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MP3: Canvas, ‘The Habit’

25 May

Our pals in Santa Ana crew Canvas—playing the House of Blues in Anaheim this Friday, May 28, with, believe it or not, ’80s faves Berlin—have gifted us with the worldwide exclusive (!) of a new tune, tentatively titled “The Habit.”

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Q&A: Pacific Hurt

7 May

Picking out the right band name can be a challenge. Can people easily spell it? Will they say it properly? Will it be a constant annoyance to correct people? After a few years of getting their name out into the music world, Santa Ana’s Aushua thought long and hard about whether or not they should make a huge decision—find a new band name. Making the leap, they chose the name Pacific Hurt. If familiar with the band’s signature sound, coerced with endless guitar riffs billowing softly behind emotionally driven vocals, then you’re aware the band is bursting with talent. A name is just a name. They are still the same guys that won our hearts over with “No Harm Done” (the 2009 OC Music Awards winner for best song) and most recent EP, Limbo. Now, the five-piece starts fresh. (Interview by Ashley Eliot.)

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