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January 31, 2001 | JOHN ROOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
There's a mysterious aura surrounding Jay Buchanan. Overflowing with emotional intensity, the Fullerton-based rocker has held crowds rapt at clubs throughout Orange County for the past six months or so. So what's all the fuss about? In an era of easily digestible pop confections, the baby-faced, soft-spoken Buchanan prefers to unveil a hypnotic, unsettling mix of contradictions.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 2001 | JOHN ROOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
There's a mysterious aura surrounding Jay Buchanan. Overflowing with emotional intensity, the Fullerton-based rocker has held crowds rapt at clubs throughout Orange County for the past six months or so. So what's all the fuss about? In an era of easily digestible pop confections, the baby-faced, soft-spoken Buchanan prefers to unveil a hypnotic, unsettling mix of contradictions.
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 5, 2001
ANAHEIM 7:30pm Pop Music Smile, once in line for Next Big Thing From Orange County status, is in regroup phase, having severed ties last year with Cargo Records. The band is now working on new material and is shopping for a record contract. Meanwhile, Smile is keeping busy with area shows, including this one at Chain Reaction in Anaheim. * Smile, Chain Reaction, 1652 W. Lincoln Ave., Anaheim. With Your Enemies Friends, the Angoras, Soundhead. 7:30 p.m. $7. (714) 635-6067.
NEWS
May 1, 2003 | Kevin Bronson; Craig Rosen
Getting its labels in order Don't envy the Jealous Sound. Sure, the future looks bright for the L.A. foursome -- its debut album, "Kill Them With Kindness," a crackling collection of resonant rock, is due June 3. And the band moves into the spotlight Monday at the Palace opening for indie darling the Postal Service. How the Jealous Sound arrived, however, is a test of mettle.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 1, 2001 | RANDY LEWIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aspiring musicians found a home away from home at Linda's Doll Hut and a nurturing big sister figure in owner Linda Jemison, who announced this week she will close the Anaheim club, long regarded as the epicenter of Orange County's grass-roots pop music scene.
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June 1, 2001 | RANDY LEWIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aspiring musicians found a home-away-from-home at Linda's Doll Hut and a nurturing big sister figure in owner Linda Jemison, who announced this week that by summer's end, she will close the Anaheim club, long regarded as the epicenter of Orange County's grass-roots music scene.
NEWS
March 30, 2002 | RANDY LEWIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's not going to cure the post-Oscar blues for limo companies, couture designers or jewelry makers, but the first Orange County Music Awards today should provide a bit of recognition and community spirit for the area's grass-roots musicians. "We decided not to go with any big production numbers," quipped organizer Martin Brown, publisher of Live magazine and a journalist who has been writing about the county's music scene for more than two decades.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 19, 2001 | JOHN ROOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For every No Doubt, Sugar Ray and Lit, there are countless talented, fledgling rock bands toiling away in some musty garage. Even the handful of musicians who garner recording industry attention often wind up disappointed because major labels no longer nurture acts. It's a cutthroat business--if a first recording commercially stiffs, the band is shown the door. Enter Ruben R. Lozano II. The cyber-driven maverick put near-revolutionary ideas in motion when he launched Loudenergy.
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