May 14 2014
Anyone who's familiar with the films of David Lynch, classic L.A. pulp-noir novels or modern hardcore music appreciates the darkness and weirdness that city can produce, and the band Lost in Los Angeles...
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May 7 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the Cincinnati group performs "Skin & Bone," a mid-tempo rocker that could easily fit in with Blind Melon and Soul Asylum.
April 30 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the New Orleans band performs "Stay," from their album Glow. With a performance like this, it's easy to see why they were recently chosen to perform on American...
April 23 2014
The Features produce tunes with welcome undertones of dread that give the group more intrigue than most rough-and-tumble bands
April 16 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the San Diego Symphony performs Bach for the lucky commuters. As much as we like the rock musicians who usually perform, we couldn't be more excited to switch things...
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April 9 2014
This isn't the first time we've featured Crystal Fighters on A Trolley Show, but they're such a fun, poppy band, and so appropriate for the sudden uptick in temperature, that we felt they deserved...
April 2 2014
Dear Cody Lovaas, Please consider that we cannot enthusiastically recommend your Trolley Show performance to anyone because anything we say about it would come from dark feelings of pitiful jealousy
March 26 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the Grammy winner performs "It's Been Going Round", a tune that skips along to a bossa nova beat
March 19 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Los Angeles band The Lonely Wild perform "Everything You Need," a lovely ballad that would make Roy Orbison proud.
March 12 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, well-coiffed Brooklyn outfit American Authors perform their hit with the enthusiasm of a band in love with its music
March 5 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Passenger (nom de plum of English songwriter Michael David Rosenberg) performs "Let Her Go," a sensitive tune which gets a boost from Rosenburg's excellent finger-picking
Feb. 26 2014
It's been more than a decade since San Diego's Switchfoot released "Dare You to Move," an emotionally charged rocker that has undoubtedly been the soundtrack to countless wedding / graduation / baby slideshows
Feb. 19 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, singer Brian Warren performs "Anchors Away," a slow-builder that speaks of heartbreak, betrayal and catharsis-typical subject matter for the genre, but no less touching
Feb. 12 2014
There's a cinematic quality to Blondfire-and not just because siblings / songwriters Bruce and Erica Driscoll are photogenic as hell
Feb. 5 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the L.A. band performs "Howl," which has been featured in shows such as Under the Dome, and video games Gran Turismo and Need for Speed: Most...
Jan. 29 2014
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the North County rockers perform "Snake Skin," or at least they try to until a surly spectator interrupts their set.
Jan. 22 2014
It's unlikely that we'll ever see the words "The Smiths" printed on a Coachella lineup. However, the band's mopey dreaminess has inspired a bunch of talented bands, and Girl in a Coma ranks pretty high...
Jan. 15 2014
The words "public transportation" and "romantic" rarely go together, but there used to be a certain romance to the transitory quality of riding a train. With so many strangers sharing a
Jan. 8 2014
San Diego native Jessica Bell's "Roaming" is a perfect song with which to begin the new year
Dec. 18 2013
In this episode of A Trolley Show, Lovedrug-a Canton, Ohio group-perform "Pink Champagne." Given the celebratory title, it'd be easy to conjure New Year's Eve, party hats and streamers


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