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    April 26, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Weekend

    Friday, April 26 DJ Shadow The Observatory Boasting one of the most extensive vinyl record collections ever--at a whopping 60,000 LPs--DJ Shadow's range is overwhelmingly impressive and his influence well-known. The Davis, California native rose to the ranks of DJ notoriety with London-based recor ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    DJ Shadow

    The Observatory

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    November 13, 2012

    EDM vs the Beat Scene: A Fun, Illustrated Guide

    By Jena ArdellDance music is all the rage these days. That time you thought giant robots were battling at your recent family reunion? Nope, that was just your 12-year-old niece listening to dubstep. See also: *Moon Rocks: The Best High on Earth *What the Hell Is Trap Music (and Why Is Dubstep Invo ... More >>

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    November 5, 2012

    10 Classical Albums to Listen to While Studying or Writing

    In 1993, the famous book by Don Campbell, The Mozart Effect, convinced millions that listening to Mozart can have a substantial effect on cognition.  Now, the debate over whether or not music improves intelligence is filled with psychologists, neurologists, teachers, and musicians with so many ... More >>

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    April 15, 2012

    Coachella: Radiohead's Weekend 1 Set, No Alarms and No Surprises

    RadioheadCoachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, IndioApril 14, 2012Radiohead might have a problem. They are so consistently great that an elite performance, such as the one turned in Saturday night at Coachella, could be seen as missing that element of surprise that comes with headlining the fest ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    'Exit Music: The Radiohead Story' Giveaway!

    ​We're giving away three copies of Mac Randall's unauthorized biography of Radiohead, entitled Exit Music: The Radiohead Story. In the book, now updated, Randall follows Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Colin Greenwood, and Phil Selway's journey to fame an ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    Cypress Hill Smokeout Festival 2012 Announces Final Lineup

    ​New things are happening at Cypress Hill's Smokeout Fest this year: One, Cypress Hill and Rusko are performing together. Two, there's going to be a Low End Theory stage--yes, LA's most famous experimental hip-hop and electronic music night that Thom Yorke frequents when he's in town. Three, Wol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    The Ten Most Disappointing Albums of 2011: #5 - #1

    Stop grinning. Your album sucks. ​See also: The Ten Most Disappointing Albums of 2011: #10 - #6 5. Jane's Addiction The Great Escape Artist There was no way Perry Farrell and company were going to shock the world with another Ritual lo Habitual. That much we knew -- if for no other reason t ... More >>

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    Goldenvoice Is 30

    [Mental Notes] Plus, we're betting Radiohead will headline Coachella

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    October 26, 2011

    Top 10 Noel Gallagher Songs While in Oasis (Bonus: and His 10 Funniest Quotes!)

    ​ Things you should know by now: Noel Gallagher is a rock & roll star. He is no longer in Oasis. Although his little brother Liam was the face and main voice of Oasis, Noel was the leader. Noel only sang lead vocals on about 15 percent of the songs, but he wrote about 95 percent of them. Noel ... More >>

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    September 21, 2011

    Radiohead Will Tour in 2012

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Thom Yorke has confirmed on BBC 1 that Radiohead will be touring in 2012. Speaking to BBC Radio 1's Giles Peterson, Yorke said: "The idea is to go out and play next year on and off during the year." The band announced two shows in New York yesterday, and have only played ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Riley Breckenridge's Top 10 11 Radiohead Songs

    (Last week, the news that Daniel Radcliffe listened to a lot of Radiohead to get into character for the lastest installment of Harry Potter triggered this list of top 10 Radiohead songs for various ultra fans. Riley Breckenridge, 3hree Things columnist and Thrice drummer, talks about his best songs, ... More >>

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    July 8, 2011

    Daniel Radcliffe Listened to Radiohead to Prepare for Harry Potter; Music Geeks Pick Their 10 Best Radiohead Songs

