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The Verve (Band)

  • Music

    July 12, 2012

    Highlands Pride Themselves On Keeping It Loud, Weird

    [Locals Only] The Long Beach band deliver heavy, sweeping shoegaze you can actually look up to

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Highlands Pride Themselves On Keeping It Loud, Weird

    The opening scene of Highland's music video for "Railroads" centers on singer/guitarist Scott Holmes' slow immersion in a dark beach cave in which moving shadows and other stoner hallucinations abound. Surrounded by the band's waves of slowly mutating soundscapes and washed-out distortion, subtle ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Local Record Review: 'Singularity' by Highlands

    HighlandsSingularityhttp://highlandsband.us/The Long Beach band Highlands know exactly where they are coming from and, despite their long-haired, southern rock appearance,they make no bones about their enthusiastic love of shoegaze. On first listen it's as easy to think of more obscure practitioners ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Fall Out Boy Fail: Buddy Holly Tribute is Overproduced and Kitschy

    ​With what would have been Buddy Holly's 75th birthday fast approaching, record companies are predictably shifting to tribute mode and cashing in. Late June witnessed the release of Fantasy Records' compilation Rave On Buddy Holly, which featured covers of the rock pioneers songs by Paul McCartney ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Make Your Own Music Video for 'The Adjustment Bureau'

    ​Want to make your own video for a former Verve frontman? Your Life Adjusted: The Adjustment Bureau Video Project is an interactive video for Richard Ashcroft's song, "Future's Bright." The original video was made by piecing together photos of life's milestones from photos submitt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Local Record Review: Jameson, From Santa Ana

    Myspace.com​JamesonShuffling Click EPThe original home location Jameson Burt gave on his MySpace page was "a cave in Santa Ana," though he's since abandoned the company of stalagmites for Los Angeles. Perhaps it's not surprising he's played shows at La Cave in Costa Mesa before.Jameson's debut EP ... More >>

  • Music

    July 22, 2010

    Big Cisco: Style & Substance

    [Locals Only] Long Beach rapper glosses over gangbanger past

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Pop Noir By The Numbers

    ​Since 2004, people around Orange County have known of dance rock trio Pop Noir, founded by singer/bassist/keyboardist Luke McGarry and twin brother guitarist Joe McGarry (now with drummer Nico Saavedra). Audiences familiar with local music know, for example, that the McGarrys were born in the UK ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010

    Dan Black

    Detroit Bar

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    September 4, 2008
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    August 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 8, 2008

    Video Savant: The Verve's "Slide Away" & "All in the Mind"

    Back before they had to add “the” to their name, before they hit it big with “Bitter Sweet Symphony” (and drew the litigious attention of the Rolling Stones' former manager [Allen Klein, biggest asshole in the history of the entertainment industry] for a crucial sample in it), before lead si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    Coachella lineup to be announced today

    That's the word coming from a story in today's LA Times. Confirmed: My Morning Jacket, Rilo Kiley (who've never been as good as they were the night I saw them years ago at Chain Reaction--so long ago, the Weekly archives don't go back that far!), Jack Johnson, the Raconteurs, the Verve (of "Bitters ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2007

    SXSW: OC Weekly Exclusive-Girl Talk Not Sure of Location of Orange County

    Managed to slip into the Diesel jeans party last night just in time for Girl Talk's set. King of the mashup, Girl Talk (real name Gregg Gillis) sets up his laptop, invites onstage as much of the crowd as can fit and hits the "enter" key. The rest of his performance consists of tweaking his samples, ... More >>

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