The Strokes

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    How Brody Dalle Overcame Here Solo Career Stage Fright

    Before she hit the stage at Alex's Bar in Long Beach this past February, Brody Dalle was a wreck. Despite having played at stadiums and festivals, she paced back and forth with the anxious energy of a newcomer about to play her first gig. Yet in a sense, that's exactly what the veteran singer/songwr ... More >>

  • Music

    May 22, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Lou Reed Became My Inspiration on the Streets of NYC

    Growing up in New York, the Velvet Underground was always prevalent. It could be in the music of young bands or seen in people's fashion choices as you walk down the street. It could have been as simple as seeing a banana and thinking of Andy Warhol's iconic album cover or walking through Chelsea hu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    The Static Jacks On Being Young, Dropping Out and Fearless Records

    Michael Nika​Some bands devote short eternities to toiling away at their craft, playing shows wherever they can, and getting acquainted with industry folk, only for things to never really pan out. The Static Jacks aren't one of those bands. In 2007, the Westfield, NJ-based four-piece were in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    June 2011: Best Concert Shots

    Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly Arctic Monkeys performed at the Fox Theater Pomona on June 2, 2011. Click here to see more images! ​We've pulled together the very best concert shots from June 2011 for your viewing pleasure. After the jump: Awesome pictures from Peter Bjorn & John, Weenie Roast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Coachella Vs. Lollapalooza: Which Festival Is Better?

    Lilledeshan Bose/Laila Derakhshanian​ The battle for the best coast (West Coast, East Coast, Third Coast) goes beyond Tupac and Biggie, and In-N-Out and Shake Shack. Ultimately Coachella and Lollapalooza must join the fight. (Yes, Lolla is set in the Midwest, but we did say Third Coast. Got it? G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Like Crazy at Sundance: WE WON!!!!!!

    ​There's a lot of recapping to be done, but before anything else, last night--WE WON THE GRAND JURY PRIZE!!!!!!! The big one! Not only that, Felicity was awarded a Special Jury Prize for Best Actress! A prize is not given every year, unless deemed appropriate. The whole team was in disbelief. For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Rumored Headliners for Coachella 2011

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyArcade Fire​The Coachella lineup will soon be announced, but rumors are already circulating about who is headlining this year. We have some theories, but nothing is confirmed as of yet. The guessing game will continue on, and it's encouraged by the festival through many int ... More >>

  • Film

    December 23, 2010

    Lost At the Chateau Marmont

    From party girl to Oscar winner, Sofia Coppola's journey to 'Somewhere'

  • Music

    November 11, 2010

    Just Like Starting Over

    Pilar Diaz's solo stint has been a helluva ride

  • Music

    August 28, 2008
  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    'Free Avian!'

    The Wildbirds' rugged-outdoorsmen rock is built to blast

  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    Punch Rock

    The Shys move from fisticuffs to fist-raising anthems

  • Features

    October 20, 2005
  • Features

    June 17, 2004


    Are You Too Late for the Trend?
    28 Local Greats

  • Film

    March 25, 2004

    This Godhead Life

    Getting too close to Rodney Bingenheimer

  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    Oiled and Topless!

    The realities of being the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

  • Music

    April 3, 2003

    Piss Off, England!

    OC Music Awards founder Martin Brown thinks were cooler, anyway

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Never Heard of Him? Perfect!

    Ben Kweller happy to be a retread at 21

  • Music

    July 4, 2002

    Burning Down the Road

    Hot Hot Heat make their mums proud

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Sound Salvation

    94.3 aims to be OCs independent rock radio