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Aug. 29 2012
If fun were money, Keith Milgaten would be a very rich man.
Aug. 29 2012
Next time you visit the land of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, tune into Pala Rez Radio 91.3-FM, a low-power radio station thats run by the North County tribe
Aug. 29 2012
On M83s epic 2011 album, Hurry Up, Were Dreaming, main man Anthony Gonzalez split the difference between shoegaze and soft rock with heartfelt melodies, high-energy sax solos and cascades of...
Aug. 22 2012
In no particular order, we give you the artists we couldnt stop listening to from 2002 to 2012
Aug. 22 2012
Wednesday, Aug. 22 PLAN A: Twin Shadow, Poolside @ The Casbah. Hopefully you read our feature on Twin Shadows George Lewis Jr. in last weeks issue. A friend recently described his new album, Confess, as...
Aug. 15 2012
Josh Damigo is one crafty son-of-a-gun. A leather-jacketed lover-boy with goodly Christian values, the singer-songwriter offers up sentimental love songs that almost reach the point of being unwholesome...
Aug. 15 2012
A community group in Golden Hill wants to launch its own radio station. Paul Broadway, president of the Greater Golden Hill Community Development Corporation, says hes looking into...
Aug. 15 2012
One of the finest pop bands around today, New York Citys Fun. explore deep, universal human themes with rich harmonies, rolling percussion and dramatic, soaring melodies
Aug. 8 2012
On their new album, Let Them All Talk, the pop-rock outfit takes whatever expectations you might have, tears them into little pieces and throws them back in your face like confetti
Aug. 8 2012
Another batch of San Diego musicians is getting ready to leave town. Neat Beats beatmaker Alvin Fenner will move to San Francisco at the end of the month, Aimee Sanchez of Divers will...
Aug. 8 2012
Wednesday, Aug. 8 PLAN A: Branford Marsalis @ MCASDs Sherwood Auditorium. While hes not quite as famous as his brother Wynton, jazz saxophonist and composer Branford Marsalis still tears it up, as youll...
Aug. 8 2012
The San Diego Music Awards are kind of like San Diegos own Grammys. Its inevitable that people will disagree with who gets nominated and who wins, but all the gripes and guffaws are part of the fun
Aug. 1 2012
Even for fans of hardcore punk, The Locust mustve been a jarring sight back in the late 90s.
Aug. 1 2012
Indie-rockers Pinback are getting ready to release a new album: Information Retrieved comes out via Temporary Residence Ltd. on Oct. 16
Aug. 1 2012
Not that long ago, FM 94/9 was perhaps the most radical radio station in San Diego.
Aug. 1 2012
YG sure knows how to get a club bumping. In hits like Toot It and Boot It and Do It With My Tongue, L.A.s wildly popular 22-year-old rapper delivers sweet beats, infectious hooks and sly, sex-obsessed...
Aug. 1 2012
Drive is nothing if not stylish. Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, the 2011 film feels as brooding and dark as a classic film noir. The characters say more with their body language than with their...
July 25 2012
In this brave new world of electronic music, you can build a synthesizer that responds to weather patterns. MIDI keyboards can control your computer. And an array of touch-screen, grid-patterned and otherwise...
July 25 2012
Two familiar faces are bowing out at The Ché Café and The Loft, both live music venues on the UCSD campus
July 25 2012
While Dirty Projectors are known for their brainy, difficult-to-digest indie-rock, critics have described their new album, Swing Lo Magellan, as their most accessible yet

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