Smokeout 2012 NOS Events CenterMarch 3, 2012Guerilla Union threw another successful festival in Cypress Hill's Smokeout 2012. The all day mind opening experience showcased a unique lineup with a wide variety of talented artists including hip-hop, heavy metal, dubstep, experimental, reggae and ele ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyUrban Nomad, aka Jeremiah Alexis, presents exclusive video of Lightning in a Bottle for OC Weekly. We jokingly call it Burning Man Lite, but as you can see, this Memorial Day weekend, Oak Canyon Ranch made the fest its own. After the jump, watch an interview wi ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyLast year at Lightning in a BottleIt's safe to say that Lightning in a Bottle is one of my most favorite festivals of all time. Put on by LA-based art collective the Do Lab, the three-day event has an "art as an experience" vibe that fuses the accessibility of Orange ... More >>
Danielle Bacher/ OC WeeklyMassive Attack and Thievery CorporationNovember 7, 2010Gibson AmphitheatreBristol, UK trip-hop stalwarts Massive Attack joined D.C.-based dub/electronic collective Thievery Corporation for an evening of downbeat musical exploration. The gig capped off the LA ... More >>
On Saturday, the Goliath Festival takes place in Mexico City. The massive show includes performances by the Black Eyed Peas, Thievery Corporation, Pitbull, Crystal Castles, the Faint, Fischerspooner and lots more. You know who else is included in that "lots more?" Long Beach's On Blast. Now, you ... More >>
If you'll drive from OC to Coachella, then I'm assuming everyone's cool with me posting info about the San Diego Street Scene. The 25th annual event takes place Aug. 28 and 29 in the East Village (which is near Big Corporate Baseball Park). This year's lineup is top heavy with hip-hop thanks to appe ... More >>
Tired of the Black Eyed Peas yet? No? Great! Well, they're headlining the 25th installment of San Diego's Street Scene, happening on August 28 and 29 (three weeks after playing the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa on August 7). Also playing: M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, Modest Mouse, the Dead Wea ... More >>
I'm in the Motel 6, a.k.a. the COMMAND CENTER, but my WiFi expired (24 hours) so I'm iPhoning it in. Pay another $2.99? Heck no!
Let's talk about Saturday for a bit, no?- TV on the Radio were real good. I saw them a few years ago and was kind of "eh" on it, though I always dug their recorded materi ... More >>
I wanted to be the first person in the blogosphere to comment on what bands you should see at Coachella. So here goes.
The Aggrolites -- LA's best white boy reggae/soul/funk band. They wear cool clothes and know how to throw a dance party.
Thievery Corporation -- Maybe you know them, maybe you ... More >>
Music Editor Dave Segal is somehow able to mentally catalogue every CD that he comes across. I know this because on a regular basis I wheel my chair across massive distance of four feet to his desk, throw several adjectives at him and delight at whatever he suggests I listen to.
Heart-wrenching blu ... More >>