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  1. Cecy B Is An OC Rapper By Way of South BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | OC Weekly

    The West Coast rap scene wasn't ready for Cecy B. The San Juan Capistrano native born Cecilia Barajas had a tough time getting her peers to take her seriously as she transitioned from a young mariachi singer and ballet folkloric dancer to a buxom OC hip-hop artist eight years ago. Promoters in Los Angeles would often dismiss the Chicana rapper, saying that they'd only call when a female showcase night came about.

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  2. Rebel Radio Station KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles Fights to Stay On the AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | OC Weekly

    "We are listener sponsored radio," Margaret Prescod pleads during her show on Thursday morning. "We do not want to close our doors! That's how serious this is."

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  3. Weiner Mania is a Sweaty Appetizer to BurgeramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | OC Weekly

    By: Jessie Schiewe The Australian band Step Panther arrived in Fullerton a few hours before their show at The Continental Room, so they decided to head to Costco. "We thought maybe they had guns there," explained singer Stephen Bourke.

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  4. Wetwood Smokes Unmask Their New EP, Organ DonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | OC Weekly

    For Wetwood Smokes, starting a band meant more than writing songs and carving out time to jam; it meant moving in together and finding a way to dodge neighborhood noise complaints. While the tale may sound familiar, vocalist/guitarist Josh Bowman, drummer Steven Howard, and bassist Chrystian Cano are determined to beat the odds and make their story a successful one.

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  5. Restorations Enjoy an Unexpected Second Shot at a Music CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Playing in a touring band was never in the cards for Restorations. After post-hardcore outfit Jena Berlin split up, Jon Loudon and Dave Klyman were content to release music independently, without any expectations.

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  6. KROQ April Foolishness 2015 Line-Up AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Tom Petty said "waiting is the hardest part" and he wasn't wrong. But now, the wait is over on this year's roster for KROQ's 7th annual April Foolishness.

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  7. Fernanda Ulibarri Will Make You Fall in Love With Her Latin Alternative PolkasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Fernanda Ulibarri achieved what Family Matters TV nerd Steve Urkel could never do: make polka cool. The Latin Alternative songstress returns to the scene with Polkas de Amor .

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  8. Santa Ana's Fourth Street Market To Open Feb. 16, Preview at Savor Santa Ana Feb. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | OC Weekly

    It's been a long time coming, but downtown Santa Ana's food hall is finally ready to throw open its doors to the public. The paper is down, the signs are up, and the tenants are buying their start-up ingredients.

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  9. The Melvins' Commitment to Oddity Makes Them InfluentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Just after 2014 became 2015, the Melvins' drummer Dale Crover experienced one of his proudest moments in the band. Though their New Year's show was canceled, he and Buzz Osborne, the band's co-founders, decided to play an acoustic set at Permanent Records in Los Angeles.

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  10. Queen George Breaks The Rules in Santa AnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Imagine for a moment that the traditional restrictions of a seated audience and stage bound performers are erased, and that spectators are given the freedom to wander about a space and take in the performance as closely as they wish. This idea of liberating an audience to engage with the artists will be tested on Saturday night at the Santora building, with the dance installment "Queen George."

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  11. El Chicano Retraces the Roots of Brown Eyed SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | OC Weekly

    Late in the night during the Art Laboe Connection Show on HOT 92.3 Los Angeles, a listener dedicates "Tell Her She's Lovely" by El Chicano to his lady. The legendary radio host says in his unmistakable velvety voice that the band is one of many they'll hear at his upcoming concert in Anaheim.

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  12. The Abigails' New Album is Coming-of-Age Satanic Outlaw CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | OC Weekly

    In the gritty underbelly of alt-country lurks sometimes-OC locals, The Abigails, a fusion of psych rock and outlaw country lead by front man and eccentric charmer, Warren Thomas. The group's rotating lineup currently includes members from Father John Misty and Douglas and The Furs, and considering Thomas spent time as a member of The Growlers, this is a cast of musicians that know their way around a stage.

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  13. Fortunate Youth Ready To Blaze Up The Santa Ana StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | OC Weekly

    The last time Los Angeles' Fortunate Youth took the stage at The Observatory in Santa Ana they were celebrating five years of their existence in proper form. Since then, the smoke trails left behind from their microphone-sized joints have barely faded away as South Bay L.A.'s beloved reggae outfit makes their way back to Orange County nearly five months later.

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