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...

Calendar

  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • The former local boy and creator of the highly influential blog, Advanced Style, will be signing and discussing his third book, Advanced Style: Older and Wiser, which features inspiring pictures and stories...
  • C.J. Chenier and Bonsoir Catin headline this annual Cajun inspired festival. Also enjoy 10,000 pounds of crawfish, dancing and cooking demonstrations. Held at Spanish Landing Park, across from the...
  • A Cinco de Mayo party featuring $2 tacos, cocktails and live music from Bostich+Fussible, Javiera Mena and Gepe
  • A spoken word showcase hosted by English instructor Karla Cordero and her City College students. There will also be a special reading from poet Mercedez Holtry, as well as an art and photography show....
  • Widely known as host of "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live and for his role in the Showtime dramedy Weeds, Kevin Nealon brings his unique humor back to the stand-up stage
  • New works from over a dozen UCSD undergraduate students. Participating artists include Charity Algarme, Richard Lin, Joseph Maas, Ignatius Nguyen, and more
  • This video art exhibition from UCSD MFA candidate Stefani Byrd features two installations that explore the themes of breath, mediation, and the nature of time. Takes place in the VAF Performance Space,...
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