21-pilots
May 24 2016
This is a recurring feature in which we ask musicians to name a song they never want to hear again
nst_logo
May 24 2016
Three former members of Taurus Authority have started a new band. It's called NST (pronounced "Nasty," if you're so inclined) and features drummer Jake Najor, bassist Christian Schinelli and saxophonist/flautist...
head-wound-city-lp
May 17 2016
A New Wave of Violence sounds essentially exactly like what you'd probably expect from a band featuring members of The Locust, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Blood Brothers
PHpic
May 17 2016
Phil Sgrosso of Wovenwar and As I Lay Dying has announced the formation of a new hardcore-influenced band called Poison Headache
Mrs-magician-bermuda
May 10 2016
If Bermuda were made by any other band, it probably would have surfaced a couple years ago. Following the 2012 release of Strange Heaven, however, surf-garage outfit Mrs. Magician took a break
Wabash-Hall
May 10 2016
A piece of San Diego punk history is coming to an end. After 32 years, Wabash Hall is closing its doors. Owner Ron Hall, who bought the venue in 1984 and ran a screen-printing and embroidery service there,...
contact-chorus
May 3 2016
If you search for albums tagged "San Diego" on Bandcamp, you'll find some interesting stuff. In this semi-regular report, we sift through recent postings and relay the findings
low-and-be-told
May 3 2016
Former members of The Marsupials and Uncle Joe's Big Ol' Driver have started a new project called Low and Be Told
Prince
April 26 2016
Last week pop music icon Prince died at the age of 57, bringing a sad and unexpected end to a massive music legacy. In light of his passing, we asked people in the music scene about their reflections on...
Off-the-record
April 26 2016
Off the Record is closing. The record shop announced via Facebook that it would be closing its doors after 11 years of business in its North Park location (2912 University Ave.)
Soaks
April 19 2016
It only makes sense to augment this week's Notes from the Smoking Patio—pun very much intended—with a playlist of weedian San Diego jams
hardcorematinee-1
April 19 2016
Swami Records is releasing a new compilation that brings together 22 local bands, with proceeds benefiting a San Diego school
Gloomies-EP
April 12 2016
The Gloomies started off 2016 with the kind of momentum that most young bands would envy. Their debut single "LSD" received high praise from British music magazine NME, thus winning over inter
Spooky-Cigarette
April 12 2016
Spooky Cigarette is about to release their debut EP. The band, fronted by Frank Mindingall (also of Trips), is releasing As Loud As I Can in May, with a release show scheduled for May 19 at Soda Bar
Chica-diabla-lp
April 5 2016
Chica Diabla is a San Diego band, but their influences can mostly be traced to our nearest big-city neighbor, Los Angeles
image001
April 5 2016
Punk rock vinyl documentary Records Collecting Dust is getting a sequel. Director Jason Blackmore, who also plays guitar in the hardcore band Death Eyes, has begun work on the next installment of the documentary,...
Verigolds
March 29 2016
The more The Verigolds experiment with arrangement, the better the results. "Skypipe" finds an unusual mixture of acoustic guitar, mandolin, violin and vibraphone, and it's absolutely gorgeous
buckfast
March 29 2016
Buckfast Superbee are playing a reunion show after seven years apart. On April 30, the punk band will perform at The Casbah with Furious IV (who are also reuniting after more than seven years) and Diamond...
Corey_Feldman
March 22 2016
This is a recurring feature in which we ask musicians to name a song they never want to hear again
image001
March 22 2016
Members of The New Kinetics have formed a new band, The Hiroshima Mockingbirds. The band comprises Kinetics members Brian Reilly on guitar/vocals and Jon Bonser on guitar, along with drummer Si Leader...

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