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The Ting Tings

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    September 22, 2010

    Sesame Street vs. Yo Gabba Gabba! The Musical Battle for Your Kids' Coolness

    Sesame Street​Sesame Street wants your kids to be cool. And not by learning the alphabet, easy addition or "good government bullshit" (sorry, it's the 20th anniversary of the release of GoodFellas).No, they're doing it through pop music.This week, The Street (I hear that's what the cool toddlers a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Playlist: Coping with OC Commute that 'Impacts Country's Worst'

    My coworker over at our Navel Gazing blog recently posted "OC Impacts Some of Country's Worst Commutes." The shit gets real thick and nasty on the Hollywood Freeway in Los Angeles, where speeds average 14 mph during the most congested times. But sitting in the CA-55 on my way home from Costa Mesa t ... More >>

  • Music

    April 23, 2009
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    April 18, 2009

    Live(ish) from Coachella: Final Friday Thoughts!

    About to head out to take on another day. Whee! Beth Stirnaman is here in OC Weekly Central (Motel 6 in Palm Springs) uploading pics, so soon you'll have some stuff to look at instead of just these awesome plain text posts. Heard Mentality blogger Nate Jackson is here, too. Say hi, Nate!Before shovi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Live from Coachella: Like a Musical Tasting Menu

    What up. On my laptop now, in the glorious PRESS TENT. Couches! Free (warm) water! It's...beautiful.I noticed that all of my phone posts didn't have any linebreaks, making all my posts look like one giant paragraph. That's fun.We're in full-on "sethopping" mode over here: saw most of Los Campesinos! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Coachella: Where We'll Be. Maybe.

    Oh gosh. It's almost here. Coachella. Three mind-melting days in the desert. Since the set times are up and all, let's look at what we're expecting to hit for suresies. Though of course, reality (fatigue, giant crowds, changing your mind, passing out from dehydration) may always get in the way.Here' ... More >>

  • Music

    April 9, 2009
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    January 28, 2009

    Daily Coachella Update: Still No Lineup, but There is a Fake One

    It's getting to the point where the idea of the Coachella lineup is actually more appealing than whatever the eventual Coachella lineup will be, even if the actual lineup is really impressive. It's like Spock said, "having is not such a pleasing thing as wanting."So yeah, still no official Coachella ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Teen Drama Soundtrack Recap: Week of Nov. 17

    Radio is dead. MTV, as you have no doubt heard by now, doesn't play music videos anymore. The best bet for bands these days is to get their song played on a TV show or commercial, as crass as that might sound—just ask Sia, whose "Breathe Me" became a hit after appearing in the series finale of "S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: Presidential Nominee Style

    Politics and pantsuits aside—the Obamas are even making their mark in the world of fashion. It's Milan Fashion Week and Donatella Versace has decided to dedicate her Spring/Summer 2009 collection to the U.S. Democratic nominee, citing that Obama was the "man of the moment." Versace, who took ov ... More >>

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