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Author & Punisher

Augie Arredondo

Our latest playlist includes new music from Author & Punisher, Mitski, Rolling Blackouts Coastal fever and more more

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Parquet Courts

Ebru Yildiz

A 20-track playlist of the best of new and old, local and international music, that we're listening to right now. more

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Dani Bell gets revenge on a cheating lover in new video for "Gentleman" more

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Mint Field

Maria Fernanda Molins

Introducing a new monthly playlist of stuff we've been listening to more

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The Redwoods singer gets filtered through lava-lamp effects on her new clip. more

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Whatever gimmicks DJ Pnutz works into her tracks, it’s ultimately the strength of the songs themselves that makes 16 Psyche a success. more

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Steve Gunn is a hell of a guitar player, and can probably win audiences over on the strength of his perfect fretwork alone. more

If I Were U

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Photo courtesy of The Hideout

After three years, City Heights music club The Hideout is being rebranded as SPACE, with new ownership. more

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The list of nominees for the 2017 San Diego Music Awards has been announced and includes some familiar names as well as some promising newcomers. more

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Canadian indie rock outfit The Besnard Lakes are a dense and heavy group that takes a little time to fully appreciate. more

If I Were U

"Punk's gonna get really good in the next four years." On the evening of Nov. 8, around 11 p.m., I saw about a half-dozen variations of this tweet. more

Music Feature

The Lulls began life as Ed Ghost Tucker, one of the best new local bands in recent years, with a dreamy and diverse indie rock sound that recalled the likes of Grizzly Bear and Dirty Projectors while offering a versatile instrumental approa... more

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Singer/songwriter Pall Jenkins, of Black Heart Procession and Three Mile Pilot, has launched a new non-profit campaign called Basic Rules. more

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San Diego's music scene lost one of its MVPs earlier this month when Jon Greene died unexpectedly on Nov. 8. He was 35 years old. more

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The former Bauhaus frontman played many songs by his classic goth-rock band, as well as solo material from throughout his career. more

If I Were U

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Photo by Heather Hunter

"I make more songs than I can remember." Kool Keith isn't lying. The prolific Bronx-based rapper born Keith Thornton has at least 26 albums to his name. more

Music Feature

Warpaint doesn't care what you think. Over the course of 12-plus years, the Los Angeles quartet has worked to refine their genre-busting brand of moody, atmospheric rock without a care for much outside of their own creative impulses. more

Music Feature

A lot of us are still in a state of shock after Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election, but that doesn't mean that people are remaining silent about it. more

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Vektor Wednesday, November 16PLAN A: Colleen Green, Mannequin Pussy @ The Hideout. Colleen Green's music is simple, yet easy to like. Short, jangly indie pop songs about youthful angst and, in t more

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