Nov. 5 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the L.A. singer-songwriter performs "Perfect Kind of Love," a tiny song with a big message
Oct. 29 2014
Upon first listen, Slow Club have a lot in common with The Vaselines. Both bands hail from the U.K., both are fronted by a duo of male / female singer-songwriters and both play an eclectic brand of folk...
Oct. 8 2014
Just like José González, Benjamin Francis Leftwich seems to use his status as a lone guitarist not to solicit sympathy ("guitar guy"), but to provide a soundtrack into isolation
Oct. 1 2014
Wow, give it up for our friends at A Trolley Show, who've just hit their 100 performance! Anyone who knows anything about video production, scheduling and band management should recognize that it's no...
Sept. 17 2014
As much as we dig the indie and blues rock that are often featured on this show, the lack of ladies represented in those genres is always a bummer. Besides the obvious misrepresentation and cliched exclusivity,...
Sept. 10 2014
The Short Eyes aren't a band anymore, but that doesn't mean we can't preserve their memory by taking a trip to the ol' Trolley Show archives. It's a bittersweet reminder that musicians in any local scene...
Aug. 27 2014
As our music editor, Jeff Terich, can tell you, I'm an unapologetic fan of pop-punk. It's not something I'm particularly proud of-and I've tried to deny it during certain periods of my life-but I've come...
Aug. 20 2014
Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers' folk music has perennial appeal-it's not breaking any molds, but it's timeless and completely appropriate for a rolling train ride.
Aug. 13 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the Rhode Island band performs "Texas," a bouncy, anthemic song with just enough urgency to give it a disarming punch
Aug. 6 2014
It makes sense that The Sheepdogs would hail from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Simultaneously rugged and earnest, they'd be right at home in a group of lumberjacks
July 30 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the San Diego band performs a frills-free version of a song that loses no potency in its unplugged form
July 23 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the band performs "Moment Goes." Note to future bands: If you want to devastate the heartstrings, go with a child's choir.
July 9 2014
The last time we had American Authors on this show, they performed "Best Day of My Life," which has since gone on to soundtrack the general emotion of happiness. It's hard to turn on the TV with
July 2 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Cali Cam performs "Both Sides Now," a deceptively simple song about the good and hardships in life
June 25 2014
Back in 2010, Chappo benefited from Apple using their song "Come Home" for an iPod Touch commercial, and as anyone who's familiar with the tech behemoth's advertising strategy, it takes a certain...
June 18 2014
Iration, whose 2013 album Automatic topped Billboard's Reggae Albums Chart upon its release, is the perfect band to lead us into an easy-going, seasonal daze
June 11 2014
It's always a treat to see hometown heavyweights perform on A Trolley Show, and The Midnight Pine perform with the swagger of rock stars who don't need to prove themselves
June 4 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the British singer-songwriter performs "Maway," a light, breezy tune that musically encapsulates the nonchalant trajectory of his career
May 28 2014
It's a little hard to be believe that the blackout that crippled San Diego occurred nearly three years ago. It doesn't seem that long ago that the darkness forced us away from our screens, out of
May 21 2014
This isn't the first time we've featured Switchfoot on A Trolley Show, but they were kind enough to provide us with two performances that showcase their status as one of San Diego's most expansive...


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