For the most part, we had a pretty great time at FYF Fest this year! Still, some of the bands kind of sucked it up -- and there were some logistical and fashion-oriented problems as well. So let's complain!
Monday, June 17 Indian Jewelry The Constellation Room Two sides of the same alien planet are revealed at once with Texas' Indian Jewelry and OC's Black Bananas, who don't so much play shows together as fulfill ancient prophecies together. If you remember your Tobin's Spirit Guide, you'll recognize ... More >>
In the wake of a prolific string of solo records and collaborations that has left the Pitchfork set fawning, garage-rock prodigy Ty Segall has formed a new band, Fuzz, a hard-hitting, three-piece Stooges-meets-Sabbath project in which he sings and plays drums. The name pretty much says it all about ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Every Friday, our resident record store expert Michael Chin checks in with his weekly report of what the hell people who still buy records at local shops are listening to.]See Also:*Myspace Was Better Than Facebook (For Music)*Top Five Hits: Fingerprints in Long Beach*Top Five Hits ... More >>
This week we've got five super tasty (and surprisingly humanitarian) records from Burger Records, 645 S State College Blvd Unit A in Fullerton, (714) 336-0561. Mmmm, Burger. Gotta love 'em. This week's top seller at Burger is The Audacity's Mellow Cruiser.
For this week's top five we called Factory Records, 440 E 17th Street in Costa Mesa, (949) 722-8101. Besides a couple really strange (really good, but so very strange) releases off Lavish Womb, the top spot this week goes to the one and only Ty Segall Band and their first release as a band, Slaughte ... More >>
Here are the top five selling records for Burger Records, 645 S State College BlvdUnit A in Fullerton, (714) 336-0561.This week's top seller at Burger is Cosmonauts' If You Wanna Die then I Wanna Die.
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 the new Off! self-titled LP.
Burgerama: OFF!, Ty Segall, White Fence, FIDLAR The Observatory March 24, 2012 Saturday night the Fullerton-based label/store hybrid Burger Records put together an impressive bill at The Observatory. The mini-festival took note of the garage-punk sound that is being heard all over Southern Califo ... More >>
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
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 the Ty Segall compilation, Singles 2007-2010.
RX BanditsOn Saturday, Ty Segall plays Alex's Bar in Long Beach, headlining a bill featuring Tijuana Panthers and Okee Dokee. His hyperactive role in a slew of bands had already won him local fame, but the release of Melted seems to have woken up the rest of the musical world to what's been going ... More >>
[Locals Only] TRMRS don't need no stinkin' vowels to play trash pop
L.A. Record has much to celebrate this weekend, which is why head honcho and OC Weekly contributor Chris Ziegler gifts you with not just a mix tape to celebrate the 100th issue of L.A. Record (check it here or download it here), but also a closing party in downtown LA tomorrow. In the m ... More >>
It's (Not) All Greek to Me: Epsilons, Self-titled CD (Retard Disco)