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Last Call for Alcohol — The Farewell Mixtape

Last Call for Alcohol — The Farewell Mixtape

To you all, drunk with appreciation as we are now, thank you for being part of this adventure.

Nilu’s EP of Sensuality and Subtle Darkness: Dichotomy

Nilu’s EP of Sensuality and Subtle Darkness: Dichotomy

While Dichotomy is sweet and melodic, it is also a restless compilation. All four songs feel like movements of the same piece. Each tune exploring elements of sensuality and subtle darkness that seem to complement each other from beginning to end.

Detroit Bar: The Velvet Curtains Call

Detroit Bar: The Velvet Curtains Call

The Grand Finale Concert is tonight at our favorite rebellious corner venue

The Lonely Wild Live Footage at Detroit Bar

The Lonely Wild Live Footage at Detroit Bar

I like the radio. I listen to Spotify in the office, but I truly enjoy when I hear a DJ’s voice, and his/her sincere impressions on new music. As much as I click on Spotify “recommendations” from time to time, I rather have a human than an algorithm tell me what I may like. NPR’s
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The OCMAs Showcase Night 2 @ The District [Gallery]

The OCMAs Showcase Night 2 @ The District [Gallery]

With the bands at arms length in an outdoor corner, and the folk sounds bouncing off shopping galleries, this showcase had all the elements of street performance, giving the audience a way to instantly connect and get lost in the music.

The Lonely Wild Night 2 @ Detroit Bar

The Lonely Wild Night 2 @ Detroit Bar

The Lonely Wild humbly take the stage and hit a first note that makes a crowd collectively gasp and get closer. The command this band has over a room is stunning.

Breach The Summit Interview at the Yost

Breach The Summit Interview at the Yost

The band’s percussion-heavy sound plays to that part in all of us that just wants not one, not two, but four guys to drum simultaneously and with abandon.

The Devious Means Live at the Yost

The Devious Means Live at the Yost

By the time The Devious Means took over the stage halfway through opening night of the OCMAs, the energy of the room was nearing its peak. They pushed it over the edge. The Devious Means’ stage presence is dynamic and unrelentingly personable. Add in the fact that they make music that’s both sharply conscious and
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Opening Night at the OC Music Awards 2014

Opening Night at the OC Music Awards 2014

If you had been wondering when 2014 was going to get exciting, you got your answer on Tuesday night at the opening of the OC Music Awards

The Lonely Wild’s Residency at Detroit Bar Starts Today

The Lonely Wild’s Residency at Detroit Bar Starts Today

The band's latest album, The Sun As It Comes, bears the likeness of a journey through the Wild West; at times the melodies mosey along, making pit stops at saloons for shots of whiskey

Guide to your Glorious OCMA Nights

Guide to your Glorious OCMA Nights

It isn’t just that we are geographically protected from the gnawing pain of weather-chatter, but the O.C. is likely the only place in the Northern Hemisphere hosting an indie music concert series.

The Three O’ Clock at The Observatory

The Three O’ Clock at The Observatory

The Three O'Clock songs featured clever breaks and perfectly organized vocal harmonies, as well as some grandiose guitar solos and sharp keyboard integration. They cemented their presence with witty remarks, flair, and comradely attitudes.