break Into a Major Score *Of Monsters and Men - The Observatory - 8/8/12 You have to hand it to fun. With a debut that put them on people's radar, their sophomore album took ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Comedian Bobby Slayton Says His iPad Is "Better Than Pussy"

    Holy shit, Bobby Slayton is a fast talker. When I called the 57-year-old New Yorker for an interview, he didn't answer the phone with a  "hello." Instead, it was "Ali fucking Lerman. God damn could your name be anymore Jewish?" Such a warm welcome and oddly enough totally expected from the hyst ... 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! 

  • Culture

    May 10, 2012

    'Girls, Girls, Girls' Is Hot, Hot, Hot!

    Anja Van Herle's show at JoAnne Artman Gallery makes us want to rock

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and the Beastie Boys Announced as 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Famers

    ​Los Angeles bands Guns N' Roses and Red Hot Chili Peppers top the list of inductees for the 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it was announced early Wednesday morning. Guns N' Roses, later dubbed "The World's Most Dangerous Band," emerged on L.A.'s rock scene in the mid '80s. Within a few ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Filmmakers Wanted At Taco Asylum​Costa Mesa's taco asylum welcomes independent filmmakers looking for a space to screen their projects. With productions costs being what they are, you're going to turn down a free screening room with a big HD screen? And one that serves great beers and food to watch by? There is a c ... More >>

  • Music

    June 2, 2011

    Peter Bjorn and John Can Laugh at Themselves

    Despite their sometimes melancholy tunes, the Swedish group have a sense of humor about their place in the musical universe

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    May 19, 2011

    Voodoo Fix: 'Voodoo Describes What We Do as a Band'

    ​Voodoo Fix, made up of Abe Rivers, Scott P, Captain Willy, Demario Dunn and Doc Russell, mixes blues, folk, and funk in their debut, Not For Nothing. There's a record release party in Irvine's Anthill Pub (4200 Campus Dr.) today; check out how it was made and a pretty cool video after the jump.

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Eight Films to Help You Prepare for the End of the World on May 21

    ​ For the last few months, a kooky religious group has been plastering North America with billboards and placards announcing that the world will end on May 21. Call us warped, but we're thrilled by the prospect of Armageddon. With millions of the faithful lifted skyward by the Rapture, their hom ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011

    Big 4: Let There Be Metal

    Anthrax, Metallica, Megadeath and Slayer on one bill Really.

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    [UPDATE: Sold Out!] Coachella 2011 Lineup Revealed! Finally!

    ​UPDATE, JAN. 26, 2:40 P.M.: It's official--Coachella tickets have sold out. Stay tuned for details on whether more will be released.   ORIGINAL ITEM, JAN. 18, 10 P.M.: Forget those fake posters; it's finally here: The official lineup for Coachella 2011. After the jump, the full flier. Be war ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Last Night: Pop Noir at Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa

    ​Orange County dance rock trio Pop Noir closed their November residency at Detroit Bar with a gripping, good times performance that transformed this first-time attendee into a full-fledged fan. Singer/bassist/keyboardist Luke McGarry and twin brother guitarist Joe McGarry played precise, guitar po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    No Doubt Sues Activision Over Band Hero Avatars

    ​No band likes to be turned into a "virtual karaoke circus act." But that's exactly what No Doubt's manager Jim Guerinot is saying about the band's disapproval about having their likenesses placed in Band Hero, the latest abomination of button-pushing musicianship created by Activision. Yesterday, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Eight Questions with D-Strutters

    ​Long Beach has a lot of bands, but none of them exemplify pure rock 'n' roll as well as D-Strutters. The group--singer/guitarist Joe Roads, guitarist George Velvet, bassist Tony and drummer Heath--leave all pretense behind for a straight-ahead bombastic blast like the Stones would be writing if t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    17 Hippies Bring (Free) Euro-Cajun-Balkan-African-Indian Mishmash to Great Park

    17 Hippies mashes up the torrent of sounds that flooded West Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall.​If Gogol Bordello is the Rolling Stones of gypsy punk, 17 Hippies must be their more literate Beatles counterpart. Berlin's "orchester spezial" plays a dizzying, high-energy mixture of French so ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009
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    May 14, 2009
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    February 5, 2009

    Music Machine

    Blues Harp Blowout

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    November 20, 2008
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    July 17, 2008

    Ray of Sunshine

    Ray Davies

  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    That's All Right, 'Bama

    Transplanted Southerner James Harman has 46 years of blues to lay on ya

  • Features

    November 15, 2007

    Wax-scratch Fever

    FEEDBACK: The analog-digital wars rage on as OC DJs debate their weapons of choice

  • Music

    September 13, 2007

    CD Review

    Kanye West, Graduation (Island Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella)

  • News

    August 30, 2007

    Cosmic Children

    John Van Hamersveld

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    Daydream Believer Nation

    Some of the Monkees' prefab music-by-committee attains classic status

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2007

    Sunday's Headlines & Surprises

    John Wayne and the Grey, er, Wild Goose: Greg Aragon reports that John Wayne's 1942 yacht, Wild Goose, remains a work horse tour boat for Hornblower Cruises & Events in the area and that the long dead actor's spiritual presence is aboard. (If dying doesn't change bad habits, I presume he's still inh ... More >>

  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Scum of the Earth

    Jan. 18-Jan. 25

  • Features

    November 16, 2006

    Top 5 Cover Bands

    As Recommended by Squeeze OC

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    June 29, 2006

    Get Out!

    June 29 - July 6: Handjobdrugscum

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    April 6, 2006

    Library Music

    Plugging the holes in your record collection: Sibylle Baier's The Colour Green

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Get Out!

    Kill them all

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    Sad Cucumber

    Rod Stewart was brilliant, once

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    James Brown is Innocent

    His crime is that hes James Brown

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    What Side Are You On?

    Fast Forward To Death

  • Unknown

    October 17, 2002
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    August 29, 2002

    A Robert Hilburn Follow-Up

    Can we kick you in the pants, too?

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Let Them Die!

    Motorheads Lemmy explains it all

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    July 12, 2001
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    May 17, 2001


    Getting off with the Vibrators

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    November 2, 2000
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    June 1, 2000
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    May 4, 2000
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    January 20, 2000

    Crap-Rock Cremators

    The Teenage Frames rescue real music

  • Features

    July 29, 1999

    Hey, Mom, Im a Rock Star

    On tour with a wildly famous Orange County band

  • Columns

    October 15, 1998

    Sexual Heaving

    Old flames, penis sheaths and Apaches lifting my dress

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