smoking2
Dec. 19 2012
Adam Powell doesn't hate Christmas. In fact, he loves it. A member of indie-folk band Adams and Eves and a volunteer at the University Heights DIY venue The Park Gallery, he gets...
smoking1
Dec. 19 2012
Hold onto your space helmets, Rocketeers: Rocket from the Crypt are getting back together
iiwu
Dec. 19 2012
High on Fire's 2012 album, De Vermis Mysteriis, tells the story of Liao, the time-traveling twin brother of Jesus Christ
smoking2
Dec. 12 2012
When the public first met Tim Lowman's one-man-band, Low Volts, the local songwriter sounded like one sad son-of-a-bitch
smoking1
Dec. 12 2012
The metal monthly Decibel magazine recently released its annual year-end list, "Top 40 Extreme Albums of 2012," and two local bands made the cut
iiwu
Dec. 12 2012
The last time this iconic hip-hop group played in San Diego, the show was a little underwhelming because Chuck D had lost his voice
smoking3
Dec. 5 2012
Post-rock bands are the jocks of the indie-music world. With their extra-long band names and even longer songs, they bludgeon the listener with awesomeness and artistry (and political awareness, in the...
smoking1
Dec. 5 2012
What's going on with 4th & B? On Tuesday, arts group RAW: San Diego announced on Facebook that its "Holiday Rawk" show-slated to be held at the Downtown club on Thursday, Dec. 13-has been canceled "due...
iiwu
Dec. 5 2012
With MC Ride's savage, raw-throated rhymes and drummer Zach Hill's lunatic production, Sacramento noise-rap group Death Grips has the wild-eyed, all-or-nothing approach of a terrorist organization.
music1
Dec. 3 2012
Venture forth into the world of heavy metal and you'll discover a place as sprawling and complex as J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth
Kaossilator
Nov. 28 2012
If it weren't for fans, friends and sympathetic bosses, lots of great musicians probably wouldn't be where they are today. But what about all that gear that makes music happen in the first place?
smokin1
Nov. 28 2012
Songwriter / percussionist Alfred Howard has been keeping busy. In between his work with The Heavy Guilt and The Black Sands, he's been doing a new project, The Midnight Pine
music
Nov. 28 2012
Tom Krell makes sad music. The songwriter behind the lo-fi-pop project How to Dress Well, his productions are dark and alluring, featuring skeletal instrumentation and wistful melodies
iiwu
Nov. 28 2012
Most people would recognize Ben Johnson as that dude who serves up drinks at The Casbah, but many also know him as a badass local musician with many a project under his belt
smoking2
Nov. 21 2012
The indie-music scene in Tijuana seems to get bigger, stronger and a whole lot more interesting with each passing year. That's the thought that kept crossing my mind as I attended All My Friends Music...
smoking1
Nov. 21 2012
Wales-based punk band Future of the Left doesn't seem pleased with The Ché Café. After the band played a sold-out show at the UCSD venue last Friday night, someone tweeted from the band's...
music
Nov. 21 2012
Timothy Hines is a clean-cut guy. He has a solid jawline, neatly combed hair and sharp sartorial taste. Over the years, as a member of local bands The Stereotypes and Lights On, he's developed a reputation...
iiwu
Nov. 21 2012
My friend Hannah Rappleye recently saw Rush in New York City, and she reports that the show was "awesome." In a three-hour set, the Canadian power trio played every song from its new album, Clockwork...
smoking2
Nov. 14 2012
San Diego might need to step up its game, because Tijuana has been blowing up lately with tons of great food, art and music. On Saturday, Nov. 17, more than 40 bands, beatmakers and DJs will convene at...
smokin1
Nov. 14 2012
Sound artist Michael Trigilio is perhaps best known for his experiments with multimedia and modular synthesizers. But last Saturday, he recorded something a little less abstract: a cover of Taylor Swift's...

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