Christian Jacobs' 15-year journey from leading the ultimate OC cult band to 'The Aquabats! Super Show!'
Singer songwriter Aimee Mann, whose soulful piano torch songs dripped with emotion in the 1999 movie Magnolia, will be touring the West Coast this August. Her musical journey will see her playing of all places zoos in Seattle and Portland, but the tour will start right here at Orange County's own ... More >>
The many subspecies of OC bands in their natural habitats
The Hype: By now, any Mark Linkous fan worth his/her sparkle has studied, read about and certainly pirated Dark Night of the Soul (out today on Capitol Records). Originally set for release by Linkous (a.k.a. Sparklehorse) producer Danger Mouse and filmmaker David Lynch back in 2009, this mam ... More >>
The Long Beach band have gone from zero to Sub Pop before Avi Zahner-Isenberg has reached drinking age
by Doug BirnbaumOk, so it's not exactly news that's happening in Orange County, but it certainly involves surfers who live and surf in Orange County. We at Wax On, Wax Off sort of tend to stalk the Japanese Motors a bit, no matter where they might be. They're right up there as one of our favorite ... More >>
Rogue Wave roar to a new peak with Heaven's Gate
The year in music
Think small (bands) and youll have a good time at SXSW
Jessica Dobson might just be the luckiest gal ever
Icarus Line: Aint it fun?
A tequila toast to Calexico
A Halloween how-not-to-do