Jeff Terich


Photo by Mikey Wally / Flickr

San Diego isn’t an exception to these stories, either. Early in October, former local producer William Bensussen, aka The Gaslamp Killer, was accused of drugging and raping two women in Los Angeles after a rooftop party. more

Nov 21, 2017 1:12 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio


Photo by Luca Venter

ennis are a husband-and-wife indie pop duo and they’re kind of adorable. But more importantly, they merge a dreamy modern sound with classic pop in the vein of Fleetwood Mac. more

Nov 21, 2017 12:18 PM If I Were U


Photo by Carlitos Galvan

Who is he? Lesley is the executive director of SPACE TIME, production manager at San Diego Art Institute, and performer with experimental bands Necking and Die Mißbildungen Des Menschen. more

Nov 15, 2017 9:22 AM Best of San Diego: People


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Who is he? White is a jazz pianist, political artist and composer, not to mention one of the hardest working musicians in San Diego. more

Nov 15, 2017 8:31 AM Best of San Diego: People


Photo by Cam Tomsett

No Pop, released in October via felte, is Odonis Odonis’ most harrowing listen. The first phrase that Tzenos sings on No Pop is “we need to talk,” and though the meaning is ambiguous, it comes across as deeply unsettling. more

Nov 14, 2017 6:34 PM Music Feature


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Of course GWAR is Plan A! They’re gross, over the top and they’re metal as fuck. more

Nov 14, 2017 5:19 PM If I Were U

Election Year, the first new album from Howard Hello in 10 years follows the 2016 lone track release “Last Chance.” more

Nov 14, 2017 5:05 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio

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Photo by Daniella D’acquisto

Members of Weatherbox, Meraki and Big Bad Buffalo have started a new band. Miss New Buddha will play their first show on Thursday, Nov. 16 with Tera Melos and Speedy Ortiz. more

Nov 14, 2017 5:00 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio

A recurring feature in which we ask local musicians, promoters and others about the music they’ve been digging lately. more

Nov 7, 2017 5:03 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio

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Photo by Grant Reinero

Vinyl Junkies founder Eric Howarth and The Casbah owner Tim Mays are opening up a new record store in South Park. The Vinyl Junkies Record Shack (2235 Fern St.) will have its grand opening on Friday, Nov. 24. more

Nov 7, 2017 4:40 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio


Photo by Neva Wireko

Fool’s Paradise, released in September via Arts & Crafts, is an album that reflects Hussein’s own period of self-discovery and expression after a long period of putting up barriers around her identity. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:06 PM Music Feature


Photo by Colin May

Cloakroom’s Time Well is one of my favorite albums of the year, an epic blend of post-hardcore, shoegaze and sludge that’s simultaneously melodic and massive. more

Nov 7, 2017 12:23 PM If I Were U

When listening to Astral Touch’s New Lies EP, it’s hard not to think of M83. more

Oct 31, 2017 2:09 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio


Photo by Elizabeth Lekas

True to the original concert, Mrs. Henry will feature a long list of guests, including members of Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, The Bad Vibes and The Schizophonics, among others. more

Oct 31, 2017 1:55 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio


Photo by Bryan Lamb

Chicago’s Noname got her start with appearances on mixtapes by Mick Jenkins and Chance the Rapper, but she’s given those emcees a run for their money with her own Telefone from last year. more

Oct 31, 2017 11:55 AM If I Were U

San Diego’s always had a dark streak, at least when it comes to the music scene. So it seemed only natural to put together a list of essential San Diego listening for Halloween season. more

Oct 24, 2017 4:38 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio


Photo by Daniel Rodriguez

Members of Age of Collapse have started up a new band called Therapy. more

Oct 24, 2017 4:30 PM Notes from the Smoking Patio


Photo by Kristin Cofer

As a member of 13th Floor Elevators, Roky Erickson was one of the most influential psychedelic musicians of all time, and he’s been making great weird music for decades. more

Oct 24, 2017 4:20 PM If I Were U


Photo by Emily Dubin

Precious Art, released in June via SideOneDummy, packages alternately tender and hilarious anecdotes with nostalgic overtones into 12 tracks that recall the likes of Cheap Trick, Big Star and Thin Lizzy. more

Oct 24, 2017 3:39 PM Music Feature


Jen Dessinger

The thing I love about Joyce Manor is that they’re emotional, sensitive punks, but they still rarely fuck with songs longer than two minutes. more

Oct 17, 2017 12:00 PM If I Were U

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