| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The 10th FYF Fest occurs this weekend at downtown's L.A. State Historic Park, and over the last decade, the annual indie- and punk-heavy gathering has evolved from a duct-taped DIY celebration to a certified, well-produced, Goldenvoice-endowed cultural...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
This post has been updated. Please see note at bottom for details.
Those looking for evidence that the 10th annual FYF Fest had hit a Saturday afternoon peak found it during songwriter Ty Segall's set. As he and his band pushed a hard-strummed...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 11:06 AM
On Saturday at Los Angeles State Historic Park in Chinatown, the 10th annual FYF Fest drew more than 20,000 fans of underground rock, soul, folk, punk, house, hip hop and techno to bake in the downtown sun, then chill under the stars.
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Try as he might, Mario Cuomo, singer for rising garage-rock quintet the Orwells, can't seem to avoid trouble.
His high school years essentially were a string of missed classes and misdeeds, including a lengthy suspension for launching a water bottle at a...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Thirty years after Billy Joel first sang about the decline of Bethlehem Steel in his hit song “Allentown,” the company’s shuttered massive mill is still inspiring big-name artists to write songs about it. And artists are still getting...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 11:26 PM
Pitchfork Day 2 is in the books for Saturday in Union Park. Here’s the rundown from yours truly (GK) and my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG):
1:09 p.m.: The pleasant chirping of crickets provides the transition between songs for the...
| Apr 18, 2012
You may or may not have heard of many of the acts coming to Millennium Park this summer for the annual Downtown Sound series and the new Loops and Variations program. Needless to say, that's no reason to let your eyes glaze over and assume you still...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Club Mesa, a popular Costa Mesa destination for punk shows in the 1980s and '90s, is long gone.
A decade ago The Memphis Group transformed the old club at 843 W. 19th St. into Detroit Bar. It hasn't stopped rocking Orange County.
On Saturday, Detroit...