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Local Show Pick Of The Week: Squarefish + Fathers & Suns + Rainman + California Lions

January 29, 2014 11:12 am Published by Comments Off on Local Show Pick Of The Week: Squarefish + Fathers & Suns + Rainman + California Lions

If you are looking some great weekday entertainment, you can’t beat this super amazing local lineup! Fathers & Suns debuting at the world-renowned Alex’s Bar. The line-up is familiar and the pop hooks will fly and swing like Miley’s wrecking…

The Importance of Warm Air in a Woodwind – Voicing Part II

January 28, 2014 1:37 pm Published by Comments Off on The Importance of Warm Air in a Woodwind – Voicing Part II

It’s a funny thing how a small change in perception can be transformational. My experience with learning the saxophone in college was one of rigorous experimentation; I was always chasing new techniques and new equipment to get a better sound.…

SUNS OF JIMI IS BURNING BRIGHT

January 25, 2014 3:51 am Published by Comments Off on SUNS OF JIMI IS BURNING BRIGHT

These guys of Long Beach (Suns of Jimi) are ready to tear up 2014 with live performances that will make you learn what tinnitus is all about and they are excited to announce that they will have a FREE (Yes,…

SLIDESHOW: of Montreal plays to sold out crowd at The Art Theatre

January 24, 2014 6:08 pm Published by Comments Off on SLIDESHOW: of Montreal plays to sold out crowd at The Art Theatre

[slideshow id=155] Playing to a sold out crowd, of Montreal rocked The Art Theater on 4th street in Long Beach. As one local resident stated, “After spending so much time going out in support of local music, it’s so nice…

of Montreal Brings The Dance To The Art Theatre

January 24, 2014 1:58 pm Published by Comments Off on of Montreal Brings The Dance To The Art Theatre

of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes. Photo by Vaughan Risher.   Compared to the typical Thursday evening on Retro Row, 4th Street radiated with an extra bit of buzz last night.  At The Pike, the Art-Theatre-adjacent Art Du Vin, and elsewhere,…

The Natives

January 23, 2014 7:34 am Published by Comments Off on The Natives

Homegrown Afro-futurism with a west coast vibe is the best way to describe Long Beach’s art-rap collective The Natives. Led by frontman and apple cider aficionado Nativethoughts. Their music is a prime example of San Kofa knowing where you’re…

Toaster Music + Dave Williams – The Strite Solution

January 22, 2014 10:37 am Published by Comments Off on Toaster Music + Dave Williams – The Strite Solution

January 3, 2014 Toaster Music performed with the amazingly talented musician Dave Williams, best known as the band leader for MajicBulletTheory. He’s a great composer, improviser, and all around good egg. He stepped up to the mic with no plan,…