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Photo Slideshow: Buskerfest 2012

Dalia Tanner, Contributing Photographer

August 27, 2012

Filed under Music

Buskerfest rolls new local bands onto the streets

Buskerfest rolls new local bands onto the streets

August 25, 2012

While the sun set behind the skyscrapers and bubbles blew through the crowd, music filled the streets of downtown Long Beach at Summer and Music's fourth annual Buskerfest Saturday night. Before the competition began, Buskerfest star...

Struggle, escape pervade Red 9’s debut

Struggle, escape pervade Red 9’s debut

Kimberly Morgan, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2009

Filed under Music, Reviews

Red 9, an indie rock band from Southern California, adds another alternative/grunge album to the popular mixed genre's list.The full-length debut album titled "The Host" contains eight songs, all of wh...

Norah Jones changes up formula for fourth release

Norah Jones changes up formula for fourth release

November 21, 2009

Norah Jones adds diverse instrumentation in her fourth album to make it a delicately beautiful purchase for the holidays.Although Jones doesn't make any especially dramatic changes to her soft jazz musi...

Blink is back

Blink is back

September 20, 2009

IRVINE — Excitement and the smell of fresh kettle corn filled the air Sept. 17 as fans piled through the gates of the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre for an event four years in the making: the reunion of...

Monkeys raise art punk to new level

Monkeys raise art punk to new level

Jonathan Oyama, Assistant Diversions Editor

September 2, 2009

Filed under Features, Music

Arctic Monkeys' third album is an amazing, surreal punk rock collection that's out of this world.Although British disco punk bands such as Franz Ferdinand and Bloc Party have faltered on its third record, Arctic Mo...

Screaming down the packed house

Screaming down the packed house

Brittany Woolsey, Contributing Writer

September 2, 2009

Filed under Features, Music

ANAHEIM – The Used's CD-release concert of "Artwork" was a spectacular scream-fest for some of its biggest fans.The first 400 people who ordered "Artwork" were able to attend an exclusive CD-releas...

The Used’s new album a dark success

The Used’s new album a dark success

Brittany Woolsey, Contributing Writer

August 29, 2009

Filed under Features, Music

Screamo favorites, The Used, announce their new album "Artwork," which they described as the album they have looked forward to the most since their first release in 2002. Alternative Press Magazine de...