Local Music Issue

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Life continued to get in the way of them collaborating again, but then in August of 2016, Reece went to the hospital after suffering from incessant pain. It turned out to be a rare form of stage IV cancer called adenocarcinoma. more

Mar 15, 2017 11:19 AM Local Music Issue

We received 102 demos this year, a dropoff in submissions that I’m going to go ahead and blame Donald Trump for but by no means a small number, and we reviewed all of them. more

Mar 14, 2017 7:00 PM Local Music Issue 8 Comments


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The list of all-ages and 18-and-up venues in San Diego that have come and gone over the past 40 years is too long to list here. But one way or another, under-21 venues in San Diego have a way of coming to an abrupt end. more

Mar 14, 2017 5:55 PM Local Music Issue

After our first day on set, I understood why child actors are so fucked up: anything you want, it’s yours. Candy, soda, catered meals. It’s a bacchanalian orgy of freedom and hedonism, corrupting kids in the same manner as Pinocchio’s Pleasure Island more

Mar 13, 2017 3:00 PM Well, That Was Awkward more

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Local Music Issue

Every spring, more than 100 demo CDs, tapes and MP3 files pile up in CityBeat 's mailbox and email inbox as we prepare for that great annual tradition: The Great Demo Review. more

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Feb 25, 2014 12:00 AM Local Music Issue

Orko Eloheim is one of San Diego's most influential and prolific hip-hop artists, but he remains an enigma. more

Mar 7, 2012 12:00 AM Local Music Issue

We don't put together the Great Demo Review to pick on the music scene. We want to discover new sounds, highlight great artists and clue you in to music that might've otherwise been over looked. more

Mar 7, 2012 12:00 AM Local Music Issue

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