For Saturday, we hit up parties thrown by The Music Loves Fashion, Madewell and Skyy Escape pool parties, as well as the Bromance Records after party. Featured DJs and guests included Lykke Li, Miike Snow, Jenny Lewis, Peter Bjorn and John, A$AP Rocky, and Warpaint. It was even more fun in person. All photos by Colin Young-Wolff.
The NAMM Show is one of the largest music products trade shows in the world--musicians and hobbyists alike clamor every year to make the annual trip to the Anaheim Convention Center to mingle and gawk at the latest music equipment and old-school and modern-day rock stars alike. NAMM took place...
Costa Mesa artist Aaron Kraten and Los Angeles artist Keith Noordzy helps with the one-year anniversary of Costa Mesa's Box Gallery, 1/17. The exhibit, "Kraken and Kraten," runs through the beginning of March.
Ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona was found not guilty of multiple conspiracy counts and one witness tampering count in Santa Ana federal court on 1/16, but he was still found guilty of another witness tampering count. According to federal prosecutors, 53-year-old Carona faces a sentence of...
The night's assault at Costa Mesa's Detroit Bar began with duo Magic Mirrors (myspace.com/magicmirrorss) and continued with 60 Watt Kid and Ariel Pink. DJ Heru John Basil filled the void between sets, 1/15.
The second installment of the OC Music Awards Showcase at Costa Mesa's Detroit Bar on 1/13. Live performances from the Sweet Sweet Things, Aushua, Venus Infers and Stereofix bring out the best crowds and a veritable Who's Who of the Orange County music scene.
Every week the OC Weekly's music blog, Heard Mentality, highlights a local club night and sends a photographer to shoot the mayhem. This week it was Compound Christmas with DJs Brian Thomas and JP at Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa on 12/27. Read the club pick here.