Pumpkin spice, dark nights, the crisp autumn air 95-degree air – it’s nearly our favorite month of the year: October! The KX 93.5 staff gets quite excited around Halloween time; not so much for the costumes and parties but for the creative, immersive, and terrifying Southern California haunts. And we’re not talking Knott’s Scary Farm […]
KAABOO is quickly becoming our favorite music festival. Killer weather, great people, a multi-demographical lineup, and, most importantly, no hipster chicks in indian headdresses. This year’s lineup was INSANE with headlining performances from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Muse, P!nk, Alanis Morrissette, and the legendary Tom Petty. We got to catch up with a few […]
By Reese Ravner Fresh to the alternative scene, Los Angeles-born indie rock band Wallows recently headlined the Observatory Orange County’s humble but treasured Constellation Room venue. Giant fluorescent palm trees and Christmas lights adorned the stage, and the room was filled with an unlikely fan-base considering the band’s Strokes-esque indie sound: pre-teens. This established group […]
By Erica Evans ______________________________ There was a little something for everyone at Arroyo Seco Weekend on June 24 and 25 at The Pasadena Rose Bowl. Whether you’re into music festivals for the vendors, the food, the mainstream, jazz or indie music scene, Arroyo Seco Weekend really brought all ages together. Vendors are becoming just as […]
By Claire Epting Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Blind Pilot at first seems to fit the Portlandia stereotype to a tee. Indie folk band? Check. A banjo player? Check. At least one member with a beard? Check. But on June 24th at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, the band— led by frontman Israel Nebeker— […]
We hit the ground in Indio this year, ready to take on Weekend 2, armed with copious sunblock and a field mic to capture the best of Coachella 2017 and talk to a few of the bill’s standout acts. Seeking shelter from the relentless sun (with temps crossing 100), we had some great chats with […]