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Senses Fail at When We Were Young Fest -- Photo: Steven Ward
Santa Ana gets the gritty rock festival it deserves with inaugural When We Were Young festival

As the bedrock venue for a large portion of the burgeoning punk rock and rap scene of Orange County’s counter-culture, the Observatory in Santa Ana tapped into its first niche audience with the 90’s/early 00’s R&B, soul, and hip-hop tailored Soulquarius late last year. Mosh heads and hardcore lovers wouldn’t have to wait long to earn […]

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Stream The Frights’ new song “You Are Going To Hate This” — playing Teragram Ballroom Nov. 18

San Diego’s The Frights are gearing up to release their new album, You Are Going To Hate This and to celebrate the forthcoming LP, the band has shared a new song off the album. You can stream The Frights’ title-track “You Are Going To Hate” below. The song is a jangly surf-punk number with an […]

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Julian Casablancas, Die Antwoord close out much-more organized Beach Goth day 2

Beach Goth day 2 at the Observatory in Santa Ana was a bit more organized than the previous and featured a couple of interesting performances from its biggest names. They had more security setup to make getting into the festival a quicker experience than the previous day. What took hours on Saturday took minutes on […]

Win Tickets to Fidlar at The Regent Theater

Los Angeles raucous rock n’ roll upstarts Fidlar are taking over The Regent Theater for two back to back nights of musical mayhem on Friday, October 30th and Saturday, October 31st. Grimy Goods is hooking you up with tickets to their SOLD OUT Halloween show on Saturday, October 31st. Hear new songs such as pop-punk […]

Watch FIDLAR’s cheeky new video for “40oz. ON REPEAT”

It’s true, people gotta pay their bills—and in the music industry—sometimes that means “selling out.” FIDLAR have released a cheeky new video for their new pop-punk song “40oz. ON REPEAT.” FIDLAR have also announced that their second full length album, Too, will be released on September 4th via Mom + Pop Music. Directed by Ryan […]

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Noel Gallagher and Avett Brothers shine at day two of Shaky Knees Festival

The second day of Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Music Festival saw a larger turnout than on the previous day. By 3 PM, the park was packed — Saturdays always tend to me the busiest and most ambitious day for most festival-goers. Before Saturday, I thought North Carolina folk rockers The Avett Brothers weren’t festival-headlining material. It […]

Burgerama 4 turns up the heat with teen-pleasing rock ‘n’ punk

First and foremost, the Burgerama at the Observatory in Santa Ana is a music festival cluttered with teens and college kids, and I have NEVER been to a festival so tightly curated and audience pleasing. From the easy access to the highway and lots of free parking, to the short lines and cordial security/festival workers, […]

Fidlar, Meatbodies and The Frights deliver blissful punk fueled insanity to The Regent

Fidlar Arriving at The Regent last Friday to a long line of excited punk kids and misfits, it was apparent age was not a factor at this show, everyone was just stoked to be there. Fans were out and about excitedly chatting while others scrambled to find last minute tickets. The evening marked Fidlar’s first L.A. show […]

Burgerama 2015 lineup announced: Weezer, Ty Segall, The Black Lips & more!

Get excited party people, Burger Records has announced their Burgerama 4 lineup and it’s looking like their best one yet. Taking place, March 28 – 29, 2014 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, this year lineup features: Weezer, Ty Segall, The Black Lips, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Ariel Punk, Gang of Four, Witch, FIDLAR, Roky Erickson, J […]

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Kate Nash rocks out at The Roxy like a true punk princess

Monday night, teeny bopper turned punk rock princess Kate Nash was in town at The Roxy to play a sold-out show. Her performance that night showed just how far she’s come in terms of transforming from an innocent looking girl in front of a piano into a guitar slaying rock n roll goddess. Nash long […]

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