This year, 457 Pazz & Jop voters submitted their Top 10 albums and singles. With albums, they have 100 points to divide among their Top 10 picks, with each entry receiving no more than 30 points or fewer than five. There's no point-ranking system for the singles category, which remains amorphous, comprising individual songs, re-mixes, downloads, viral sensations, etc. Literal release dates aren't binding, but a record or single's "impact" should have occurred primarily in 2013; in most cases, if it got votes in 2012 and 2013, we combined the two totals. It's not as complicated as it sounds.
This year, 457 Pazz & Jop voters submitted their Top 10 albums and singles. With albums, they have 100 points to divide among their Top 10 picks, with each entry receiving no more than 30 points or fewer than five. There's no point-ranking system for the singles category, which remains...
Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion) performed a sold out show at the Observatory in Santa Ana on Jan. 11. Vince Staples also performed. All images by John Gilhooley.
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German trance DJ Markus Schulz performed at Sutra Lounge in Costa Mesa on Jan. 9. All images by Fabian Ortiz.
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Laguna Beach is the New York of OC's restaurant scene. If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. Proof: Katsuya, that high-priced, high-concept sushi joint that has branches at LA Live and Brentwood, didn't last more than two years here.
The Laguna crowd, which will quickly flock to...
The first night of the 2014 OC Music Awards Best Live Band Showcase at the Yost on Jan. 7 featured Breach The Summit, Ceasefire, the Devious Means, Jeramiah Red and the Field Trip.
The battle will continue for six more rounds at venues across the county with five bands advancing to the...
With hot drinks and even hotter girls, Natalie Nguyen is trying to uncloak the area's most enduring mystery: Vietnamese coffee shops. The Weekly's Charles Lam went inside Little Saigon's "taboo" coffee shops and came back with this full report.
Little Saigon's Café...
Santa Barbara's reggae-rock outfit Rebelution performed at the Observatory in Santa Ana. Natural Incense and Through The Roots also performed. All images by Josue Rivas.
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As awards season draws nearer and best-of-the-year lists keep rolling in, there's only one thing left to do: get excited about what comes next. Here are ten films you won't want to miss in 2014. By Calum Marsh
Emblematic of their deep faith and passion, Latino families honor the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe with glorious altars decorated with candles, flags, and flowers--lots of flowers--throughout the month of December, while other families choose to celebrate the religious end of Christmas with...