    ​Daniel Radcliffe says he listened to a lot of Radiohead to get into character for shooting Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, where his character Harry confronts Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes), says Access Hollywood. He also listened to a lot of Hope of the States. "There are certain songs.. ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    R.I.P. Ian Curtis: Five of Our Favorite Joy Divison Covers on the 31st Anniversary of His Death

    ​Ian Curtis once said, "Existence is.. well.. what does it matter? I exist on the best terms I can. The past is now part of my future. The present is well out of hand." Thirty-one years ago today, he committed suicide, on the eve of Joy Division's first North American Tour. His last performance ... More >>

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    March 16, 2011

    Footage of Thom Yorke's Live DJ Set at Low End Theory

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​ Yes, much like you, we were all kicking ourselves for not being at Thom Yorke's surprise DJ set at Low End Theory at Lincoln Heights last week, spinning Kraftwerk and Modeselektor during his set. Today, the Brainfeeder site (run by Flying Lotus) posted a great-looking cli ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Thom Yorke's Dancing Inspires Mash-Up Videos

    ​Radiohead's new album The King of Limbs and its accompanying video for single "Lotus Flower"  had barely been released on Friday when a multitude of parodies based around Thom Yorke's interesting dance moves popped up on YouTube. You can check out all of the funny parodies aft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    [UPDATED New Video on YouTube] Radiohead Releasing New Album This Weekend

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyRadiohead at the Henry Fonda Theater on Jan. 25, 2010​UPDATE, 12 P.M., FEB. 18: Brand new video for the song "Lotus Flower" from new digital (for now) release The King of Lambs is up on YouTube. Thom Yorke gets down in this clip, and the song is like a chilled-out, al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Starfucker at Detroit Bar Last Night

    Todd Barnes/OC Weekly​Check out our Starfucker slideshow here!StarfuckerOctober 29, 2010Detroit BarLast night's gig at Detroit Bar was the last stop for Oregon indie-electro band Starfucker.  Despite being on the road for weeks, it didn't appear they had lost any steam. Playing synthy, catchy ... More >>

  • Music

    May 13, 2010

    Sea Wolf's Affable Indie Folk

    Not being a buzz band does have its benefits

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    April 22, 2010

    Coachella Cattle Calls

    [Mental Notes] Despite numerous reasons to be underwhelmed, the crowd at Coachella was determined to have a moo-ving experience

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Coachella Day Three: Superlatives for Gorillaz, Thom Yorke and More

    Andrew Youssef / OC WeeklyGorillaz is happy, feeling glad.​Click here for photos from Day Three!​So it's over. Whew. After a late-night drive from the desert, bed looks promising. But first, our thoughts on Coachella's final day--in the form of superlatives. No, we're not going to crown a "best ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Coachella 2010: All Our Coverage, Plus Final Thoughts

    Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyYup. That guy.​Getting to Coachella aint easy, fun or cheap. That fact weighs heavily on nearly everything that happens in Indio--in a good way.

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    April 18, 2010

    Live from Coachella: Yo La Tengo, Julian Casablancas, Jonsi

    Andrew Youssef / OC WeeklyYo La Tengo: Charisma you can't see.What, exactly, were Yo La Tengo doing on the main stage?

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    We're at Coachella(ish)! You?

    Beth Stirnaman / OC WeeklySo much humans.​ Check that picture of having-funners to the right. That's gonna be us soon! And hopefully, many of you, too. But if not, that's okay. You can pretend to be in the desert, watching Thom Yorke get a sun burn, by following us on Twitter. Our handle? OCWeekly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Icelandic Volcano Kills Several Coachella Performances

    Andrew YoussefCoachella dwellers won't be seeing the Cribs today after all​​It looks like Thursday's Icelandic volcano eruption is causing a few of Coachella's European acts to cancel their performances. Bummer.

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Where's Water?

