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The Velvet Underground

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    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, May 17 Sederra House of Blues Anaheim Anytime the punk shredders of Sederra come to the House of Blues Anaheim, they have a habit of bringing the entire Fullerton punk scene with them. Last time they played the Mouse House for free, they stuffed the place to capacity to the point where they ... More >>

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    March 26, 2013

    Lou Reed Bows Out of Coachella and Several Other Gigs

    Looks like we won't be hearing any of Lou Reeds Metal Machine Music in Indio this year. The former front man of the Velvet Underground just pulled out of Coachella and scrapped shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Monterrey.

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    August 16, 2012

    Phish - Long Beach Arena - 8/15/12

    Phish Long Beach Arena 8/15/12 See Also: *Former Korn Drummer To Plead Not Guilty In DUI Case *How Alabama Shakes Turned a Shitty Career Break Into a Major Score *Of Monsters and Men - The Observatory - 8/8/12 Opening night of a tour can go two ways. Fortunately for Phish, they kicked of ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Top Five Hits: Vinyl Solution in Huntington

    ​Here are the top fivers for Vinyl Solution, 18822 Beach Boulevard #104 in Huntington, (714) 963-1819. This week's top seller is Velvet Underground & Nico's self-titled.

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    February 29, 2012

    Parker Macy Celebrates Creme Tangerine's First Anniversary

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    January 30, 2012

    Lou Reed Signing - Some of Our Favorite People And Their Items

    Daniel KohnReed ready to signOn Friday, Lou Reed, did an in-store at Fingerprints in Long Beach. As expected, there were fans from all walks of love at the beloved record store. The line, per usual, extended from the store's front on 4th St. and around Elm. Unlike the recent Brian Wilson signing, th ... More >>

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    December 9, 2011

    Top Five Hits: Creme Tangerine in Costa Mesa

    ​The number one spot this week goes to the Black Keys' new release, El Camino.Here are the top five selling records this week from Creme Tangerine at the Lab, 2930 Bristol St. in Costa Mesa, (714) 932-0552.

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    November 30, 2011

    Coachella 2012: The First Wave of Fake Posters is Here

    ​Here's what we know about Coachella 2012: It will be held over two weekends, with the same lineup at the same place. Coachella Weekend 1 will be held on April 13-15, 2012 and Coachella Weekend 2 will be held on April 20-22, 2012. The lineup will probably be revealed mid-January, as was the case l ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    Top Five Hits: Factory Records in Costa Mesa

    ​Here are the top five selling records from Factory Records, 440 E 17th Street in Costa Mesa, (949) 722-8101.This week's top position goes to Roll the Dice's LP, In Dust.

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    September 29, 2011
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    November 9, 2010

    Aloe Blacc & The Grand Scheme Announce an LA Date

    ​Indie rapper-turned-soul crooner Aloe Blacc, who we interviewed a few weeks ago, is now back in the States touring his album Good Things. Back then the Laguna Hills native said, "I'm looking at booking an OC show but I first want to see how well people respond to the LA dates. It would be nice ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    AA Bondy

    Detroit Bar

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    April 12, 2010

    Friday: Pop Noir Conquers a Crowd at UCSD

    Spencer Kornhaber / OC WeeklyNo, we didn't bring a real camera.​Being a snazzily dressed member of a well-liked, dance-rockin' local band: Seems cool, right? But you've got to put up with some bullshit if you want to make it big. Like taking gigs at college campuses an hour south of where anyone k ... More >>

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    February 22, 2010

    Lady Gaga Wants You to Wear Her Condoms, Billy Corgan Delivers Covers Set, EMI Carry That Weight of Abbey Road, Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears'

    NSFW: Lady Gaga wants you to wrap it up with designer condom--studded, ribbed, or sheer--to help Planned Parenthood. Wonder which one she prefers to wear? Bootleg worth hearing: Billy Corgan covers Velvet Underground, Neil Young, the Beatles and Donovan at recent Chicago-area benefit show.EMI ca ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009
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    June 7, 2008

    Last Night: Ink-N-Iron Festival at the Queen Mary

    Last Night: Ink-N-Iron Festival at the Queen Mary June 1st, 2008 Better Than: Getting a tattoo from a shady parlor. Download: The First Vietnamese War from their first album Passover. I thought I was in a hornet's nest when I heard the consistent buzz of tattoo needles as I walked into the Queen ... More >>

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    April 24, 2008

    Last Night: The Muslims, Crash Normal, Wounded Lion, Some Days @ Phoenix Grill at UCI

    The Muslims, Crash Normal, Wounded Lion, Some Days April 23, 2008 The Phoenix Grille at UCI Better Than: Studying for that test tomorrow. Download: Nightlife by The Muslims. This is cool: UCI student, Sam Farzin, has started to put on music shows at the UC Irvine’s The Phoenix Grille, one of the ... More >>

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    March 17, 2008

    Lou Reed on the Odious Audio of MP3s

    Lou Reed is an asshole—but a very talented, sharp-minded asshole. Below, hear the rock legend drone on about the inferior sound quality of MP3s during the just-completed South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. I love much of Lou Reed's music (especially that of the Velvet Underground, whose canon i ... More >>

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    February 22, 2008

    Last Night: Album Leaf at Detroit Bar

    Review by Reza Allah-Bakhshi Album Leaf Detroit Bar February 21, 2008 Better Than: Wishing you could inherit Jimmy Lavalle's talent simply by touching him. Download: “On Your Way” vid by Album Leaf I couldn’t think of a better way to spend a rainy Thursday night than to kick back with a br ... More >>

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    December 27, 2007

    Hits!

    KUCI-FM 88.9

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    April 12, 2007

    Venus Infers CD Release Party Tonight

    OC quartet Venus Infers may be the best band ever to pun on a Velvet Underground song title... until somebody comes up with You're a Peon, Son. Tonight the group's celebrating the release of the five-song EP But You Already Knew That. Led by Trisha Smith's vocals and Davis Fetters' guitar, the music ... More >>

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    December 7, 2006

    MySpace Genre Semiotics!

    If you didn't know, bands don't like telling you what they sound like. Here's an example why: Let's say I play in a band, we're called "Stillborn Leper", and my boss asks me what we sound like, and I say "We're like a mix of Radiohead and The Velvet Underground, but our guitarist is really into The ... More >>

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    November 16, 2006

    Lost Faust Album Found On Internet (MP3s)

    Via excellent WFMU and others: Faust was one of the definitive Krautrock bands (up with Kraftwerk/Can/Neu/Harmonia) even though they started a little late (early '70s instead of late '60s like much of this stuff) and if you haven't heard their actual songs at the smarter bars you frequent, then you' ... More >>

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    November 9, 2006

    R.I.P. Ellen Willis ("Beginning To See The Light")

    VVoice reports: Groundbreaking feminist author, activist, and academic Ellen Willis died Wednesday. Willis had been sick from some time. Born in 1941, she served as the first pop music critic at the New Yorker, and later worked as an editor and writer at the Village Voice, on and off, until the mi ... More >>

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    Library Music

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    June 7, 2001

    Keep It Like a Secret

    The mystery of the Kingsbury Manx

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    December 30, 1999

    Michael Rosas

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