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Feb. 6 2013
Step aside, Keith Sweaty: Its time for the real thing. One of the first R&B singers to adopt the big beats and synthy hooks of New Jack Swing, Mr. Sweat has penned many a sexy jam over the years
Jan. 30 2013
Indie-jazz singer Miss Erika Davies doesnt get caught up in the sonic cobwebs of so many other contemporary roots acts. While she channels the spirit of Billie Holiday with her mesmerizing...
Jan. 30 2013
As the lineup for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival made the rounds last week, so did a much stranger version of the Coachella lineup
Jan. 30 2013
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are both nearing their 70s, but tonight theyll be performing Quadrophenia, their classic 1973 rock opera about a young Mod.
Jan. 23 2013
San Diego may have lost two concert venues recently, but hip-hop and reggae fans have a newish haunt to scope out: Headquarters Cafe, a coffeehouse at 5841 El Cajon Blvd. in the College Area
Jan. 23 2013
Greg Vaughan shreds like a motherfucker. A veteran San Diego guitarist nicknamed The Wizard, he has the skills of a kung-fu master, pulling off gnarly solos and heavy riffs with lethal precision
Jan. 23 2013
The party was bopping at House of Blues on Saturday, Jan. 12. The alternative-rock station 91X was celebrating its 30-year anniversary, and hundreds of listeners had turned out, their tickets secured solely...
Jan. 23 2013
Following in the footsteps of soul greats like Stevie Wonder and Al Green, songwriter Cody ChesnuTT puts a grandiose spin on personal issues
Jan. 16 2013
A semi-regular feature in which we ask local musicians what theyve been listening to lately
Jan. 16 2013
After coming under new ownership in late 2012, City Heights rock n roll club Eleven appears to be getting a name change
Jan. 16 2013
In 2001, New York City duo Cannibal Ox dropped an underground hip-hop classic with The Cold Vein, a debut album full of smoky, futuristic beats and bleak, lyrical rhymes
Jan. 15 2013
Stephen Rey's house looks like something out of a Wild West movie. Fronted by a bulky wooden gate, it's 102 years old and designed like an old saloon, with sun-bleached blue paint on the exterior and hand-crafted...
Jan. 9 2013
As concert venues, 4th & B and Anthology couldnt have been more different. The former was a bulky space that regularly brought in hip-hop, indie-rock and pop actsas well as the occasional dwarf-wrestling...
Jan. 9 2013
The alt-coun-try icon himself is still kickin’, putting on stellar live shows with the help of a ridiculously good backing band
Jan. 7 2013
You dont have to be on drugs to enjoy the music of Wild Wild Wets. But it helps
Jan. 2 2013
I asked some musicians, label heads and club owners what their resolutions are for 2013. Here's what they said
Jan. 2 2013
As we head into 2013, here's a list of local bands and beatmakers that are making things happen.
Jan. 2 2013
What Schitzophonics lack in hit songs they more than make up for with high-endurance zaniness
Dec. 26 2012
Ive listened to tons of music this year. For weeks, Ive pained over my top choices. Now, I give you the sixactually, sevenbest local albums of 2012.
Dec. 26 2012
Not to be mistaken with the French monarch of the same name, local poprockers Louis XIV gained national notoriety (and ill-repute) in the 00s for their sassy, sexually charged songs

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