    [Coachella 2010] Finding these items in the illustration may be easier than finding them at Coachella

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    March 4, 2010

    The Like: Don't Hate

    [Mental Notes] Also, Sublime With Rome to Roam, Thom Yorke Makes Peace

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    PHOTOS: Radiohead at the Henry Fonda Theater

    Two weeks after an earthquake decimated Haiti, Radiohead and Radiohead fans helped raise more than $572,000 to go towards Oxfam International relief efforts. More than two hours of music filled the Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood on 1/24 which had Thom Yorke and company on stage with 1,500 lucky, l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    What You Missed: Tattoo Convention, Snoop Dogg, Cold War Kids, Radiohead

    John GilhooleyYou got a prescription for that? ​So what'd you miss this weekend? We took full advantage of the non-rain and were all over the county and beyond. First, photographer John Gilhooley went to say hi to Snoop Dogg at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana. Where he met this gal. Coolest gal ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Today in Music News: 'Thom Yorke????,' Jay-Z with U2, 'Hope for Haiti Now,' Kate McGarrigle

    Oh, so that's why the Coachella poster reads "Thom Yorke????"Coachella-headliner Jay-Z to collaborate with U2 on Swiss Beatz-produced Haiti charity track. Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, which airs Fri., 8 p.m. ET/PT, features a slew of stars playing New York, London ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz, Pavement, Muse, Thom Yorke, Faith No More to Headline Coachella

    Let the rumors end--finally. The Coachella roster has been confirmed. Jay-Z ranks as the biggie for the fest that takes place April 16-18 in the desert/aka Empire Polo Field, Indio, but the rad reunions go to Pavement and Faith No More. As for blasts from the past, we're stoked to see Sly and the Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Today in Music News: 'New' Jimi Hendrix Album, Thom Yorke, Wu-Tang Clan, Pavement

    "New" Jimi Hendrix album, Valleys of Neptune, featuring choice, previously unreleased material (officially anyway), due out March 9 via Sony Legacy. Click to hear leaked version of title track. And another one with vocals. Album also includes only studio version of "Hear My Train A Comin'" (see cli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Today in Music News: Thom Yorke, Kid Cudi vs. Lady Gaga, Spoon, Rolling Stones

    Thom Yorke pulls a totally cool move and shows up at Copenhagen climate change conference "as a press person."Kid Kudi tells Lady Gaga goodbye--or was he asked to leave after punching a fan?The review collectors at Metacritic dub Spoon top overall artist of the decade.Save the jokes about wrinkles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Last Night: Miike Snow, Jack Penate at Detroit Bar

    Andrew YoussefThese masked men are Miike Snow.​Green lasers pierced the thick fog as the mercury started to rise. Bodies next to me writhed in time with the pulsating synthesizers. The euphoric combination of heat, sound and lasers bombarding the senses provided a rush similar to being in the Gobi ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009
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    April 3, 2009

    Slideshow: Autolux at Detroit Bar

    I am lame. Among the lamest, really. I didn't go to Autolux at Detroit Bar last night, even though I had been planning on it for a while. The reasons aren't that interesting (I worked late and was really sleepy--see, told you, not interesting), but at least some people were cool enough to go, like p ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009
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    February 7, 2008
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    October 11, 2007

    Two Takes on Radiohead's In Rainbows

    Hurry! You immediately have to read OC Weekly freelancer Ned Raggett's review of In Rainbows, which will be running in our print edition next week; we thought you'd want to get an advance peek at what he has to say, as Radiohead's new album is the most important thing in the world this week. Also, ... More >>

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    October 4, 2007

    CD Review

    Beirut, The Flying Club Cup (Ba Da Bing)

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    July 19, 2007

    CD Review

    UNKLE, War Stories (Surrender All)

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Singles Going Steady

    The best end-to-end albums from a single-driven year

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    August 24, 2006

    Hits!

    Borders Books Music & Cafe

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    August 17, 2006

    Hits!

    Rhino Records

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    January 17, 2002

    Stars and Guitars

    Earthbound rock stars

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    October 11, 2001
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