Story of the Year Interview

While doing their on again, off again routine, St. Louis, MI rockers Story of the Year or SOTY recently stopped by Long Beach, CA to pay their respects to a local charity event but before hitting the streets, they decided to do what they do best and play music. Band […]

Band Spotlight: The 88

“All in all, The 88 are a great band, they’re really happy to play with each other, the shows have been fantastic, and we all consider ourselves very lucky,” says Todd O’Keefe, bass player for L.A.-based band The 88—a band you’ve probably heard, but you might not know it yet. […]

Interview With Speaker Junkies

If you think you don’t like the electronic-dance scene, think again: the Speaker Junkies are here to change your mind. Hollywood was electrified by the Speaker Junkies last Wednesday night at Les Deux as the tight knit foursome performed songs from their upcoming self-titled album “Speaker Junkies.” Tekno Tom (Keytar), […]

Prost! Celebrate LA Oktoberfest

Every year thousands of people flock to beer gardens to consume copious amounts of alcohol, gobble hearty German fare and celebrate with old time drinking songs. Yes, we’re talking about Oktoberfest. Besides being one of two major drinking holidays, there’s more to Oktoberfest than just getting drunk. Oktoberfest, aka the […]

LA Food Truck Scene

We would like to think that we started it all here in the “City of Angels,” with the original “Roach Coach”. Taco trucks have long been a staple in L.A., but mostly for day workers at a construction site or wasted club kids at 2am. In recent months, L.A. has […]

West Beach Music Fest ’09 Recap

With a thing like the West Beach Music Festival you get what you expect in many ways, and as with other festivals, there are always some surprises. You get your purveyors of funnel cake, fish tacos, Bento dishes, sno-cones, and of course beer. You find booths of cheap sunglasses, tents […]