Orange Bits: Coachella Rumors, This Week in Ska, and a Very FYF Xmas

And in this week's edition of news stories from other sources, we have:

  • Souncheck speculates that Coachella may continue with their pattern of naming classic rock legends as headliners for 2011. Rumor has it that The Rolling Stones have been offered $5 million for a top spot at the upcoming festival and a deal is “nearly sealed.” [OCR]


  • Anaheim ska boys Starpool, featuring members of No Doubt and Save Ferris. They took seven years to release their first album. [OCR]
  • MC's Insanity and Irawnik merge to form local hip hop act I and I.
    I and I performed at Cal State Fullerton Wednesday and brought songs
    about “real life issues” instead of the stereotypical drugs and sex,
    says one Titan. [Daily Titan]
  • Hellogoodbye¬†wants to play at your house in celebration of their latest album, Would it Kill You? The
    Huntington Beach indie-pop band invites fans all along the west coast
    from Seattle to OC to invite the band over to their house for a show. [Daily Titan]
  • The Growlers'
    Wilcox Sessions videos are up and ready for consumption. The band's
    California-centric tour dates are up and ready for anticipation. Added
    bonus: link to virtual proof that Bill Murray digs the Growlers. [LA Weekly]
  • Costa
    Mesa's Cat Party are heading into the studio Saturday to work on a full
    length album. To tide you over until then, you can pre-order a 7″ split
    EP with Earthmen and Strangers. [Facebook]
  • Tijuana Panthers just got added to the FYF Xmas party featuring No Age and the Soft Pack at the Glass House. [Facebook]

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