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It's dangerous to drive while listening to HB Surround Sound's latest release, "Get Your Dance On," because that's exactly what listeners will want to do. The album, which was released Sept. 4, features 10 original songs. Genres range from ska to pop-...
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Ska fans, ranging in age from young teenagers to their grandparents' generation, danced at the Observatory in Santa Ana on Saturday as Save the Swim Team performed a short set of original songs and covers. The Huntington Beach band opened up for ska...
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The Originalites' show calendar is not only booked on the band's website, but also in members' minds. "We already know which shows we're going to play, so that's money already made," said drummer Peter Fontes, 22. Booking as many shows as possible is...
Huntington Beach ska rockers Reel Big Fish have swum back into the music scene with their latest release, "Candy Coated Fury." The band's first album of original music since 2007's "Monkeys for Nothin' and the Chimps for Free," "Candy Coated Fury"...
After completing a nationwide tour last weekend, Huntington Beach ska bands Reel Big Fish and Suburban Legends returned home to Orange County on Saturday for a final tour performance at the City National Grove of Anaheim. Kicking off the show, the...
Save the Swim Team has already accomplished a lot in its five-year career so far. It's played with bands like Big D and the Kids Table and Reel Big Fish and released a full-length CD. And the members have done it all on their own. The Huntington Beach...
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Reel Big Fish was a huge influence in the '90s ska scene, and with a nationwide tour and the upcoming release of its new record, the Huntington Beach band hopes to revive its popularity. In its heyday, Reel Big Fish's "Everything Sucks" peaked at No....
Humor and stereotypes play a huge role in Suburban Legends' latest full-length album, "Day Job," which the band released Tuesday. The songs blend sounds of ska, rock and wit to create a catchy series of 14 tracks that will please loyal fans and...
L.A. NOWThrough seven years of disputes, a proposed rock quarry site in Riverside County has been called a job creator, an economy killer, an environmental disaster and even a creation site. The debate ended Thursday, when the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians...
The Hampton Jewish Mother is not a big space, but lately it's gone in big for local live music. This past weekend, the restaurant and deli hosted two shows featuring Hampton singer-guitarist Johnny Trash (a.k.a. T.J. Linkous). Friday, Trash played...
If you've heard a ska band on the radio or live, Tazy Phyllipz probably had something to do with it. After helping bands like No Doubt and Sublime find their place on the musical map for more than 20 years, Phyllipz, an Irvine resident, is hoping to...
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Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass. An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
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