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Q&A: TV & Film Music Supervisor Alex Patsavas On Soundtracking The O.C., Mad Men, The Twilight Series, The Astronaut Wives Club, And More

Since she began working in TV music supervision in the middle of the 1990s, Alex Patsavas has built a resume that runs from Grey's Anatomy
Ryan Leas | June 18, 2015 - 4:13 pm

Deconstructing

Deconstructing: The O.C. And Indie Rock Gentrification

Ten years ago today, five words forever changed the nebulous concept known as indie rock: "Welcome to the O.C., bitch." That dialogue was in the…
Chris DeVille | August 5, 2013 - 12:48 pm

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Deconstructing

Deconstructing: The O.C. And Indie Rock Gentrification

Ten years ago today, five words forever changed the nebulous concept known as indie rock: "Welcome to the O.C., bitch." That dialogue was in the…
Chris DeVille | August 5, 2013 - 12:48 pm

Passion Pit, Lykke Li Booked For O.C. Dude’s Indie Rock Web Soap

Remember when Death Cab For Cutie played at The Bait Shop? Well, now Josh Schwartz is bringing that same kind of MAGIC to the internet…
Scott Lapatine | February 24, 2009 - 2:57 pm

SNL Digital Short: Dear Sister

We were busy enjoying the vocal stylings of Paul Rudd fronting Of Montreal last night, but reader Nathan wrote us about this perfectly absurd OC-styled…
Stereogum | April 15, 2007 - 1:23 pm

The Last Song On The OC

In most people's minds The OC is already off the air. Not true! Even though we lost the plot around the time Ryan joined Fight…
Stereogum | February 13, 2007 - 2:20 pm

Fox Says “See Ya” To The OC

That's right, no more Bait Shop, no more Seth and Summer, and no more misguided covers soundtracks. Via Reuters:Fox has pulled the plug on "The…
Stereogum | January 4, 2007 - 11:33 am

Rock Kills Kid Cover Spoon

Our next installment of This Week In Covers comes from LA alt-rock band Rock Kills Kid, who tackle Spoon's "I Turn My Camera On." The…
Stereogum | November 16, 2006 - 6:58 pm

Tom Invites You To Watch The O.C. Premiere

If you have a PC and are looking to procrastinate for 45 minutes, you can watch the season premiere of The O.C. on MySpace. We're…
Stereogum | October 26, 2006 - 10:56 am

Good News For People Who Like The OC Mixes

Just when you thought it was okay to ignore them, The OC music department brainstormed a fab idea: Indie covering Indie! Here's the promising tracklisting:Goldspot…
Amrit Singh | October 12, 2006 - 1:04 pm

Lady Sovereign Covers Sex Pistols For The OC

Amy Pitchfork reveals:Grime comes to Newport Beach this fall, as Lady Sovereign is slated to contribute a cover of the Sex Pistols' "Pretty Vacant" to…
Scott Lapatine | September 19, 2006 - 4:40 pm

New French Kicks Video – “So Far We Are”

Video premiere from FK's latest CD Two Thousand. Starring Olivia Wilde -- the actress who had that lesbian thing going with Marissa Cooper (RIP) --…
Scott Lapatine | August 25, 2006 - 2:16 pm

Attn: Save Marissa Campaign HQ

You Marissa Cooper fans can stop e-mailng us now. She's dead. And fictional. Get over it. Thanks for the tune, though. …
Scott Lapatine | July 7, 2006 - 12:01 pm

Spoon On Mars, Seth Cohen On Drugs

I'm reluctant to keep posting these what-song-was-on-TV updates, since it's only interesting when a cool song gets picked up by a shitty show/commercial, but Veronica
Scott Lapatine | January 26, 2006 - 10:41 am

Seth Cohen’s Cellphone

How come on The O.C. none of the characters have ringtones? You'd think a Penguin-clad, Barsuk-loving lad like Seth Cohen would drop $1.99 on a…
Scott Lapatine | December 1, 2005 - 12:43 pm

Speaking Of O.C. Music

Last Clap Your Hands Say Yeah post, promise. NY Times chills with the band it compared to Neutral Milk Hotel (?!) earlier this month...The…
Scott Lapatine | September 24, 2005 - 10:16 pm
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