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Yeasayer

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    August 8, 2013

    Yeasayer

    Observatory

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Outside Lands 2013 Full Lineup Announced

    The single day lineup for Outside Lands 2013 was announced today. Taking place at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from August 9 - 11, the bill is topped by Paul McCartney on Friday, Nine Inch Nails on Saturday and The Red Hot Chili Peppers on Sunday. Other highlights include Pretty Lights, The Nati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    S.S. Coachella, Day Two: Pulp's Jarvis Cocker, Most Popular Guy on the Cruise

    By: Liz TracyNo one's really interested in reading about the actual performances taking place on this musical ship of contradictions, the S.S. Coachella, amirite? Instead, you want a spoonful of gossipy anecdotal sugar, straight from the decks of this funny ship. As you might have seen, Pulp was t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    S.S. Coachella Cruise, Day One: Father John Misty, Yeasayer, !!!, Pulp

    By: Liz Tracy The S.S. Coachella set out to sea rather unceremoniously. There weren't horns, not a streamer in sight, and no one smashed bottles against the body of the ship. But we'd all been aboard the Celebrity Silhouette for about four hours at that point, and Father John Misty was launching ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    S.S. Coachella: Nail Master Class with Sleigh Bells' Alexis Krauss

    By: Liz TracyFashion and music are the funniest-looking twin sisters. They're always together, always kinda sloppy. Sometimes they dress up like a swan or wear a big mouse head. Together, they're always looking to make a bold statement. If you follow Sleigh Bells' Alexis Krauss on Instagram (@Krau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    FYF Fest 2012: A Complex Punk Portrait of the SoCal Music Scene

    See Also:*FYF Fest Two-Day Line-up Announced*The Growlers Announce New Album Release* Pacific Festival: The Dunes AnnouncedFYF Fest creator Sean Carlson would've been all of 12-years-old when Hawthorne natives Red Kross made their last album in 1997. Still, he cites some of the band's early releases ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Coachella Jumps On Board the Floating Festival Trend, But is This New Cruise a Sinker?

    See Also: Coachella By the Numbers: A guide to the festival's past and present Coachella: Top Five Acts at the Sahara Tent Yesterday the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival promoters announced they will be setting sail on a new festival titled the S. S. Coachella as early as this December 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    FYF Fest 2012 Two-Day Lineup Announced

    FYF Fest 2012 just announced its lineup, including performances by Refused, M83 and Beirut. Not only does it look a hell of a lot like this year's Coachella lineup, it's also the first time in nine years that the indie-rock festival has cloned itself for a two-day event. In addition to other to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Yeasayer Shrugs Off the Hype: 'We Have a House Full of People Every Night; That Keeps Us Going and That's What I Care About'

    ​Everyone's favorite psychedelic funhouse soundtrackers Yeasayer have hit the road once again, despite not having a new album to tour on since last year's superb Odd Blood. They're due at Pomona's Glass House on May 22. We took a minute to speak with the band's Ira Wolf Tuton on how they deal with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    OC Weekly Monday Mixtape

    ​It's Monday, and what better way to celebrate than with another mixtape? We've put together a 12-song video compilation so you can discover or rediscover some great music. You can thank us once you get to work and need something to distract yourself. 

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Six Most Anticipated Albums of 2011

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyRadiohead at the Henry Fonda Theater on Jan. 25, 2010​Last year looked like it might be bleak in terms of truly great albums, but a few artists (Beach House, the National, Yeasayer, Kanye West) managed to produce some future classics in 2010. And now that we've turned ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Gorillaz, Yeasayer, Lupe Fiasco and More Give the Gift of New (And Free!) Music

    Myspace.com​Hot artists from Gorillaz to Lupe Fiasco are releasing new material. The cool part? The songs will be available online for download, and the cost ranges from totally free to "name your own price." These artists are among the most creative and challenging in popular music today, so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Deciphering Kings of Leon: They're Just Like You And Me!

    ​Kings of Leon--also dubbed U2's successors, and "the next great arena band," are performing at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine tonight. After a 40 minutes of a round-robin press teleconference with singer/guitarist Caleb Followill and bassist Jared Followill, I realized that KoL ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    5 Songs So Stupid, Natasha Leggero Can't Believe It's Considered Music

    ​Natasha Leggero has been hitting the stand-up scene for years while maintaining ample face time on such favorites as Chelsea Lately, Reno 911, and voicing Callie Maggotbone on Ugly Americans. It's no wonder Natasha was tapped to be a judge on the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing--this woman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    The Henry Clay People and Local Natives to Play Austin City Limits

    The Henry Clay People in sepia.​The Henry Clay People and Local Natives have both been tapped to perform at Austin City Limits--otherwise known as yet another music festival better than Coachella--October 8-10. The bands will be playing amongst a line-up with the likes of Sonic Youth, Flaming Lips ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Last Night: Ximena Sariñana at Detroit Bar

    We don't have any live shots from Detroit Bar, but were able to grab this alluring photo from Ximena's Facebook fan page. We don't know for sure if she leaned on any cars during her time in Costa Mesa, but it's distinctly possible.​The Hype: Two years ago, Guadalajara-born former telenovela star X ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Beyond the Headliners

    [Coachella 2010] Nine acts that stand out from the sweaty, dusty crowd

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Local Natives: Going Places

    [Coachella 2010] Buzz band soars from OC squalor to the Coachella stage, with stops in Silver Lake, Austin and the U.K.

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Sound Spectrum's Top 10-Selling Records From the Past Week

    Sound Spectrum in Laguna Beach is a venerable record store with an incredible reggae selection and albums from local artists. The store opened in the late 1960s and remains a small time capsule of Laguna from back then. The shop has some sweet finds, like original psychedelic calendars and gifts. Ow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2010

    Fingerprints' Top 10 This Week

    Top 10 selling records from last week at Fingerprints in Long Beach. The shop specializes in a wide variety of underground music, introducing customers to new bands while still selling mainstream stuff. The shop even holds live performances from some of their favorite bands. 1) Massive Attack, Heli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Top 10 Albums Played on KUCI Feb. 15-21

    Editor's Note: Matt Buga is a Music Director at KUCI. KUCI is the last bastion against sound-alike radio in Orange County and the voice of freedom for all the independent music that gets snubbed by the major labels. From the edge of University of California Irvine, KUCI brings you the latest in all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Top 10 Albums Played on KUCI for Week of Feb. 1-7

    Editor's Note: Matt Buga is a Music Director at KUCI. KUCI is the last bastion against sound-alike radio in Orange County and the voice of freedom for all the independent music that gets snubbed by the major labels. From the edge of University of California Irvine, KUCI brings you the latest in al ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2009
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    February 5, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Daily Coachella Update: Still No Lineup, but There is a Fake One

    It's getting to the point where the idea of the Coachella lineup is actually more appealing than whatever the eventual Coachella lineup will be, even if the actual lineup is really impressive. It's like Spock said, "having is not such a pleasing thing as wanting."So yeah, still no official Coachella ... More >>

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