The Temptations

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    DeeJaeeBee Baptizes OC With Neo-Soul

    A soulful crooner of immense talent, DeeJaeeBee delivers a musical rite of passage with his debut effort The Baptism. Throughout the album's offerings listeners are immersed in the sounds of Neo-Soul, a genre rare around Juice Town. DeeJaeeBee, who hails from the hip-hop group Locally Grown Collecti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    What We Learned from the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

    This past Saturday, award show season officially ended with the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. The 26th installment of the only award show where "kids rule," it was a star-studded night that legitimately out-shined plenty of its contemporaries. You may think we're kidding, but how many awards ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Top 10 Rockin' Songs By Black Artists

    Jimi Hendrix​February is Black History Month, and we felt it the perfect time to do one of our patented lists. Today, we are naming Top Ten Rockin'-est songs by black artists. As much as white artists get criticized for performing "black" genres like R&B, hip-hop and blues, many black artists ... More >>

  • Music

    June 17, 2010

    Denny White's Problem

    [Locals Only] A modern-day troubadour who's always looking for love

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Weepy Rainy Day Playlist

    ​I understand it doesn't rain much in Southern California. That's a good thing. These gloomy skies make me want to curl up on the sofa with strong drink and do nothing but listen to sad, sad songs--timeless ones that equate rain with sorrow. Here are my faves. Enjoy. With cocktails. And no one aro ... More >>

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    June 12, 2008
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    March 4, 2008

    Video Savant: Four Tops' "You Keep Running Away"

    Four Tops' "You Keep Running Away"—BEST SONG EVER, right this second, and probably for many seconds afterward. Immortality in under three minutes. The video? Meh. However, it's the only one in the YouTube-iverse. But no matter. The composers of this song, those indefatigable pillars of the mighty ... More >>

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Sweet Sixteen

    Your daughter turns 16 once, so youd better do it up right

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    Out of the Shadows

    The Funk Brothers sweetest fruit

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    The Dead Shall Rise

    And Al Green has risen at the Long Beach Blues Fest

  • Music

    June 19, 2003
  • Music

    September 19, 2002

    Smokey Robinson Is My Bard

    And he should be yours, too

  • Music

    July 18, 2002

    Armchair Revolutionary

    Millionaire just wants to make the room happy

  • Music

    October 4, 2001

    Soul-Soothing Magick

    Joe Louis Walker makes you proud to be an American

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    Stop or You'll go Blind!

    Just ask Ray Charles!

  • Music

    March 23, 2000

    American Psycho

    The far-Right side of Ted Nugents mind

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    DIY or Die

    The BellRays maximum rock

  • Music

    January 13, 2000

    Blow by Blow

    The versatile virtues of Ernie Watts

  • Music

    October 14, 1999

    Los Lobos Come Home!

    Will the Wolves survive?